Data Doghouse Blog

July 25, 2017
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Azure SQL Data Warehouse turns up the heat

Rick Sherman is quoted extensively in this new TechTarget article: Azure SQL Data Warehouse turns up the heat, expands processing power Abstract: Spirited competition is under way among […]
June 28, 2017
Modernization requires a better foundation than this

A Firm Foundation for Modernized BI & Analytics

You wouldn’t modernize a house without fixing its rickety foundation first. Similarly, your BI and analytics environment needs a firm foundation before you can update it. […]
April 27, 2017
Business intelligence and data cleaning

The life-changing magic of tidying up your data

If your data is a mess, what are you waiting for? Like many other companies, maybe yours has been ignoring a lot of the things that […]
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 3, 2017
Athena IT Solutions Webinar

Webinar: An action plan for customer intelligence

Webinar: An action plan for customer intelligence Understanding the customer is a long-standing goal of BI and Analytics, but striving toward that 360 degree view is […]