Qlik Sense and the App On-Demand

Before I go into why you may need to pay close attention to this new way of generating advanced analytics applications, it’s important to lay the foundation with a brief explanation of what the App-On-Demand premise actually is… App On-Demand is a method through which a brand new analysis is generated based on ad-hoc user […]

Where’s My Electric-Green Cumberbund?

Data, although we IT pros hate to admit it, is often less than perfectly organized. I have seen client data that set me to imagining a chronic hoarder’s soiled laundry in grungy heaps stretching out to the horizon. Data where you couldn’t find your electric-green St. Patrick’s Day cumberbund if it had a ringing cell […]

Statistics that Reshape Your World-View

Here we have a video from one of the TEDTalks featuring statistics guru Hans Rosling. With the drama and urgency of a sportscaster, he uses an amazing presentation tool, Gapminder, to present data that debunks several myths about the development of our world. Hans is a Swedish medical doctor, academic, statistician and public speaker. He […]

The Importance of a Proper Quality Assurance Framework

Imagine it’s a Monday morning and you are heading into work thinking about your upcoming day when the phone rings.  It’s your lead infrastructure team and your shared Business Intelligence environment is having issues.  Your users are complaining that their dashboards are running extremely slow and others are complaining that their dashboards are not being […]