2002 — May
Is Agile BI Really a Better Mousetrap? [Published: 12-17-2013]
Do agile methods lead to better business intelligence/data warehousing results? Jim Gallo explains the method his organization developed to quantify results and shares advice for measuring productivity, quality and cost of your agile efforts.
Business Intelligence from Censorship [Published: 12-17-2013]
Dr. Barquin provides a glimpse into the activities of human rights violators who censor social media data and explains what opportunities this presents for BI and analytics professionals.
Data, Metadata and Big Data [Published: 12-05-2013]
Bill Inmon reminds us that all data is not created equally, and he points out what that means for big data implementations.
The World of Location Intelligence Tomorrow [Published: 12-05-2013]
Steve Benner completes his series by focusing on the key trends that are shaping the future of location intelligence.
Big Data in the Operational World Requires a Different Mind-Set: A Spotlight Q&A with James Taylor [Published: 11-25-2013]
In this interview by Claudia Imhoff, President of Intelligent Solutions and founder of the Boulder BI Brain Trust, James Taylor, CEO of Decision Management Solutions, talks about how big data has changed operational analytics.
Analytics, Hype and the Limits of Reasonability [Published: 11-21-2013]
David Loshin explains why a comprehensive analytics program requires a well-organized data management program and integration across the various lines of business.
Government Big Data Drivers and Best Practices: A Spotlight Q&A with David Loshin [Published: 11-20-2013]
David Loshin, President of Knowledge Integrity, talks with Ron Powell, independent consultant/analyst and BeyeNETWORK expert, about the big data challenges facing today's government agencies.
Beginning Prescriptive Analytics with Optimization Modeling [Published: 11-19-2013]
In this article, Jen Underwood explains that prescriptive analytics provides the best outcomes for modeled situations based on optimization. She shares a simple optimization example using mathematical programming techniques and provides advice for developing an optimization model.
Business Intelligence Education and the Public Sector [Published: 11-19-2013]
In this article, Dr. Barquin emphasizes the importance of properly trained BI professionals, especially in government agencies. He describes a program for addressing the basic needs of a new practitioner.
Transportation Trends and Deployment [Published: 11-14-2013]
Hani Mahmassani, Patterson Chaired Professor in Transportation and Director of the Transportation Center at Northwestern University, and Ron Powell, independent consultant/analyst and BeyeNETWORK expert, discuss the trends that are driving travel and transportation changes and the growth of planned and unplanned data resources.
The Data-Driven Marketing Approach [Published: 11-14-2013]
Bill Rand, Professor at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, and Ron Powell, independent consultant/analyst and BeyeNETWORK expert, explains how and why he moved from being a computer scientist to a professor of marketing. He explains the relationship between computer science information systems and marketing. Also, Bill describes on the data-driven marketing approach and its benefits.
Self-Service Analytics with Teradata OLAP Connector [Published: 11-14-2013]
Sam Tawfik, Marketing Manager at Teradata, talks with Ron Powell, independent consultant/analyst and BeyeNETWORK expert, about the Teradata OLAP Connector, which offers a new way for business users to access data without having to extract and store the data in their BI tool.
Teradata Intelligent Memory [Published: 11-14-2013]
Alan Greenspan, Product Marketing Manager for Teradata, and Claudia Imhoff, President of Intelligent Solutions and founder of the Boulder BI Brain Trust, discuss Teradata Intelligent Memory, a feature of Teradata 14.10. Alan explains the new innovative way to take advantage of memory that provides the benefits of an in-memory processing database without all the expense and without the tradeoffs of an in-memory database.
Driving Efficiencies for Government [Published: 11-14-2013]
Bobby Caudill, Program Director for Government at Teradata, and Ron Powell, independent consultant/analyst and BeyeNETWORK expert, discuss how Teradata works to help governments drive efficiencies. Bobby also talks about Teradata’s cybersecurity for governments.
Unified Data Architecture Hadoop Strategy [Published: 11-14-2013]
Cesar Rojas, Marketing Director at Teradata, and Ron Powell, independent consultant/analyst and BeyeNETWORK expert, talk about Teradata's Hadoop strategy and the role of the technology within the Unified Data Architecture.
Measuring KPIs is Passé [Published: 11-14-2013]
Saurabh Jain explains why business intelligence and analytics initiatives need to evolve in order to achieve better business performance.
Embracing the New Normal of Big Data [Published: 11-12-2013]
Stephen Harris, Principal at Capgemini, talks with Ron Powell, independent consultant/analyst and BeyeNETWORK expert, about their business-centric and simplistic approach to big data and the digital ecosystem. He explains how Capgemini customers get value from big data in a way that delivers more value to the business so that they can make critical and timely business decisions.
Three Keys to Unlocking Big Data and Analytics [Published: 11-11-2013]
John O’Brien, Principal and Founder of Radiant Advisors, and Ron Powell, independent consultant/analyst and BeyeNETWORK expert, discuss the big shifts in big data analytics and the challenges presented by big data.
Multidimensional Profitability Engines for Evaluating Business Performance [Published: 11-11-2013]
Jurek Sagan, Chief Executive Officer of BI4Real, talks with Claudia Imhoff, President of Intelligent Solutions and founder of the Boulder BI Brain Trust, about BI4Real and the solutions they provide that allow companies to analyze profitability, focusing on integrating financial information, commercial and financial data for evaluating business performance. Jurek also explains how BI4Real works with Teradata.
Choosing the Best Platform for Big Data Projects: A Spotlight Q&A with Richard Winter [Published: 11-11-2013]
Richard Winter, President of WinterCorp, talks with Ron Powell, independent consultant/analyst and BeyeNETWORK expert, about the TCOD – total cost of data – metric that he developed. Richard shares examples of how this metric allows organizations to match each application to the platform that provides the best economics.