Monthly Archives: January 2010

Snags of the Week – January 9, 2010

Within my 60 or so hours per week of work utilizing a wider range of BI-related technologies to a deep level that pushes my brain to its limits, I run into my share of snags. Some are genuinely crazy things I … Continue reading

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Sample of my SSAS/MDX Workshop

Analysis Services is a difficult subject that at first glance can appear to be a relatively simple subject. After all, most people can learn within an hour or two how to create Pivot Tables in Excel and slice and dice … Continue reading

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Updated “Putting the ‘I’ Back in ‘BI'” Slide

I’ve updated a slide I created I created a while back and included on an old blog titled The Intelligence of Business. It depicts how Information Technology expands the potential for businesses. Originally, it only had four bars; the missing one being the … Continue reading

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Cutting Edge BI is About Imperfect Information

Business Intelligence (BI) is the Information Technology (IT) craft of integrating data from an array of diverse data sources and presenting it such that we can make decisions based on an all-encompassing view. This is no different from what out … Continue reading

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SCL is a Thin Layer on Top of a Solid BI Foundation

As I lay out the process of a Predictive Analytics / Rule Integration (SCL) project, I found that one key concept to convey is that SCL comprises the outermost layer of a solid foundation of Business Intelligence. This layered approach … Continue reading

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