17
Mar

Can we help your business cope with disruption from the Covid-19 crisis?

Whilst we’re in the enviable position of being able to operate pretty much as usual, we’ve seen first-hand how the current crisis is proving a massive challenge for some of our customers. We’d like to do what we can to help other organisations that are more directly affected than we are. So, as far as our own costs allow, we’re offering a few Scottish business’s free access to our cloud analytics and forecasting platform for a few months to help ride out the crisis. Our hope is that we can help with short term financial planning or enabling staff to…
15
Oct

Delivering automated forecasting with the help of Scotland's vibrant data community

Like most people in the IT industry of a similar age (close enough to 50 to see the hairs poking out its nostrils), I’ve seen a lot of change. That said, it’s hard to think of any technology that has the potential to change so many working practices and industries as the current developments in machine learning and data analytics. For an analytics vendor like DataPA, staying at the forefront of such developments is a constant (but exhilarating) challenge. Bringing fresh, new ideas into the business It’s one of the reasons we at DataPA often take on students for a…
31
Oct

Serverless cloud technology! Really?

We’re never short of candidates for “the next big thing” in the IT industry. Not surprising given the rate of change, but even for those of us working in the industry it can be disorientating. One of the latest contenders is "Serverless Cloud Technology". So, what is it, and how the heck can you run any software without a server? Well, you can’t. The term “serverless” refers to the developers experience of the platform, not the underlying architecture. Serverless cloud computing is simply an evolution of existing cloud technologies. Ultimately, cloud computing is about delivering Software as a Service (SaaS),…
15
Mar

Playing our part in Scotland’s vibrant Data Science community

As an analytics vendor based in Edinburgh we are not new to the world of data science. Indeed, DataPA was amongst the first software developers to enter the field of analytics over 15 years ago. In that time, we have delivered software to more than 30 thousand users in more than 300 companies, both as an embedded technology for our technology partners and as a stand-alone application to our direct customers. Throughout that time, innovation has always been at the core of what we do. In recent years we have been building on the developments in big data processing and…
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