I've read lots of coverage recently about the new Butler Group report that says public sector agencies could be making better use of business intelligence. That's good to know and not too surprising - but how? Peter Dorrington, head of industry marketing strategy at SAS UK, has a few ideas.
In this recent DM Review article, Robert Blasum does a good job of defining and describing "business rules" and explaining why they matter in business intelligence. I'm linking to it because I remember this being a term that confused me for a long time when I first started working at
Homer Simpson does regression analysis, from the Raleigh News & Observer.
Okay, you've got the leading analytical and business intelligence software at your fingertips: how can you use it to impress your friends and colleagues? Well, for one thing, you can use it to solve your Sudoku puzzle. I'm preparing my presentation for SAS Global Forum: "Extending SAS Enterprise Guide and
First I read the post, I only use email to communicate with old people. Then I came across the speech, Incantations for Muggles: The Role of Ubiquitous Web 2.0 Technologies in Everyday Life, from social media expert danah boyd where she says: These days, email is primarily a tool for
I'm new to this whole blogging thing, but I've come to realize over the years that I often believe that what I'm thinking is completely and totally unique, where unique is a polite term for off-beat or unusual. And where nobody else could possibly have had this thought before, and
Say hello to our newest contributor, Dave Handelsman, who is a Principal Product Manager for Clinical R&D at SAS, which means he works as a liaison between the life sciences market and the SAS Pharmaceutical Software Development division. Basically, he's responsible for conveying the market's needs to the SAS R&D
Data integration is not data warehousing, says Claudia Imhoff in a post that discusses data quality, master data management and operational data stores. According to Imhoff: None of these is a data warehouse project. They should stand on their own two feet as independent initiatives that just happen to make
Like most things I come across, this started out as something completely different. A colleague sent me to Stephen Few's Web site about data visualization to highlight an example related to SAS. While I was there though, I read this recent entry about IBM Visualization Data Explorer. Back in the