• January 18, 2019

Business Intelligence & Analytics

Business Intelligence & Analytics

Beware of the expert

“When you’ve reached mastery in one art, you display it in every action. You control time.” – Yamamoto, “Pronate,” Racing Club EP (2000) I’ve been learning about Business Intelligence recently. I’m not an expert, but at some point in the future, I will list it on my LinkedIn profile, and people will begin to endorse […]

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Is mobile computing scarier than Y2K?

Those of us older than 35 can vividly remember the Y2K scare perpetrated on the computing public by a variety of fear mongers two decades ago. Leading the doom and gloom scenario were the vendors most likely to profit from fixing the supposed problems. The widely held view was that most computer software and hardware […]

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What to consider when buying a busines intelligence solution

What to consider when buying a BI solution   Considering an investment in Business Intelligence, or any enterprise software? One estimate by Gartner suggests that 75% of IT projects fail to meet objectives; have you thought about the unique requirements of your project that need to be addressed in order to avoid failure? Over the […]

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What if anyone could do data prep?

What if everything you ever wanted to do in terms of enriching, transforming, merging (or in current Gartner parlance ‘wrangling’) disparately sourced data could be distilled down to just 7 functions? Is this an optimistic question? Well when you survey the established players in the Data Wrangling space, it does unfortunately appear so – or […]

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Wait–don’t just add another feature!

Wait, don’t just add another feature! Adding appropriate new features to a product is always a great idea, but the way to ensure success when adding those new features is by talking to customers and including them in the process. Every new feature adds complexity – it is important to have a defined strategy to […]

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Top 5 things to know about user experience

User experience enables companies to change the world, define the future, create valuable products people want to use and of course make a ton of money. User Experience is a discipline of disciplines; it requires discovery, vision, strategy, execution and iteration across many fields of study. Every detail of a product says something about it […]

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There’s No Such Thing as Unstructured Data

Unstructured Data often refers to information that either does not have a pre-defined data model or that lacks the structure to make it easy for traditional software applications to access and understand.