Articles by Claudia Imhoff

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Big Data in the Operational World Requires a Different Mind-Set: A Spotlight Q&A with James Taylor Summary
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.

Topics: Analytics, Operational Business Intelligence, Big data

by Claudia Imhoff | 0 comments
11-25-2013
Bridging IT-Business Divide: A Two-Way Street Summary
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.)

Topics: Business Intelligence, Information Management

by Claudia Imhoff | 0 comments
01-21-2013
Collaborative BI Sets Stage for Collective User Action Summary
With users working together on business intelligence processes, organizations can make better decisions. And you don’t need to go all-in to get started. (This article was included in a recent issue of our BI Trends + Strategies e-zine.)

Topics: Business Intelligence, Collaboration

by Claudia Imhoff, Colin White | 0 comments
10-17-2012
Split Personalities Put Data Scientists in Play Summary
This article by Claudia Imhoff and Colin White explores the characteristics of data scientists and looks at why they are in such high demand. (This article was included in a recent issue of our BI Trends + Strategies e-zine.)

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence

by Claudia Imhoff, Colin White | 0 comments
09-11-2012
Advanced Analytics and Business Intelligence: Term Abuse? Summary
To avoid confusion and explain how a technology can provide business benefit, is important to have a level of common understanding about the meaning of the terms used.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Mining and Statistical Analysis, Predictive Analytics, Decision Support Systems

by Claudia Imhoff, Colin White | 3 comments
05-18-2010
Business Intelligence Really Can Be Fast and Effective
by Claudia Imhoff | 0 comments
04-28-2010
Extending the Scope and Reach of Business Intelligence, Part 3 Summary
Is data federation in your future? This article describes the most popular usages of data federation as well as situations where it may not be a good option.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Enterprise Information Integration (EII), ETL, Data Virtualization, Data Federation

by Claudia Imhoff, Colin White | 0 comments
04-27-2010
Extending the Scope and Reach of Business Intelligence, Part 2 Summary
Claudia Imhoff and Colin White take a look at lower-cost deployment options for business intelligence applications focusing specifically on analytical database management systems and appliances.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Databases/Database Administration, Analytics, Appliances, Cloud Computing
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by Claudia Imhoff, Colin White | 0 comments
03-30-2010
Extending the Scope and Reach of Business Intelligence, Part 1 Summary
Learn about new and evolving technologies that enable companies to extend the scope and reach of their BI environments.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Collaboration, Data Mining and Statistical Analysis, Data Integration, Analytics, Cloud Computing, Visualization

by Claudia Imhoff, Colin White | 0 comments
02-23-2010
Come and Get It! Making Business Intelligence More Consumable, Part 4 Summary
Claudia Imhoff and Colin White conclude their 4-part series with this article that discusses a maturity model for evolving your current business intelligence environment to one that promotes and sustains information workers.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Collaboration
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by Claudia Imhoff, Colin White | 1 comment
01-26-2010
Come and Get It! Making Business Intelligence More Consumable, Part 3 Summary
Recent innovations in six areas of technology can significantly impact the overall business intelligence deployments in terms of performance, scalability and low cost. Claudia Imhoff and Colin White provide a guide to help you understand how these advances have changed the face of analytics and information worker support.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, SaaS (Software as a Service), Appliances, Cloud Computing, Data Management
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by Claudia Imhoff, Colin White | 2 comments
12-15-2009
Come and Get It! Making Business Intelligence More Consumable, Part 2 Summary
In this second part of a three-part series, Claudia Imhoff and Colin White describe the information requirements for the two types of information workers and outline approaches that can help satisfy those requirements while at the same time making information more consumable.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Claudia Imhoff, Colin White | 1 comment
11-17-2009
Come and Get It! Making Business Intelligence More Consumable, Part 1 Summary
Business intelligence (BI) users are faced with problems on a scale hardly imagined just a few years ago. Responding to these problems requires an understanding of who the information workers are, what technologies work best for them and how to change their BI environments. In this first part of a three-part series, Claudia Imhoff and Colin White describe the history of information workers and discuss their characteristics.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Information Management, Analytics

by Claudia Imhoff, Colin White | 3 comments
10-27-2009
Pay as You Go: SaaS Business Intelligence and Data Management Summary
Claudia Imhoff and Colin White provide an overview the case studies of five companies that have successfully deployed software as a service (SaaS) business intelligence or data management solutions.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Information Management, SaaS (Software as a Service)

by Claudia Imhoff, Colin White | 1 comment
05-20-2009
Disruptor: The Rise of the Open Source Data Warehouse Summary
The open source revolution is impacting data warehousing, and this article provides suggestions for getting the most out of an open source data warehouse implementation.

Topics: Open Source BI, Data Warehousing

by Claudia Imhoff | 0 comments
12-02-2008

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