Julian Thomas
Julian Thomas
Principal consultant at PBT Group

Julian Thomas is principal consultant at PBT Group, specialising in delivering solutions in data warehousing, business intelligence, master data management and data quality control. In addition, he assists clients in defining strategies for the implementation of business intelligence competency centres, and implementation roadmaps for a wide range of information management solutions. Thomas has spent most of his career as a consultant in South Africa, and has implemented information management solutions across the continent, using a wide range of technologies. His experience in the industry has convinced him of the importance of hybrid disciplines, in both solution delivery and development. In addition, he has learned the value of robust and flexible ETL frameworks, and has successfully built and implemented complementary frameworks across multiple technologies.

Implications of a digital world

Do we really understand the scope of the digital impact, and how it will affect large organisations, and the communities they support?

The big data exploration: part three

May 9, 2018

Big data, the cloud, open source and machine learning APIs are the big four enablers of modern data science.

The big data exploration: part two

Jan 18, 2018

It is important to choose an ecosystem that suits the entire company's current and planned strategic objectives.

The big data exploration

Sep 6, 2017

Sometimes it takes a leap of faith and a fair amount of uncertainty to produce big data success stories.

Firm but flexible

More and more clients are engaging with the disciplined agile in BI methodology.

The final hurdle

Feb 1, 2017

You're on the home stretch to implementing a cloud BI solution - but first consider your solution implementation options.

Elevating business intelligence

There are critical success factors on the road to the cloud for business intelligence.

Defining a cloud BI strategy

Jun 2, 2016

Before adopting a cloud business intelligence solution, a company must delineate its approach to the cloud BI concept.

Time to get savvy

BI struggles to respond rapidly to the business need, even when attempting agile development.