Blog Archive

February 2013

Too often looking at poorly designed BI or analytics tools is like a punch in the gut: welcome to work – you’re going to be miserable. 

On July 10, 2008, the Apple App Store opened with about 500 apps: over 40 billion app downloads later, from 500 million accounts, with a choice of more than 775,000 apps, you could logically draw the conclusion that making apps must be rather easy. Truthfully, the technical process is not exactly rocket science, but that, I think, misses the point.

Competitive market pressures, ever-changing technologies, cost constraints and increased focus on customers’ needs are just a few drivers that compel companies to undertake significant transformational initiatives.

“She is frequently kind
And she's suddenly cruel
She can do as she pleases
She's nobody's fool
But she can't be convicted
She's earned her degree…”

-          Billy Joel, American singer/songwriter