Kindergarten may have taught you all you need to know about life. But you may need to watch “Mr. Peabody and His Boy Sherman,” an animated, 1960s-era TV series for kids, to truly appreciate an interesting new natural-language product called ThoughtSpot.… Read the rest
You may have seen yesterday’s New York Times story about ratings on Uber, AirBNB, and similar outfits. Customers rate providers, but providers also rate customers. And guess what: As coarse as a five-point scale may seem, actual ratings tend to be worse.… Read the rest
At first glance, this pair of tweets last week sounds like a version of BI’s traditional campfire song:
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I’ve seen the promised (BI) land, and we are there: databases that fly and process any data; BI tools that are easy to use and fast.
Line-of-business analysts are advancing on IT’s old territory. Five thoughts on what it means for both parties. Read it here.
Lyzasoft wasn’t among the 38 exhibitors in TDWI’s Las Vegas exhibit hall. Lyzasoft sponsored no part of the lunch, and they hired no stage magician. But their buzz was the loudest I heard over the event’s five days.
Others may have heard different buzz because buzz varies.… Read the rest