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Self-service BI


April 15, 2015  6:14 AM

How Self-Service BI is Changing Data Modeling

Rick van der Lans Rick van der Lans Profile: Rick van der Lans
Self-service BI

There was a time when data models were only touched by experts in white coats wearing soft cotton gloves while carrying them around. The data models were kept in a vault that Fort Knox would have been jealous of. Business users could validate the models and comment on them, but the IT specialists...

December 19, 2014  10:16 AM

The Time Is Ripe for Self-Service Data Preparation

Rick van der Lans Rick van der Lans Profile: Rick van der Lans
Self-service BI

Implementing rules for detecting and cleansing incorrect data is almost always done by BI specialists and not by business users themselves. Is that going to change with the introduction of self-service data preparation tools? Most tools for data profiling and data cleansing are designed...


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