As organizations move to data lakes from the enterprise data warehouse, denigrating schema on write in favor of schema on read approaches, I get the impression that many see the data lake as the lazy man’s lasagna of data storage
When market analyst and pundits pontificate on the state of a market or new technology they seem to demonstrate a bipolar view of the world. They make pinpoint turns from manic enthusiasm to abject disillusionment. Something that is a panacea for all human ills one week is cast aside the next in favor of the … Continue reading IoT Hype
Building the IoT
When we paint the picture of the future IoT enabled earth we envision multiple things working together in one global integrated system. Sensors detect and report situations that trigger action on the part of other systems, diverse independent devices work in unison. To transform the world, to deliver on this vision, we need to develop the infrastructure that will support it. Let me explain…
Big Data Dashboard Design – a Challenge
In a previous, Project Management Dashboard, I wrote specifically about a dashboard for project managers. In that post, I made the point that a dashboard should tell a clear, crisp, story that simplifies any complexity without loss of information. Doing this, creating this clear, crisp story really brings together two different topics I have discussed … Continue reading Big Data Dashboard Design – a Challenge
Project Management Dashboard
The definition of a dashboard is the panel facing a driver of a vehicle or the pilot of an aircraft containing instruments and controls. It’s the thing you look at when you are trying to drive a car or fly a plane. At a glance, you should be able to see the key pieces of … Continue reading Project Management Dashboard
From Data Literacy to Transliteracy
From Data Literacy to Transliteracy Understanding necessary skills for data democratization.
Business Intelligence is Corporate Fat!
Business Intelligence is corporate fat. When you go to the butcher do you look for a steak with fat? Think about it, because that is what BI is.
Is Business Intelligence a dodo bird?
The world in which Dodo birds existed changed with the arrival of humans and they, the birds, did not adapt. The world in which business intelligence (BI) exists is changing, changing pretty drastically. Will BI go the way of the Dodo bird?