Archive | January, 2013

Of course Big Data will change the “Traditional” Data Warehouse


I derive great enjoyment from reading the blogs, comments and tweets about whether or not Big Data will replace the Data Warehouse. But as with most predictions, I believe there is a half-truth hidden therein…  The momentum around Big Data is forcing organizations to re-evaluate their investments in data management and there can be no […]

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Data Quality & User Overrides: Shut Up and Take My Money!

Data Quality & User Overrides: Shut Up and Take My Money!


Last Tuesday a data quality vendor put out a blog post “Companies need to be educated on data quality“ that essentially said that companies need to be educated in data management.   While one of the surveys mentioned focused on financial services organizations, I think the same can be said of many industries, and you certainly don’t need […]

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Recalculating!


Let’s make 2013 the Year of the Intelligent Business

I’ve been kicking around an idea, but have been struggling to get the words right. Then a spark of inspiration came when reading a blog by Steve Miller, “Big Data Isn’t Like Every Other IT Project”. My blog isn’t about Big Data, but rather about why organizations continue to see such low success rates in […]

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Are You Agile Enough for Big Data?


Adapt and Survive

What happens if your Big Data analysis project tells you that your strategy for approaching the market is wrong?  What if sentiment analysis of the tweet stream reveals that your latest product bundling is missing the mark?  Can you react? Can you adjust in time to take advantage of these insights?  In short, is your […]

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