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  • Purple Frog Scores Big with Telford Hornets Sponsorship

    Purple Frog Scores Big with Telford Hornets Sponsorship

    The last few months have been nothing short of a rugby fever, with the Rugby World Cup dominating headlines and conversations. During this excitement, Purple Frog has proudly showcased its unwavering support for the sport, embodying the spirit of community that defines our team. At the heart of this commitment is Lewis, a key player for our company and part of the Telford Hornets Rugby team🏉 Lewis’s journey through our club’s…

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  • Purple Frog and Power BI Sentinel Take Seattle by Storm

    In a whirlwind of data-driven excitement, Power BI Sentinel and Purple Frog descended upon the PASS Data Community Summit in Seattle from November 14-17, 2023. The summit was abuzz with insights, innovation, and a splash of superhero-themed flair on our behalf. Pre-conference… Before we get stuck in, Alex ventured over to Redmond to visit the Microsoft HQ for a pre-Microsoft Ignite and PASS SUmmit event! (And to ensure he was prepared for…

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  • Microsoft Fabric enters General Availability!

    Microsoft Fabric enters General Availability!

    After 6 months of public preview, Microsoft Fabric is now in production and generally available! 🎉 The announcement was made today at Microsoft Ignite, in Seattle. A round up of the news can be found at https://news.microsoft.com/ignite-2023-book-of-news/.   Here is a summary of some of the Fabric changes that we are looking forward to: Mirroring in Fabric Announced – expected in Q4 2023 Mirroring is a real-time clone of an Azure…

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  • Runner-up at Digital Women awards in London

    Last night, The wonderful Lucy Hall hosted the annual Digital Women Awards, honoring women’s remarkable achievements in the digital world. Among the outstanding nominees, our HR and Infosec Director, Hollie Whittles, stood out by clinching the runner-up titles in the prestigious category of Digital Women of the Year and walked away with a nomination in another: Role Model of the Year. The Digital Women Awards are a celebration of women who…

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  • STEM Workshop at Burton Borough School

    STEM Workshop at Burton Borough School

    Last week, Burton Borough School welcomed Lewis, our ML Developer and a passionate advocate for science and technology, to lead an engaging STEM workshop. Lewis’ visit was a significant opportunity for the students to explore the fascinating world of data, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML). With interactive discussions and thought-provoking insights, we believe Lewis left a lasting impression on the budding minds at…

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  • Speaking Social Media with the Marches Growth Hub and FSB

    We were thrilled and honoured that Hollie got to present at the event, “Everyone’s on Social Media: Let’s Get Your Strategy Sorted.” With the Marches Growth Hub at Shrewsbury University Centre🎙️ With social media playing a crucial role in today’s digital landscape, it’s essential for businesses to have a well-defined and effective social media strategy. During this event, we dived deep into the world of…

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  • Chief Frog, Alex Whittles, Gets His EIGHTH Microsoft MVP Award!

    Alex Whittles, Chief Frog at Purple Frog Systems has achieved another remarkable milestone by being recognized as a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) for the eighth consecutive year! CONGRATULATIONS! 🎉 This award is a testament to Alex’s exceptional expertise, dedication, and contributions to the Microsoft ecosystem such as being on the organising committee for SQLBits and the Microsoft Data Platform Group Birmingham and doing…

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  • Award Evenings with Purple Frog

    The anticipation and excitement of attending an awards evening cannot be overstated, it is a mixture of excitement and nerves! It is a time to celebrate the hard work and achievements of individuals and organisations, as well as give all the finalists the well-deserved moment to bask in their glory and be recognised for their achievements, it also allows for everyone else to be inspired by those who have triumphed, and proud of their friends,…

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  • Careers Day at Shrewsbury School!

    This week, Purple Frog Systems’ Lewis and Jon went to Shrewsbury School for a Careers Day! A careers day helps bring together students, teachers, and professionals from various industries to inspire and guide young minds toward their future career paths. Shrewsbury School’s Career Day was an opportunity to showcase the diverse range of possibilities that awaited these students beyond the walls of their classrooms.   It was an investment…

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  • Team Building is Important…so we Took Flight to Dublin!

    Last week the Purple Frog Systems / Power BI Sentinel team took flight and headed from Birmingham over to Dublin, Ireland. For one main reason – Data Ceili, Ireland’s biggest data platform event!   First things first, we went to Data Ceili on behalf of sponsoring the event as Power BI Sentinel. It was a BLAST. This free community conference provided us with some great conversations and valuable leads all whilst the team was away…

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