Finding the right BI and Analytics people

One of the interesting conversations we had at our recent client offsite, ConneXions, was about challenges and strategies for finding the right BI and Analytics staff.  Success, it would appear, takes strategic thinking, proactive behaviour, and creativity. The Talent Management Chall

The Cloud Theory of Strategic Planning

In setting strategy, we need to have an overall vision or overall goal.  The diagram is a way of thinking strategy and planning. My idea comes from the theory of Alfred Adler who talked about motivation and said the human organism is motivated to goal.  Without a goal, the

Better Business Intelligence = Better Business Results

 A short while back I saw that the Aberdeen Group conducted a study that found that organizations using MicroStrategy realized stronger sales growth than peer companies who were not using the BI suite.  The full details of the report can be read here in this press release