Solomon President speaks at KC DAMA Day

Grant Gordon, President of Solomon Consulting Group spoke to a full crowd at the 2016 KC DAMA Day at the KU Edwards Campus. Gordon spoke to how Solomon is helping local KC area companies understand their data. The Kansas City chapter of the Data Management Association (DAMA) is a group that welcomes all data management… Read more »

How GoPro uses Tableau for Big Data

How GoPro Wrangles Big Data By Dan Kogan, Grant Gordon – March 8, 2016 We wanted to share this cool GIF that a Tableau customer, Josh Byrd of GoPro, recently created. The GIF illustrates how Josh makes sense of the unstructured data that GoPro deals with and lands in Hadoop for analytics. Josh receives GoPro’s… Read more »

Kicking off a BI Project in 2016?

Kicking off a BI Project in 2016? Top 5 Questions to Ask to Kick Start Your Business Intelligence Project It’s almost impossible to read a newspaper or magazine without seeing the term Big Data. Stroll through any major airport, and you’ll see billboards blaring the need for your company to tame its information. And pay… Read more »

The Power of Mentoring

The Power of Mentoring: Creating New Big Brothers and Big Sisters During March Matchness At this time of year, many of us spend our evenings (and, dare I say it, maybe even a few work hours) glued to the NCAA tournament. While the nation’s best college basketball players focus on chasing a championship, Big Brothers… Read more »

Top 5 Reasons Your Company Needs BI

Top 5 Reasons Your Company Needs BI “Business intelligence” has been around for years and has grown to a $14 billion a year market, but unless you’ve engaged with a BI partner or are keeping close tabs on the IT industry, it can be hard to know where to start, whether your company needs it,… Read more »