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Jul 16, 2014

The Value of Early Prototyping

Author:  Kevin Jacquier I recently joined a project that just baffled my mind with respect to the amount of time and resources that had been spent prior to any true visual representation of the requirements and functionality.  Unfortunately, my peers and […]

Jun 10, 2014

Applying Predictive Analytics to Electronic Health Records

Author:  Joan Frick With all the hype about “big data” and “predictive analytics” lately, I am surprised that more companies are not embracing emerging technologies that can take them to the next level.  There is so much data that can […]

May 14, 2014

Data are features that matter too.

“Although all vendors are seeking to achieve the ultimate goal of providing both engaging business-user-oriented capability and enterprise features that enable IT governance and control, none has yet achieved this. Bridging this chasm will be crucial to achieving leading market […]

May 08, 2014

Jobseeker: What is the Best Way to Use LinkedIn’s Anonymous View setting?

I am often surprised by the fact that so many LinkedIn members are unaware that they have the ability to make their viewing of other members completely anonymous.  When I tell clients this, more often than not they haven’t even heard of […]

Apr 29, 2014


IT executives and technical recruiters attended TechRepublic’s roundtable and talked about their predictions in the hiring for technical talent. Garth Schulte, Trainer, CBT Nuggets talks about Big Data and how companies realize the importance of storing and analyzing large volumes […]

Apr 22, 2014

To Queue or not to Queue, That is the question!

I was faced with a problem recently. Develop a solution that can accept a customer transaction from almost any continent, at any time, from multiple servicing applications (existing and envisioned) and keep it as simple and inexpensive as possible. Oh, […]

Apr 15, 2014

Not for Women Only: Top 10 Traits of Successful Female Executives

Author:  Marianela Peraza   As I prepare to go to the Women’s Presidents Organization ( conference in New Orleans next week, I began to wonder what characteristics make women in business successful.  Although women have come a long way in […]

Apr 11, 2014

Predictive Analytics: Are you asking the right questions?

In our blog of October 22, 2013, we discussed Descriptive, Predictive, and Prescriptive Analytics – the trilogy of business analytics.  The blog can be found at A key consideration is moving from the descriptive – what did happen – […]

Mar 18, 2014

Strategy roadmap… where do I begin?

A recent IBM Big Data, Integration & Governance Forum in NYC drew a significant audience from various industries, all with a common interest to hear about the promoted topic of “Advancing your information strategy for big data and analytics”. There […]

Mar 11, 2014

Five Reasons Why Business Analytics Projects Fail

Author: Joan Frick Business Analytics has become the hottest ‘buzz’ around most organizations these days. Given that, you would be surprised at how many people do not understand how to ask the right questions in order to scope the efforts […]