Published Articles

September 9, 2015

Relational database design tips to boost performance

In this article that I wrote for SearchDataManagement.com, I discuss the fact that as relational database management systems handle more and more data, a strategic approach […]
September 1, 2015

Data virtualization tools move into strategic IT realm

I was recently interviewed by SearchCIO.com to discuss how data virtualization technology is moving into the strategic realm for CIOs, why this is happening, and the […]
February 17, 2015

Operational BI process puts better business practices within reach

A new interview with me on TechTarget: As organizations increasingly look to use data analytics to help drive their business operations, accelerate decision making and improve […]
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 […]
July 21, 2014

Design a business intelligence system properly — for business users

What are some common mistakes that business intelligence managers and architects make when planning and designing a business intelligence system? BI managers and architects generally do […]
May 28, 2014

New Database Technologies Tackle the Analytics Deluge

Enterprises today are faced with a flood of data that they could never have imagined a decade ago. Yesterday’s CIO thought cell phones were just for […]