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Frank Buytendijk

Frank Buytendijk

Vice President and Fellow, Enterprise Performance Management at Oracle

United States | Finance

Cricket and BI

Posted over 10 years ago, 0 comments
Remember my blog on BI and Rugby? Here’s a better example on how to compare BI to sports. My colleague Jason Gates from Oracle Australia has a blog, that you can find here. A few months ago he wrote a blog entry about how to compare BI to cricket. Although the Dutch team (my home country) did beat England recently, I wouldn’t consider myself an expert on cricket at all. So I leave this one to Jason!
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The Need for Information Governance

Posted over 10 years ago, 0 comments
I had a wonderful discussion with Wouter van Aerle of Cap Gemini, about the need for information governance. He pointed out that this is taken care of very well, when it is about financial information, but often surprisingly poorly managed...
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Continued Discussion....

Posted over 10 years ago, 0 comments
In the previous post, I mentioned how a reader reacted, asking some questions about the architectural consequences on not routing general ledger information to the data warehouse, but directly to the financial consolidation tool. Freddy Holwerda comments that I didn't...
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Curious Case of Financial Consolidation ... A Reader Reacts

Posted over 10 years ago, 1 comment
I recently wrote about data warehouse architecture and financial consolidation in a blog called The Curious Case of Financial Consolidation
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Business and IT Alignment

Posted over 10 years ago, 4 comments
I recently received a promotional email for a "masterclass" on business and IT alignment. The training promised answers on the following questions: "how do you know your IT strategy is aligned with your business strategy?", "how can you put together...
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