Larry Hill's Blog

  • Dec 5, 2012

    re:Invent - AWS Amazes in First User Conference

    AWS Re:Invent User Conference

    The first AWS Re:Invent User Conference last week was a fascinating show, not so much for the novelty of a user conference – all major players have one these days – but for some of the facts that emerged from both Amazon and industry analysts.

  • Apr 16, 2010

    Use Cases for the Agile Data Warehouse

    Some of you might have attended our webinar February 4. When we put the webinar together, we felt that most of the attendees were interested in using the Agile Data Warehouse (ADW) as a Business Intelligence (BI) sandbox, or as a development and test environment. But we’ve found since then that many of the attendees had much bigger plans for the ADW than we had originally anticipated. So I’d like to discuss some of the market feedback we received and actual use cases that are now being developed around the ADW.

  • Jan 11, 2010

    The Agile Data Warehouse™ Story

    Next-Generation Business Intelligence?

    There are numerous articles and discussions on the web about next- generation BI. Industry analysts talk about the need for MDM and data governance standards and strategies to form the basis of the next generation of BI. We believe that this focus is mostly in response to the disorganization of systems that have been built with traditional BI and data warehouse tools.