When we speak to businesses about analytics & insights, we often hear challenges from business users not getting the insights they need. Business experts have an idea of which KPI’s or metrics they would like to see, and which data is or should be available,...

Context During the last 20 years the 2Expensive company didn't invest much in their IT landscape and are still using an old mainframe-based ordering system to process orders made in a store or by phone. Recently they have noticed a lot of customers are dropping out,...

As the saying goes "Failing to plan is planning to fail", we started a quest for a planning tool. Requirements? Well, we had plenty of them. The planning tool should be flexible, should provide reports, should be accessible for everyone and should be configurable to...

APIs or Application Programming Interfaces have already been around for a long time, but when people talk about “APIs” nowadays, they often discuss the very specific software interfaces that expose organisations’ capabilities over a network within or outside these organisations. A well-known example...

Recently we started a project where the customer asked us to set up and manage a software selection process. The new software would replace the existing, outdated and lacking solution. One of the challenges involved in the assignment was that we needed to be open...

A couple of weeks ago I represented LoQutus in the first Global Public Transport Hackathon, organised in Montréal Canada by Youth for Public Transport. I’m also proud and humbled for being part of the winning team Ditch. Ditch is an educational & gaming tool to motivate...

When modelling information, it is important to balance easy to understand high level overviews with accurate and detailed models. In the beginning of a project, all there is are high-level overviews. Often they are not yet complete, and they are not very useful once you...