January 2020 Sponsored by Teradata Since its initial rise in 2008, Hadoop and its yellow elephant logo have become ubiquitous in the data world and are largely synonymous with the concept and implementation of big data. Both terms—Hadoop and big data—have been so used and abused in marketing by vendors and consultants alike that their [...]
August 2019 Sponsored by CortexAG CortexDB is the first example of a new class of information management tool that allows data and context to be managed with both independence and integration, a feature that is central to reuse of information for different business purposes. Read all five ThoughtPoints in this series in this formatted pdf.
April 2019 Sponsored by Denodo Download pdf This series of four blog posts, published by Denodo between November 2018 and April 2019, explores data virtualization and its application in a variety of use cases. […]
September 2018 First published in the Business Intelligence Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1 (June 2018) Download pdf Since its first formal, public description in 1988, the data warehouse architecture has successfully provided the foundation for decision making support across enterprises in every industry. With two main interpretations, the architecture has remained stable since the 1990s [...]
February 2018 Sponsored by Teradata. Download pdf A compendium of four ThoughtPoints published from October 2017 to January 2018 covering: Definition of the concept of a Production Analytic Platform Approaches to handling Temporal Data The ever-shrinking Decision Cycle Future outlook for the Production Analytic Platform […]