Aug 29 2012

BI 4 Web Intelligence Satisfaction Poll on BOB

Categories: General Dave Rathbun @ 1:03 pm

There is a “satisfaction” poll running right now on BOB that asks folks how they feel about the Web Intelligence experience in BI 4.x. If you’re currently using BI 4, please consider logging in to vote. (Only registered BOB members can vote on polls.)

BI4 Web Intelligence Satisfaction Poll


Aug 14 2012

Who Won The Olympics? It Depends How You Ask The Question…

Categories: General Dave Rathbun @ 1:33 pm

A while back I published a blog post that claimed that Mount Everest was not the highest or even the biggest mountain on the Earth. Today I am going to make another startling claim: the recently closed 2012 Olympics were won not by the United States, China, Russia, or even host country United Kingdom. No, the 2012 Olympics were won by: (drum roll please) Grenada. Yes, that Grenada. The country that most USA folks probably didn’t even know existed until it was invaded by Clint Eastwood in Heartbreak Ridge.

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Aug 09 2012

Business Intelligence Lessons From Star Trek Part II

Categories: General Dave Rathbun @ 2:34 pm

My second guest post at The Decision Factor has been published so you can catch up on more Business Intelligence lessons from Captain Kirk:

Business Intelligence Lessons from Star Trek — Part Two

Aug 09 2012

Happy Birthday BOB

Categories: General Dave Rathbun @ 2:22 pm

As a community, BOB started out in the middle of the 1990’s, known then as the BUSOB-L mailing list. We converted over to a web-based bulletin board format in 2002. If you do the math, that would mean that 2012 is our 10th birthday. :mrgreen: I spoke with Courtney Bjorlin (follow her on Twitter @cbjorlin) of a few weeks ago and reminded her about our milestone, and she wrote up a fun top-ten list in honor of that anniversary.

If you haven’t read it yet, and you’re a fan of BOB, you definitely should give it a read.

What About BOB? 10 Reasons BOB Is Every BOBJ User’s Friend