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Using Both The Waterfall And Agile Methods

Today, there are plenty of examples of companies using the traditional waterfall project management methodology as compared to the agile methodology.  Both methodologies are valid and have ample potential for success. That success always depends on the discipline of the project team and business. In my experience, it seems that most consulting firms pitch IT […]

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Persistence and Flexibility: What Analytics Can Learn from Physics

I’m pretty certain that any philosophical text carries a hidden instruction set which directs the human brain to <loop infinitely> until a self-preserving interrupt command is issued on our behalf by some other part of the brain.  Whether for infinite loop torture or mental floss, I do look for and sometimes come across interesting philosophical […]

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Infographing the QlikView BI Platform

We recently had the opportunity to host a booth at the QlikView Technology Summit held on May 13 at the Dallas Westin Galleria.  Our goal was to present our company as a partner for training and consulting services for QlikView customers who aren’t familiar with our company that might be in attendance at the event. […]

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Microsoft Announces SQL Server 2014 during Microsoft TechEd 2013

Last week during Microsoft TechEd 2013, Microsoft announced plans to incorporate in-memory OLTP in SQL Server 2014. They also expanded on some features included in the upcoming release.

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Research Report: Universities Offering BI and Analytics Degrees

In early 2013, Steven Crofts, Director of Marketing for StatSlice Systems, posted a question on various BI, Analytics and Data Warehousing LinkedIn™ Groups, asking what group members knew was being offered in universities and colleges—either locally or from their alma mater(s).

There was a large response with many good details on what universities were doing. It prompted us to dig deeper and to build a master list based on the responses from the LinkedIn™ Groups and our own subsequent research.

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Hadoop Business Case: A Cost Effective Queryable Data Archive/Storage Platform

Big Data’s open source solution Hadoop is not just a super-sized database. Hadoop’s cost per terabyte is much less than high end data warehouse database server like Teradata and Oracle’s Exadata. Hadoop’s storage costs are also substantially less than many high and mid-level storage area network (SAN) solutions.

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From the Dice Report: January 2013 Repeat Priorities

Posted in The Dice Report (http://media.dice.com/category/the-dice-report/) January 2013 With tech hiring on a steady growth path during the first half of 2013, companies and recruiters say they have a virtually unchanged set of hiring priorities for the year. But, there is one new entrant that didn’t even make the top 10 list last year – […]

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Data Analytics Rising as Top Priority for Tech Hiring, Dice Reports

We have been doing some writing lately about the talent pool shortage in the BI and Analytics space and will be widely publishing a white paper on the topic in late January 2013. Based on our research, it is clear there is a talent shortage…

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