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  • Shropshire Chamber Awards Finalist 2019

    The frogs were delighted to find out that they’d reached the finals of the Shropshire Chamber Business Awards in the Best Small Business Category. Alex Whittles said: “I’m delighted that the hard work of the team this year has led to our nomination as a finalist for the second year in a row.” Purple Frog are up against other three other local successful businesses: Gee 7 Wealth Management invisiFRAME Iron and Fire Ltd The…

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  • Frogs on the march…Data in Devon 2019

    Frogs on the march…Data in Devon 2019 A couple of our frogs recently had the opportunity to take part in Data in Devon, run by Jonathan and Annette Allen, or as those in the community know them, Father Jack and Mrs Father Jack, and William Durkin. Alex Whittles and Reiss McSporran made their way down to Exeter for the opportunity to spread the word about Azure Data Factory (ADF) and Data Flows (Power BI and ADF!). The 2-day…

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  • Global tech expert shares skills at grass-roots level

    Alex Whittles is an internationally-recognised speaker and is one of a handful of experts in the UK to hold Microsoft’s coveted Most Valuable Professional (MVP) status. However, such recognition does not diminish Alex’s passion for staying connected to the local community. Indeed, in his role as a STEM Ambassador, one of Alex’s key ambitions is to deepen Purple Frog’s role within the community by sharing his global knowledge at…

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  • Data expert to join tech leaders in Germany

    Shropshire ‘big data’ expert, Alex Whittles, with links across the globe has been selected to speak at an international conference in Germany later this year. Alex is one of several high-profile business owners who will address delegates at the 2019 DataGrillen conference in June. Purple Frog specialises in developing business intelligence technology and is recognised throughout the IT sector as a leader in its field when it comes to…

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  • Shropshire big data firm shortlisted for prestigious award

    Purple Frog Systems Ltd in Telford, which designs and manages cutting edge Business Intelligence solutions (BI), has been named a finalist in the West Midlands round of the Federation of Small Businesses 2019 awards. The company, which recently celebrated its best ever year, has been shortlisted against two other Midlands-based companies, Lettingproperty.com and eTravelSafety, for a digital innovation award The award recognises businesses which…

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  • Purple Frog finalist for the FSB Awards – Digital Innovation Award

    We’re really pleased that Purple Frog Systems has been shortlisted as a finalist for the FSB Awards – Digital Innovation Award. The final takes place on 15th February 2019 at the Forest of Arden Marriot Hotel in Birmingham. More information: https://www.fsbawards.co.uk/area-finals/west-midlands.html

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  • New jobs as big data machine learning company celebrates best-ever year

                Purple Frog is taking on new staff as it celebrates its best-ever year. As a Telford-based big data specialist we have recruited three new members of staff to help it meet a bulging order book and develop a new global product. Purple Frog, which is at the leading edge of developing and managing business intelligence solutions, has doubled in size this year as well as moving to new offices at Quantum…

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  • Shropshire leading IT specialist to speak at high-profile tech event

    Alex Whittles has been confirmed as one of the headline speakers at a high-profile event next year. Founder of Purple Frog Systems Ltd in Telford, which designs and manages cutting edge business intelligence solutions, will address more than 800 delegates at the 2019 TECHSevern Conference & Exhibition on September 24, at Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury. Organised by Shropshire Council, the event will bring together some of the world’s leading…

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  • Alex Whittles Microsoft MVP Award 2018

    Purple Frog is very proud of Alex Whittles who has just been renewed as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP). Alex is one of handful of Data Platform MVPs and this award recognises not only his subject matter expertise but his ongoing support and contributions to the community arranging events, speaking at conferences and mentoring others. #MVPBuzz To find out more, visit the website: https://mvp.microsoft.com/

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  • Frog Work Experience

    Following on from the success of our June work experience placement from Haberdasher’s Adams, we were delighted to welcome Samuel White in July from Telford College to do a one week placement with us. Sam spent his time at Purple Frog building a proof of concept in PowerBI, extracting and manipulating data from client files and researching future digital platforms. We wish him all the best for the future.

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