In the last part of our series on data care even when working from home, we will focus on the final step of cleaning our data, from the point of view of its business value, which is the most important for us. This lies in their ability to create information for meaningful decision-making, and therefore, in addition to the technical correctness improved in the previous part on dataset preparation, it is necessary to adjust the informative value or veracity of individual records in our data sources.
Following the towns of Senec and Bernolákovo, other municipalities also decided for an ecological solution and order in their waste management: Hrubý Šúr, Kráľová pri Senci, Veľký Grob, Pusté Úľany, Most pri Bratislave, Hrubá Borša, Boldog, and Jelka. Thanks to accurate and targeted records of all waste containers, local authorities will gain order in waste management, and taxpayers will only pay for what they produce regarding their waste. In every municipality or town, the ESONA smart solution will enable to implement control in the waste collection process and help reduce waste collection and disposal costs.
Before proceeding to the actual cleaning of our data with respect to its informative value and the correctness of individual records resulting from business use, it is often paramount to clean up technical and semantic errors of bulk data contained in individual datasets forming our data portfolio.
Nowadays, saying that our city or village wants to be "Smart" is, so to speak, a mandatory exercise for municipal politicians. We have to admit that the term "Smart City" is generally perceived as synonymous with the progress and modernity of the city. The "Smart City" label is attached to strategic documents, EU support programs, conferences, associations and a whole flood of ideas and ready-made solutions on how to use advanced technologies to improve and make life in the village or city more pleasant for citizens.
The company MIM, s.r.o. has been active on the Slovak market since 2014 as the main distribution and implementation VAR Partner of the company Talend Inc., whose products are currently among the fastest growing integration platforms in the world according to the Gartner diagram. Active cooperation brought another progress – for more than 3 years we have been MVAR (Master Value Added Reseller) partner for the region of Slovakia. In addition to comprehensive consulting and implementation, we also actively cooperate in the development of Talend products based on customer requirements and needs.
After the first successful year of the conference, our company prepared the second year of this professional event on current issues in the field of Data Management. "In wine and in data, there is truth“ - the veracity of the data and the acquisition of valuable information from the given data were the main topics of the professional event, which took place in the pleasant premises of the Austria Trend Hotel in Bratislava.
The company MIM, which gained experience in the implementation of Data Management solutions on the Talend platform and operates in Slovakia as a Talend Master VAR partner, has prepared a professional event in the pleasant premises of the Gate One Bratislava hotel. The main topic of the event was Data Management. The participants also got acquainted with the Talend platform, whose tools are already used for Data Management in Slovakia.
Our product manager for Talend solutions, Ivan Stríček, has prepared a short series of articles for you on how to take care of company data even during home office. Read the first part. The period of reduced business activities associated with working from home can be an ideal opportunity to clean up and streamline internal processes, for which there is no time and free resources left during full operation. One of the main areas, on which it is necessary to focus free capacities and thus prepare a stable ground for a new onslaught after the market recovery, is the area of Data Management.
When a small company starts to prosper and its business starts to grow, it raises the question: Is it or is it not appropriate to expand the company itself? Definitely yes! Fear not to grow! By far, not everyone wants to do it, because a small firm has a number of advantages over a larger company. People know each other, they have their specific ways of communicating and they are so well-cooperating that often they don't even have to talk to each other and everyone knows what to do. Thanks to this, the company also appears to be maximally flexible on the outside and ready to satisfy customers almost immediately.
Digitization of the world around us brings one interesting fact – there is usually more data in every company than the means of internal BI (Business Intelligence) are able to process and than managers can use in decision-making. With the increase in the volume of data also comes the phenomenon of relational data. The data are nicely structured in tables, but to understand them it is necessary to work with the relationships between the individual parts of the data.