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Online Columnists

The columns available here are written exclusively for our DMReview.com online readers. New column are added on Thursdays, and each writer offers expertise in several areas of business intelligence and data warehousing.

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Recent Columns From the Last 15 Days

Enterprise Architecture: The Holistic View:
The A in SOA is Architecture
JP Morgenthal

Data Management Association (DAMA):
DAMA Foundation Model Curriculum Framework
Data Managment Association International (DAMA)

Knowledge: The Essence of Metadata:
The First 100 Days of Enterprise Metadata
R. Todd Stephens, Ph.D.

The Data Strategy Adviser:
What to Look for in a Business Intelligence Partner
Lou Agosta

Volume Analytics:
Accelerate the Trend: Make BI Pervasive
Guy Creese

Meet the Online Columnists

Marlo Brooke and James Williams
Marlo Brooke and James Williams are principals at Avatar Partners (www.avatarpartners.com), an Irvine, California-based consulting organization specializing in end-to-end supply chain solutions, systems integration and Six Sigma. They lead a 25-consultant team that has helped many companies implement RFID and other supply chain optimization solutions. You can contact them at mbrooke@avatarpartners.com or jwilliams@avatarpartners.com.

Malcolm Chisholm
Malcolm Chisholm is an independent consultant focusing on meta data engineering and data management. He is the author of How to Build a Business Rules Engine and Managing Reference Data in Enterprise Databases and frequently writes and speaks on these topics. Chisholm runs two Web sites http://www.bizrulesengine.com and http://www.refdataportal.com. You can contact him at mchisholm@refdataportal.com.

Rich Cohen
Rich Cohen is a principal in Deloitte Consulting LLP's Information Dynamics practice where he is responsible for the strategy, development and implementation of data governance, data warehousing, decision support and data mining engagements to support the emergence of world-class business intelligence applications. Cohen has more than 27 years of experience in the design, development, implementation and support of information technology in a variety of industries. Over the last 18 years, he has had extensive experience in the creation of technology strategies, implementations and deployment of CRM and business intelligence solutions to drive improved business performance.

Gary Cokins
Gary Cokins is a strategist for SAS, a market leader in data management, business intelligence and analytical software. He is an internationally recognized expert, speaker and author on advanced cost management and performance improvement systems. He is the author of four previous books, An ABC Manager's Primer, Activity-Based Cost Management: Making It Work, Activity-Based Cost Management: An Executive's Guide (Wiley) and Activity-Based Cost Management in Government. You can contact him at gary.cokins@sas.com.

Guy Creese
Guy Creese is managing partner at Ballardvale Research, an analyst firm that investigates how organizations can optimize their Web site via best practices in content management, search, personalization and Web analytics. Creese has worked in the high tech industry for 25 years, at both Fortune 500 companies and small start-ups, in positions ranging from programmer to product manager to customer support engineer. He can be reached at guy.creese@ballardvale.com.

Ronen Feldman, Ph.D.
Dr. Ronen Feldman. PhD is one of the leading minds in the field of text mining and draws on years of experience in the development of knowledge discovery systems and text mining applications. Feldman is responsible for ClearForest's technical business development, rapid prototyping, and the research and development of new products. In particular, he is in charge of the wireless segment and development of language models for new vertical domains. Feldman serves as a consultant to leading Israeli companies and serves on the program committees of AAAI, KDD, PKDD and SIGIR. He is often an invited speaker in academic and industrial conferences, and he is a senior lecturer in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department of Bar-Ilan University in Israel.

Gabriel Fuchs

Gabriel Fuchs is a senior consultant with IBM. His column Reality IT takes an ironic look at what real-world IT solutions often look like - for better or for worse. The ideas and thoughts expressed in this column are based on Fuch's own personal experience and imagination, and do not reflect the situation at IBM. He can be reached at gabriel.fuchs@ch.ibm.com.

The Gantry Group
Dawna Paton and Dale Troppito are managing partners of the Gantry Group. Paton has helped guide the Gantry Group's rigorous ROI best practice models based on a 25-year career as chief executive officer, CFO, sales and marketing executive, and venture capitalist in high technology companies. You can reach her at dpaton@gantrygroup.com. Dale Troppito, company cofounder, believes that the technology leaders of the future will be those that understand the crucial role that a market-validated, value delivery strategy and compelling ROI play in shaping corporate competitiveness and customer satisfaction. You can reach her at dtroppito@gantrygroup.com.

