A ThoughtPoint by Dr. Barry Devlin (firstname.lastname@example.org), 9sight Consulting
Decision-making and action-taking demand tight integration of very different types of data and function; from collection and analysis, through predicting future states, to taking immediate, operational action. The Production Analytic Platform, based on relational database technology, offers the most appropriate and effective solution.
|Dr. Barry Devlin is among the foremost authorities on business insight and one of the founders of data warehousing, having published the first architectural paper on the topic in 1988. With over 30 years of IT experience, including 20 years with IBM as a Distinguished Engineer, he is a widely respected analyst, consultant, lecturer and author of the seminal book, “Data Warehouse—from Architecture to Implementation” and numerous White Papers. His book, “Business unIntelligence—Insight and Innovation Beyond Analytics and Big Data” (http://bit.ly/BunI-TP2) was published in October 2013.|