On Real-World Data Education
"When you actually go into the business world and you look at the data, half of the data is missing, some of it doesnt make any sense, but you still have to use it. You cant say, I quit." Dr. Goutam Chakraborty, professor in the department of marketing at Oklahoma State University, Want Prepared Data Managers? Give Them Dirt
On Mobile BI
"[I]f BI can be defined as the process of making better decisions, it strikes me as odd that a lot of your phones personal productivity apps arent already counted in the tools and process workflow. The intersections are plain, your CRM flows to your contacts and email and messaging to your calendaring and maps et cetera, et cetera. And, increasingly, the analytics are embedded where and when you need them." Jim Ericson, Information-Management.com Editorial Director, Mobile is BIs Big Stick"
On Enterprise Social Networks
"A different way to think about this is that ESNs represent a new way to communicate and form relationships and because of that, can bridge gaps that exist in terms of information sharing and decision-making processes. To better understand these use cases, we found that they boil down to four different types of gaps in the organization tough problems that cant be addressed by the current technology, process, or culture." Altimeter Group Researcher Charlene Li, Enterprises Like Social Networks, Dont Love the Results