Wayne Eckerson Founder and Principal Consultant for BI Leader Consulting, which provides advisory services to user and vendor organizations in the areas of data warehousing, BI, performance management and business analytics. Eckerson is a veteran thought leader in the business intelligence field who is a noted speaker, blogger, and consultant and author of several books and many in-depth reports. He can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Recent Stories From this Author
Analytics: Agile, Open and Team-Oriented
January 15, 2013 Dan Ingle discusses the keys to analytic success
Analytic Success Requires Support, Value and Accountability
January 15, 2013 Darren Taylor discusses the keys to analytic success
Build a Culture around Data for Analytics
January 15, 2013 Amy O'Connor discusses the keys to analytic success
What are the Keys to Analytical Success?
January 15, 2013 An excerpt from the book, Secrets of Analytical Leaders: Insights from Information Insiders, by Wayne Eckerson,...
Analytics: What Data do you Need?
January 15, 2013 Kurt Thearling discusses the keys to analytic success
Analytic Success Starts with People
January 15, 2013 Eric Colson discusses the keys to analytic success
Focus on the End Goal for Analytics
January 15, 2013 Ken Rudin discusses the keys to analytic success
Business is as Important as Intelligence
January 15, 2013 Tim Leonard discusses the keys to analytic success
Creating Effective KPIs
July 25, 2006 Key performance indicators are powerful tools to affect change within the organization
Creating Effective KPIs
June 1, 2006 Key performance indicators (KPIs) are levers that executives pull to move the organization in new directions and are,...
What Are Performance Dashboards?
November 1, 2005 Performance dashboards are only as effective as the organization they seek to measure. Organizations without central control...
Moving BI to the Enterprise
September 1, 2005 In the past five years, many BI tools vendors have made their product lines more friendly. The result is that many...
ADEs: The Rise of Buy and Extend BI Tools
June 1, 2005 Analytic development environments (ADEs), the newest development technique on the block, promise to accelerate the development...
The Dawn of the BI Director
March 1, 2005 Today, the stepchild status is changing. One sign of change is the growing stature of BI Directors who oversee data...
Gauge Your Data Warehouse Maturity
November 1, 2004 A data warehousing maturity model provides a quick way for you to gauge where your data warehousing initiative is now and...
The "Soft Side" of Real-Time BI
August 1, 2004 There are several critical factors involved in "real-time" BI systems that have nothing to do with technology. To succeed in...
Data Profiling: A Tool Worth Buying (Really!)
June 1, 2004 Skip data profiling in your data warehousing project, and you may find yourself mired in a cycle of "code, load and...
The Urge to Merge: Standardizing on an Enterprise BI Platform
March 1, 2004 Standardizing on one business intelligence (BI) platform offers substantial financial and strategic benefits. However, it...
The Rise and Fall of Spreadmarts
September 1, 2003 Although the data warehouse was funded to eliminate "dueling spreadsheets" and the informational chaos and feuding they...
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SAP Reinvents Itself
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Federating Distributed Data
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Converging Meta Data Standards
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Reshaping the Market
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Welcome to the E-Gap
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The Source of the Problem
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Data Warehouse Killers
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The Consultant's Complaint
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BI vs. Knowledge Management
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The Fallacy of Self-Service Decision Support
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The DSS Mantra
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How to Extract Truth from Vendors
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What's a Report These Days?
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Ramping Up on the Web
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Microsoft's Coup D'Etat
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The Holy Grail of Business intelligence
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