KPI Partners Blog

What Is A Data Scientist?

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Aug 07, 2015 @ 12:44 PM

by Jeremiah Johnson

Data scientists are master communicators.  They speak fluently with people in operations areas and those in information technology departments.  They understand technical jargon, business lingo and are information experts.  Unlike a jack-of-all-trades, who knows a lot but masters nothing, data scientists know plenty and often are experts in many fields.  Most importantly, they find solutions for business problems.

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Tags: Data Warehousing, Database, Data Scientist, Big Data, Data Discovery, Business Intelligence, ETL, Jeremiah Johnson, Data Integration, Blog, Datastax

Attaching A Visual Face To Hadoop With Oracle Big Data Discovery

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Mar 13, 2015 @ 10:37 AM

by Mangesh Dange

Oracle Big Data Discovery is a set of end-to-end visual analytic capabilities that leverage the power of Hadoop to transform raw data into business insight in minutes, without the need to learn complex products or rely only on highly skilled resources. 

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Tags: Mangesh Dange, Big Data, ETL, Oracle Big Data Discovery, Hadoop, Blog

KPI Partners Joins Oracle for Big Data Discovery Fast Track Program

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Thu, Feb 26, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

NEWARK, CA -- 02/26/2015 -- KPI Partners today announced it has been selected as a Oracle Fast Track Program Partner for Big Data Discovery.

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Tags: Sid Goel, Kusal Swarnakar, Big Data, Oracle, Video, Oracle Big Data Discovery, Hadoop, Blog

Cloud Services Are Reaching Maturity - Thoughts from OOW 2014

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Oct 24, 2014 @ 10:29 AM

by Myles Gilsenan

I attended Oracle OpenWorld (OOW) 2014 recently with a focus on BI, Big Data and ERP. As usual there was no shortage of information. The Partner briefings were particularly helpful in getting some insight into how Oracle sees the future.  

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Tags: OBIEE, Oracle E-Business Suite, Real-Time BI, Oracle OpenWorld, Cloud Services, EPM, Essbase, Real-Time Supply Chain and Inventory Analytics, Big Data, Data Discovery, Myles Gilsenan, Oracle BI, ERP, Real-Time Financial Analytics, Oracle BICS, Oracle GoldenGate

TDWI Conference Focuses On Data-Driven Decision Making

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Sep 26, 2014 @ 11:44 AM

by Darren Chilton

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Tags: Data Warehousing, TDWI, Big Data, Business Intelligence, Darren Chilton, Blog

ETL in the Cloud: The Main Challenge Of Cloud-Based Business Intelligence

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Sun, Apr 20, 2014 @ 11:32 AM

by Kusal Swarnakar

The cloud comes with many advantages and some challenges.  Innovations in cloud technology allow businesses to operate more or less exclusively in the cloud, should they want to go that route.  Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) technology allows for a seamless integration of information from various sources to be…

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Tags: Data Warehousing, Kusal Swarnakar, Cloud Services, Big Data, ETL, Data Integration, Blog

Is Data Quality The Biggest Threat To Obamacare?

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Dec 27, 2013 @ 11:26 AM

by Jeremiah Johnson

The enrollment system must interact with integrated data from a wide range of federal and state hosted data sources.

With the political problems hovering around the launch of The Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare") now seemingly left behind, the biggest threat to the Affordable Care Act is now a technical one.  Initial problems involving massive traffic surges leading to website unavailability were unfortunate but hardly unexpected.  Many other high-demand services such as Twitter have experienced similar issues in their infancy.  Far more worrying are the continuing data problems which, if left unchecked, could see people left without insurance.

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Tags: Data Warehousing, Vision Workshop, Data Quality, Big Data, Government, Jeremiah Johnson, Data Integration, Blog

The Crazy World of Human Resource Analytics

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Mon, Mar 11, 2013 @ 11:47 AM

by Jeremiah Johnson

The Right Data For HR Insight

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Tags: Oracle E-Business Suite, Training, Big Data, Business Intelligence, Human Resources, Jeremiah Johnson, HR Analytics, Oracle BI Applications, ERP, Human Resource Analytics, Blog

OBIEE QA/Testing Presentation from the 2013 BIWA Summit

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Tue, Mar 05, 2013 @ 10:40 AM

by Jeff McQuigg

I thought I’d post my presentation on QA (testing) that I delivered at the BIWA Summit near Oracle HQ in California. The presentation is based off of the recent QA posts I did on my personal blog, with a bit more silly graphics on top of it.  The one take away from the presentation is that some people prefer the term "testing" as opposed to QA.  Good to know.  Anyway, enjoy!

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Tags: Seminar, OBIEE, Endeca, Essbase, Big Data, Oracle, Oracle BI, Jeff McQuigg, BIWA Summit, KScope, Blog

Gartner CIO Survey: Business Intelligence As Top Priority in 2013

Posted by JEREMIAH JOHNSON on Thu, Feb 07, 2013 @ 10:53 AM

Big Data & Analytics Among The Most Disruptive Forces in Enterprise Technology

Gartner recently conducted a global survey of more than 2,000 chief information officers in 36 industries across 41 countries.

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Tags: Mobile BI, Big Data, Business Intelligence, infographic, Jeremiah Johnson, ERP