Posts by Bertrand

April 12, 2011 by

11 Big Data Predictions for 2011

Editor’s Note: While VISAGE rebranded to VERDAZO in April 2016, we haven’t changed the VISAGE name in our previous blog posts. We’re proud of our decade of work as VISAGE and that lives on within these blogs. Enjoy. While Business Intelligence (BI) has been around for many years, the term is not often used in the Oil and Gas industry bybusiness users (engineers, operators and managers). However, energy producers have very specific needs centered around time series data (i.e. a need to see how production, pressures, costs etc. trend over time), this is where BI comes in. Recently TDWI published the article 11 Big-Data Analytics Predictions for 2011. TDWI’s (The Data Warehouse Institute) Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing articles can be a source of insight into how the industry of BI is evolving. One of the most notable items in Ketan Karia’s article is “10. Self-serve BI gets more attention“. Self-service BI directly hits home for business users on the front lines who count on information and insights in the reports they create for managers and board members, among others. The intervention of IT still delays getting data to these users. Many enterprises still have to run a myriad of...

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