Author Archive | Noe Gutierrez

Finding your shining star

Dear readers, happy New Year 2013! I hope you have a prosperous year and all your Business Intelligence implementations are wildly successful. For my first blog of the year, I truly debated what to write about, many thoughts came to mind including wishes, resolutions and stars. Before you write off this blog as another piece […]

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So you have achieved success, what is next?

After a long time, the BI project that you were leading is finally in production; to everybody’s surprise (including yours) things are working perfectly and customers are actually using the system. All the hard work seems to have paid off after all, with your boss congratulating you on how the project was deployed and the […]

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The power of the ONE

After reading the title you will probably be wondering what or who is the one, are we talking about one architecture, one tool stack, one service provider, etc. While it is indeed certain all these things are important in the context of a BI engagement, in this post I will explore the power of the […]

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Transforming your organization from the inside-out

Dear readers, I know it has been a while since my last posting, but that is a good sign; it means that the Business Intelligence industry is still alive out there, even in these uncertain times. So, what is the occasion then? Well, if you have not guessed by the title, let me give me […]

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Harness the power of the light bulb effect!

Most of us have heard the story of the light bulb effect, but if you have not, put attention to the next few lines: “A company was trying to determine which light bulb wattage could produce the better productivity for their workers. The project team base lined productivity using a standard 60 watt bulb and […]

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Getting in shape to deal with Big Data

Big data is a big term these days, everybody in the information management industry is talking about it; in fact, along with cloud and mobile, it has become one of the biggest items in 2011 for information professionals. But what makes big data so big? Are the numbers getting larger or the hard drives getting […]

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BI in an imperfect world: When organizations let us down

It is probably a well known fact that BI projects have the least successful completion rate in any organization: entire books, whitepapers and Blogs have been written on this topic alone with the hopes that many project teams will recognize, and more importantly avoid these issues. If you are reading this blog, chances are that […]

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