BI systems

Is Your BI Ready for Swimsuit Season?

It is a fact that data management is all about structure and that data is mostly stored in “column and row” databases. [...]

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Business Solution

Confession is Good for the Soul

This is the continuation of my last blog where I shared my painful lessons learned about the difference between a “technology solution” and a “business solution”. [...]

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business solution

Confessions of a Failed Man

There is a big difference between “implementing technology” and “implementing a business solution”. I was a project manager for a Performance Management [...]

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BI business intelligence

Living the Dream

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How often do you utter the phrase, “I wish”? We hear it a lot from customers who have implemented BI (Business Intelligence). They love the analytic power of BI (and we, too, are big fans of BI!) but the business side of the organization is left wishing BI [...]

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BI

Are You Freaking Out Your Business Users?

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Why is it that some people quickly embrace their BI system and others find it an exercise in frustration? If you are in the user group that finds BI intuitive and extremely powerful, you are fortunate. For the rest of us, it’s an exercise in frustration. Why? [...]

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Business Intelligence Brief - Is there really a B in BI

Is there REALLY a “B” in BI? Or was it all False Advertising?

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Business Intelligence is all the rage. But in dark corners, people are whispering that it has not lived up to its promise. Sure, the graphical tools are snazzy. And the analysts who use it rave about its ability to manipulate information to find answers [...]

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strategy management

Part II | Dashboard vs Business Dashboard – Going beyond report based dashboards

This is my second blog around a new term that Corporater uses: Business Dashboard. What characterizes a dashboard: Dashboards are nothing more than HTML reports where [...]

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strategy management

Part I | Dashboard vs Business Dashboard – What is the difference?

I am going to start a series that focus on a new term that Corporater uses: Business Dashboard. What is the difference between a Dashboard that most of us know - and the Corporater Business Dashboard? Well [...]

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Corporate Performance Management

Rules-based Reporting

Did you know that the Reporter module has far more capabilities than just being able to report on elements in the web? Building on my previous blog entry, reports can be written that follow the same “rules” that businesses use in reporting and distributing information [...]

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Business intelligence and analytics

Trust Your Guts – Instinct vs Analytics

You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards…you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never [...]

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business intelligence

“Agility” is the next wave

I don’t know if you have had a chance to look at the North American Palladium Summit program for this year. One of the main topics Kaplan & Norton are speaking about is “Agility & Speed” and the response time for an organization to adapt their strategy [...]

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Balanced Scorecard Software

How to choose a Balanced Scorecard Software

I am geared up to start a new series on balanced scorecard software selection with an aim to provide some good and hopefully neutral advice on this subject. In my long stint in this business, I have seen how a lot [...]

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