Bizcubed Blog

Data Janitor work is 50-80% of the job

Our business is built aroound being data janitors.  As a result we chose tools which make our job as easy and cost effective as possible.  A couple of weeks ago this article came out in the NY times.  It was about the data wrangling work necessary to glean the promised insights from Big Data.  

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Looking for the silver bullet in business analytics?

As an analytics platform provider, we frequently get the following requests from potential clients who are looking "BI" solutions:
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How to set up Mongo on Pentaho

With the Pentaho 5.1 release there was a really exciting innovation - analytics directly against a Mongo DB cluster.  Mongo on Pentaho is exciting because it means that you can do advanced data discovery against Mongo collections directly.

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9 ways Pentaho and BizCubed helps avoid "Common BI Mistakes"

We saw recently saw this article “9 Common BI Software Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)" from Jennifer Lonoff Schiff at ComputerWorld.com.  As we reviewed the common mistakes, we felt that the Pentaho analytics platform addresses them all pretty well.  So we compiled this article that lists the mistakes and how Pentaho and BizCubed services helps you avoid the pitfalls and where we currently ...

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Most widely used Big Data? The answer will shock you!

Big data is a buzzword that gets thrown around a lot. There are oodles of different definitions out there, and the term gets applied to a range of data from digital sources to more traditional forms. Yet, at its core big data is essentially any large data set that can range in size depending on the capabilities of the business managing the data and the methods that are being used to process ...

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Independance from a single point of failure

Today I had to pick up from a developer who had left my team 3 months ago.

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