From the BA/BI Blogosphere: February 28 Update

Been snowed under this month and behind on your reading? Here are some recent blog posts and discussions from around the world of data analytics you may have missed:

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Business Analysts: I SALUTE YOU!

By Angel Abundez
(cross-posted from Angel's BI Blog)

I've been meaning to speak out for those individuals who are buried deep in the confines of their cubicles under mountains of data, hundreds of report requests, and in my humble opinion, keep businesses running and innovating: the Business Analyst. Now the term "Business Analyst" here just signifies any individual out there who satisfies the curiosity of his/her user base. IT loves to call these people Power Users or Subject Matter Experts (SME). That's fine for architect lingo, but for business people who just want answers, they turn to their analysts. Some call them "data analysts" or "data scientists." Recently, I ran into a tweet that pretty much summed it up for me.

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Information Is Beautiful Author David McCandless Keynoting at PASS BA Conference

Award-winning information designer and data journalist David McCandless, author of Information Is Beautiful, will take center stage at the 2nd annual PASS Business Analytics Conference in San Jose, CA, May 7-9, leading an all-star speaker lineup from across the world of business analytics.

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BA/BI Blog Roundup: Love Your Data!

Celebrate Valentine's Day with these great reads from top bloggers in the business analytics and business intelligence community: 

From the BA/BI Blogosphere: February 7 Update

Catch up on your business analytics and business intelligence learning with some of the community’s top bloggers. Enjoy these recent blog posts from around the world of data analytics that you may have missed: