Blacklight Solutions Unveils Software to Simplify Business Analytics

Blacklight Solutions Unveils Software to Simplify Business Analytics with AI and Machine Learning AUSTIN, TEXAS – AUGUST 5, 2020    Blacklight Solutions, an applied analytics company based in Texas, introduced a simplified business analytics platform that allows small to mid-market businesses to implement artificial intelligence and machine learning with code free transformation, aggregation, blending and mixing of multiple data sources. Blacklight software empowers companies to increase efficiency by using machine learning and artificial intelligence for business processes with

By |2020-08-07T16:27:44+00:00August 7th, 2020|News|

The Myths of Business Analytics Part 4: Dashboard Tools are Complete Solutions

In this series we have discussed some of the myths of business analytics, and important components to a successful solution including data lakes and intelligence on your data. Finally, it is time to put the presentation in place. This is where dashboard tools can really shine.    Before embarking on dashboard development it’s important to review your questions and start to sketch out how you

By |2020-08-04T16:16:55+00:00August 4th, 2020|Data Practices|

The Myths of Business Analytics Part 3: Intelligence Systems Require a Dedicated Team

In part 2 of this series we explored the importance of data lakes. With an established data lake, blending that data together in workflows requires analytics tooling. That tooling could include hiring data engineers and data scientists that can code the solution in any number of languages like Python or R. But if you don’t have those kinds of

By |2020-07-20T18:31:24+00:00July 20th, 2020|Data Practices, Services|

The Myths of Business Analytics Part 2: Databases Replace Data Lakes

In part 1 of this series we discussed the confusing landscape of business analytics and the components necessary for a complete solution. In part 2 of the series, we will discuss one aspect of business analytics solutions that is vital for success - the utilization of a data lake. The data lake is a place for all your data sources to enter

By |2020-06-22T15:43:24+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Data Practices, education|

Blacklight Solutions Welcomes Loree Misch as VP of Strategy and Finance

AUSTIN, TEXAS JUNE 2, 2020    Blacklight Solutions, a local applied analytics company, has named accomplished finance and private equity executive Loree Misch as its Vice President of Strategy and Finance. Misch has a deep background of growing companies in executive roles as a fund manager and decades of experience in strategic planning and finance. She has a strong record of discovering business obstacles and defining executable solutions while aligning stakeholder goals

By |2020-06-03T14:56:15+00:00June 3rd, 2020|News|

The Myths of Business Analytics Solutions Part 1: The Reframing

While this past decade has shown some remarkable advancements in business analytics tooling, we have also seen tremendous challenges arise in their successful use. Why? Very few organizations have the bandwidth to identify what is needed to complete a business analytics solution, unless they have experts on staff and an informed leadership team ready to

By |2020-06-01T16:35:06+00:00May 29th, 2020|Data Practices, education|

Creating Your First Software Product? 3 Ways to Plan Your Support Practice

When you build software, your approach to customer support is strategic.  If you endeavor to create your first software product, thinking about support from the beginning will help you resource your product properly once it is actively used by your customers.  The strategic question is how do you want to differentiate yourself with your support

By |2019-06-03T16:05:44+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Embedded BI, Products, Software Product Practices|

Build and Monetize a Simple Software Product

One of the simplest ways to get started with a software product for your customers is to automate the review of data.  That is especially valuable when you can identify events, anomalies or patterns and notify your customers.  This pattern of product is easily monetized because the value proposition is simple.  Use smart machines instead

By |2019-05-25T11:39:51+00:00May 25th, 2019|Data Practices, data science, KNIME, News, Products|

Workshop: Approachable Data Science

We are happy to announce our new course in Approachable Data Science offered for beginners who have no exposure to machine learning or data science techniques in their background.  There is no requirement to know a specific scripting or coding language or to have a computer science background.   With this course we are sharing our

By |2019-04-25T15:59:19+00:00April 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Come See Jonathan Mugan Speak

Blacklight Solutions is proud to be a part of the technology community here in Austin and we are excited to spotlight our new leadership positions in the community, upcoming Data Science events, and two community-focused fundraising campaigns. The Association of Computing Machinery is the largest professional organization specifically for computer scientists in the world. The

By |2019-04-11T20:36:23+00:00April 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|