Analytics
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5 Principles of Analytical Hub Architecture (Part 2)

RickSherman - March 21, 2013

Continuing the discussion on analytical hub design, here's the second part of my post on the architecture principles. If you missed the first two principles (1. Data…

Big Data
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Big Data and the Wizard of Oz Syndrome

RickSherman - March 19, 2013

An excellent article in the Wall Street Journal, “Big Data, Big Blunders,” discussed five An excellent article in the Wall Street Journal, “Big Data, Big Blunders,” discussed…

5 Principles of Analytical Hub Architecture (Part 1)
Analytics
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Analytics
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5 Principles of Analytical Hub Architecture (Part 1)

RickSherman - March 16, 2013

As I discused the other day in Why you need an analytical hub, enterprises need to spend time looking forward, rather than just backwards, at historical data.…

Analytics
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TDWI Boston Dec 6 – Secrets of Analytical Leaders: Insights from Information Insiders +

RickSherman - November 30, 2012

ATTENTION ALL BI/DW AND ANALYTICS PROFESSIONALS IN THE BOSTON AREA Dear Boston BI/DW and Analytics Professionals, ATTENTION ALL BI/DW AND ANALYTICS PROFESSIONALS IN THE BOSTON AREA Dear…

Analytics
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A Better Way to Fuel Analytical Needs

RickSherman - November 22, 2012

We have reached a tipping point sometime in the last few years when analytics is being driven by business people rather than technologists. We have reached a…

Big Data
1397 views

Revenge of the Nerds

RickSherman - September 28, 2012

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal, “Revenge of the Nerds, the Sequel: Silicon Vall A recent article in The Wall Street Journal, “Revenge of the…

Data Quality
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Decision time: Automated data integration tools versus manual coding

RickSherman - August 30, 2012

SearchDataManagement recently interviewed me about SearchDataManagement recently interviewed me about automated data integration tools versus manual coding:Data integration is often still done by hand, through SQL coding…

Business Intelligence
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Part 4 of “4 Ways to Change Our Approach to BI Development”

RickSherman - August 22, 2012

This is the fourth post in my series on changing our approach to BI development. This is the fourth post in my series on changing our approach…

Business Intelligence
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The Problems with BI Development

RickSherman - August 7, 2012

BI implementations are stuck in a rut. This rut has short-circuited many small to medium size businesses’ (SMB) new BI initiatives. BI implementations are stuck in a…

Best Practices
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The Scourge of Data Silos

RickSherman - June 26, 2012

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." [1] (more…)