Analytics
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Big Data Conundrum: Show Me the Money!

RomanStanek - November 15, 2012

Inventory levels. Sales results. Negative comments on Facebook. Positive comments on Twitter. Shopping on Amazon. Listening to Pandora. Online search habits. No matter what you call it…

Best Practices
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Forecast Bleak for Bad UIs

RomanStanek - January 4, 2012

The days of developing enterprise applications wherein the User Interface is an afterthought are rapidly coming to an end, and enterprise software companies had better adjust. Steve…

Business Intelligence
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Meet the New BI. Not the Same as the Old BI.

RomanStanek - August 19, 2011

GoodData announced earlier today a $15M B-round of financing led by Andreessen Horowitz.   Mark, Ben and the rest of the team have managed to quickly build one…

Cloud Computing
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Mr. Jassy, Tear Down This Wall! – a Letter to Amazon’s Web Services

RomanStanek - April 22, 2011

Andrew Jassy SVP, Amazon Web Services Hi Andy, I am not going to ask you how are you doing. For everyone in the Amazon Web Services eco-system,…

Business Intelligence
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The Masses Against The Classes

RomanStanek - July 20, 2010

“When you open BI to the masses, people get a taste of what they can do and start demanding more and more information and analytics” Dan Vesset,…

Business Intelligence
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COSS BI: Open Source, Open Core or Openly Naked?

RomanStanek - January 17, 2010

Peter Yared wrote recently a BusinessWeek guest blog post called “Failure of Commercial Open Source Software.” Not surprisingly his post caused a lot of angry replies from…

Uncategorized
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Will Moore’s law find its way to the cloud?

RomanStanek - October 27, 2009

Moore’s Law states that computer system performance/price ratio will double every two years. And that was very much my expectation when Good Data started using Amazon Web…

Uncategorized
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Please Don’t Let the Cloud Ruin SaaS

RomanStanek - October 2, 2009

Back in the old good days of enterprise software, we did not need to worry about our customers. We delivered bits on DVDs – it was up…

Business Intelligence
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Bad economics are difficult to shake off

RomanStanek - September 24, 2009

Terry Pratchett once wrote that “Gravity is a habit that is hard to shake off.” We could make a similar comment about the financials of SaaS BI…

Uncategorized
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Small Pieces Tightly Joined: Open Source in the Cloud

RomanStanek - July 9, 2009

It’s not a shock to state that cloud computing will disrupt the business model of commercial software. But how it will affect the open source movement?The rise…