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President/Chief Data Scientist
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Business Analytics, Predictive Modeling, Marketing Databases, Statistical Programming, Vizualization

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What Kind of OLAP Do We Really Need?

Posted on February 1, 2018 at 4:00am 0 Comments

The narrow-sensed OLAP

OLAP is part and parcel of a BI application. As the name suggests, the word is an acronym for online analytical processing. Users, frontline employees, to be precise, are responsible for performing various types of data processing online.  

But, the concept of OLAP tends to be used in a very narrow sense. It has almost become an equivalence of multidimensional analysis. Based on a prebuilt data cubic, the analysis performs summarization…


Overpromising and Underperforming: Understanding and Evaluating Self-service BI Tools

Posted on August 31, 2017 at 12:00am 1 Comment

From the OLAP concept in earlier years to the agile BI over the last few years, BI vendors never stop advertising the self-service capability, claiming that business users will be able to perform analytics by themselves. Since there are strong self-service needs among users, the two really hit it off and it is very likely that a quick deal is made. The question is - does a BI product’s self-service functionality enable a truly flexible data analytics by business users?

There isn’t a…


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