November 1, 2017

Whether it's seen as a guiding light or a perilous sinkhole, the use of data is a predominant consideration for B2B...

What is a chief analytics officer? The exec who turns data into decisions

November 1, 2017

The chief analytics officer (CAO) heads up a company’s data analytics operations, transforming data into business value,...

7 Non-Technical Skills You Need To Succeed In A DevOps Career


October 30, 2017

DevOps ("development" meets "operations") is still an evolving field. Asked for a definition, even some in other technical...

Making Your Website Into A Super Sales Machine


October 28, 2017

As seen with’s latest earnings report, the ecommerce trend is still very much in the growth phase. But...

Startup Raised $180M To Take On Tableau Software In $4B Data Visualization Market


October 23, 2017

Business intelligence and data analytics are popular buzzwords. But businesses face considerable obstacles to turning the...

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Founder: Lloyd Tabb, Founder, Chairman & CTO, Looker

October 19, 2017

I had the pleasure of interviewing Lloyd Tabb, Founder and Chairman of Looker. Lloyd spent the last 25 years...

ETL is Dead

October 13, 2017

Extract, transform, and load. It doesn’t sound too complicated. But, as anyone who’s managed a data pipeline will tell...

Cloud In, Hadoop Out as Hot Repository for Big Data

October 9, 2017

If you’re in charge of architecting a big data strategy for your organization, you have a lot of tough decisions to make....

Looker’s Audacious Moonshot to Outgrow Oracle

October 4, 2017

You may have considered Looker to be just another business intelligence tool. After all, that’s the bucket analysts at...

5 Major Industries And Their Next-Gen Disruptors


September 27, 2017

The annual Next Billion Dollar Startups list, produced by Forbes in partnership with TrueBridge Capital Partners, doesn’t...