Archive | October, 2010
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Summing up Kalido announcements at Teradata PARTNERS 2010


Kalido made a number of announcements at the Teradata PARTNERS 2010 Conference this week. I’ve talked to several attendees in our booth and in private meetings with industry analysts, and the response has been great! Our biggest announcement was regarding the availability of the Kalido Information Engine for Teradata. The idea to do this has […]

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Why Do We Need Another Data Governance Maturity Model?


And how your organization can benefit from it

About a month ago, we announced the Kalido Data Governance Maturity Model. Right after that, we got an email from a concerned analyst. He asked, “Why do we need another data governance maturity model? And are you getting into the consulting business and competing with us?” No, we’re absolutely not getting into the consulting business. […]

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How to build a business model


In my last post I included a video that gave you a tour of a business model that was already built. This post includes a new video about how to build the model from scratch, and how it relates to a specific business event that everyone can understand. This video is much more high level […]

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Data Stewardship for Data Warehousing and Analytics


Managing a high-value class of data that has no name

The purists’ view is: a data warehouse integrates and stores data sourced from operational systems. In other words, a data warehouse does not create new data: it only combines and repackages data created elsewhere for analysis. But anyone who has ever designed and built a data warehouse would tell you that if you take the […]

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How to Keep the Enterprise Data Warehouse Relevant


Last week, a data architect from a large pharma asked me: “Should we build an enterprise data warehouse given that we want to harmonize business processes globally?” My first reaction was: it’s been a while since I heard anyone wanting to build a true EDW. Why? Is it because of the Great Recession during which […]

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