Contributer: Steve Swoyer


Stephen Swoyer is a technology writer with more than 16 years of experience. His writing has focused on business intelligence, data warehousing, and analytics for almost a decade. He’s particularly intrigued by the thorny people and process problems most BI and DW vendors almost never want to acknowledge, let alone talk about.

  


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Data Governance Doesn't Need to Be Gatekeeping

To support self-service practices, we need to reframe the way we think about data governance.

You Still Need a Model! Data Modeling for Big Data and NoSQL

Do you need to model data in today's nonrelational, NoSQL world? In fact, data modeling might be more important than ever.

Enable Deeper Understanding with Great Data Storytelling

How do you tell a good quantitative story? According to Angela Bassa, it's at once a straightforward enterprise and a methodological minefield.

The Shortcomings of Predictive Analytics

Data scientist Claudia Perlich explains why we must use machine learning and predictive technologies ethically, responsibly, and mindfully.

Technological Breakthroughs and Trusting Your Team

Russ Olsen advises technical people not to discount the human element. Without it you'll never pull off a real moonshot.

Power BI Gets an Analytics Infusion

Microsoft's Power BI cloud platform got an analytics refresh to close out the year. In addition, Power BI now supports DirectQuery for both Spark and Azure Analysis Services.

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