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SIX Questions and SIX Steps to Through-the-Roof, Human-Centric BI and Metrics-Driven Results

When considering a BI solution, focus on a human-centric approach to software design. The business is comprised of people (not machines) and software solutions must satisfy user needs, rather than focusing on a particular platform, framework or technology. This human-centric approach is critical to creating any kind of software or interface, but especially so when one…

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Added by Snehal Rathwa on February 4, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments

SAS Administration: Fetch Big Data Faster Across ODBC

By Steve Overton

 

On my current “big data” project, I’m connecting SAS to PostgreSQL using the ODBC access engine.  At first I was seeing pretty bad performance – specifically I wasn’t able to view the ~2.2…

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Added by Tricia Aanderud on November 1, 2012 at 5:55am — No Comments

Can Your System Win the Gold?

Steve Overton posted this article:

 

When troubleshooting data performance problems, IO problems, or simple library connectivity, I use a simple snippet of code to push the data storage to the limits.  It is useful because it stresses the data storage component, whether it be a SAS dataset on local file storage or an external database like Oracle, and it provides useful performance metrics.  To make it even better, since this is a SAS Macro it can easily be…

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Added by Tricia Aanderud on August 8, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments

Do you have your head in the clouds?

1.8 Zettabytes, or to put it another way, 31 billion fully loaded (64gb) iPad’s – an incomprehensible amount of data that represents the estimated size of our digital universe today. To give this a little more perspective, it has been estimated that if we stored all the words ever spoken since the dawn of time, by every human, we’d need 0.0048 of a Zettabyte - just a smidgen of what we’ve already created to date.

You’re probably getting the message. Data is big, abundant and no doubt…

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Added by Christopher Brewer on October 26, 2011 at 10:24pm — 1 Comment

Dashboard for Monitoring Performance vs Analytic Application

Do not confuse performance monitoring with business analytics, there are great differences and the choice depends on specific need.





Do you know those differences? Here is a schematic summary that will help you to decide best approach in each case.…



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Added by Franco Graziosi on April 14, 2010 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Reducing crime in Cinci through unique police + researcher collaboration

Police collab w/ researchers to reduce crime in Cinci. Culture critical: Police must be open to it, researchers need personal skills http://ping.fm/UxfO4

www.cultureofperformance.com
www.joeyfitts.com

Added by Joey Fitts on September 20, 2009 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Featured in news from Microsoft today - "Authors say: Create a Culture of Performance"

Featured in news from Microsoft today - "Authors say: Create a Culture of Performance"

http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2009/Sep09/09-03DigAHole.mspx

Added by Joey Fitts on September 3, 2009 at 11:20pm — No Comments

Interviewed by Infosys on "Predictive Analytics: What Makes Enterprises More Competitive?"

Interviewed by Infosys for the Industry Speak section of their Technology Roundtable. Topic is "Predictive Analytics: What Makes Enterprises More Competitive?"



Shared a number of real world examples. Read it here & share your thoughts:



http://www.infosys.com/newsletter/technology-roundtable/prev/june09/industry-speak-joeyfitts.htm











OTHER RESOURCES:

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Added by Joey Fitts on August 13, 2009 at 9:37pm — No Comments

Clouds for education in Ethiopia

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/microsoft/2009458942_microsoftazure13.html



Clouds mean better education in Ethiopia. 250,000 teachers nationwide can download curriculum, keep track of academic records and securely transfer student data throughout the education system. Now need to track performance and apply learning analytics.



• “As U.S. companies start… Continue

Added by Joey Fitts on July 21, 2009 at 2:28pm — 1 Comment

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