The business intelligence author Tony Politano said this morning that technology as a career is a "dead end." When I heard him say it, I knew it was my lead for next week's story in BI This Week on BI careers.
My latest for TDWI’s online newsweekly, BI This Week, appeared tonight.
Analysis: Predictive Analytics and Oracle OpenWorld
Predictive analytics seemed to sit it out at the recent Oracle OpenWorld, except for one recent Oracle acquisition.
That winery of mid-'60s TV fame Italian Swiss Colony and its mascot "that little old winemaker, me" often seems to apply in surprising places.
A few weeks ago at a visualization conference, the business intelligence community's leader in visualization design, Stephen Few <>, told the room full of dedicated visualizers to be more useful. Some took exception.
I attended the IEEE InfoVIS 2007 conference in Sacramento, held October 28-30, and wrote about it for TDWI: “Visualization: Just Look What’s Coming.”