Dan Volitich says: Whose data is it anyway?

Dan Volitich says: Whose data is it anyway?

Dan Volitich President John Daniel Associates, Inc. Dan’s Profile Good News, Bad News. Good news is that Excel can now hold more than 65,536 rows of data. Bad news is that Excel can now hold more than 65,536 rows of data. It is not uncommon for users to ask for everything they “need” downloaded into Excel. This confuses the IT group and usually generates responses […]

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Business Decisions: Don’t be Afraid to Break the Chain – Dan Volitich

Business Decisions: Don’t be Afraid to Break the Chain – Dan Volitich

Dan Volitich President, John Daniel Associates, Inc.  Dan’s Profile When an elephant is young, its leg is chained to an anchor in the ground. The baby tries and tries to get free, but cannot. When that baby elephant grows up into a large adult, it has the power to break out of the chain, but it doesn’t even try because of its prior experience of […]

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How do we cut through the jumble of Business Analytics? -Janet Amos Pribanic

How do we cut through the jumble of Business Analytics? -Janet Amos Pribanic

Janet Amos Pribanic Chief Operating Officer John Daniel Associates, Inc. Janet’s Profile Businessintelligencebusinessanalyticsperformancemanagementbigdataanalytics Business Analytics for Beginners In the words of my favorite musical, The Sound of Music, “Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start.” Business Intelligence analysts confirm that adoption is still not what we anticipated it to be. Recently I read a statistic that stated 64% of business […]

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Janet Amos Pribanic says: ‘Business Analytics – It’s really OK that it’s not perfect first time out!’

Janet Amos Pribanic says: ‘Business Analytics – It’s really OK that it’s not perfect first time out!’

Janet Amos Pribanic Chief Operating Officer John Daniel Associates, Inc. Janet’s Profile Business Analytics is changing rapidly. Traditional BI is being challenged due to the rate at which we are not only collecting data, but wanting to leverage that data for business advantage. A recent survey of over 40 technology vendors’ clients by one of the largest IT research firms showed that ultimately, the customer […]

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Visualizations and Dashboards – A Simple Methodology for Success

Visualizations and Dashboards – A Simple Methodology for Success

David Kusek Business Analytics Specialist John Daniel Associates, Inc.  David’s Profile This blog post is written as a follow up to a recent webinar I gave on the same subject. The purpose of this post is to provide more context for my ‘Five Pillars of Successful Dashboards and Visualizations’ that were covered in the webinar. A recording of the webinar can be found here. The […]

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