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The genie is out of the bottle

When the genie is released from the bottle, putting her back is impossible. ...

Putting not-so-big data front and center in 2017

For most, January is a month of reflection. A new year brings in new ideas...

How community will save both IT and the business user

In an earlier post, I wrote about the angst of the IT professional. While...

From data to decision: what is the REAL crowdsourcing?

About ten years ago, the notion of crowdsourcing gained wide currency in the...

The angst of the IT professional

Years ago, I had the most enjoyable stint at Microsoft. For three years, my...

How to introduce agile principles to BI

In 2001, a group of software developers got together at a ski lodge to...

The joys of globalization: the TimeXtender experience

Globalization has become the watchword in business as organizations, supply...

The data frame

Boxers and organizations have one thing in common. In order to punch above...

Five steps to fostering data-driven decisions

BI technology is moving fast with techniques of getting value from data...

The secret sauce your analytics is missing: robots

In 2013, research firm Gartner predicted that by 2016, 75% of large...

Is your data warehouse still living in the 90s?

Traditional approaches to data warehousing have changed--has your data...

Growth and innovation: is your BI up to speed?

The digital era is changing the way entrepreneurs interact with consumers,...

The pizza and beer of BI: Qlik and TimeXtender

What’s better than pizza? Why, pizza and beer – of course! Lots of good...

Three steps to BI data democratization

It's time to replace command and control data with democratized data access

...

Reflecting on My Presentation at The CIO Forum

There’s been a lot of talk about mindfulness in business. But mindfulness is...

Speed vs governance: the dueling forces of BI

Is your data too fast and too unreliable? 

Remember when 128 mb of RAM was...

Top three reasons your data visualization isn't working

Are you getting actionable data from your front-end tool?

PWC recently...

Where’s the Time to Innovate?

Years ago, I had the most enjoyable stint at Microsoft. For three years, my...

Two critical data challenges and how to overcome them

We are living in an increasingly complex and competitive world. The...

Success Story: TimeXtender Helps Steel Manufacturer with Data Warehousing and Qlik Business Intelligence

When Belgian steel manufacturer Intersig N.V. wanted to create a customer...

Data is a Corporate Asset

Data is a corporate asset. Yes, this is a much-bandied about term in modern...

TimeXtender CEO Speaks at Qlik Partner Consulting Days; Several Training Events Scheduled in Near Future

TimeXtender CEO Heine Krog Iversen was a featured speaker at the Qlik...

Democracy Celebrated Across America; Corporate World this July

July 4th marked the annual celebration across America of the country’s...

When Business and IT Align - A Recipe for Agility

While I’ve written extensively about the convergence of Business and IT—even...

Who Wants to Waste More Time and Money Hand Coding?

Let’s see a show of hands. How many would like to spend more time and money...

Guest Blog Post: Next Generation Data Discovery – BIOHub

Editor’s Note: Below is an informative guest blog post by Bharat Adodra,...

Qlik Partner Training - Introduction to the Discovery Hub

TimeXtender became a Qlik Technology Partner in April 2016 because of its...

TimeXtender Continues Global Expansion with Announcement of Several New Partnerships

TimeXtender continues to grow and expand its market presence in various global...

The True Goliath Battle

The challenges of building and managing Data Warehousing projects using...

Part Two: Why do Data Warehouses Take so Long and Cost so Much?

In last week's post, we took a look at the issues and challenges companies face...

Why do Data Warehouses Take so Long and Cost so Much?

 

TimeXtender's Success Featured in Insights Success Cover Story

The full-length article can be read here. Below is a summary of the cover...

White Paper: Data Discovery Automation

Have you seen the new white paper by Data Warehousing expert Barry Devlin? 

TimeXtender Continues Fast-Paced Growth with New Qlik Partners and Strategic Alliances

With two Qlik partners already on board, Climber Denmark, a leading Qlik...

Must-See Video: The 8-Minute Data Warehouse and the TimeXtender & Qlik Solution Offering

As you may know by now, TimeXtender recently partnered with Qlik to offer a...

Vertical Market Spotlight: Manufacturing Companies Leveraging Their Data

In the manufacturing industry, the path from product idea to completed...

Democratizing Access to Corporate Data in 4 Simple Steps

TimeXtender & Qlik now provide the world’s most comprehensive end-to-end...

What is the True Value of Business Intelligence?

When people talk about Big Data, we have to ask, what good is having a lot...

TimeXtender Making Great Inroads at #Qonnections

TimeXtender at Qonnections

TimeXtender team members are arriving in Orlando for Qonnections, Qlik's...

It’s Official! TimeXtender Announces Worldwide Partnership with Qlik

Today is an historic day at TimeXtender because today is the day we formally...

Monday, May 2 at 4:00 at Qonnections: Modern Data Warehouse in the Age of Self Service

At TimeXtender,  we have been talking a lot about the role of the modern...

TimeXtender Presenting at Qonnections About Modern Data Warehouse

Donald Farmer, Qlik VP of Innovation and Design, Speaking with TimeXtender ...

TimeXtender Speaking, Making New Connections at Qonnections 2016

TimeXtender will be exhibiting at the Qonnections 2016 event on May 1-4 in...

Energy, Excitement, Enthusiasm

If an inaugural celebration is any indication of business success, our...

North American Office Inauguration

We are incredibly excited to inaugurate our new office and celebrate with...

