Blobitty Blob Blob Blob…

At my current client, we are working on a major rewrite of their Claims Management System, which has included moving the old data from an Oracle database to a new SQL database being designed by our team. Part of this conversion involved a particular challenge. We were...

Characteristics of Big Data – Part One

Are you not sure if your project requires a Big Data Solution? The purpose of the Characteristics of Big Data article is to provide you with the characteristics of Big Data that will assist you in answering that question. The Big Data movement is based upon one common...

Making Data Meaningful in Major League Baseball

My father played professional baseball for the Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians in the 1920’s and 1930’s. This was in the days of Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth, and long before anyone ever heard of computers or even the word, data. However, that did not mean the...

Learn about: Latest Tableau Release 9.0

Widely recognized by Gartner as a leader and innovator, Tableau’s latest release continues to build upon its legacy of excellence. Large features, such as the integration of the fixed function or level of detail, provides greater ease in analysis. Smaller changes,...

Forecasting and Predictive Analytics

Wikipedia defines Forecasting as the process of making statements about events whose actual outcomes (typically) have not yet been observed. Examples of forecasting would be predicting weather events, forecasting sales for a particular time period or predicting the...