Monthly Archives: September 2014

Why BI professionals should believe in Aliens

By | September 27, 2014

I am pretty serious about this one, not because I believe in UFOs or any other extra-terrestrial theory but because as a DBA who implements Business Intelligence solutions for companies it’s hard to ignore the facts. Business Intelligence systems are all about identifying patterns and sets within existing data. When performing data mining we split… Read More »

Metrics vs Mass appeal? What companies probably don’t yet understand.

By | September 18, 2014

I wanted to ask a question today instead of blogging about a topic. To be honest I don’t know the answer to this question and that is why it is the topic for today. So the question is When is the colour blue, blue? Is it when the wavelength of light is between 450–495 nm? Or… Read More »

When it’s an Emergency, what do you do ?

By | September 1, 2014

I recently needed to send a courier on a very urgent basis to a friend of mine and was stuck on how to do it. Time was critical and it was a Saturday evening. I went to a number of courier services such as DTDC and BLUE DART but was informed that the pickups for… Read More »