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Real-time Analytics or History based, which is most suitable?

Traditionally data warehouses do not contain today’s data. They are usually loaded with data via an Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) process from operational systems on a periodic basis, often nightly, but sometimes even weekly. In any case, they are a window on the past. With the ever-growing pace of business today, are these history-based … Read moreReal-time Analytics or History based, which is most suitable?

8 tips to ensure a successful BI strategy

I’ve found that organisations often overestimate the ease of rolling out a successful Business Intelligence program. Recognising the breadth of impact it will have on their organisation can sometimes be overlooked. There is often a lot of time spent determining the right BI technology, but once deployed, many believe the rest will take care of … Read more8 tips to ensure a successful BI strategy

Business Intelligence: what role do you play?

Self-service Business Intelligence (BI) is one of the latest trends that’s being promoted by most BI vendors. Put simply, it serves to deliver corporate information to all users within an organisation without the IT department’s involvement (or at least as little as is practical). Its goal is to get information in the hands of anyone … Read moreBusiness Intelligence: what role do you play?