Andreas Bitterer

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Von Populismus und Heckenschützen

by Andy Bitterer  |  February 25, 2009  |  2 Comments

This post is in German since it refers to an event and a related article in Germany. Die Hamburger IT Strategietage sind hier in Hamburg kürzlich zu Ende gegangen, als mich eine Email eines Kollegen erreicht mit einem Link zu einem Artikel des bekannten CIO Magazins. Darin wird von einem Panel berichtet, das sich mit [...]

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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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Setting the Record Straight

by Andy Bitterer  |  December 28, 2008  |  23 Comments

Caution: Long post, but lots to say… Not often, a vendor reacts with a blog posting to the publication of a Gartner document. Press releases, yes, and a lot, kinda like “Company XYZ announces that a leading analyst firm has placed it in the leaders quadrant of the ABC Magic Quadrant…” Rarely, though, do we [...]

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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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