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Data Science Podcast Recommendations!

Data Science Podcast Recommendations!

Written by Jon Calder – Data Analyst with Derivco Cape Town Podcasts are awesome. Especially when you’re stuck in traffic on the way to work. Below are some podcasts I listen to that relate to data science and statistics. Each of them has something slightly different to offer, so if this is an area of…

5 tips for Web Game Sound Designers – How be more productive & stay organised

5 tips for Web Game Sound Designers – How be more productive & stay organised

Written by Thomas Watkeys: Audio Technology Engineer at Derivco Durban   Choose your weapons What a time to be a sound designer.  There are more tools for content creation than ever before with a multitude of options available. From one off sample library purchases to subscription services to itemized boutique digital amp emulators, there is…

Data Scientist, Jon Calder’s

Data Scientist, Jon Calder’s

Jon Calder, full time data scientist, part time musician and blogger from Derivco Cape Town talks to us about his recent lecture at the University of Cape Town and provides some insights into the rapidly growing discipline of Data science. Getting to know Jon Calder I’m an aspiring data scientist (impostor syndrome is common in…

Teambuilding: climbing the highest mountain in Sweden!

Teambuilding: climbing the highest mountain in Sweden!

This past weekend, Derivco Sweden together with some fellow colleagues from Isle of Man, London and Ipswich flew to Kiruna (located in the northern part of Sweden) to climb Kebnekaise, the highest mountain in Sweden. Once at the airport in Kiruna, we all took the bus, 66 kilometres to Nikkaluokta, a small Swedish Sami village…

Building a successful BI team – Six key strategic areas

Building a successful BI team – Six key strategic areas

Six key areas of your BI strategy In my previous article I discussed first steps to building your BI team. So now, as you reach for your morning cup of coffee you hopefully find yourself surrounded by good people, with a clear understanding of the business requirements driving your strategy. Grab that coffee and gather…

My First Month at Derivco IOM

My First Month at Derivco IOM

Adam, you’ve been with us a whole month, congratulations! Tell us, how have your first 31 days at Derivco been? I can’t believe it’s been a month already, it has absolutely flown by, which must be a good sign 😊 My team (and everyone else here for that matter!) have been so welcoming since day…

A Day In the Life: Leon Triggs, IT Software Engineer

A Day In the Life: Leon Triggs, IT Software Engineer

We grabbed a coffee with Leon Triggs, our very own Viking-esque IT Software Engineer, based in our Isle of Man office. Hi Leon! Tell us, how did you get into IT? My father was a software developer, so I was exposed to IT from a very early age. Growing up in the late 80s, we…

IOT Fishtank by Chris Fraser

IOT Fishtank by Chris Fraser

IOT FISHTANK (PART 1) – Chris Fraser (Senior Developer Technology Incubation) Derivco Durban I have a very average fish tank. I inherited it about 10 years ago from some friends moving abroad. It has survived many moves with me and I have become quite attached to my fish-friends. On a good day, it looks like…

The 1 Hour Recipe for Success

The 1 Hour Recipe for Success

Name: Anil Nathoo Role at Derivco: I am the Product Manager for Business Intelligence within the Customers and Markets team at Derivco. My role is to examine new and existing markets, develop business models and provide commercial / competitive insights for market penetration. Chat to us about your background and the work you have done?…

Could Derivco Isle of Man be looking for you?

Could Derivco Isle of Man be looking for you?

Our Isle of Man office first opened its doors in December of 2012. In just five short years, the office headcount now stands at a phenomenal 117.  Today, we’ve taken a quick time out with Charlotte Cain, who works in the HR department, on exactly what it takes to join the team at Derivco Isle…