• September 24, 2018

Data

Data

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 […]

Data

High Availability: do you have peace of mind?

I understand the pressure to never be down. Never lose data. Never miss an order. Never miss your company’s revenue goals. It’s brutal and I will never ever forget it. When I was running a data center, I remember sitting at a football game with my son on a weekend and getting THE CALL. I […]

BI Tools and Data Responsibility

“Traditionally, industry-leading BI tool vendors relied heavily on other technologies to access, transform, cleanse, integrate, and manage the data their tools would bring to life in the form of reports, briefing books and dashboards. Skilled IT professionals created data warehouses, data marts, OLAP cubes, and other intermediary managed environments. These environments were modeled and developed […]