I recently asked Alister Cairns from UNSW if he could write a few words about how CALUMO has helped UNSW. What I received blew me away. Here it is. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2011
I had a great time at Club CALUMO and learned loads about Microsoft SQL Server Denali and how Pickles Auctions uses CALUMO and Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services.
Above is a video summary of the event – produced by Peter, one of CALUMO’s developers. It’s VERY good. Well done Pete.
If you… Continue reading
I absolutely LOVE talking to our clients and hearing from them about how they use CALUMO. It’s like an energy boost for me. Don’t get me wrong, occasionally we have issues we have to work through together but overwhelmingly I am left energised. Continue reading
In my fifteen years of experience implementing BI, I’ve also seen a lot of projects postponed and delayed. Here are the top 5 excuses for NOT implementing BI and why they are just lame excuses.
1. I need a Data Warehouse first
Actually you don’t and depending on the state of your Data Warehouse project, sometimes its… Continue reading
I attended the NSW CFO Symposium in Sydney last month. There were a number of great presentations and its good to see the level of innovation rising. Alan Bardwell, the ASX Chief Risk Officer (CRO) spoke on “New Directions of Risk Management”.
As I was a Risk Officer for an investment bank in a previous role, I got a lot out of his presentation.
With the… Continue reading
Two things just happened to me.
1. I read a draft of an upcoming post from Warwick about the Top 5 Reasons not to procrastinate about BI. It’ll be a great read on release and I’ll come back and put in a link
2. We heard from a prospect that they are leaving their company
Our experience of this person was that they were excellent, high achieving, forgiving… Continue reading
Get 42 12-inch pizzas, add liberal servings of beer & soft drink; find 70 likeminded people… Continue reading
We all know that training is important and clearly a good thing for both employees and companies. But how do you sell the expense of training to your boss?
Human Capital Investment: What’s the bottom line?
The business case for human capital investment (tuition, training course fees, and… Continue reading