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Dear Data Scientist: Your Data Warehouse Is Blurring Your Vision


Look at the blurry image. If I gave you until the end of the day, could you tell me what it is? The patterns in the data tell you that “something” is there, but what? Iteratively increasing the pixels in the field of interest—resolution–brings those patterns into focus. Each iteration makes it clearer. Sharpening business […]

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Kalido listed in “DBTA 100: The Companies That Matter Most in Data”


This week Database Trends and Applications (DBTA) magazine, recognized Kalido for “presence, execution, vision, and innovation in delivering products and services to the marketplace”. Our company is one of a notable list of data solutions providers included in the inaugural “DBTA 100: The Companies That Matter Most in Data.” Whenever our company gets recognition like this, […]

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Commoditizing Data Science: The stampede toward Shadow IT 2.0


Recently I attended the Gartner BI Summit in Dallas. If there was any one thing that jumped out at me it was how many of the analytics vendors I spoke with are lowering the barrier to entry for just about anyone to acquire and apply these at their desk, from their hotel rooms, in the […]

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Does the Corner Office Value Data Science (or scientists)?


Data scientists are touted in analytics circles as the jet jockeys of information management. But as Big Data evolves, do the people at the very top of the org charts even recognize their importance? A recent survey seems to say maybe not. Having just attended the @Gartner BI and Analytics summit in Dallas, data science […]

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Big Data without Context is Worthless


Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. – Mark Twain These days, if you’re in business you’re likely buzzing about Big Data. Everyone is. Marketing guys like me are trying to figure out an angle to exploit it. What we are buzzing about is an […]

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