Integration Consortium
The Integration Consortium is a non-profit, leading industry body responsible for influencing the direction of the integration industry. Its members champion Integration Acumen by establishing standards, guidelines, best practices, research and the articulation of strategic and measurable business benefits. The Integration Consortium's motto is "Forging Integration Value." The mission of the member-driven Integration Consortium is to establish universal seamless integration which engages industry stakeholders from the business and technology community. Among the sectors represented in the Integration Consortium membership are end-user corporations, independent software vendors (ISVs), hardware vendors, system integrators, academic institutions, non-profit institutions and individual members as well as various industry leaders. Information on the Integration Consortium is available at www.integrationconsortium.org or via e-mail at info@integrationconsortium.org.

John Ladley

When John is not writing poetry as a hobby, he is a director for Navigant Consulting, which recently acquired KI Solutions, a management consulting firm specializing in knowledge and information asset management and strategic business intelligence planning and delivery. Ladley is an internationally recognized speaker and, more importantly, hands-on practitioner, of information and knowledge management solutions. He can be reached at jladley@navigantconsulting.com. Comments, ideas, questions and corroborating or contradictory examples are welcomed.

Greg Mancuso and Al Moreno
Greg Mancuso and Al Moreno are principals with Sinecon, a business intelligence consultancy specializing in data integration and BI/DW solution architecture design. Together they have more than 29 years of data warehouse and business intelligence experience and have implemented many large-scale solutions in both the U.S. and European markets. They may be reached at gmancuso@sinecon-llc.com or amoreno@sinecon-llc.com.

Murray S. Mazer
Dr. Murray S. Mazer is co-founder and vice president of Lumigent Technologies, a leading risk management solutions company. With 20 years of industry experience in startups and established companies, he has directed security, server, intellectual property and technology licensing strategies and development. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Murray led R&D programs for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), OSF,and Digital Equipment Corporation; he and his teams innovated in areas such as data replication, workflow, location-aware computing, mobile data access, security and proxy-based applications. You can reach him at murray.mazer@lumigent.com.


JP Morgenthal

JP Morgenthal is managing partner for Avorcor, an IT consultancy that focuses on integration and legacy modernization. He is also author of Enterprise Information Integration: A Pragmatic Approach. Questions or comments regarding this article can be directed to JP via e-mail at morgenthaljp@avorcor.com. Do you have and idea for a future Enterprise Architecture column? Send it to JP; and if it is used, you will win a free copy of his book.

John Onder
John Onder, a partner in Chicago Business Intelligence Group (CBIG), has extensive experience in all facets of providing information technology services, business reengineering, system assessment and planning services. He has in-depth expertise in business planning and practical implementation of business intelligence and data warehouse applications across many industries. CBIG is a full service, vendor-independent DW/BI consultancy staffed by senior level professionals. Onder can be reached at john.onder@chicagobigroup.com or (773) 477-8783.

Kevin Quinn
Kevin Quinn, vice president of Product Marketing at Information Builders, researches new technologies for acquisition or adoption and defines the strategy and road map for the WebFOCUS business intelligence platform. In his 22 years of experience in IT, Quinn has helped companies worldwide develop information deployment strategies that accelerate decision making and improve corporate performance. Quinn is also the founder of Statswizard.com an interactive sports statistics Web site that leverages business intelligence functionality. You can reach him at KevinR_Quinn@ibi.com.

Steve Schultz
Steve Schultz is a leading customer relationship management (CRM) practitioner who combines an understanding of information technology with extensive business process design experience and information-based decision-making methodologies. As executive VP of Client Services for Quaero (www.quaero.com), he helps clients identify, justify, implement and leverage leading edge analytical CRM environments to create or/and improve their database marketing capabilities. Schultz has worked with companies in the financial services, telecommunications, retail, publishing and hospitality industries. Contact him at schultzs@quaero.com.

Rick Sherman
Rick Sherman has more than 18 years of business intelligence and data warehousing experience, having worked on more than 50 implementations as an independent consultant and as a director/practice leader at a big five firm. He founded Athena IT Solutions, a Boston-based business intelligence consulting firm and is a published author and industry speaker. He can be reached at rsherman@athena-solutions.com or (617) 835-0546.

R. Todd Stephens, Ph.D.
R. Todd Stephens, Ph.D. is the director of Meta Data Services Group for the BellSouth Corporation, located in Atlanta, Georgia. He has more than 20 years of experience in information technology and speaks around the world on meta data, data architecture and information technology. Stephens recently earned his Ph.D. in information systems and has more than 70 publications in the academic, professional and patent arena. You can reach him via e-mail at Todd@rtodd.com or to learn more visit http://www.rtodd.com/.

Robert Wegener
Robert Wegener is the director of solutions for RCG Information Technology's Web services. He has more than 20 years of information and business engineering experience in operations, customer service, transportation, finance, product development, telecommunications and information systems. Wegener also has extensive experience in various process and development methodologies, quality assurance and testing methodologies. He can be contacted by e-mail at rwegener@rcgit.com.

Jonathan Wu

Jonathan Wu is a senior principal with Knightsbridge Solutions. He has extensive experience designing, developing and implementing information solutions for reporting, analysis and decision-making purposes. Serving Fortune 500 organizations, Knightsbridge delivers actionable and measurable business results that inform decision making, optimize IT efficiency and improve business performance.  Focusing exclusively on the information management disciplines of data warehousing, data integration, information quality and business intelligence, Knightsbridge delivers practical solutions that reduce time, reduce cost and reduce risk. Wu may be reached at jwu@knightsbridge.com.

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Archive of Online Columns, by author:

RFID Value Chain
By Marlo Brooke and James Williams

10/27/05RFID and Supply Chain Security: Obstacle or Opportunity?
09/22/05ROI through Internal Optimization

Business Rules Evangelist
By Malcolm Chisholm

01/27/05Controlling Rule Redundancy
12/22/04XML and Business Rules – A Lost Opportunity?
11/25/04Rethinking Rule Taxonomies
10/21/04How Useful are Business Rule Statements?
09/23/04Changing the Rules
08/26/04Gaming the System
08/05/04Meta Data and Business Rules
06/23/04Do Business Rules Fit the Systems Development Life Cycle?
05/27/04In Praise of Procedure
04/22/04Forever One: Business Rules and Reference Data
02/26/04Business Rules and Black Boxes
01/30/04The Normalized Foundation of Business Rules
01/02/04The Case for Business Rules

BI Strategy
By Rich Cohen

01/12/06Seven Principles for Enterprise Data Warehouse Design
12/08/05Critical Questions to Answer When Developing an Enterprise Information Management Strategy
11/10/05My Top Five Building Blocks for Enterprise Data Stewardship
10/13/05The Data Management Center of Excellence: Design and Implementation, Part 2
08/11/05The Data Management Center of Excellence: What It Is and What It Does, Part 1
07/07/05Making Order Out of Chaos: Building an Enterprise-Wide Data Management Environment

Performance Management - Making It Work
By Gary Cokins

01/05/06From Working for the Boss to Working for a More Demanding Overlord: The Customer
12/02/05Distinguishing Between Signal and Noise - KPIs or PIs
11/03/05The Future: Risk-Based Performance Management?
10/06/05Confusion with Managerial Accounting
09/01/05Achieving the Right Value Balance
08/04/05The Promise and Perils of the Balanced Scorecard
06/30/05Can Performance Management Accomplish What Einstein Could Not?
06/02/05The First Barrier to Performance Management: How Do We Get Started?
05/05/05The Tipping Point for Performance Management
03/31/05Corporate Performance Management - Myth or Reality?
02/03/05Common Misunderstandings about Performance Management

Volume Analytics
By Guy Creese

01/19/06Accelerate the Trend: Make BI Pervasive
12/15/05Winning the Battle Against Bad Data
11/17/05Two Excellent Books for Spreading the Word
10/20/05Stay Platform Sane - Aim for Several
09/15/05IBM's UIMA - and Why You Should Care
08/18/05Microsoft Vista's View of BI
07/14/05Now You Need to Design for Three Generations
06/16/05Beware of Bad Metrics
05/19/05Analyze Your Interest Pipeline
04/15/05Get Ready for the Process Warehouse
03/17/05Don't Design for a Mob - Design for Personas
02/17/05Dynamic Visualization: Navigating at the Edge
01/20/05Getting Users to Clamor for Your New System
12/16/04Structured + Unstructured Data = N-Structured Data
11/18/04The Insightful Shift from Snapshots to Streams
10/14/04The Three Ms of BI: Manage, Monitor and Model
09/16/04Duo-Mining: Combining Data and Text Mining

Unified Business Intelligence
By Ronen Feldman, Ph.D.

08/25/05UIMA - Is IBM Hearing Voices?
07/21/05Defining Alliances in the Post-Unified Business Intelligence World
06/02/05Managing Risk for the Financial Services Market in a World of Uncertainty
04/28/05Three Vs: Best Practices for a Unified Business Intelligence Infrastructure
03/24/05Voices from the Next Frontier
02/24/05Voices of BI

Reality IT
By Gabriel Fuchs

01/05/06Cost of Investment - The Real McCOI
11/03/05Excel of a Mess!
09/01/05Who Needs a Data Warehouse?
06/30/05Data Visualization – Cool is Not a Key Driver!
05/05/05Data Quality - It Is All About Not Being Worse Than Anyone Else
03/03/05OLAP Schmolap
01/06/05A Big Myth about BI Needs
11/04/04Software Demos are Like a Box of Chocolates
09/02/04CPM – Resembles BI 10 Years Ago
07/01/04Data Mining – If Only It Really Were about Beer and Diapers
06/03/04BI Islands or a Whole BI Archipelago?
05/06/04Real-Time BI – The Step Before No-Time BI

Eye on ROI
By The Gantry Group

04/28/05Buying with ROI - Your Vendor's ROI and You
02/24/05Useful ROI Metrics Vary by Technology Category
01/27/05Corporate Governance, Compliance and ROI
12/22/04The Real Returns of Meeting Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
11/25/04High Availability/Disaster Recovery ROI
10/28/04To Outsource or Not: The ROI Question, Part 2
09/23/04To Outsource or Not: The ROI Question, Part 1
08/26/04The Software "R(OI)evolution"
07/22/04Where is the ROI Impact for a Data Warehouse?
06/23/04Measuring the ROI of Increased Productivity
05/27/04Measuring the ROI of IT Consulting Services
04/22/04The "ROI" of ROI
03/25/04ROI Overview

Thoughts from the Integration Consortium
By Integration Consortium

01/12/06Band-Aids or Business? Fighting the Integration FUD Factor
12/01/05Evaluation Criteria for Mainframe SOA
11/03/05SOA: When Application and Data Integration Worlds Collide
10/06/05Continuous Monitoring Meets Enterprise Risk Management
09/01/05Applistructure and SOA - Twin Sons of Different Mothers
08/04/05How to Take Advantage of SOA - Now
06/30/05Mainframe Integration without Compromise
06/09/05SMEs Can Benefit from Integration - It is not Exclusively for the Larger Enterprises
05/05/05Clearing the Fog Over Service-Oriented Architecture: What Comprises an SOA?
03/31/05Enterprise Wireless Strategies: Five Key Things to Consider Before Implementation
03/03/05The Problem with Best-of-Breed Integration Solutions
02/03/05The Importance of Security to Mitigate Risk
01/06/05Integration Competency Centers
12/02/04Web Services Evolvement – The Baby Starts Walking and Talking
11/04/04Smart Services for RFID
09/30/04Sarbanes-Oxley Act and IT: Why There is No "I" in "SOX Team"
09/02/04Enterprise Information Integration: A New Definition
08/05/04Dynamic Interoperability and Service-Oriented Architectures, Part 2
07/01/04Web Services-Based Integration, Part I
06/03/04Service Oriented Architecture ? The Right Side Up
05/06/04UBI Delivering Real-World Results, Part 2
04/01/04Moving to Universal Business Integration, Part 1
03/04/04Integration Everywhere ? How SOA is Altering the Direction of EAI
02/05/04Avoiding EAI Disasters
01/15/04An Introduction to the True Definition of Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
04/30/00UBI Delivering Real-World Results, Part 2

Beyond the Data Warehouse
By John Ladley

12/22/05The Poetry of Data Models
10/27/05Primer for Unstructured Data and Semantics
09/29/05Plain English
02/17/05Dealing with ADD (Appliction Development Disorder)
11/18/04EIA Framework Definition, Part 5 - The Devil is in the Details
10/07/04EIA Framework Definition, Part 4 – Closing the Gaps
08/26/04Starting the EIA, Part 3 ? Discovery
07/15/04Starting the EIA, Part 2 - Project Initiation
06/17/04Do You Need an Enterprise Information Architecture? Part 1
05/20/04What is a Data/Information Architecture Strategy?
01/30/04Information Management Full Employment Acts
06/12/03The Return on Information
05/09/03The Value of Information
03/07/03Beyond Rows and Columns, Part 4 ? Collaboration
01/24/03Beyond Rows and Columns ? Unstructured Information, Part 3
12/06/02Beyond Rows and Columns ? Extreme Information Maturity (a.k.a. Enterprise Data Management)
10/10/02Practical Knowledge Management (or What Comes after the Rows and Columns?)
09/12/02Information Management Maturity, Part 2
08/09/02Information Management Maturity
07/19/02How Business Affects the Technology
06/07/02Affecting Business Change, Part 2
05/10/02Affecting Business Change

Data Integration
By Greg Mancuso and Al Moreno

06/09/05Understanding Your Data
04/07/05The Integration Strategy
03/10/05The Advent of E3
02/10/05What are You Integrating?
01/13/05Integrating without the Integration
12/09/04The Alphabet Soup of Data Integration
11/11/04Beyond the Data
10/07/04The Science of Integrating Corporate Data
09/09/04Householding Basics ? How to Define Relationships
08/12/04Solution Integration: An Approach to Ensure Failure
07/08/04The Common Problem ? Working with Merge/Purge and Householding
07/01/04Business Intelligence and Business Performance Management – What Does It Really Cost?
06/10/04Stopping Your Company?s DRIPs, Part 3
05/13/04Stopping Your Company?s DRIPs, Part 2
04/01/04Stopping Your Company?s DRIPs, Part 1
03/11/04Are Your Company?s Information Systems a DRIP?

Auditing and Risk Management
By Murray S. Mazer

12/29/05When Ignorance Became Negligence
09/29/05Data Auditing Can Help Meet Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Challenges
07/28/05Eight Questions to Ask the Chief Auditing Executive

Enterprise Architecture: The Holistic View
By JP Morgenthal

01/26/06The A in SOA is Architecture
11/23/05Managing Data in an SOA
10/27/05Design Your Hinges of Business
09/22/05Reuse Versus Performance in SOA
08/25/05The Role of Semantics in Business
07/21/05In an SOA Universe, How Important is Platform Selection?
06/23/05Abstraction Leads to Simplicity
05/26/05The Holistic View

Business Intelligence Collaboration
By John Onder

09/15/05Best Practices, Part 5: The Information Domain
08/18/05Best Practices, Part 4: The Technology Domain
07/14/05Part 3, The Process Domain
06/16/05Part 2, People Domain
05/19/05Best Practices
04/15/05BI Collaboration

Strategic Information Infrastrucuture
By Kevin Quinn

01/12/06The Business Intelligence Improvement Cycle
12/08/05Information is Just One, Two, Three Clicks Away
11/10/05Not Everyone Who Drives a Car Fixes It Themselves
10/13/05Rules for Building a Successful Information Architecture

High Performance Marketing
By Steve Schultz

12/08/05Taming the Marketing ROI Monster in Five Easy Steps
10/13/05Marketing Infrastructure: Deciding When to Do It Yourself
08/11/05Justifying Your Analytic CRM Investments
07/07/05Getting Started with Your Database Marketing Environment
06/09/05Business Intelligence Success Through Reduced Reporting Applications
05/12/05An ETL Framework for Marketing Databases
04/07/05Marketing Database Design Considerations: An Overview
03/10/05Understanding What Type of Marketing Database is Right for You
02/10/05Marketing Databases: The Root of the Solution
01/13/05Marketing Resource Management Tools: The Issue is When not If
12/09/04Are You Ready for Marketing Automation?
11/11/04Marketing Automation Implementation: Where to Start
10/07/04Logical Next Steps – Planning Your Customer Interaction Architecture
09/16/04Walk, Don?t Run Toward Real-Time Marketing

BI Briefs
By Rick Sherman

12/22/05Training? We Don't Need Training ...
09/08/05Business Intelligence Goes Back to the Future, Part 3: Focus on Data, Then Tools
08/11/05Business Intelligence Goes Back to the Future, Part 2: Couples Therapy for IT and Business Users
06/23/05Business Intelligence Goes Back to the Future, Part 1
03/17/05IBM Acquires Ascential Software
02/24/05Business Intelligence Vendor Trends for 2005
01/27/05Six Business Intelligence Trends for 2005
06/03/04Seven Misconceptions about Data Quality
04/29/04Shedding Light on Data Shadow Systems
03/25/04How to Satisfy Business Users Every Time (Business User Myths), Part 3
12/04/03How to Satisfy Business Users Every Time (Business User Myths), Part 2
09/25/03How to Satisfy Business Users Every Time and Make Them Beg for More, Part 1
08/21/03Sponsorship and Governance for Successful BI Programs
07/25/03Are You Driving a Dashboard to Disaster?
06/26/03Mars, Venus and a Successful Business Intelligence Architecture
05/22/03The Four Legs of a Successful Business Intelligence Project Team

Knowledge: The Essence of Metadata
By R. Todd Stephens, Ph.D.

