Analytics
2094 views

How Digital Experience Monitoring and Customer-Centric IT Makes Everyone Happy

Mike_Urbonas - March 2, 2017

The most successful CIOs and IT teams have empathy for their end users and focus on making sure they’re happy. That’s not just some feel-good message; it’s…

Business Intelligence
1360 views

When the Right People Correlate the Right Information, Expect a Masterpiece

Mike_Urbonas - April 15, 2015

“All knowledge is connected to all other knowledge. The fun is in making the connections.”The remarkable gentleman who said this quote, Arthur Aufderheide M.D. (1922-2013), certainly lived…

Analytics
2623 views

Intuitive Reasoning, Effective Analytics & Success: Lessons from Dr. Jonas Salk

Mike_Urbonas - April 11, 2015

Just days away, April 14, 2015 will mark the 60th anniversary of the Salk Polio Vaccine. On that day in 1955, it was publicly announced that human…

Big Data
1974 views

Peter Drucker Correctly Predicted Today’s Information Revolution and the Power of Big Data Variety

Mike_Urbonas - December 4, 2013

Every organization today has the potential to achieve new business success using breakthrough Big Data insights. This golden opportunity was actually predicted back in 1998* by Peter…

Big Data
1139 views

3 Big Data Technology Blunders You Must Avoid

Mike_Urbonas - November 21, 2013

Big Data can transform business thinking, if the business transforms how it thinks about Big Data. Big Data can transform business thinking, if the business transforms how…

Big Data
957 views

Notes from Tableau Roadshow: Every Picture Tells a (Data) Story

Mike_Urbonas - May 14, 2013

My colleagues and I had the opportunity to represent Attivio at the recent Tableau Roadshow as a partner vendor. Unlike some BI events I have experienced, line…

Analytics
1442 views

Big Data Wisdom Courtesy of Monty Python

Mike_Urbonas - February 28, 2013

This article was co-written by Rik Tamm-Daniels, VP Technology for Attivio, Inc. (see Rik's bio below), and Mike Urbonas.  This article was co-written by Rik Tamm-Daniels, VP Technology for…

Big Data
2008 views

Big Data Analytics, Business Intelligence and the Mind of Sherlock Holmes

Mike_Urbonas - January 24, 2013

“My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people do not know.” — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle  “My name is…

Analytics
1181 views

When Performance Metrics Attack: Complete, Agile BI Requires Going Beyond Just the Numbers

Mike_Urbonas - September 28, 2012

I'm currently reading Howard Schultz's Onward: How Starbucks Fought for its Life Without Losing its Soul (2010). Schultz compellingly conveys his dedication and passion for the company…

Business Intelligence
1236 views

Back to the Future of Business Intelligence

Mike_Urbonas - August 27, 2012

When was the term "business intelligence" first coined? You might assume it was first conceived in the late 1980's; coinciding with the initial emergence of companies offering…