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In 1966 (yes, no typo) the Harvard Business Review (HBR) published an article on How to Buy/Sell Professional Services. This was written in response to a rapid increase in their purchasing by management. A recent read of this article led me to question: Do the same principles apply for buying/selling analytics as a professional service?…

The 4CDA team are big fans of open source object-relational database management system PostgreSQL when it comes to data analytics projects. PostgreSQL is not only free but comes with extremely powerful analytics features and is actively updated by the open source community.

In this introduction to analytics series of posts we’ll be introducing some of the common, every day techniques that Data Analysts have in the toolkit, and explain them in them in a way that (hopefully) demystifies what they do, and how they work.