Got Technology, Need Data? Here’s Where to Get It…For Free

The Data Challenge Have you ever wanted to assess or explore a new BI, analytics, data visualization, data science, etc. technology, but struggled to find a data set to use for your assessment and exploration activities? Have you grown tired of analyzing the “typical” datasets–think census, stock market, and employment and inflation rate data–known to be publicly available? […]

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How to get BI with Excel

I know it sounds like I am writing about 1980s technology, and I am, but the fact remains that Excel is still a widely used tool in the business world. Besides, what else would you put your data dumps into? Often Excel reports get used for management reporting, which comes with a number of issues. […]

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The Cage Match between OBIEE Answers and Data Visualization

Last week I presented at the BIWA Summit a “Cage Match” between Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE) Answers and Data Visualization. In full disclosure, these slides were created by Kevin McGinley and I simply was the presenter of these slides. However, I believe that I set the bar high for when Kevin presents these next. 🙂 This […]

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