Tag Archive: reporting

BI tools

As this is my last blog post for the year, I thought it would be fitting to explore how the Business Intelligence (BI) landscape has changed over the years, especially regarding toolsets. Having worked in the BI sector for numerous years – in the last five years the BI toolset landscape has not only expanded, …

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CIO Dashboard – part II

In a previous post I discussed three areas that the CIO’s dashboard should address, namely proliferation and penetration, users and usage and some of the more important data quality measures. In this post I discuss more of the aspects that the CIO should be tracking, from the point of view of being the executive ultimately responsible …

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Data Quality Framework

Last week I attended the Melbourne DAMA event, where Richard Kevan of Oakton presented a framework for representing and reporting data quality metrics, which they developed and implemented for the Australian Postal Services’ IT division. Other organisations also use similar frameworks. Such a framework can be used to represent, report on and analyse the measures …

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Report Analytics

Report Analytics scrapes data from existing reports into integrated reports for decision-makers. It is positioned as self-service business intelligence that eliminates the delays and costs of traditional data warehousing. However, I have a concern with the trustworthiness of the existing report data.

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