SQL Pass Summit 2014

Next week I will be in Seattle for the 2014 SQL Pass Summit event.  If you are involved in projects that leverage the Microsoft SQL Server stack this is a great conference to attend. If this is your first time going and would like some tips on making the most of the conference, send me … [Read more…]

Schema on Read vs Schema on Write

Schema on Read vs Schema on Write in Business Intelligence When starting build out a new BI strategy.  There are more options now than ever before.  Gone are the days of just creating a massive star or snowflake schema to store THE data warehouse.  In today’s business, you need to store data in structured and … [Read more…]

Effective Business Intelligence

How Business Intelligence Can Help Effective business intelligence starts with questions that will help your organization make better decisions.  For example, an Electrical Utility provider may be asking how to better understand its customer usage patterns for the next 1-6 months.  An insurance provider may be asking how to look for fraudulent medical claims.  Or … [Read more…]