Changing the Definition of Data Warehouse

For years the term data warehouse has often been synonymous with “inflexible,” and “prone to break when changes needed to be made” – but today organizations are leveraging data warehouses as the mechanism to ensure the right information is available for decision making at the right time. Read more

NoetixViews Workbench Wins Second Award!

The 2012 Best in Biz Awards, the only business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts, announced that NoetixViews® Workbench has won a Bronze award for New Product of the Year. Read more

Event: Kalido Customer & Partner Meeting

This week, we look forward to hosting a Customer & Partner Event for the EMEA region at the Hempel Hotel in London. Read more

The Balance of Terror: Modeling Balances as Transaction Data or Reference Data?

When recently pondering how balance data should be modeled, I was reminded of my favorite Star Trek episode, The Balance of Terror. Those sneaky Romulans had crossed the neutral zone and were destroying Federation outposts. Naturally, only the Enterprise was close enough to intervene. Read more

Data Efficiency and Agility Explained

We have written a lot about data agility and efficiency in the Kalido blog. I recently provided the results of our ETL-based Data Warehouses survey, and Allen Johnson wrote about the recent report “Measuring the Half Life of Data” by Nucleus Research. Read more

Single Versions of the Truths

I just finished reading a blog by Forrester’s Connie Moore, “Do You Have a Single Version of Process?” on the Information Management website.  Read more

Survey Results on Big Data

Another survey we ran in 2012 was conducted at a Big Data event we sponsored in London – Big Data Analytics 2012. This was a full day event that featured presentations from vendors and customers on their Big Data projects, or aspirations, as the case may be. While it was a relatively small show – a few hundred people – we managed to poll a representative sample in our booth to ask about the status of their Big Data thinking and activity. Read more

Business Intelligence Trends for 2013

Halloween is over, retail stores are hanging holiday garlands, and the BI analysts are serving up their annual predictions for next year’s top technology trends.  It looks like some exciting and impactful technology innovations are coming our way. Read more

Noetix helps RAD Data Communications Save Time and Improve Efficiency

RAD Data Communications, a major manufacturer of high quality access and backhaul equipment for data communications and telecommunications applications, maintains 32 offices on six continents, supporting 300 sales channels in 165 countries.  RAD had operated on Oracle E-Business Suite for ten years, and IT was using Oracle Discoverer for its reporting tool, but management felt the company could benefit from more widespread access to a high level of information analysis, statistics, and reporting. Read more

Noetix Customer Invacare Wins 2012 Ventana Research Leadership Award

Invacare Corp. has received the 2012 Ventana Research Leadership Award in Operational Intelligence for an IT initiative called the Invacare Business Management System (known internally as iBiz).  According to Ventana, the awards distinguish corporate pioneers and leaders that demonstrate clear visionary and transformative leadership to achieve spectacular outcomes. Read more