Insurance Companies Need Better BI

 

Be Prepared – And Succeed in the Future of Modern BI and Data Warehouse

On March 10th we had a spectacular event in our Aarhus office, the highlight...

Business and IT: Towards a Singularity

For years, I’ve been writing about the “IT-Business Singularity;” the idea...

From Danish to Universal

We’ve taken a bit of a break from our blog as we get our new headquarters in...

How to turn data into romance – Happy Valentine’s Day!

Ooh-oh! Valentine’s Day is looming in the horizon and you need something for...

Disruption with a Purpose

We participated in recent Computerworld Denmark event focused on Disruption;...

TimeXtender introduces: The Automated Gift Generator

Life on the C-level can be challenging. And now Christmas is approaching,...

Data Questions

A famous scientist once told me that in science the answers are easier than...

8 Tips for driving your organization into the Age of Data

In recent years, we’ve seen a huge increase in the number of companies...

Buffet or Diet?

Your Data is Your Business - Speed it Up!

Imagine a safe full of jewels or a bank locker with important documents,...

Data Infrastructure - The Time is Now!

In business, there is always a healthy gap between idea-generation and...

5 Tips for a Speedy Month-End

It takes most companies more than two weeks to finish month-end close...

Automation for the Sake of Automation?  No.

The world is awash with talk of automation.  From the pervasiveness and...

Thinking of DWA in Simple Terms

Data Warehouse Automation (DWA) is an interesting concept, a burgeoning...

Release: More Power. More Speed.

It's taken our R&D team a lot of coffee and some late nights.

But finally...

Even faster data warehousing with TX DWA

Feature Highlights in TX DWA, the newest version of TimeXtender's data...

Stop killing productivity - start automating.

"Too many processes kills productivity and reduce job satisfaction"

This...

Data Warehouse Automation Myth 1: A DWA platform cannot do the same as hand-coded ETL and data warehousing

 

Do you remember the "Five myths about Data Warehouse Automation"? (If not,

5 C's of Data Visualization

Tips and techniques you should do to prepare your data.

Allowing Failing Data Source

Tired of having to start execution all over again when a connection error...

Manual data input equals errors and wasted time

Push for Pizza-Business-Intelligence

Push for pizza:

is a very usefull idea ... for ordering pizza. Simply...

Winner of GoPro Hero 4 at CeBIT 2015, Sydney

CeBIT 2015 in Sydney has come to a close and we are pleased to announce that...

A walk down memory lane

In a few months, I can celebrate my 9-year work anniversary at TimeXtender.

Welcome to ... Jurassic Park

Book versus Movie debate, and Business Intelligence

It is said that 'the...

Converging Big Data and BI

In a recent report "Boost Your Business Insights By Converging Big Data And...

Data Warehouse Automation: start by automating what you already have

Data Warehouse Automation (continued *) – article number two in the...

The game of (Business) Jokari

About Strategy, Business Intelligence, KPI’s … and a tennis ball on a rubber...

If You Automate: When You Automate

Automation is something you reap the benefit of every day across most every...

Null Values in your Data Warehouse, Now What?

I’m sure most of the BI developers have the experience of having a customer...

You can't handle single version of the Truth

There probably are as many truths as there are ... people. So why bother...

TimeXtender Accelerates Your SQL Server Data Warehouse

Stephen Swoyer, a technology writer based in Nashville, TN, did an interview...

Working Together conference - Day 2

Another great and inspirational day is coming to an end at Movex/M3...

Working Together Conference 2015 - Day one in pictures

Half way through a beautiful day in the winter garten, at Clarion Post in...

Cost (of ownership)

Business leaders focus on value and return

… not necessarily on risk and cost.

The good, the bad, and Business Intelligence

The plot in this classic 1966 epic Spaghetti Western from Sergio Leone (*)...

The most important Business Intelligence skill is …

What if you got to choose the most important Business Intelligence Skill....

Excerpts from an Infor M3 user’s diary

In just a few months, Movex/M3 user Ardo A/S revolutionized their business...

Superstition and Business Intelligence (Friday 13 special)

Knock on wood. Throw salt. Dodge iron. Beware of the cat. Mind ladder... and...

TX2014 SR2 Highlights

Building a data warehouse with TX2014 is already much faster than the...

The Crazy Maze of Agile Business Intelligence

Agile Business Intelligence & The Crazy Maze of BI development. Keep your...

Data Science or Data Experiments?

Data Scientist or Data ... Experimentalist?

Automated Business Intelligence: why, how, what?

This is the first article in a series in which we will talk about how Data...

Data Warehousing for Dummies: Agile, Big Bang or Data Warehouse Automation?

In many cases a typical waterfall or "Big Bang" approach to data warehousing...

Even faster data warehouse development

This article is from 2015. For more recent information of our exciting new...

Your SSIS Developers (SSISies) Can Do More

Let’s face it, there are more efficient ways for your team to spend their...

How implementing a data warehouse helped a business in a regulated industry

ZMS wanted to advance their ability to monitor and report on their monitoring...

Parallel reporting: how many kinds of Business Intelligence do we use?

Howard Dresner surveys parallel reporting. Should we fight parallel reporting?...

Life, the universe and... Business Questions

Maybe a Decision support system should be about being able to ask the right...

Hello, anyone read my report?

(Pleading for more focus on BI-Usage)

KPI: Up- and Downward Key Performance Indicators

Is this KPI Upward (floating) or Downward (Spiralling)?

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