On April 12 2011 support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 by Microsoft expired. This shouldn’t come as a surprise (it did sneak up on me though), SQL 2005 is 5 years old now and if you haven’t upgraded to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, now is the time.
With Microsoft’s support for SQL Sever now… Continue reading
Will Holmes À Court, CEO of National Trust of Australia (NSW), a not for profit (or loss) organisation presented how they use CALUMO for Business Intelligence at the last Club CALUMO User Group.
Will showed the group many reports consolidating data from various underlying systems as well as budget & forecast templates he and his finance team created for data acquisition from the field. The reports and input templates… Continue reading
In this comic April Fools video, Bruno Aziza interviews L. Vaughan Spencer about Business Analytics (or Business Intelligence). Spencer tries very hard to tell us why analytics is important. He includes in a rap about Time Series, Score Cards etc.. Aziza asked “Why are analytics so important for organisations?” The best reason Spencer gives is “they [Analytics ] are a must squared to have” and “without analytics what are you?… Continue reading