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Data Science is Sexy

Data Science is Sexy

As titles go, this one has an impeccable pedigree. In October of 2012, the Harvard Business Review (HBR) published an article entitled …

Data Warehousing in the 21st Century

Data Warehousing in the 21st Century

To be a successful relative company in the 21st century, analytics is no longer an option, but a requirement.  Yet, with all of the …

The Agile Enterprise Coach

The Agile Enterprise Coach

When your organization chooses to transition into more agile and leaner ways of working, you quickly discover that this effort needs to …

Don’t Neglect Database Performance

Don’t Neglect Database Performance

One of the most time-consuming aspects of being a DBA is assuring the performance of database systems and applications. A lot of time will …


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Using Standards to Govern Data

Using Standards to Govern Data

This article is all about operational data governance. If you haven’t read Bob Seiner’s original article on what it means to govern …

Using Data to Save the Planet

Using Data to Save the Planet

The topic of climate change is a big one these days. In the wake of the recent, devastating super-storms like Harvey, Irma, and now Maria, …

Active Information

Active Information

We are used to talking about data and information as passive things. They are the facts, the result of what we do, the answers to the …

What Alice in Wonderland Can Teach Us About Data Analytics

What Alice in Wonderland Can Teach Us About Data Analytics

Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here? The Cheshire Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get …


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