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Claudia Imhoff

Welcome to my blog.

This is another means for me to communicate, educate and participate within the Business Intelligence industry. It is a perfect forum for airing opinions, thoughts, vendor and client updates, problems and questions. To maximize the blog's value, it must be a participative venue. This means I will look forward to hearing from you often, since your input is vital to the blog's success. All I ask is that you treat me, the blog, and everyone who uses it with respect.

So...check it out every week to see what is new and exciting in our ever changing BI world.

About the author >

A thought leader, visionary, and practitioner, Claudia Imhoff, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized expert on analytics, business intelligence, and the architectures to support these initiatives. Dr. Imhoff has co-authored five books on these subjects and writes articles (totaling more than 150) for technical and business magazines.

She is also the Founder of the Boulder BI Brain Trust, a consortium of independent analysts and consultants (www.BBBT.us). You can follow them on Twitter at #BBBT

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Data integration has come a long way since the early days of data warehousing. We can now identify three major data integration initiatives in our IT environments. And – guess what? They require a clear and concise architecture. Read on to understand the three initiatives making up an enterprise data integration architecture.

Posted August 30, 2006 3:13 PM
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Ah – the much maligned and misunderstood Operational Data Store (ODS)… I am at the Data Warehousing Institute conference in San Diego this week and I heard an astounding thing – a declaration that the ODS was dead. Gee, I must have missed the obit…

Posted August 23, 2006 10:40 PM
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For the past five years, I have been privileged to participate in Scott Humphrey's highly anticipated Pacific Northwest BI Summit. Without a doubt, this is the highlight of my year. Read on to find out why and what we discussed at the comfortable and charming Weasku Inn (pronounced We Ask You Inn... Cute huh?).

Posted August 8, 2006 4:04 PM
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Most Americans hate innovation or maybe they are just afraid of it? So goes the story line of a recent Information Week article. The author, John Soat, thinks we should "party like it's 1999". Do you agree?

Posted July 12, 2006 8:22 AM
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Bill Gates announced yesterday that he will step down as Microsoft's Chief Software Architect in July 2008. His mighty big shoes will be filled by Ray Ozzie, Microsoft's current CTO. Sadly it will be the end of an era. Read on to see what's next for the richest man in the world.

Posted June 16, 2006 1:29 PM
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