Data Quality
551 views

The Data Quality of Dorian Gray

JimHarris - October 28, 2010

The Picture of Dorian Gray was a 19th century novel written by Oscar Wilde, which told the story of a…

Data Quality
577 views

Data Quality Magic

JimHarris - October 24, 2010

In previous posts I explained that, at least in regards to data quality, there are no magic beans, tooth fairies,…

Business Intelligence
688 views

What Does a World-Class BI Program Look Like?

Timo Elliott - October 21, 2010

I was asked this question last week at an internal meeting for the BI teams of a large Nordic telecom…

Data Quality
858 views

Data Quality is not an Act, it is a Habit

JimHarris - October 21, 2010

The Second Law of Data Quality states that it is not a one-time project, but a sustained program.  Or to…

Data Mining
581 views

How to analyze unfamiliar data: circle, dive, and riff

TedCuzzillo - October 19, 2010

When you come face to face with unfamiliar data, how do you proceed? How do you avoid sending you and…

Data Visualization
514 views

Visualization Methods

SDC Editor - October 14, 2010

I thought this was worth sharing….Periodic Table of Visualization Methods.  It shows some good examples, and some not so good…

Data Quality
589 views

Once Upon a Time in the Data

JimHarris - October 1, 2010

“Once upon a time, and a very good time it was, there was a moocow coming down along the road,…

Business Intelligence
584 views

Extend the Possibilities of BI

TeradataEMEA - September 27, 2010

I initially bought a Nintendo Wii thinking it would be a fun gaming console to entertain the kids. Little did…

Data Visualization
723 views

How to Improve Data Visualization at Your Company?

Brett Stupakevich - September 23, 2010

Even just a few years ago, many people in the corporate world would probably have said that the biggest challenge…

Data Quality
619 views

“Some is not a number and soon is not a time”

JimHarris - August 26, 2010

In a true story that I recently read in the book Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard…