What is the role of the BI data architect in the age of the Citizens Analyst? What is the Citizens Analyst anyway?
On October 20th at a packed event just outside Boston, the Informatica World Tour returns! Learn about the latest “information age” technologies from Informatica. And this year Corporate Technologies is honored to be a featured guest on the topic of “how to lead in the age of the Citizens Analyst” – perhaps the most critical […]
How to use SAP Lumira as the Swiss Army Knife of accelerated data exploration and governed discovery
Like the Swiss Army Knife which is known to pack a powerful toolset into pocket-sized companion, SAP Lumira packs a powerful punch when it comes to helping BI users accelerate data exploration and governed discovery. Data exploration, governed data discovery and intuitive visualization are the key enterprise data topics today. User-driven data blending, analytic models, […]
Traditional, relation-based analysis is usually driven by the database and the SQL-based paradigm of joins, hierarchies and result sets. In this top-down, or tree-based, model, when filtering, drilling or slicing, we narrow the data set we are working with. As my colleague Lou Bushinsky wrote in his Disrupting BI series blog, technology is rapidly reshaping […]
I have evaluated, designed and implemented many different data structures during my career. If there’s one thing I’ve learned with all that I have seen, it is that no data structure is perfect. The most successful data structures maintain a fine balance in accommodating the end user’s many different needs. Some of these needs include […]