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Thank you for visiting my blog. I am a Cofounder & Technical Advisor here at the BeyeNETWORK. Having covered the business intelligence and data warehousing industry for more than 15 years, I'm looking forward to a more interactive form of communication with all of you. Please share your comments and thoughts!

 

 

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We get to attend some very interesting events through the BeyeNETWORK as a matter of fact I am typing this blog post from the 37th floor of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas where I am attending the IBM Information On Demand Event and the SAS Premier Leadership Conference both are great events.

In a couple weeks the Network is helping to sponsor a very unique event in Boulder Colorado called the Defrag. The event focuses on topics such as:

 

Business Intelligence
Business Process Management
Social Computing and Analytics
Next-level Discovery

 

Enterprise 2.0
Next-Gen Email
The Semantic Web
Social Media Monitoring and Engagement

The list of topics and speakers is fantastic and I have 1 Free Conference Pass to give away. So.....if you are interested and can guarantee that you are available to attend send me an email and I will do a random drawing on Friday of this week. (This pass doesn't include airfare or hotel) The event is November 11th and 12th and the free pass is valued at $1,495

Email me and I'll see you at Defrag 2009!!!

Posted October 27, 2009 5:11 PM
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I just did a talk last week at a user group on the future of business intelligence. The quick version of the speech is that I see a collision of the web 2.0 community and business intelligence happening around us. Knowledge workers that are just starting to enter the workforce expect their BI tools to resemble Google and other search engines and they want the flexibility to share and use business intelligence on platforms that they are comfortable with. Blogs and social networks are the platform of choice for many of these people. Most BI vendors are still struggling to deliver BI beyond the firewall and some don't even think its necessary.

I really believe as more people in the enterprise get their hands on business intelligence the demand for innovative delivery will follow fast. LogiXML launched Widgenie this week a site that allows you to tap into data (excel, CSV and more coming soon) and produce a dynamic widget that you can embed on your iGoogle page, in your blog or just about anywhere on the web in 3 quick steps.

Arman Eshraghi Founder and CEO gets where business intelligence is heading and is out front with enabling technologies like Widgenie. The BETA version is open to the public and according Arman you will see continued enhancements over the coming months. The widget below took me less than 5 minutes to build and is driven by an Excel spreadsheet and the Widgenie solution.

Sharing this chart is as easy as clicking on the "Grab Me" button and embedding the chart on your site.

The buzz around LogiXML is growing to see more check out this Washington Post article on Arman from this week.


Tags: LogiXML, Widgenie, business intelligence, widget, gadget, web 2.0


Posted June 25, 2008 1:33 PM
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I get asked about RSS almost every week. I've been using a feed reader for longer than I can rememeber but that doesn't mean I am good at explaining why you should. Here is a quick 3 minute video that does an excellent job.

View the video at CommonCraft.com

It can be addicting I read over 60 blogs everyday. But with RSS it takes me less than 90 minutes.


Posted April 26, 2007 7:31 AM
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Interview with Leaptag's Cuneyt Ă–zveren, Ph. D., Chairman, CEO and Founder. A time saving approach to Web 2.0. The leaptag system helps you funnel highly useful and significant content to a single platform. I'm using it and it works great!!

Listen to Podcast (15 minutes so be patient for download)

Technorati Tags: Web 2.0 Expo, Web 2.0, business Intelligence, Leaptag


Posted April 23, 2007 9:31 PM
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Interview with Bungee Labs: Online Application Development and Deployment Platform
Brad Hintze - Marketing Manager
Lyle Ball - Vice President, Marketing

Listen To Podcast


Technorati Tags: Web 2.0 Expo, Web 2.0, business Intelligence, Bungee Labs, Application Development,


Posted April 17, 2007 4:34 PM
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