Business Intelligence
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Interview: Lisa Loftis on operational business intelligence

brianfarnan1 - April 2, 2009

We recently caught up with Lisa Loftis, a CRM and BI expert who, in her consulting travels, has worked with numerous large organizations in North and South…

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#3: Here’s a thought…

brianfarnan1 - March 29, 2009

An occasional series in which a review of recent posts on SmartData Collective reveals the following nuggets:Since the beginning of…Believe it or not, the concept of data…

Business Intelligence
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#2: Here’s a thought…

brianfarnan1 - March 23, 2009

An occasional series in which a review of recent posts on SmartData Collective reveals the following nuggets:Who’s in charge here?A recent survey of business and IT leaders…

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#1: Here’s a thought…

brianfarnan1 - March 14, 2009

The first in an occasional series in which a review of recent posts on SmartData Collective reveals the following nuggets:Hadoop for the big guysHadoop is not for…

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Get the architecture right and good things will happen

brianfarnan1 - December 9, 2008

“Too many times data is in the doghouse,” says Rick Sherman, explaining the title of his blog, “The Data Doghouse.” He says “companies have a lot of…

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Advice to mid-sized companies not yet committed to BI: Get started, but don’t try doing too much too soon

brianfarnan1 - November 18, 2008

Surprisingly, it seems, a significant minority of mid-sized companies have still to make a commitment to BI. So says Lyndsay Wise, president and founder of Wise Analytics,…

Business Intelligence
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A Quick Look Back at Partners 2008

brianfarnan1 - October 30, 2008

“They sure do pack a lot into these few days!” – that’s one blogger on Teradata’s recent Partners Conference (its 23rd overall and second since achieving its…

Business Intelligence
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Interview: Peter Thomas on business Intelligence

brianfarnan1 - January 1, 1980

We recently caught up with Peter Thomas, one of our more prolific bloggers on SmartData Collective. Peter is a BI specialist and cultural transformation expert based in…

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#19: Here’s a thought…

brianfarnan1 - January 1, 1980

An occasional series in which a review of recent posts on SmartData Collective reveals the following nuggets: It happens One of the most common obstacles organizations face…