Google’s Three BI Behavior Groups?

In an Information Week article called “Google Lays Out Its Mobile User Experience Strategy”, Stephen Wellman writes about Google’s latest steps in their mission to “Organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful”: …Google breaks down mobile users into three behavior groups: A. “Repetitive now”B. “Bored now”C. “Urgent now” The “repetitive now” …

BI 2.0 News Briefs

More on how Web 2.0 companies are helping people collect, analyze, and share structured information — i.e. providing some of the functionality now associated with business intelligence vendors. Information display: Google makes it easier to show data on their maps. Data cleansing: Google submits a patent for “online data verification of listing data”. According to …

BI 2.0?

First, I agree with most of the coverage of business intelligence 2.0 so far: yes, the term is a little tacky — but it’s irresistible (and a great way of finding people blogging about Business Intelligence) An irresistible term A great example is the experience of Gartner’s Andy Bitterer. Despite his criticism of the term, …

Yahoo! Pipes: ETL for the Web?

Yahoo! recently released Yahoo! Pipes, an “interactive feed aggregator and manipulator”. With a user interface reminiscent of enterprise data integration tools such as Business Objects Data Integrator, it lets anybody create RSS mashups from multiple different sources, complete with transformations and different output formats. Here’s a quick example of how to build one, courtesy of …