Category Archives: Database Technology

Managing Source Code using Kbases


After years of looking for better and better ways and means of managing source code, we turned to one of our own software suites, a graphic free-form-search Knowledgebase, to manage O-O code that is used across ten commercial software products … Continue reading

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Finding needles in haystacks – Can you do it?


I deal with a fairly large number of organizations (suppliers, clients, correspondents).                     I like to track e-mail exchanges but some of the time there is overlap between threads so no point trying to define and organize messages under Outlook folders. … Continue reading

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Where, Oh Where, have my Documents Gone?


Decision-making is the art of converting information into action. It’s an art because it requires a blending of experience, knowledge, wisdom, intuition, and information. All of these except information are acquired or intrinsic capabilities. The problem with information is that … Continue reading

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Case – why you need it (Part III of III)


Here is part III/III on Case Management (ACM, BPM, RALB, ECM, CRM, and FOMM) highlighting data storage issues at Cases plus the need for interoperability and non-subjective ways and means of assessing progress toward meeting Case objectives. Watch the 11 … Continue reading

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It’s Time For You To Get Your Big Data Organized


If you have been reading about “Big Data”, obvious questions are do I have it, and if so, where do I put it, how do I find it, and how to I use it? If the Volume, Velocity, Variety of … Continue reading

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Tips & Tricks IV- Consolidation of Summary Case Data to Executive Dashboards and Corporate Dashboards.


The usual final resting place of operational data is a data warehouse. With many systems in place within a corporation, data warehouses traditionally have been the only place where KPI (Key Process Indicator) calculations can be initiated. There are two … Continue reading

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A Lean Horse For The Race


When you spend months justifying an initiative, it’s important to get a good start coming out of the gate. Projects are typically multi-dimensional. Each alternative can have different benefits, risks and uncertainties. When preparing an ROI, you owe it to … Continue reading

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Strategic Planning Revisited


After years of posting articles on operations planning for bridging the gap between operations and strategy, the time has come to put together a new perspective on this area. It’s time we started talking about “strategy formulation” instead of strategic … Continue reading

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Blog Of My Blog, I Love that Methodology


The challenge is to guess the song. See the reference at the bottom of this post. After four years and close to 200 blog posts totaling 400 pages, it’s understandable that there is a rising concern to avoid unwanted repetition. … Continue reading

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How do you like to view your Big Data?


Discover a “new” approach to closing the gap between strategy and operations. Continue reading

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