Avoiding Disaster When Migrating Legacy Data

One of the often under acknowledged and overly difficult tasks of data management is that of data migration. Legacy data migration is a challenging process, often resulting in unexpectedly high outlays for acquisition and support infrastructure. Although migrating...

Maintaining Data in the Cloud

Enterprise users are quickly turning to the cloud for solutions regarding their data. Because many businesses are seeing an increase in data growth each year, migrating, maintaining, and monitoring data in the cloud is a necessity. Being that the cloud never sleeps,...

Introducing Qlik Sense

It’s only been a month since the official announcement for Qlik Sense, and already there is quite a bit of buzz throughout social media.  Those who follow BI have definitely heard of QlikView by now.  And those that follow QlikView closely are excited (and perhaps a...

Is Your Cloud Project in Trouble?

When it comes to managing projects in the cloud, IT professionals must be wary of their strategies and tactics. The quick rate in which cloud computing is evolving requires those in the industry to be more astute than ever before. Every consultant believes they have...

8 Tips in Data Quality Management

You want answers?  In business intelligence solutions, insights delivered by key reports and models are essential for making executive decisions.  But reports and models come from analyzing data, and using bad data will yield inaccurate results which will certainly...

Big Data, Big Data Quality Issues

By Rich Hunsicker, Senior Consultant As I was reviewing an article on Big Data, one of the points that caught my eye was that “companies were spending too much time preparing the data, when more time should be spent analyzing it”.  Reflecting on a couple of meetings...