I’m getting ready for SAPPHIRE Berlin next week — I’ll be giving presentations on “Why BI Projects Fail and What to do about it” and “Delivering Results with Business Intelligence”

Thanksgiving Predictive Analytics

One of the difficulties of predictive analytics is that it relies on the past being a reliable predictor of the future — which is rarely the case in today’s fast-moving economies…(cartoon)

Who Really Wants Predictive Analytics?

The value of predictive analytics is obvious: who wants to “drive looking out of the rear view mirror”? But in practice, predictive analytics hasn’t been widely implemented. What might change in the future? (more…)