Archive for November, 2006

Business Objects Labs

Sunday, November 26th, 2006

I recently read a press release from Business Objects that presents the company’s ongoing mission in a way that I find discouraging, although typical of BI software vendors. The article, entitled “Business Objects Designs the Future of Business Intelligence with Business Objects Labs” (November 7, 2006) announced a new research team that will provide “early [...]

InfoVis 2006—achievements and disappointments

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006

Those of you who are familiar with my work know that I am an avid critic of business intelligence vendors that don’t understand data analysis and presentation, especially the variety that involves visual representations of information. I harangue and cajole in an effort to embarrass vendors into taking this critical aspect of business intelligence seriously. [...]