The best way to skin the SQL: The difference between a good developer and an awesome developer

Performance tuning is essentially using various techniques that make SQL code run in the quickest possible time and is the difference between a good developer and an awesome developer.  After the SQL is written, it gets tested for syntax or ...

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The Importance of keeping up to date with the latest IBM Release Packs

Common Customer Challenges - Just why is it so important to keep up to date with the latest IBM Release Packs At Simpson Associates, we receive many calls and messages into our managed service and support desk daily from customers who ...

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Connect, Explore, Visualise: 5 top tips to get started with Microsoft Power BI

Connect, explore, visualise: 5 top tips to get started with Microsoft Power BI. As one of the largest business intelligence clouds in the world, Microsoft Power BI enables users to quickly go from data to insight to action. It has the ...

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Five Facts About G-Cloud That Will Make You Think Twice

FIVE Facts About G-Cloud That Will Make You Think Twice We understand that the G-Cloud is an invaluable tool for UK public service organisations, helping to make procurement for public service IT easily accessible. Read on to discover the benefit of ...

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Data: Going back to basics to stay ahead of the curve.

Data: Going back to basics to stay ahead of the curve. Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and automation are three of the most advancing technologies many organisations are looking to adopt. However, savvy business leaders know that in ...

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Accelerated Graduate Development at Simpson Associates

Accelerated Graduate Development at Simpson Associates Over the past 25 years, Simpson Associates have worked tirelessly to curate a Graduate Development scheme that provides each and every one of our graduates with the best possible mix of hands-on client experience, paid-for ...

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Demystifying the myths around IBM Planning Analytics

According to Greg Adams, Vice President Developer, and Distinguished Engineer, IBM Business Analytics, a number of IBM competitors are trying to sow doubt about IBM’s commitment to IBM TM1 and IBM Planning Analytics. Being one of the longest-serving IBM consultancies in ...

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Support Services – Frequently Asked Questions

How can I log into the portal? - Email help@simpson-associates.co.uk and provide your email address, they will create a new userid and set your password. I have forgotten my password? -  Email help@simpson-associates.co.uk and request a new password. I have forgotten my login details? ...

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Cognos General Housekeeping

Cognos create many temporary files when performing many activities such as generating reports and creating cubes. These are stored in the temp location which is specified in Cognos Configuration, under Environment.   By default this is <Cognos Installed directory> temp If you have Transformer ...

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