Data Doghouse Blog

May 17, 2016

How to justify the purchase of a data integration tool

The growing importance of business intelligence and data analytics applications in driving business decision making has made data integration’s vital role in the enterprise crystal clear. […]
May 11, 2016

Data integration platforms take users beyond ETL software

Whether we’re discussing the impact that the tsunami of big data is having on organizations or the cloud application takeover of traditional on-premises applications, the common […]
April 12, 2016

Enterprise Data World 2016 – San Diego

The 20th annual Enterprise Data World (EDW) Conference is recognized as the most comprehensive educational conference on data management in the world. Rick Sherman will be conducing […]
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. […]
September 30, 2015

Five Great Ways to Really Mess Up Your Data Warehouse During Loading

Your data warehouse is only as good as the data you load into it. But the data-loading process can be tricky, and there are ample opportunities […]
September 24, 2015

Book excerpt: Why a BI environment needs a solid architecture framework

In this book excerpt published on SearchBusinessAnalytics.com, I write about why taking a siloed approach to creating a BI architecture framework leads to problems. The excerpt […]