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Which BI Analytics Tool Does My Company Need?

RickSherman - September 22, 2015

Over the years, many business intelligence (BI) tool styles have emerged to match the varied ways that business people need to analyze data across broad product categories that include…

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Relational Database Design Tips to Boost Performance

RickSherman - September 10, 2015

In this article that I wrote for SearchDataManagement.com, I discuss the fact that as relational database management systems handle more and more data, a strategic approach to…

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BI & Analytic Trends of 2015: Storyboarding Becomes Best Practice for BI Design

RickSherman - January 30, 2015

This is the second in the series of posts on best business value. (more…)

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BI & Analytic Trends for Business Value

RickSherman - January 29, 2015

As mentioned in my post BI & Analytic Trends of 2015 - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (more…)

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BI & Analytic Trends of 2015: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

RickSherman - January 12, 2015

It’s the time of year when analysts, consultants, vendors and industry pundits publish their predictions on the trends that they feel will have significant impact on the…

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Santa’s List from a BI Consultant

RickSherman - December 28, 2014

I 've written several times to Santa while I have been working in the BI industry. (more…)

Business Intelligence
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Best Value BI Trends: BI Embedded into Business Processes and Decision Making

RickSherman - January 22, 2014

This post is part of a series on trends that may have been around for years without many enterprises successfully implementing them, or they might be emerging…

Business Intelligence
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Self-Service BI Customers Are Not All the Same (Part 1)

RickSherman - July 18, 2013

As I discussed in The Road to Self-Service BI, enterprises need a better understanding of self-service BI so they can avoid the common mistakes often made with it.…

Analytics
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Choosing Your Business Intelligence Solution: Don’t Be Afraid of the “Smoosh-ins®”

RickSherman - May 30, 2013

When an enterprise selects a BI solution, it should be able to get the combinations of BI functionality that best meet the varied needs of different communities. …

Best Practices
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The Road to Self-Service BI

RickSherman - May 15, 2013

For years vendors and pundits have heralded the age of self-service business intelligence (BI) thanks to the arrival of the latest generation of BI tools. (more…)