Category: Business Intelligence

Intricity’s Visualization Used for Looker Keynote

Intricity had the pleasure of working with Looker Product Management to produce a dashboard which was used during the keynote speech on the second day of the JOIN 2018 conference. The dashboard demonstrated the extensibility of using custom visualizations. Slightly after the presentation He mentioned who built the dashboard: Following the event, Jared Hillam shared…
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Fort Lauderdale Hands-On Workshop

Intricity is excited to announce the next workshop on this coming September 7th in Fort Lauderdale FL at the BoatYard. In this workshop Intricity will be doing a hands on event with both Looker and Snowflake. Don't miss the opportunity to get real world experience! https://www.snowflake.com/from-0-to-snowflake-in-90-minutes-ft-lauderdale/?utm_source=intricity&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=0-to-snowflake-ft-lauderdale-9-7-18-intricity
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Amazon BI Tech Talk

Jared Hillam presented to over 1000 people during an Amazon BI Tech Talk. Click here to see the recording of the presentation:
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INTRICITY Opens a Visualization Store

INTRICITY is coming out with a big announcement today... We're pleased to open the INTRICITY Visualization Store. This is a store where INTRICITY will be selling the custom visualizations which our team builds. Our first two visualizations are for Looker customers. Customers can also opt to purchase support packs to aid in the deployment of…
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Data Lake VS Data Warehouse

I was recently listening to a clinical psychologist talk about the different kinds of people that run organizations. He described two traits, open-mindedness, and orderliness. People that run startups tend to be high in open-mindedness, but people that run  established organizations tend to be high in orderliness. As I was putting together my next video,…
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Data as Plastic…?

For almost 2 decades I’ve struggled to draw an analogy to the data management space. However, data is its own animal, it has unique quirks like the ability to be copied perfectly. And you can move data at speeds that draw no parallel to things we can observe in the physical world. So there really…
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Data Architecture Lessons from the 1700’s?

In the late-1700s there was an innovation which would change the world forever. This innovation came from the French Engineer & Lieutenant General Jean-Baptiste Gribeauval. He was charged with reforming the french military’s artillery. What he came up with was a standardized set of cannons and cannonballs. See up until that point cannons were not…
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Why “born in the cloud” matters

If you've worked in or around the enterprise software industry for any significant period of time, then you've seen a lot of technical evolution over the years. What most people don't see is how those technical evolutions play out behind the scenes with software vendors. It usually begins with some kind of start up (which…
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Goldilocks guide to Enterprise Analytics

We all remember the story of Goldilocks and the 3 Bears. Through the process of elimination Goldilocks eventually finds an option that is “just right.” When it comes to Enterprise Software, companies have to go through the same bad experiences, but they often don’t find an option that is “just right.” Unfortunately for most organizations,…
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What is BI Metadata

If you’ve done any cooking, you’ve probably experienced what it's like to forget to add an ingredient or worse the wrong ingredient. It’s a disappointing experience because there isn’t much that can be done other than live with the bad tasting food or throw it away. Well it turns out that Precalculated Business Intelligence is…
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