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This blog is co-posted on Medium. Google Data Engineering in Berlin It’s on a rainy Monday morning (29/01) at 5.00 am that myself and a colleague (Simon Picard) left Belgium for a four-day training given by Google in Berlin (course entitled “Data Engineering on Google Cloud Platform”). Our...

Shortly after Simon, we have another bright mind joining our Data Science department. Meet Charles, our first new employee of 2018! Short Bio Hi, I am Charles and I am excited to start 2018 and my new career at Fourcast as a “Google Cloud Data Scientist”. I...

Hey guys! I’m Michael, the second “Antweirpenaar” to join Fourcast. Hired as Change Management Consultant, I have been here for just over a month now… and loved every second! Before my official start I was already very fortunate to meet all Fourcasters on a lovely serene...

Talk about a great XMas present! Just before the end of the year, Simon decided to join us as da Google Cloud Data Engineer. Here's what he has to say: Short BIO I am Simon Picard, a graduate from a Master in Management and a Master of...

Hi, my name is Conor,  I grew up in Dublin, however have lived in London for 20+ years & progressively moved from East to North London as family life evolved. I am married to my lovely wife Helen & we have two beautiful plus lively...

Hey, my name is Emina and I started working for Fourcast the 9th of October 2017. I previously worked for multiple companies as a PA. In my spare time I am particularly occupied with dance, fitness and walking with my dog. Why did I make the move...

Today we’ll discuss Google Cloud Functions. Cloud Functions is a new part of Google Cloud Platform and was announced to go in public Beta at Google Cloud Next. So what is Cloud Functions and what problems might it solve? We at Fourcast had been given alpha...

Setting the stage Nowadays, we live in a society where Big Data is becoming Big Business. Every device that’s up and running (e.g. your cell phone, the sensors of your manufacturing buildings, or your in-store tablets) generates a lot of data, which is (or is not)...

The Cloud is a warzone get headed to your BEAST   The Cloud is a dangerous place, especially if you’re parachuting in without any idea of where your LZ is. Although chances of you getting trapped in barbed wire or even getting shot are slim, there are quite...