Cognitive Information

Allen Speaking at InnoTech – FREE Tickets!

Cognitive Information will be presenting a session titled ‘Return on Data’ at the 2015 InnoTech show. This session will explain the basics of business intelligence, big data and getting results from your company data. Click for free tickets.

Got Agile?

I recently had the privilege of working with a great team which had an Agile Coach and a Certified Scrum Master from SolutionsIQ. Doing Business Intelligence (BI) projects with Agile takes a complete change of attitude and habits for those of us like me who spent the last decade doing waterfall based data warehousing and […]

Time Value of Data

Data has a value and a cost to the business, based on the latency of the data and the needs of the business.

SQL Saturday 309 Downloads

Downloads for SQL Saturday #309 in Oklahoma City are below. Thank you to all who attended. Thanks also to all the sponsors who help make these great events possible for the tech community.     Business Intelligence Basics: Finding Return on Data This session will you chart the waters through the sea of Business Intelligence […]

Business Intelligence Forecasting in SQL and Cognos

Note: This article is an update of a presentation given when I was at the University of Oklahoma’s Health Sciences Center. At that time, I was using Cognos version 7.3. This article is updated for Cognos 10 and SQL Server Analysis Server 2012.  Revisiting this subject ten years later, my opinion is that Microsoft has […]

SQL Rally 2012 BI Track Highlights

PASS SQL Rally in Dallas, TX had some great speakers. Here is my list of some great sessions on the business intelligence track of the conference.

Business Intelligence & Data Warehouse Consulting

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