Paddle-SG: Software Architecture and Infrastructure

In this post, I elaborate further on the Software Architecture, and Infrastructure that keeps Paddle-SG up and running. I will start explaining from the lowest level (i.e. hardware), and slowly move up the “stack”. Infrastructure Setup Physical Hardware I started developing and testing the scripts on my laptop. However, for the Minimal Viable Product (MVP), […]

Paddle-SG: Introduction

As an active volunteer kayaking trainer for 7 years, I often hear my participants lament that it is not easy to find out the dates of the next available proficiency course. To address this, I created Paddle-SG, a website that consolidates information on upcoming courses and expeditions, and displays them in a no-frills, easy to […]

Data Visualizing with QlikView (Coursework)

As part of my Specialist Diploma coursework, I had to design a Data Visualization dashboard using Qlikview. The module was titled “Data Visualization Fundamentals”, and the key focus was on the visualization of data using QlikView, instead of using the dashboard to perform data analytics/sense-making. Note: this is an assignment for grading purposes. Data sets […]

Big Data Business Value

As part of my part time Specialist Diploma in Big Data Management, we were asked to write a blog post about our thoughts on the trends of big data, and how it can help companies increase their business value. Just thought I’d share it 🙂 Question 1: How does big data help in a company’s performance? Data […]