Lonely at the Top: Elegant Entrepreneur

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I am the CEO of a software product development and services business in Ahmedabad, India. For nearly twenty years, I have been managing and growing these businesses and, I am happy to say, we are doing well - although I am always driven to do better! Recently, I was inspired to begin this article series. I thought perhaps my experiences, challenges and lessons learned might provide inspiration, hope and advice to those who are considering starting a business,

Get BI Tools for the Future: Fresh is Best, Packaged is Passé!

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There are a lot of BI tools out there, so it is easy for businesses and users to get confused – especially when the vendor tells you that the business intelligence solution is a self-serve, flexible tool that allows users to do what they want, when they want to do it (and then falls short on

You Need Data Scientists for Predictive Analysis– Myth#6

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Debunking Common Business Intelligence Myths Myth #6: You Need Data Scientists to Employ Predictive Analysis in Your Organization

Every enterprise, large or small, must have access to sophisticated, easy-to-use business intelligence tools in order to compete in local, regional and global markets. When organizations undertake the process of researching and selecting a business intelligence tool they find that the

Don’t Create a Data Governance Tug of War between Financial Pros and IT Staff

Don't Create a Data Governance Tug of War between Financial Pros and IT Staff
The need to up-to-date, integrated information and analytical data is crucial to the success of the organization and certainly to the accountants, auditors, financial investment professionals and finance managers in any enterprise. But, in an age of user and data breaches, the IT team may be hesitant to allow meaningful, flexible access to critical business intelligence.
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User Experience is THE Most Important Thing

An Awesome User Experience Provides Awesome ResultsYears ago, I worked with talented developers who knew the ins and outs of many technologies and platforms and could spin a stunning website into existence with style. Visitors were impressed with the colors, the animation and the graphics. Years passed, and technology advanced. Users were no longer tied to large desktops. They bought tablets and mobile devices and got used to the look and feel of advanced sites and

Microsoft and Garbage Collection

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The .NET developer doesn’t usually have to understand how the Microsoft “Garbage Collector” (GC) works to build an app, but occasionally a situation arises where understanding garbage collection in the context of app development is beneficial. Garbage collection in Microsoft’s .NET development framework is an automatic process that frees up memory that an application no longer needs.
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Business Intelligence For Financial Services: BI Case Study

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The client is a leading financial securities services firm, who is a respected corporate member of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India. The company offers online digital contacts, transparent trading practices and extends personalized customer service and support.
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