An organization called the BI Congress recently publicized results of a survey it distributed to academics, students, and business intelligence practitioners in an effort to better understand the current state of business intelligence education in undergraduate and graduate universities. The bottom line: the same business and IT silos that exist in companies also exist in schools. Continue reading
In browsing industry news on business intelligence recently, I was startled to read that Tableau Software, a company I’d never heard of before, was the fastest growing BI company in 2010, having more than doubled sales from 2009. Intrigued, I decided to check it out and see what the buzz is about. Continue reading
The late 1990s represented the biggest boom in I. T. the industry had yet seen. Thousands of business firms and government entities scrambled to update their systems ahead of the year 2000. Programmers, especially those with skills in older mainframe-based technologies, became almost impossible to hire. Don’t look now, but a new software development boom may be sneaking up on us. Continue reading
If you’d read my blog Business Intelligence For Business Professionals you may be aware that I’ve been preparing a document summarizing key concepts from the blog. I’m pleased to announce that “The Little Book of Business Intelligence” is now available as a free download in Adobe Acrobat format. You can get it by clicking the link below.
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