Life as a WebFOCUS Specialist
Business Intelligence
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Business Intelligence
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Life as a WebFOCUS Specialist

DougLautzenheiser - August 14, 2012

From the sidelines, I have been watching an online forum conversation started by a gentleman named Larry about the seemingly low hourly rates offered for WebFOCUS BI…

Business Intelligence
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Domo to Disrupt the BI Software Industry

DougLautzenheiser - May 3, 2012

Serial entrepreneur Josh James is ready to shake up the Business Intelligence software industry with a company called Domo.Last year, Josh launched this new SaaS venture with…

Business Intelligence
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Gartner says predictive analytics are the hot BI topic.

DougLautzenheiser - April 23, 2012

Rita Sallam, BI analyst for Gartner, says that the use of predictive analytics software will be pervasive by 2020. By pervasive, she means that three-quarters of all…

Analytics
700 views

20 Years of BI

DougLautzenheiser - April 16, 2012

The older we get, the faster time goes by. Experts say this is because we respond to novel events while young but once we get older, things…

Predictive Analytics
660 views

SAP Enters Predictive Analytics Space

DougLautzenheiser - April 5, 2012

Software mega-vendor SAP says that it is responding to customer demand for predictive analytics software with a new product called (drum roll...) Predictive Analysis (wow, what a…

Business Intelligence
910 views

Moving BI off the Mainframe

DougLautzenheiser - March 15, 2012

When IT professionals use the acronym "MF" in the near future, they may no longer be referring to "Mainframe" as they have for decades. Instead, that term…

Business Intelligence
711 views

White Paper: Automating Legacy BI Modernizations

DougLautzenheiser - January 2, 2012

Companies are consolidating and modernizing legacy reporting tools. Without methodologies and tools, they are on their own to handle what seems as a one-time-only activity. The manual…

Best Practices
692 views

Being a Trusted BI Advisor

DougLautzenheiser - December 21, 2011

In his book called "How to Win at the Sport of Business," Mark Cuban makes an important point that your customers do not know what they don't know. …

Best Practices
1519 views

BI Clarity

DougLautzenheiser - December 19, 2011

On a Business Intelligence initiative, much of your success will depend upon a very special word--"clarity." Here is how one online dictionary defines it:noun: clearness or lucidity…

Best Practices
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The Biggest BI Blunder

DougLautzenheiser - November 21, 2011

Many Business Intelligence projects struggle and fail. But there may be just one general reason why they go south: the individuals in charge did not treat the…