Archive | January, 2011

Don’t Stop With Your First Draft

A few weeks ago, I started an analytics engagement with a manufacturing company. Their interest was in developing dashboards that would show the results of product reliability models both individually and by various groupings. OpenBI loves working at the intersection of BI and analytics, so dashboards of “Weibull” coefficients are right up our alley. Another […]

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Bias in BI

A few weeks ago, I wrote on the U.S News Best Colleges, 2011. One of my observations was that the rankings seemed to favor small, highly-selective and well-endowed private schools over larger public state universities. Indeed for 2011, no state school cracked the top 20 national universities, and only two, Berkeley and UCLA, made the […]

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A few Predictions for 2011

It’s been a good few weeks (even longer probably) since I last sat down at my desk and wrote a blog entry. My consultancy work has been a bit too full on, plus Christmas has meant time has just slipped away. Anyway I decided it was time a wrote my predictions for the coming year […]

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Marketers Success Requires Leadership Skills

Industry leaders understand the basic principles of marketing because of exposure and training. Leadership development is an essential key to help with the different applications required to operate a successful business. Industry leaders are the ones who take interest in learning. They are avid life-long learners, which makes any organization stronger.

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