Big Data and Moneyball

Like many baseball fans, I was spellbound by Moneyball, the 2003 Michael Lewis book that told the story of how Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane and his staff leveled the playing field between baseball’s biggest teams and his small market club by finding overlooked value in the “big data” of baseball statistics. Read more

Parallel Parking and Other Critical Decisions

Are you confident that you have the information you need to make critical business decisions?  Are you confident that the data is of sufficient quality to guide your decision down the right path?  Are you confident that the data is timely enough to reflect the current business scenario?  Are you willing to act on information compiled from your current sources of data or, even further, allow an automated action to be triggered without your involvement in the decision-making process?  Read more

Noetix Declares 2012 an Incredible Year of Record Financial Achievements

Noetix Corp. recently announced that it closed fiscal year 2012 with record annual revenue from its line of enterprise BI products and for professional services, yielding an increase of nearly 20% in total growth over the previous year. Read more

Building an Agile Data Warehouse – Part 2

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If you accept the concepts of Agile Data Warehousing you quickly will discover that the traditional toolset (modeling tools, ETL tools, etc.) bring little to the table to advance an agile methodology.  As we saw in part one, acquiring a pre-built model can help focus some of the requirements gathering, but it does little to enable the implementation of an agile methodology.  Read more

BI Scorecard’s 2012 Successful BI Survey

Twenty-year BI veteran Cindi Howson kicks off her sixth annual report on BI best practices with some compelling statements:

“In a difficult economy and fiercely competitive business environment, business intelligence has become an essential technology.  While the industry is awash with the buzz of big data and business analytics, many companies are still struggling with the basics of accessing data, unearthing insights amid ever-expanding data volumes.  Companies are forced to make smarter decisions, faster.  For some, it’s a matter of business survival. For others, it’s a matter of being the best and outperforming competitors.” Read more

Dive into NoetixViews for Oracle Cash Management

With the release of NoetixViews 6.2, we introduced an all-new set of views for Oracle Cash Management.  We worked hand-in-hand with customers on the development of these views, with the result being a solution proven to meet real world reporting needs.  These views cover your cash flow, cash transfers, bank statements, and bank statement reconciliation reporting needs. Read more

Executive Q & A with Jon Amos, General Manager, Consulting

We recently caught up with Jon Amos, General Manager, Consulting, and asked him a few questions about the potential for growth in Professional Services, as well as plans for the year.  Jon has over 20 years of experience in Operational Management and Consulting, with a focus in Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, and Business Automation.  He currently manages the Consulting and Managed Services teams globally, with highly skilled people located in the US, UK, and India. Read more

Building an Agile Data Warehouse – Part 1

Data warehouses are hard to build.  The goal, of course, of any data warehouse is to house all the data required to provide the business with the answers needed to run the business effectively.  The problem is that the questions keep changing and evolving.  Read more

Visit Noetix at COLLABORATE 13 for Eight Lucky Ways to Win!

It’s that time of year again!  It seems like we have just recovered from COLLABORATE 12 in Vegas, but here we are again, one year later, busy prepping for the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) COLLABORATE 13 conference!  Mark your calendars—this year the event takes place at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, April 7 – 11, 2013.  Be sure to visit Noetix in booth #909 for several chances to win thousands of dollars in prizes! Read more