Posts Tagged ‘business intelligence’

Key values of Open Source Software: are they still relevant?

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

I’m leaving for the U.S.A. and going there as a supporter of open source software and SpagoBI, with a focus on Industry and Federal Government. Would you like to meet me? You just have a few days left to register: do it now! Now, I’m going to advocate neither for the Open Source suite for […]

How not to get caught off-guard by Big Data

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

In this post I would like to treat a very hot and popular topic, Big Data, which nevertheless is confusing and somehow misterious. Some years ago I first approached it, and I explored freely the world WIDE web, seeking for a focal point and a main technology to start from. I ran into countless scenarios, […]

My list of next events in 2013 on open source, big data and software quality.

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Here is the list of the next events in which I’m participating in 2013 with different roles: as the founder of the SpagoWorld initiative, as a division director within Engineering Group’s Innovation and Research Department or as the President of OW2 Consortium. Even if I’ll probably not attend all these events, you’ll have the opportunity […]

SpagoBI Stories – Let’s start afresh

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Some time ago I published a post on this blog focused on what a story is in open source. As for SpagoBI, its stories are  mainly customers’ references. Let’s start afresh: I’m looking for your stories now. I’m going to write a composite SpagoBI story. I don’t know its final format yet: it depends on […]

What’s a Big Data platform?

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Actually, I’ve no complete answer to this question. However I know that a Big Data platform should help us to address emerging and future – partially unknown – needs, as well as to start solving present issues. First of all we need to get a clear insight into the big data context. This blog may […]

Value is the most meaningful V for Big Data

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

How many Vs do you need to describe Big Data dimensions? 12 years ago Doug Laney listed  the 3 dimensions of Data management in a Gartner (then Meta Group) research: Volume, Variety, Velocity. Nowadays, the evolution of Data Management also refers to Big Data. In order to describe it, Gartner added a C to the […]

A glossary for ecology of value

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

When I deal with ecology of value, I use some terms that may appear a little dark, such as software lock-in, vendor lock-in, pure open source business/delivery model, project (and product) centric business model, customer satisfaction, community participation and more. Providing you with a real glossary would be a demanding effort, probably returning uncertain results: […]