GDPR – Your Running Shoes Are On, But Do You Know Where To Go?

Deloitte tells us that,…it is time to move from guessing and assumptions towards action. That time will run out, long before we reach the deadline for compliance in relation to GDPR.

Big data is not the ONLY data story

The world is awash not only in big data but also in talk about it. For the...

How To Live Happily Ever After With Multiple Business Intelligence Tools.

FREE Webinar on 20 June 2017 with Boris Evelson, vice president, principal...

4 Take-aways from Qonnections '17

Hans van der Mejl is working as the Director for Partner Channel & Alliances...

4 signs your BI architecture might need automation

This is the first blog post in a series of three articles by Mikkel Kvist...

Why Data Infrastructure is the Next Big Thing for Businesses

Over the last year, we’ve focused a lot on the power of data as a source of...

Insights From A Partner: John Horner, Armanino

'Insights from a partner' is a new blog series highlighting the talents,...

The Power of Discovery Hub®️ for All Progressive Organizations

In a truly customer-centric corporate culture, the standard competitive...

How to avoid failure in self-service analytics

Did you miss today's webinar "Avoid Failure in Self-Service Analytics:...

Why you need a data hub for future-proofed BI

Donald Farmer is the Principal of TreeHive Strategy and formerly the VP of...

Standing on the shoulders of data giants

When asked about his success, the famous scientist Isaac Newton said, “ If...

Data Hero: Erick Watson talks Automated Valuation Model

Data Heroes is a blog series spotlighting data industry thought leaders that...

How do you know if Discovery Hub is right for your customer?

Partners: how do you know if Discovery Hub is right for your customers? Why...

How do you know if partnering with TimeXtender is right for you?

We are fortunate to be in the position of having excellent partners that...

Romi's Vlog: How to achieve data agility

A new video blog post from CCO Romi Mahajan positing data as the most...

Data Hero: Srini Venugopal

Data Heroes is a blog series spotlighting data industry thought leaders that...

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,...

Three steps to BI data democratization

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

...

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...

Data is a Corporate Asset

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

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,...

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?

 

White Paper: Data Discovery Automation

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

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Superstition and Business Intelligence (Friday 13 special)

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

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...

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)?

Focus!

I find it hard to focus. Especially when I have been given too many things to...

Why my BI side confuses my wife

This is probably one of those blogs that will surface at my wife’s book club...

Shadow Reporting & Data Warehouse Automation

Shadow reporting is a given, and a process to integrate is needed. Data...

So What about Big Data?

Back to our Marketing Automation case. I now understand that, in order to...

How key performance indicators can improve your leadership skills

Times have changed. In the past it was the charismatic, energetic and lively...

5 reasons to embrace Data Warehouse Automation now

In a recent blog published by Grzegorz Motriuk, Partner Channel Manager at Jet...

Why a company might need Business Intelligence

In a recent blog published by Brian Petersen, Director of Business Intelligence...

The future of data warehousing

John L. Myers recently gave his predictions for data warehousing 2015 on the BI...

What Industries Do You Work In?

We work in all of them. Now let me explain.

What to look for when performing an ETL tools comparison

ETL tools have transformed the way that BI projects are structured, and have...

5 Myths About Data Warehouse Automation Debunked

Too good to be true? Our customers can testify that the benefits of Data...

How to get your sweetheart the perfect gift…

Maybe the Christmas spirit hasn't quite hit you yet?

The advantages of Business Intelligence built on a Data Warehouse Automation platform

Data Warehouse Automation makes data warehousing better, faster and cheaper....

This is how you overcome your BI challenges

Imagine...

You wouldn’t code a website from scratch…

Compared to web development, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence is...

The top five things inventory managers would put on their Christmas list

Wouldn’t it be nice if every day was Christmas? A time of giving and receiving,...

Marketing Automation & (Big) Data Questions

A Big Data business case accessible to all? Let's look at Marketing Automation....

BigData ... Automation?

So what about BigData?

KPI season & automate what we measure

KPIs get defined at the end of the fiscal year. But they can often only be...

Is your Data Warehouse Team delivering value or are they constantly stuck under the bonnet?

With the significant investment that organisations have made or continue to...