Tag: Humor

  • Compare Yourself To a Hedge Fund Manager!

    Compare Yourself To a Hedge Fund Manager!

    Top hedge fund managers made over $657M last year. Use this handy calculator to work out how long it took them to make more than you do all year — the time to brush their teeth? Take a shower? Commute?

  • What Executives Want from BI?

    What Executives Want from BI?

    Joe McKendrick recently posted on the ongoing difficulties faced by companies trying to use business intelligence effectively, especially for executive users: Many of today’s BI solutions, in fact, ‘have only exacerbated the amount of information that is bombarding senior management and left it up to them to decipher, collate and try to find the nuggets […]

  • Hansel and Gretel Explain Data Lineage?

    The Camtasia Studio video content presented here requires JavaScript to be enabled and the latest version of the Macromedia Flash Player. If you are you using a browser with JavaScript disabled please enable it now. Otherwise, please update your version of the free Flash Player by downloading here. The importance of data lineage is in […]

  • BI 2.0 Buzzwords

    Did I forget any buzzwords? You can download a powerpoint version here

  • Why Data Quality is Important!

    Data quality — for the sake of the children!

  • A Criminal Misuse of Statistics?

    One of my favorite topics is the very human tendency to misuse and misunderstand the information that is provided by business intelligence systems. Here’s a link to a TED Talk by Peter Donnelly, an Oxford statistician, pointing out some of the common errors that people make, and the serious consequences that can result. Here’s a taste of the […]