Technical Insights

Jul 31, 2013

Assessing BI Org Readiness: Analytics Ready Organization (ARO) Development

2017-12-12T14:06:39-04:00By |Business Insights, Technical Insights|

By Sam Somashekar Data overload from both known and dynamic sources is becoming a huge challenge for businesses. Yet there is an enormous opportunity to harness the hidden power of data if tamed by the right organizational structures, processes, and platforms. In order to do this, a BI Organizational Readiness strategy and road-map must be developed. [...]

Jul 15, 2013

Cloud Chats Question #4

2017-12-12T14:07:43-04:00By |Business Insights, Cloud Computing, Technical Insights|

Final Question with Chateaux Principal Ken Zimmerman and Cloud Expert Sam Somashekar Breakdown of Cloud Computing Services (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Ken: When you are advising organizations on creating a cloud strategy, do you typically start with interviews to determine what their motivation is to move to the cloud? What other steps do [...]

Jul 8, 2013

Cloud Chats Question #3

2017-12-12T14:09:59-04:00By |Business Insights, Cloud Computing, Technical Insights|

Diagram showing overview of cloud computing including Google, Salesforce, Amazon, Axios Systems, Microsoft, Yahoo & Zoho Ken: You are working with one of our clients now on exploring avenues to get to the cloud. What kinds of things should their decision depend on? Security? Bandwidth? The services provided with the application or [...]

Jul 1, 2013

Cloud Chats Question #2 with Cloud Expert Sam Somashekar.

2017-12-12T14:18:30-04:00By |Business Insights, Cloud Computing, Technical Insights|

More Q&A with Chateaux Principal Ken Zimmerman and Cloud Expert Sam Somashekar Cloud Question #2: Ken: Let’s say you’re an organization interested in a supply chain application and you have the option of an on-premise solution or a cloud solution. I think many people assume that if its cloud based, it must be better, but I’m [...]

Jun 20, 2013

Cloud Chats

2017-12-12T14:00:03-04:00By |Business Insights, Cloud Computing, Technical Insights, Tips and Tricks|

Q&A with Chateaux Principal Ken Zimmerman and Cloud Expert Sam Somashekar This is a brief segment of an interview with Sam Somashekar, Cloud Strategy Expert for Chateaux. Check back each week for a new Cloud question!  Ken: From the point of view of an organization looking to move to the cloud, people think it’s the [...]

Jun 6, 2013

Interview with Sam Somashekar: Intelligently Using Cloud for Business Growth

2017-12-12T13:57:12-04:00By |Business Insights, Cloud Computing, Technical Insights, Tips and Tricks|

We recently interviewed Chateaux Cloud Expert, Sam Somashekar, on the different ways organizations can use the cloud to achieve business growth. Sam Somashekar, Chateaux Cloud Expert Sam began his career at CA Technologies as a software developer, where he eventually brought his extensive software engineering experience to the strategic and tactical level [...]

Mar 28, 2013

Chateaux Technologist Spearheads Innovative Reporting and Printing Solution Project

2017-12-12T13:50:55-04:00By |Business Insights, Chateaux News, Technical Insights|

Vijay Rathna, Senior BI Technologist and Application Architect Vijay Rathna, Senior BI Technologist and Application Architect, is leading a major project for Chateaux at an electronics manufacturer to integrate an enterprise imaging platform (EIP) with the client’s existing ERP printing applications. The client prints thousands of contracts, customer orders, invoices, and other [...]

Oct 11, 2012

Frameworks Is #1 (Part 2)

2017-12-12T13:41:12-04:00By |Business Insights, Q&A with the BI Answer Man, Technical Insights|

By Hugo Toledo, Senior Business Intelligence Architect In the last post, Frameworks is #1, we discussed how checklists and their big brothers, frameworks, help you develop new solutions by providing a structure for identifying and closing gaps. In this installment, we’ll go into one of our preferred frameworks, TDWI’s MAD (Measure, Analyze, Drill) Framework, and [...]

Oct 3, 2012

Frameworks Is #1

2017-12-12T13:39:14-04:00By |Business Insights, Technical Insights|

By Hugo Toledo, Senior Business Intelligence Architect, BI Answer Man I meant to say that. You know, as in “The topic of frameworks is paramount”? Keep reading. This will make more sense later. First, though, a word about checklists: under-appreciated. Think about it. Life may be quite unpleasant without the assiduous use of checklists. For example, [...]

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