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Vintage Video High Tech India – 1989

KarenLopez - May 7, 2009

This Internet Chronicles vintage video hosted at the Internet Archive covers software development in India, including a focus offshore development.   Of course, the video has numerous…

Business Intelligence
756 views

IBM Acquires Exeros Assets – What does this mean for CA Data Profiler?

KarenLopez - May 5, 2009

IBM has announced that it has acquired Exeros, the private company that produces Exeros Discovery X-Profiler, the product upon which CA's Data Profiler is based. Exeros' technology…

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Use a Spreadsheet for a Database: circa 1986

KarenLopez - May 4, 2009

In another vintage Computer Chronicles video from the Internet Archive, see how to use a spreadsheet as a database via macros. It appears that using a tool…

Data Mining
682 views

ASCII Data Modeling Tool – Amazing Stuff!

KarenLopez - May 2, 2009

I saw a tweet by @EelcoVisser about yUML, an online tool to create UML models from text.  This page, by Tobin Harris, allows you to create small…

Business Intelligence
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Project Cartoon: Data Modeling – Different Points of View

KarenLopez - May 1, 2009

You certainly can tell that it's the weekend.  @projmgr tweeted about a project management cartoon he found recently.  I did some digging and found projectcartoon.com, a website…

Business Intelligence
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Stephen Wolfram discusses Wolfram|Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

KarenLopez - April 29, 2009

Recently on dm-discuss there was a posting about the Wolfram|Alpha technology, currently in development, which is a Computational Knowledge Engine. The initial question, posted by Tony Shaw,…

Business Intelligence
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Advisory Bored: The Data Model of Dorian Gray

KarenLopez - April 29, 2009

Corey Smith, an IS manager, has a great post about age, experience, and keeping data management relevant to all generations of IT professionals...and vice versa: Let me…

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EDW09 Industry Data Models – Life Savers or Money Sinks? How Do You Decide?

KarenLopez - April 27, 2009

I’m attending George McGeachie’s very early presentation (7:15AM is way too early for me at a conference – I’m already going back to the room way past…