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Get Ready for a Major New Release


Wow!  The Kalido-sphere is buzzing with excitement these days.  Between the recent briefing with the BBBT, the multi-city Qlik to Discover Roadshow with Qlik with just completed stops in Jersey City, Chicago, Philadelphia and Toronto, and the upcoming, much anticipated new release of the Kalido Information Engine, there’s no shortage of news around here. Our […]

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What’s The Real Burden in ETL?


Readers of our corporate blog and followers of the Kalido message know we have been promoting “No ETL” in the context of data warehousing. Inevitably this leads to ETL tool vendor outrage at the notion that you don’t need ETL. So let me be clear: we believe you will always need the concept of Extract, […]

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The less things change, the more they stay the same


In 2012, we surveyed attendees at TDWI World Conferences regarding topics related to data warehousing: how they handle change, how long it takes to deploy new data, costs associated with supporting the data warehouse and so on. Over this period we received well over 500 responses and have blogged about it and shared information in […]

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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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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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