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Why assumptions are just that

Why assumptions are just that

When we first sketched out our plans for AgileData.io we were pretty clear what AgileData.io would do and what it wouldn’t do. Those assumptions didn’t last long. Combine with magic We knew we wanted to focus on what we call the middle of the data supply chain. We...

Buy, Build or Lease

Buy, Build or Lease

One of the (many) things we needed to decide when we started to build out the AgileData.io MVP, was which capabilities we would build vs which capabilities we would buy or lease. We have a defined principle of lease first. Our definition of lease means we are using a...

What problem(s) does AgileData.io solve?

What problem(s) does AgileData.io solve?

This should be an easy one for me to answer right? Understand the customers problem first We get told in startup land that you need to understand the customers problem in-depth, before you start building your product. So what problem does AgileData.io solve? It’s a...

Why we founded AgileData.io

Why we founded AgileData.io

My co-founder Nigel and I have been working in the data and analytics domain for over 30 years (well I have, he is slightly younger).We have both held multiple roles through these years, Nigel primarily in the engineering space and myself in the pre-sales then...

Google BigQuery – Online Training resources

Google BigQuery – Online Training resources

As part of our journey to exploring the use of the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) as the core of our infrastructure for AgileData.io we have had to start unlearning a lot of our AWS and Microsoft Azure knowledge and experience and relearn the GCP way. Google BigQuery is...

Its 2019 – Isn’t the Data Warehouse dead?

Its 2019 – Isn’t the Data Warehouse dead?

With the advent of self-service data discovery tools and big data platforms, the bold announcements of "the data warehouse is dead" started to ring out around the world. So why, you would ask, are we building a new startup that is focussed on allowing business...