Emerging Technology Discussed at the TSX Equities Trading Conference

Wednesday May 17, 2017 was the annual TSX Equities Trading Conference. SWI was once again a proud sponsor of the event, and even had some of our employees on stage to help with the Toronto Stock Exchange open that day. Following the hype of the market open was a day packed with interesting panels in […]

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Microsoft’s Cortana Intelligence Suite at the TechConnex Big Data Meeting

Microsoft Black Belt Alex Fernandes presented at the most recent TechConnex Big Data Peer Group hosted by SWI. Alex, a Data Solutions Architect, presented an overview of the various components of the Microsoft Azure Cortana Intelligence Suite. The suite is a complete set of well integrated cloud services offered in the Microsoft Azure platform which includes […]

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Transforming Your Business in the Predictive Analytics Era

As SWI Big Data Practice Lead, I have witnessed first-hand that Predictive Analytics have a tremendous potential to transform businesses. Many organizations face challenges that prevent them from realizing the full potential of Predictive Analytics but I have seen and can vouch that utilizing Big Data solutions will help advance most organization’s predictive analytics, keeping […]

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Unleashing the Data Driven Organization

SWI’s Eyal Edelman spoke at the 3rd annual Big Data & Analytics Summit Canada; where SWI was a proud silver sponsor. Eyal’s presentation “Transform your Business by Unleashing your Organization’s Data” provided the audience with a concrete roadmap for implementing a big data initiative. His talk covered the various decisions organizations face when determining if […]

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Changing Trends in Technology Discussed at the CLS Compliance Conference

SWI was a proud sponsor of the CLS Compliance Conference which took place on December 6th, 2016. The financial industry has seen the large scale adoption of many new technologies in recent years and compliance is no exception. Although the technology involved in compliance has typically lagged behind technology used in other areas of the […]

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The Future of Data is Now: Real Time Big Data Analysis From the 2016 Hortonworks Roadshow

The Hortonworks Future of Data Roadshow came to Toronto October 20, 2016. As the title would imply, the event consisted of presentations from Hortonworks and their partners regarding up and coming technologies to leverage data in new ways. A consistent theme throughout many of the presentations was “data in motion” as opposed to “data at […]

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