The in-between people see it all from their position between IT and business users. Wayne Eckerson calls them the “purple people” because they’re half IT red and half business blue, and others might call them just con artists. By either name, they see more than the purebreds.… Read more...
Many data repositories are fragile, held together with shaky, ad libbed fixes, observes a busy consultant. Free access for data analysts scares the hell out of administrators.
Line-of-business analysts are advancing on IT’s old territory. Five thoughts on what it means for both parties. Read it here.