Data Science and Agile Methodology

Last week Kalido hosted a webinar entitled “Data Scientist: Your Must-Have Business Investment NOW.”   The panelists (Carla Gentry, David Smith and Gregory Piatetsky) spoke eloquently about the role of the Data Scientist and the types of analysis they perform. Read more

Executive Q & A with Michael Huffines, Noetix General Manager, Sales Central and West

From what you’ve seen in the field, why do data warehouse projects fail?

For the past 16 years I’ve been involved in the data warehousing / business intelligence industry.  I’ve seen an amazing amount of progress and yet, nearly every day I meet with a potential customer that has fallen victim to one or more of the major pitfalls inherent to data warehouse initiatives.  Here are some tips to avoid common mistakes. Read more

Yours, Mine and Ours

As I was straightening up my home office this weekend, I removed a stack of notes from on top of a stack of “go to” books on my desk.  Three of those books belonged to “The Data Model Resource Book” series from Len Silverston (a great source of reference for data warehouse modeling patterns across various industries).  Just seeing the books reminded me of a conversation he and I had a few months back while comparing scars from the data wars we’ve each been a part of over our careers. Read more

Commoditizing Data Science: The stampede toward Shadow IT 2.0

Recently I attended the Gartner BI Summit in Dallas. If there was any one thing that jumped out at me it was how many of the analytics vendors I spoke with are lowering the barrier to entry for just about anyone to acquire and apply these at their desk, from their hotel rooms, in the airport or on the plane (if they can actually open their laptops in those not-so-accommodating coach seats). It’s a pretty amazing time. Read more

NoetixViews Workbench named as finalist in 2013 American Business Awards

2013 American Business AwardsNoetixViews Workbench has been chosen as a finalist for the prestigious American Business Awards (ABA) in the category for New Product or Service of the Year – Business or Competitive Intelligence Solution.  More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories.  Finalists were chosen by more than 140 business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May. Read more

Noetix Featured in the Bloor Group’s Operational Intelligence Directory

Bloor GroupThe Bloor Group recently invited Noetix and other select vendors who use the term Operational Intelligence (OI) to brief them on their technology and show a demo of their solution.  Bloor then created an online OI Market Directory listing of the companies which includes a recorded demo of each solution. Read more

UTi Worldwide Jumpstarts Financial Reporting with Noetix

With operations in more than 70 countries, UTi Worldwide Inc. is a complex organization primarily focused on ‘freight forwarding’ – shipping customer freight across oceans and continents. Read more