Data Warehousing
680 views

Why don’t they [IT] ever learn?

TeradataAusNZ - April 15, 2010

I was chatting with friends last weekend about work and the conversation led to discussing how hard IT seem to make things for users "STILL".  As an…

Business Intelligence
685 views

When the data point tells a different story

TeradataAusNZ - April 1, 2010

I grew up on a farm, surrounded by all “Old MacDonald’s” animals.  What many farmers’ sons and daughters know is that chickens are good as they lay…

Uncategorized
826 views

“TIME AND TIDE WAIT FOR NO MAN”

TeradataAusNZ - March 24, 2010

As the saying goes. I regularly walk and swim at my local beach and when it’s high tide the sand can be very soft, the surf a…

Business Intelligence
756 views

Use of Technology – My thought process on this one is a bit left field I know but… Part2

TeradataAusNZ - March 19, 2010

An update on my original blog discussing the issue of how to best leverage technology to gain advantage – I was recently in Beijing and went to…

Uncategorized
779 views

The Battle of Britain: Thought Leadership in Information Management

TeradataAusNZ - March 16, 2010

In the London Blitz of 1940, Great Britain was staring down defeat and an imminent German invasion. With cities, industry and dockyards experiencing nightly destruction, Great Britain…

Uncategorized
606 views

Sign this contract here: its all free…Or is it?

TeradataAusNZ - February 23, 2010

In previous years, Federal Government agencies have been given riding instructions to get the cheapest, "all you can eat" licensing bundles that provide economies of scale and…

Data Visualization
694 views

Get to the point

TeradataAusNZ - February 14, 2010

I’m not particularly a fan of Tennis but I’m originally from Scotland so took a keen interest in the recent Australian Open and cheered for fellow Scot,…

Uncategorized
703 views

The Fear

TeradataAusNZ - February 2, 2010

So on the weekend I encountered the fear, that gut wrenching feeling you have when you are truly out of your depth, the lack of experience, the…

Business Intelligence
742 views

Disasters by Damage Control or Risk Management?

TeradataAusNZ - January 20, 2010

Watching the news grabs and reading about the Haiti disaster highlights to me the vast, tragic human cost of such disasters and leaves me asking the question…

Business Intelligence
579 views

Teradata coming to a Universe near you!

TeradataAusNZ - January 4, 2010

Teradata Universe will be held in Sydney on Monday March 22, 2010 (Pre-conference Workshop) and Tuesday March 23, 2010 (Teradata Universe Sydney) and in Melbourne on Thursday March…