According to a Harvard Business Review article from 2017, people spend 80% of their time prepping data and only 20% analysing it. Tableau acknowledged that problem and came up with a simple solution: Tableau Prep.
GDPR is the trending abbreviation and does not need any introduction. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force on the 25th of May and marks a new era concerning data and personal data processing. It concerns companies and individuals, in and outside of the European Union, as long as a European citizen is part of the transaction.
Blockchain has been much discussed recently. We decided to gather our three Blockchain experts to talk about the subject in order to clarify its concept, the differences between public Blockchain and private Blockchain and its practical uses in some industries, such as in Health and in Supply Chain.
A sound mind in a sound body. At Xpand IT, we follow that rule and want our staff to follow it too. A study conducted by two MIT researchers for the scientific magazine Nature Communications concluded that exercising is “socially contagious”. That’s why we promote several activities that are able to stimulate equally both the physical and mental health of all participants. From after-work gatherings to CrossFit classes, there’s a range of activities for everyone. Regardless of the activity, what matters most in the end is spending time together, bonding between teams. That is Xpand IT’s DNA spirit.
Ana PaneiroXpand IT DNA: we take happiness very seriously
Make your data make an impact. That is the Tableau goal: to translate available data into useful value, allowing it to have a positive effect on businesses. Consequently, Tableau, aiming to respond to the emerging needs of new self-service tool users, has decided to change its market positioning and has started to declare: Data everywhere. Tableau for everyone.
Ana PaneiroTableau 2018.1: Make your data make an impact
Take note of the 25th of May on your calendar. This day will mark the point where all citizens will be able to make several requests about their personal data: requests can range from being erased from all databases to opposing the treatment of their data, or, to put it simply, to claim the right to the information.
Ana PaneiroJira Service Desk: The tool to act according to GDPR
When Xpand IT took the position of being connected to the philanthropic movement Pledge 1%, a commitment was made- to give back to the community. The company’s mindset relating to social causes was responsible for the continuous development of initiatives regarding the support of people and/or charities.
Ana PaneiroPledge 1% – Our continuous support to social causes
In the first edition of Xpand IT’s Letter Soup, we explore the Big Data field. Familiarise yourself with the most important words in one of our key activity areas and identify them below in the Letter Soup puzzle. You’ve taken the first step to becoming an Expert in Big Data!