Category Archives: Data Warehouse

Perhaps it is time to start acknowledging the challenge of source data analysis?

“Garbage out, garbage in” I know, I know I have got that the wrong way round. Well, actually I did it on purpose to illustrate a problem with BI/Data Warehousing projects and incidentally many other Information Management initiatives. I recently … Continue reading

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Are you a Data Modeler or a Data Worker?

A few months ago I was at a meeting with a customer who was involved with a BI project that was pulling data from an SAP system into a Data Mart. One of the people at the meeting was very … Continue reading

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Big Process and Big Data

I’ve just been reading what Clay Richardson over at Forrester is saying around putting data and BI closer to the sharp end of business. http://searchbusinessanalytics.techtarget.com/news/2240037726/Process-intelligence-gains-momentum-at-the-intersection-of-BI-and-BPM?asrc=EM_NLN_14612906&track=NL-544&ad=844365 Also some other work where he talks about Process and Data folks not talking to … Continue reading

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