Predictive Analytics: see Data Mining. I think some of the heavy hitters in Business Intelligence decided that Data Mining was boring and decided to “differentiate” themselves by having Predictive Analytics rather than Data Mining but the result = same, same… Continue reading
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We have just been implementing the ability for a user to use a CMEMBER with non-intrinsic properties in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services and found the following:
Use of .Properties should be avoided as much as possible. Filtering by member properties should be rewritten by using CrossJoin (or Exists). Lookups should be rewritten by using related attributes and .MemberValue. There are very few reasons to use .Properties.
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