Workshop: Approachable Data Science

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

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

Come See Jonathan Mugan Speak

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

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

Feeling Good about Game of Thrones, Finally

By |2019-04-05T22:03:46+00:00April 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Our community work is part of our DNA, and we challenge ourselves all the time to find time in our schedules to contribute to the community.  Whether it is becoming one of the biggest fundraisers for Austin Sunshine Camps  or through our community education work with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) we continue to

Accelerate Your Time to Market

By |2019-04-05T15:05:23+00:00April 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

From Services Provider to Software Vendor Your service is successful.  You are fulfilling the needs of your customers.  Your reputation is healthy, and now you are looking to expand more.  The most basic expansion strategy is asking what else you can do for your existing customers to strengthen your relationship. Offering a software product is

Illuminations NewsCard Q4 2017

By |2017-12-11T19:28:14+00:00December 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Amazon certainly knows how to go big at a conference.  With nearly 50,000 attendees AWS re:Invent was spread across Las Vegas hotels and included fully booked sessions from end to end.    Over 1000 sessions were held and venues spanned the MGM, Aria, Venetian, LINQ and Mirage elevating conference logistics and unfortunately wait

Strategic Partnerships

By |2017-11-14T11:43:48+00:00November 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|

We are excited to have recently become Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Hortonworks consulting partners. In addition to our partnerships with KNIME and Yellowfin. Since the beginning of this company we have been striving to do more for our clients and faster.  New capabilities emerge for our clients with this combination of technologies, a combination

BI Vendor Analytics – Q4 2017

By |2017-10-19T16:22:36+00:00October 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

We like to use our data skills to help people. We have found that to be a quick route to trust and credibility. One of our most popular recent posts made use of research Blacklight had conducted on business intelligence tool features. Choosing a BI tool has gotten wildly complicated as the web proliferates with

Capture Your Audience with Visualizations

By |2017-10-06T11:35:07+00:00October 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

When you are creating insightful visualizations with data, everything depends on the right starting point.  Developing a method and having standards for your visuals is critical to building engagement from your audience.  You don't just want something that people can understand, but something that informs them in surprising ways.  Accomplishing that objective means spending time