Archive | March, 2011

Conformed Dimensions and Inheritance

One specialised and high profile aspect of any organisations enterprise data architecture is the delivery of data for analysis and reporting purposes. This is known in the industry as data warehousing and business intelligence. A common data structure used within this area are dimensional data structures. One particular dimensional data structure concept that is often […]

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Dashboards for Higher Education Enrollment Management

Helping a Dashboard Spy reader with his higher education dashboard project and wanted to share a couple of helpful resources. Take a look at these interesting graphics and I’ll tell you afterwards where to get the whitepaper they come from: This is the ascension model for a university’s audience (the incoming student, of course). Note […]

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Musings on the 2011 U.S. News Best Colleges

It’s back to school time, so, like every year, I rush out to drop $10 on the latest U.S. News compendium of Best Colleges. And, like every year, I’m immediately annoyed at what I read. Yet I tolerate this frustration, actually finding the ratings an inciteful illustration of performance measurement useful for BI. After more […]

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Business Intelligence and the 24-Hour Work Day

Business Intelligence and the 24-Hour Work Day. Employees are more likely to spend their time assessing and planning in the decision making role. The organic organization is designed to eliminate both internal and external structural boundaries and to reduce stress. Learn more at http://www.loreensherman.com/page/leader-stress.

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