2002 — May
Analytics: Detect the Expected – Discover the Unexpected [Published: 04-04-2014]
Traditional business intelligence typically delivers answers to a set of known questions while data discovery and visual analytics focuses on drawing inferences and conclusions from data.
Classification of Corporate Data [Published: 04-03-2014]
Bill Inmon explains why it is critical to understand the types of data within a corporation in order to gain value from that data through analysis.
Social Network Analysis, Metadata and Business Intelligence: Paul Revere’s Ride Revisited [Published: 03-18-2014]
Dr. Barquin provides an interesting perspective on social network analysis by looking at Paul Revere's "connections."
Is Text Really Unstructured Data? [Published: 03-06-2014]
Bill Inmon explains that although text is called unstructured data, text does have structure.
Analyzing Search [Published: 02-27-2014]
Ever wonder what online businesses can learn from your search activity? David Loshin looks at how this information can be analyzed over time to extrapolate your demographic details as well as your areas of interest.
Are Big Data and Data Science Initiatives Cost Prohibitive? [Published: 02-26-2014]
Are big data projects beyond the reach of all but the large enterprises? You may be surprised to learn that big data projects don't necessarily mean big expense.
Kimball versus Inmon Approach [Published: 02-18-2014]
Data warehousing approaches fall into two major camps: Inmon or Kimball. Deborah Arline compares the two approaches.
The Evolving Modern Data Warehouse [Published: 02-18-2014]
How is data warehousing changing in order to meet modern business requirements and realities? Timur Mehmedbasic explains the evolution and how organizations are addressing the rapidly increasing data volumes as well as the growing variety of data types.
Building a Data Warehouse with a Limited Budget [Published: 02-14-2014]
Ron Powell, independent consultant/analyst and BeyeNETWORK expert, talks with Sharon Odom and Su Rayburn of Delta Community Credit Union about how they built a second-generation data warehouse with WhereScape.
The Olympics Again: At What Price this Time? [Published: 02-10-2014]
Dr. Barquin looks at the good, the bad and the ugly of the current Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
The Ubiquitous Spreadsheet [Published: 02-06-2014]
Bill Inmon reminds us of the problems that can arise from the use of spreadsheets.
Predictive Search Enhancements: The Presumed Benefits [Published: 01-29-2014]
Do search engine predictions really help or do they distract us from our goal? Read David Loshin's take on this topic.
Information Management Strategies from William McKnight [Published: 01-27-2014]
This excerpt is from William McKnight’s newest book – Information Management: Strategies for Gaining a Competitive Advantage with Data. Through this book, William McKnight helps you understand the value of information in your enterprise. In this somewhat technical chapter, he reminds us that in order to be an excellent information manager or strategist, there is technical information you must know.
On Calendars, Calendrics and the New Year – 2014 [Published: 01-21-2014]
With so many relying on digital calendars, Dr. Barquin reminds us that traditional calendars still have a role to play as they often convey important messages.
Prescriptive Analytics: Making Better Decisions with Simulation [Published: 01-21-2014]
Are you a data analyst? If so, you should know about and use Monte Carlo simulation. Jen Underwood explains why.
The Network is the Database [Published: 01-14-2014]
Data integration is becoming a technological challenge because of distributed data. Rick van der Lans explains how data virtualization can help.
End-to-End Data Management in the Cloud [Published: 01-13-2014]
Ron Powell, independent consultant/analyst and BeyeNETWORK expert, interviewed Hannah Smalltree, director of marketing for Treasure Data, about cloud managed service that covers the entire data pipeline.
Managed Services to Support the Big Data Business Analyst: A Q&A with Hannah Smalltree of Treasure Data [Published: 01-13-2014]
Hannah Smalltree, director of marketing for Treasure Data and previously the editorial director for SearchDataManagement, talks with Ron Powell, independent consultant/analyst and BeyeNETWORK expert, about data management in the cloud.
Big Data: Who’s Leading the Charge? [Published: 01-09-2014]
Bill Inmon looks at the history of decisions made by IT departments and questions what path organizations will take as they endeavor to get real business value from big data.
Business unIntelligence—Insight and Innovation Beyond Analytics and Big Data [Published: 01-08-2014]
Is there still a need for the data warehouse? In this excerpt from his new book, Barry Devlin looks at why the data warehouse can no longer retain its old role of being all things to all informational needs.