Most of us have experienced the strange but fundamentally human urge to linger at the scene of a disaster. It’s natural – we want to understand what has happened so that we can avoid any future such disasters taking a toll on us personally. With this fundamental urge… Continue reading
Author Archives: Dominic Parsons
What’s new? Well, plenty. Among the many other things we’ve been up to recently, we hope you’re enjoying the new look and feel of the newsletter. It’s an early peek at our new home on the web which we’ll be releasing between now and June.
As you’ll read, in recent months CALUMO HQ… Continue reading
No I don’t mean the execution of plans well laid and clearly productive. I mean the long drawn out boring, energy sapping, life-robbing process of preparing the annual corporate budget. It’s not this way for everyone but it… Continue reading
So what is Big Data?
According to Wikipedia:
In information technology, big data is a collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process using on-hand database management tools or traditional data processing applications.
Over the last couple of months I’ve given a few presentations to Finance people about emerging trends in Business Intelligence. As a former finance guy, I want to give you guys a reality check.… Continue reading
- A recent QLD Government case raises doubt over the usefulness of a Big Vendor Balance Sheet
- Even Governments won’t take on IBM over failed projects
- Court-room grade documentation does not improve project outcomes and is
When you get past the snazzy charts, analytic epiphanies and one versions of the truth, the single key to successful Business Intelligence is adoption. That means as many people as possible in your organisation getting at-will access to the information that they need to be successful in making your organisation successful. That’s access to reliable and secure information… Continue reading
Earlier in 2011 I announced the collaboration between Strike and CALUMO to help you take “One small step for wo/man” to demonstrate your commitment to achieving Work Life Balance with your loved ones. I’m pleased to announce that our initial step (a 10% discount for corporate bookings) was well received and we’re now… Continue reading
What do these things have in common? Keep reading to find out – and note that there are some tangible takeaways at the bottom of this post.
Have a great week end. 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