• From Sponsor to Speaker: Our Leap to DataGrillen!

    At DataGrillen, Alex and Nick didn’t just dip their toes—they made a splash! On behalf of Power BI Sentinel Alex and Nick hopped over to DataGrillen. For those who are unaware what Data Grillen is, it’s a place to Meet colleagues and (new) friends at the best data platform BBQ (yes, barbeque) in the world. The old saying “It’s not what you know, but who you know” has never been truer at this community-led conference. …

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  • Judging the Shropshire Chamber Business Awards

    Judging the Shropshire Chamber Business Awards

    Hollie, a seasoned professional in the world of business and Purple Frog Systems’ HR/InfoSec Director, embarked on an exciting journey as she took on the role of a judge for the prestigious Shropshire Chamber Business Awards on May 14, 2024. With her keen eye for detail and passion for recognising excellence, she dove into the task of evaluating the shortlisted candidates for the trailblazer category. Accompanied by fellow judges, Andrew…

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  • Alex and Nick’s trip to London’s Gartner Data & Analytics Conference

    Alex and Nick's trip to London's Gartner Data & Analytics Conference

    Alex and Nick embarked on an exciting journey to the Gartner Data & Analytics Conference, eager to immerse themselves in the latest trends and insights shaping the business world of data analytics. Their experience was nothing short of transformative, filled with valuable learnings, impactful connections, and a renewed sense of inspiration for their roles in the data-driven business landscape. One of the highlights of their trip was the…

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  • Welcoming New Tadpoles to The Pond!

    Welcoming New Tadpoles to The Pond!

    Here at Purple Frog Systems, we’re thrilled to announce some exciting additions to our team! Let’s give a warm welcome to our newest members: Mike Skitt – Mike joined us nearly six months ago as our Lead Solutions Architect for Power BI Sentinel. We know, better late than never, right? He’s all about speed, cruising in his Corvette, and finding tranquility with his impressive fish tank. Plus, he’s a huge Star Wars…

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  • Navigating the AI Skills Landscape with Secretary of State for Science Innovation & Technology

    Navigating the AI Skills Landscape with Secretary of State for Science Innovation & Technology

    Hollie found herself invigorated by the opportunity to engage in a substantive discussion with Secretary of State for Science, Innovation & Technology, Michelle Donelan, centered around enhancing AI proficiency within small businesses. As a passionate advocate for technology integration and small business empowerment, Hollie delved into a rich dialogue on the intricacies of AI skill development. Together with Secretary Donelan, they explored…

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  • Celebrating Shropshire’s Business Trailblazers

    Celebrating Shropshire's Business Trailblazers

    Annabel had the privilege of joining the esteemed panel of judges for the Shropshire Chamber of Commerce Business Awards, specifically for the Trailblazer category. Let’s hear all about it… It was an absolute blast—I swung by Stafford Park in Telford to hang out at the Shropshire Chamber for a day of judging, and let me tell you, it was way less nerve-wracking than I expected. Joined by Pam Hodgetts and Andrew Buchan, we embarked…

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  • Nick and Laura passed DP-600 Fabric Analytics Engineer Associate Exam!

    Nick and laura passed DP-600 Fabric Analytics Engineer Associate Exam!

    Congratulations are in order for Nick Edwards and Laura-Jayne Adamson as they achieve success in passing the DP-600 Fabric Analytics Engineer Associate exam! This prestigious accomplishment showcases their dedication, expertise, and commitment to advancing in the field of data analytics. With their newly acquired certification, Nick and Laura demonstrate their proficiency in leveraging Microsoft Fabric analytics to drive insights and make…

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  • Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders: Shrewsbury Futures Conference

    Empowering Tomorrow's Leaders: Shrewsbury Futures Conference

    Hollie eagerly embraced the opportunity to speak at the Shrewsbury Futures third ‘Enterprising Futures’ Conference, a platform designed to empower the next generation of leaders. As an expert speaker, she felt a deep sense of responsibility and excitement as she prepared to share her insights on #SkillsForLife. The atmosphere at the conference was electric, with over 180 students from Shrewsbury School, William Brookes School, The…

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  • Hollie and Laura Inspire Students at Telford College

    Hollie and Laura Inspire Students at Telford College

    Last week, Purple Frog Systems – Hollie and Laura – shared their insights on career pathways and essential skills in today’s ever-changing job market. The sessions were not only informative but also deeply inspiring, leaving a lasting impression on all college students who attended. Hollie and Laura kicked off the event with an exploration of careers in their industry, emphasising the importance of adaptable skills applicable…

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  • Hoppy Times in the Big Apple: Power BI Sentinel’s visit to New York City

    Hoppy Times in the Big Apple Power BI Sentinel's visit to New York City

    Greetings from the bustling streets of New York City! Well, not quite… We are back in the UK now, but, you get the jist! Recently, our team at Purple Frog Systems embarked on an exciting journey to the concrete jungle, and oh, what an adventure it has been! Join Alex, Nick, and Hollie as we recount our escapades in the city that never sleeps, and due to jet lag, neither do we. Client Check-Ins and Consultancy: Our trip to New York City…

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