Andreas Bitterer

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The Flight of the Wannabees

by Andy Bitterer  |  February 18, 2009  |  7 Comments

What really annoys me is when people make public claims about things that they have clearly no clue about. Facts or the truth don’t seem to matter anymore, all that counts is bold verbiage. There could be multiple reasons for this behavior: Maybe some people are too lazy to do proper research before raising their […]

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Final preparation for The Hague

by Andy Bitterer  |  January 13, 2009  |  Comments Off

It’s that time of the year again, when many people from around the world gather in one place to discuss business intelligence, data warehousing, data quality, master data management, data integration, performance management, and so on. No, I’m not trying to get all buzzwords in (as there are tons more), just to highlight how broad […]

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When Data isn’t Data yet

by Andy Bitterer  |  September 18, 2008  |  2 Comments

Sometimes it helps talking to a different set of clients to get a reality check. In my world, where all that’s needed is broadband and an airport (I’m exaggerating a little here) it is really helpful to get a new perspective on how our clients are grappling with day-to-day issues. I recently met with a […]

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Brazil as BI strategists?

by Andy Bitterer  |  September 17, 2008  |  1 Comment

Wherever I go to present on BI issues, such as technology, M&A, best practices, organizational issues, market development or else, one of my questions to the audience is “Who has a BI strategy?” and the typical response is fairly consistent. In most European or North American audiences, only about 2% of surveyed participants admit they […]

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