Rick Sherman

April 12, 2017
Self-service business intelligence

Tough Love for Self-Service BI

The term self-service BI (SSBI) is common, but it’s also commonly misunderstood. The first few things I ask clients who want to discuss a SSBI project […]
April 4, 2017
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Taming the Data Beast with Governance

More and more companies are recognizing that they’re accumulating ever-increasing amounts of data, but not necessarily gaining business insights from it. The missing link is the […]
April 2, 2017
DAMA

DAMA Talk: Enabling Self-Service BI and Analytics

Rick Sherman is speaking at DAMA in Wellesley, MA. It’s free and open to the public. Title: Enabling Self-Service BI and Analytics When: Monday April 17,  6:00-8:15 […]
January 3, 2016

The Four Legs of a Successful Business Intelligence (BI) Project Team

A successful BI project team is like a four-legged table – each leg holds up its share of the weight. Remove one and the project wobbles. […]
November 28, 2014

New developments make data integration a businesswide effort

Data integration software is now much more than just extract, transform and load tools — it encompasses a wide range of platforms and technologies supporting real-time […]
January 11, 2011

Analytical database tips: deployment advice and potential challenges

The first part of this article discussed columnar database software and other technologies that can help boost analytics performance. But regardless of which analytical database technology […]