Tag Archives: data

25 May

Business Intelligence class needs a makeover

The title of this post is an homage to Dan Meyer, a high school math teacher and TED speaker.  He argues that the traditional methodology for teaching math is fundamentally flawed. “I sell a product to a market that doesn’t … Read more

Filed under: Asking questions, Business Intelligence, culture, Industry Insights, Technology ,

10 May

Business Intelligence Adds a Dimension to Your Strategy

Everyone wants meaningful Business Intelligence (BI).  At least, everyone who hopes to do well in business endeavours to do so intelligently.  Everyone I know anyways. Recently, someone kindly pointed out that BI is actually DETERMINISTIC as opposed to intelligent by … Read more

Filed under: Analytics, Asking questions, Business Intelligence, Critical Thinking, culture, Events, Industry, Industry Insights, Reviews ,

04 December

Business Reporting ≠ Dishwasher Job

A friend, he was in Sales at the time, explained to me his reasoning for getting out; to pursue an MBA and leave Sales.  He said that in Sales, “you’re just a waitress” for the business.  He was tired of … Read more

Filed under: Accounting, Business Intelligence, data, Finance, Reports, Uncategorized ,

18 November

Asset or Expense: How do you account for Data Quality?

Similar to my initial thoughts on my Spreadsheet Nation post, I jumped into this topic of Data Quality without really testing the waters.  In this case, I thought I could just jump in, rhyme off some platitudes about Garbage In, … Read more

Filed under: Accounting, Business Intelligence, data, data quality, Industry Insights ,