Five Things You Must Know About Data Warehouse Automation
Business Intelligence
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Business Intelligence
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Five Things You Must Know About Data Warehouse Automation

Ian Nicholson - May 1, 2014

Data Warehouse Automation tools are becoming more mainstream now for their obvious benefits:- Fast delivery times, lower cost of development, better decisions being made sooner. At last,…

Solving the Challenge of Customer-Facing Analytics
Business Intelligence
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Business Intelligence
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Solving the Challenge of Customer-Facing Analytics

Ian Nicholson - August 22, 2013

In times of market volatility, it is more important than ever to forge strong relationships with our customers. Once upon a time, it was a commonly-quoted statistic…

Five Reasons Excel Is Your Worst Enemy for Budgeting and Forecasting
Best Practices
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Best Practices
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Five Reasons Excel Is Your Worst Enemy for Budgeting and Forecasting

Ian Nicholson - July 7, 2013

Excel is undoubtedly the most ubiquitous business tool in existence. Just about everyone has it installed on their PC and it can be used for an enormous…

Data Warehousing: Lessons We Have Failed to Learn
Best Practices
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Best Practices
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Data Warehousing: Lessons We Have Failed to Learn

Ian Nicholson - May 27, 2013

Over the last few years, I have been studying the reason that data warehouse projects fail. This, to me, is an interesting yet baffling subject – especially…

Business Intelligence
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Ten Reasons Your Users Won’t Use Your Business Intelligence Solution

Ian Nicholson - October 9, 2012

According to Gartner, over half of all Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Warehouse projects fail.Even those that appear to succeed, eventually fail or cease being put to…