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How Machine Learning is Driving the Enterprise

December 07, 2018

Firms that keep pace with machine learning will forge a brighter path to innovation and success, rather than playing catch-up later. Picture a world where your machines have the ability to detect exactly who you are through facial recognition, pinpoint ...

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Get Excited About IBM Cognos 11.1

November 30, 2018

Last week I attended a virtual event held by IBM that covered the upcoming release of IBM Cognos – 11.1. The significant changes IBM has introduced into the latest version revamps the existing tool with many new, future-forward features. Below I’ll ...

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Your Guide to using GitHub with Microsoft SSIS

November 21, 2018

There was a point in time when it was common practice to manually manage and track versions of software development code across developers. It was meticulous, cumbersome, prone to error and frankly, for any developer, an unpleasant experience. Something had ...

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Data Vault: What is it and when should it be used?

November 02, 2018

For many years, business intelligence (BI) projects have and continue to be operating under a waterfall model. It’s defined by a long-stretched sequence of each phase that demands an exhaustive list of upfront requirements, a complete data model design ...

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Tech Tip: Designing ERD Diagrams with IBM DB2 and Lucidchart

October 29, 2018

Anyone who is making ERD diagrams (or a similar type of documentation) and prefers (or is required) to use Lucidchart will find this post beneficial. Recently, our company adopted Lucidchart as an alternative to Microsoft Visio. Being the Mac-user I ...

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MetaData Management: Lessons from the Data Architecture Summit 2018

October 19, 2018

I recently headed to Chicago to attend the Data Architecture Summit held by Dataversity. The event covered a broad range of popular tracks including AI, Big Data, Data Engineering & Science, Metadata Management, and Data Modelling through general sessions and ...