Aug 24, 2012

Breaking the Barriers Part 2: Overcoming Data Ownership Issues and Related Politics

By |Business Insights, Tips and Tricks|

In the last post of our Breaking the Barriers series, we discussed a corporate culture based on silos, the top barrier to coordinating data management according to a TDWI survey published in the Business Intelligence Journal.  In the next installment of our Breaking the Barriers series, Hugo Toledo discusses the second most common barrier:  data [...]

Aug 22, 2012

Breaking the Barriers: Creating Data Management Practices in a Siloed Organization

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By Pete Childs, Business Intelligence Technologist According to a recent survey conducted by TDWI (The Data Warehousing Institute), the most-cited barrier to creating coordinated data management practices within an organization is a corporate culture based on information silos. Here are the complete survey results: Source: Unified Data Management, TDWI Best Practices Report, Q2 [...]

Jun 5, 2012

Chateaux Rolls Out New Intranet SharePoint Portal

By |Technical Insights, Tips and Tricks|

Senior Technologists Vijay Rathna and Zoltan Varszegi have developed an enterprise intranet solution utilizing Microsoft SharePoint. The portal was created to provide Chateaux’s sales and marketing teams with a robust, easily accessible, centralized repository for collaboration and product demos.In addition, the customized, Chateaux-branded user interface enables a clear method for sharing contacts and documents internally. The [...]

May 30, 2012

Chateaux Deploys Innovative Network Management Solution

By |Tips and Tricks|

Sam Wuertz The Issue:  With a growing number of internal servers to manage, Chateaux Senior BI Technologist, Sam Wuertz, set out to find a way to more effectively administer the company's network. Previously, the owners of each server were responsible for recognizing and remediating potential issues. This method contained some intrinsic issues. Server [...]