Category Archives: Business Intelligence

What I think of every time I hear Stakeholders

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Re-Blog: 10 Risks that Beset Data Programmes

Credits to: Peter James Thomas: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/10-risks-beset-data-programmes-peter-james-thomas Not establishing a dedicated team. The team never escapes from “the day job” or legacy / BAU issues; the past prevents the future from being built. Staff lack skills and prior experience of data … Continue reading

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Amazon Redshift is an amazing database product

Redshift is : Fast like Ferrari Cheap like a Ford Fiesta Useful like a Minivan Self Driving Auto-magics like Tesla with Autopilot Key features: Really fancy features under-the-hood: -interleaved sort keys -columnar distributed storage -smart parallel execution -IO optimization (return … Continue reading

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Review of two New Cloud BI tools : Snowflake and Looker

Snowflake: data warehouse in the cloud (specially amazon) Snowflake compute is basically an analytics computing database that has scalability. Data is stored / shared on AWS S3 buckets instead of in snowfalek. You spin up snowflake tool injest and load into it’s proprietary … Continue reading

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My personal review of a few top Business Intelligence tools

The Business Intelligence Space changes every year but some things remain the same. Here’s my reviews of some of the most common BI software in the market; some I have used extensively.   Top Dogs: (aka expensive enterprise software) MicroStrategy … Continue reading

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