Tag Archives: business intelligence

Business Highlights in Big Data History

January 22, 2015

If you’re relatively new to Big Data, you might find this snapshot of the last 20 years of big data history helpful. Hopefully, you can build your understanding and figure out where you reside in the journey of Big Data development, adoption and optimization. Gentlemen Start Your Spreadsheets (1995) The world wide web explodes and… Read More »

Do You Want Business Alignment? Then Stop Asking End Users What Data They Want!

May 5, 2014

Every self-respecting data management professional knows that “business alignment” is critical to the success of a data and analytics program. But what does business alignment really mean? How do you know if your program is aligned to the business? Before describing what business alignment is, let me first list what it is not: • Interviewing… Read More »

Change and “Ah-Ha Moments”

March 31, 2014

This is the first in a series of articles discussing the inherent nature of change and some useful suggestions for helping operationalize those “ah-ha moments.” Nobody has ever said that change is easy. It is a journey full of obstacles. But those obstacles are not impenetrable and with the right planning and communication, many of these… Read More »

Big Apple Hosts the Final Big Analytics Roadshow of the Year

November 26, 2013

Speaking of ending things on a high note, New York City on December 6th will play host to the final event in the Big Analytics 2013 Roadshow series. Big Analytics 2013 New York is taking place at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers in the heart of Midtown on bustling 7th Avenue. As we… Read More »