Tag Archive: BI

Health Data Analytics 2016

I had the privilege and pleasure to attend HISA’s Health Data Analytics conference in Brisbane on 11 and 12 October 2016. What follows is this particular BI and Analytics consultant’s impressions and insights from the conference in terms of the main themes covered and the messages and impressions I take away, again from my particular …

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Revolt against the Data Lake as Staging Area

In previous posts I covered the data lake, approaches to “building” the lake and the data lake’s relationship with the traditional data warehouse. However as rosy as all that may seem, there are some people quite opposed to using the data lake as an all-encompassing free-for-all at-scale staging area. To an extent, I tend to …

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Future Enterprise 2013

Future Enterprise 2013 had a good line-up of international experts and local thought leaders, thought-provoking panel discussions and good networking opportunities. As has become their trademark, Daniel McMurray and Jenny McLellan of Enterprise IQ ran the event like clockwork, with the usual soft ROIs too…. held in one of Sydney’s iconic hotels, good barista coffee …

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ROI on BI

I recently lead a round table discussion on “Revamping your EDW and BI initiatives to Capture ROI” at the Marcus Evans Australian CIO Summit on the Gold Coast. I thought I would start the discussion by asking “What measures are you using to gauge the ROI of your BI initiatives?” Can you imagine my surprise …

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Data Science – Organisational Impact

A lot has been written about the skills and tasks of the data scientist, but what is also very important to consider is the impact of the role on the organisation, and vice versa.

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