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January 2013 - Business Intelligence Content Archive

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Big Data Technology Does Not Replace a Data Warehouse [Published: 01-10-2013]
Bill Inmon explains the differences between big data technology and data warehousing. He also discusses the functionality of both.

Data Warehouse Construction: A Constructional Paradigm Shift? [Published: 01-10-2013]
Bin Jiang discusses a new constructional paradigm for data warehousing. He proposes that the construction would be substantially more effective if the domain-generic knowledge is kept centralized.

5 Steps to Readiness Assessment for Big Data [Published: 01-15-2013]
Calla Knopman outlines 5 steps every organization should take to prepare for the big rewards that big data can provide.

How to Manage the Visualization Content Revolution [Published: 01-15-2013]
Lee Feinberg explains that succeeding with the next generation of business intelligence and visualization software involves a lot more than the software. It requires a new way of thinking and effective communication with team members.

High-Performance Data Movement Across All Platforms: A Q&A with Barry Thompson of Tervela [Published: 01-16-2013]
In this BeyeNETWORK Spotlight interview, Ron Powell talks with Barry Thompson, Founder and CTO of Tervela. Barry explains their approach for real-time business intelligence and big data analytics.

IT Has Become a Business Obstacle [Published: 01-17-2013]
In this first article of a two-part series, Richard Skriletz describes the crisis in IT as well as the drivers of this crisis.

Successes with Hybrid Storage [Published: 01-17-2013]
Jim Dietz, Product Marketing Manager with Teradata, describes to Ron Powell, independent consultant/analyst and BeyeNETWORK expert, how hybrid storage optimizes their customers' workloads. Jim explains the benefits it provides for data warehouse users.

Bridging IT-Business Divide: A Two-Way Street [Published: 01-21-2013]
The eternal gap between IT departments and business units bedevils many organizations. But there’s a way to get them on the same page, and business intelligence has a role to play. (This article was included in a recent issue of our BI Trends + Strategies e-zine.)

Aligning Business and Information Technology: Some Recommendations for the Coming Administration* [Published: 01-22-2013]
This article looks at the importance of IT-business alignment to ensure IT solutions focus on effectiveness, efficiency and security.

Big Data at SAS: A Spotlight Q&A with Paul Kent of SAS [Published: 01-23-2013]
Ron Powell had the opportunity to talk with the Vice President of Big Data at SAS – Paul Kent. Paul and Kent talk about the big data phenomenon and how SAS is evolving to address the new world of big data.

The Future for Predictive Analytics: A Spotlight Q&A with George Mathew of Alteryx [Published: 01-24-2013]
George Mathew talks with the BeyeNETWORK's Ron Powell. Their discussion covers predictive analytics, social media, big data, and Alteryx's clear-box approach to analytics that reduces the need for data scientists.

Managed Services Ensure the Availability of Complex IT Environments: A Spotlight Q&A with Jack Dziak of SunGard Availability Services [Published: 01-28-2013]
Ron Powell of the BeyeNETWORK talks with Jack Dziak, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Managed Services at SunGard Availability Services, about the challenges of managing complex IT environments that need to be always available.

With Big Data Out of the Box, Maintaining Order is a Must [Published: 01-29-2013]
It is easy to foretell continued growth in big data investments nexxt year. But proper management and governance are needed to derive real business value from all that info. (This article was included in a recent issue of our BI Trends + Strategies e-zine.)

Customer Value Analytics Driving Customer Centricity [Published: 01-30-2013]
David Loshin discusses the development of a customer-centricity model and the importance of customer value analytics in determining each customer’s value over the life of their relationship in order to maximize profitability and minimize costs and risks.

Big Data Democracy for Big Data Analytics: A Q&A with Eldad Farkash and Bruno Aziza of SiSense [Published: 01-31-2013]
In this Q&A, Ron Powell of the BeyeNETWORK talks with SiSense's Founder Eldad Farkash and Bruno Aziza, ice President of Worldwide Marketing. Eldad, Bruno and Ron discuss the realities and misconceptions about big data, and how they're working to be sure companies of any size can tackle the big data analytics challenges.