BI Myths, Trends & Hype

January 7, 2009

Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing Trends: 9 for ’09

“It’s the economy, stupid” will be the dominant theme for 2009. A recession, consumer and corporate anxiety, and constrained IT spending will challenge rational thought. Although […]
November 13, 2008

It’s Just a Little More Disk Space

Recently I bought a Maxtor OneTouch™ 1TB backup drive for my son’s PC. We had been using a 320 Gb hard drive for backups, but to […]
May 30, 2008

Notes from TDWI Boston Chapter Meeting

The Boston Chapter of TDWI had its quarterly meeting yesterday with a theme on Master Data Management (MDM). We had a keynote presentation titled “Master Data […]
April 23, 2008

Ease of use versus functionality

  The Wall Street Journal article “Business Software’s Easy Feeling” yesterday discussed how “Many vendors have "consumerized" their corporate software and online services, making them easier […]
April 7, 2008

BI & DW Trends: 8 for ’08 – Data Integration will Break out of the Silo

(This is part of a series of posts on business intelligence & data warehousing trends for 2008.) How’s this for irony: a lot of integration projects […]
March 4, 2008

Suites (BI, data integration or data modeling): Boom or Bust?

Microsoft (MSFT) vaulted into dominating PC applications when it developed its Office Suite concept a long time ago. Before this suite people bought best-of-breed applications for […]