Agile Data Warehousing
Best Practices
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Best Practices
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Agile Data Warehousing

bharden - May 19, 2014

I gave a talk on Agile Data Warehousing and met a bunch of great data folks at the recent DAMA Philadelphia chapter meeting.  I always like to find…

Book Review
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Is My Data Really Mine?

bharden - May 31, 2012

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Open Source
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Making the Right Choice – Agile vs. Waterfall

bharden - July 7, 2011

Trying to decide whether to stay with Waterfall or make the move to Agile on your next project?  There are some big differences between the two methodologies…

Analytics
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Blogging from the Gartner BI Summit: Day 3

bharden - May 5, 2011

It was a great 3 days at the Gartner BI Summit and I thoroughly enjoyed attending a conference dedicated solely to Business Intelligence.  It was great to…

Business Intelligence
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Blogging from the Gartner BI Summit: Day 2

bharden - May 4, 2011

Members of Qlikview said in their case study session that one of the most powerful things you can glean from analytics is finding the data you didn't…

Business Intelligence
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The Role of Data in a Disaster

bharden - April 16, 2011

The recent tragedy in Japan got me thinking about the role of data in a disaster.  How do we use data to help prepare us for these…

Business Intelligence
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Mobile BI: An App or Just Another Report?

bharden - March 24, 2011

It seems like everyone wants to deploy a mobile BI solution these days.  The idea of location awareness and the freedom to access data from anywhere at…

Best Practices
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Estimating Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) Projects

bharden - March 12, 2011

In the consulting world, project estimation is a critical component required for the delivery of a successful project.  If you estimate correctly, you will deliver a project…

Business Intelligence
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BI Challengers: Disrupting the Mega Vendor?

bharden - March 6, 2011

I recently wrote a post on my predictions for BI in 2011.  I received lots of feedback about my thoughts with most of it focusing on my prediction that…

Business Intelligence
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Location Based Business Intelligence

bharden - March 6, 2011

Business Intelligence and GIS software have both been around for many years.  More recently they have become closely integrated, with most BI offerings providing a connection to…