Two BI leaders walk into the Sunday night reception at the TDWI conference in San Diego. Each is as eminent as you get in BI, and they hadn’t seen each other in months. After hello, they got into what’s more important to them than the free food. One says, “Business Objects and Cognos just don’t […]
If this year’s economic slowdown lets BI-ready companies “kill the competition,” as one consultant I talked to last week expects them to, BI itself will win in not-so-obvious ways. First, if BI really does show its stuff, projects will attract and keep good people more easily. “Every BI client have been people-short,” says Sid Adelman, […]
BI was made for turbulent times, wasn’t it? At least the handful of consultants I talked to this week think so. There seems to be not a shred of fear among them. I’m writing the story for TDWI.
My article in today’s BI This Week. BI veterans give tech workers advice on getting ahead in the industry without burning out first. Posts related to “My latest: “BI Careers: Knowing Technology Isn’t Enough””Ask for stories, not advice You’re better off with a story than the advice the…More BI writers need “Made to Stick” I […]
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.