Tag Archives: data

Business Analytics Anyone?

by | January 11, 2012

Today, I participated in a focus group to help start up the BCIT School of Business Business Analytics Centre of Excellence.  The room was full of Business Intelligence/Analytics/Insight leaders from around Vancouver.  We were brought together by Ed Bosman and Karen Plesner both instructors in the BCIT School of Business.  Karen facilitated a two hour discussion… Read more »

Microsoft Canadian Colleges Exec Briefing – Data Sovereignty

by | February 2, 2011

John Weigelt, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada Data Sovereignty and Privacy John’s job is to avoid “those unintended consequences” around technology adoption. Discussion about what constitutes cloud computing especially being clear about the context.  SaaS, PaaS and IaaS all have different contexts and require different approaches when considering data security and privacy. Microsoft Infrastructure Investment – data… Read more »

Corporate Information … single source or single search?

by | June 3, 2009

Recently, we have been talking about creating a single repository for IT Services departmental information. The idea being that our team members need to go to one place to get the information they are looking for. Instead of wasting time looking at multiple repositories each with their own taxonomies, UX and search features, put it… Read more »

Connecting with my Australian Colleagues …

by | November 10, 2007

It is so cool and easy to do. Right now I am Skype’d wirelessly and my colleagues are on a wireless connection in Canberra at the CAUDIT EA Symposium 2007. This year the conference is taking place in Canberra and hosted by Katarina Christenson of the University of Canberra. My very good friend David Bedwell… Read more »