01/19/06The First 100 Days of Enterprise Metadata
12/15/05Metadata's Annual Plan
11/17/05RSS Technology - Evolution, Revolution and Extinction
10/20/05Leadership in a Natural Disaster
09/15/05Metrics and the Source of all Knowledge
08/18/05Organization and Classification Begins at Home
07/14/05Engagement Processes Revealed
06/16/05The Meta Data Support Model, Part 2
05/19/05The Meta Data Support Model, Part 1
04/15/05The Repository vs. The Registry
03/17/05When Meta Data Galaxies Collide
02/17/05Vision and Reality Hit the Meta Data Environment
01/20/05The Fourth Dimension of User Classification
12/16/04Reaching Critical Mass with Meta Data
11/18/04Does Meta Data Matter?
10/14/04Meta Data Should be Free, Perfect and Available Now
09/16/04Six Degrees of Separation of Our Assets
08/19/04XML Standards are an Integral Part of Meta Data
07/15/04Measuring Accuracy to the Billionth of a Second
06/17/04What are Your Hitching Posts?
05/21/04Broken Windows, Data Quality and the Future of Meta Data
04/15/04Meta Data: A Tradition Like No Other
03/18/04The Meta Data Experience
02/19/04The Five Disciplines of Data
01/22/04Meta Data is the Great Big Book of Everything
12/18/03Meta Data Management Life Cycle Reviewed
11/13/03What Should You Expect from the Meta Data Vendor Community?
10/16/03Meta Data and XML: Will History Repeat Itself?
09/11/03Metatag ? The Newest Member of the Meta Data Family
08/14/03Should We Have a Meta Data Management Maturity Model?
07/17/03Is the Library Card Catalog Analogy Good or Bad for Meta Data?
06/19/03Selling Meta Data is Not Like Selling Kudzu
05/16/03Metacide: The Killing of a Meta Data Project

Development Best Practices
By Robert Wegener

05/12/05Software Testing, Part 2 - Strategies and Plans
04/21/05Software Testing
03/10/05Agile Development
02/10/05The New Landscape, Part 2
01/13/05The New Landscape
04/15/04Design Patterns
03/18/04Service Oriented Architecture

Business Intelligence
By Jonathan Wu

05/26/05What You Need to Know about the EU Data Privacy Directive
10/28/04How Many BI Products Does Your Organization Need?
04/08/04Enhancing "Real-Time" Analytics
03/04/04Training of Information Consumers, Part 3
12/01/03Training of Information Consumers, Part 2
10/24/03Training of Information Consumers, Part 1
08/29/03Conducting a Post-Implementation Business Intelligence Assessment
05/30/03Technical Considerations When Business Intelligence Applications Access ERP Databases
04/25/03Information Access Road Map ? A Guide to Developing a Reporting Environment
03/28/03Assessing Your Organization?s Information
05/24/02Visualization of Key Performance Indicators
04/19/02Analytic Applications: Relevant Information for Decision-Making Purposes
02/01/02The Value in Mining Data
01/07/02Creating Islands and Continents of Information
12/03/01Creating a Successful Business Case to Advance Your Initiative
10/22/01Fostering Success through Managing Expectations
09/03/01Web Reporting Capabilities: Building Versus Buying
08/13/01The Value of Business Intelligence Applications: Part 3
06/25/01The Value of Business Intelligence Applications: Part 2
05/28/01The Value of Business Intelligence Application: Part 1
04/27/01Failure to Plan is a Plan for Failure
03/09/01What's in a Name?
02/09/01Balanced Processing to Achieve Optimal Performance for BI Reports and Queries
12/22/00Components of an Optimal BI/Ad Hoc Query Environment
11/22/00The Transition of Data into Wisdom
10/13/00What is This Data? End User Presentation of Meta Data
09/15/00Top 10 Warning Signs of a Troubled BI Project
08/11/00What is Data Mining?
07/13/00Calculating the ROI for Business Intelligence Projects
06/08/00Which Application is Best for an Organization?
05/11/00Why Provide User Training?
04/13/00User Requirements for Enterprise Query and Reporting
03/09/00Differences Between Web and Non-Web Applications
02/10/00What is Business Intelligence?
01/13/00Events and Introductions
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