Category Archives: Press

Just One More Reason to Love SSIS

Alternate title for this post: "Is Sarah Palin BI?" But I didn’t want to go there, and I’m sure you appreciate that. But here in the US, the presidential election season is nearly over (just a few more days to … Continue reading

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iWindows 7 Surface Phone?

I’m not attending the PDC this year, and I must admit that I’m more than a little jealous of my friends and colleagues who are in Los Angeles at the conference this week.[1] I’ve been following some of the news … Continue reading

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You fought with my father in the BI Wars?

(I totally stole the whole “BI Wars” idea from Ted Malone, but since he doesn’t have a blog, I don’t feel at all bad about it.) “IBM to Acquire Cognos to Accelerate Information on Demand Business Initiative” That’s the title … Continue reading

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MDX (almost) in the Mainstream

A few months back I posted a link to a New York Times article on data mining, marveling how such a cool technology was getting coverage in the non-technical press. Well… MDX isn’t quite ready to make the business section … Continue reading

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The Vulture Does Silverlight

I love to read The Register. It has a delightfully irreverent and decidedly anti-Microsoft take on the world of IT, and covers a broad swath of topics every day. I like to think of it as “keeping me honest,” as … Continue reading

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Data-Mining Goes Mainstream

You know that a given technology field is “going mainstream” when it starts to get moderately intelligent coverage from the non-technology mainstream press. So when I saw today an article titled “Reaping Results: Data-Mining Goes Mainstream” in the “Your Money” … Continue reading

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