Select Page

Cindi Howson of BI Scorecard – Episode #8

Christian Screen | | March 29, 2012

Clearly the ArtOfBI.com podcast is a fan of individuals that excel in their field, continue to share information, and are truly passionate about what they do. We continue with that trend as we welcomed Cindi Howson of to the podcast and are quite glad that we did.  This is one of the most succinct dialogs on the topic of Business Intelligence which  you’ll ever hear in such a short-sitting.  Cindi is on her A-game dropping jewels of wisdom at each turn during this podcast interview. You’ll want to listen and take notes from one of the industry’s top researchers and champion of all things data and analytics.  One of the best parts of this interview is when you hear her perspective of Garnter’s Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence – super insightful!

Cindi Howson is the founder of BI Scorecard, a resource for in-depth BI tool evaluations based on exclusive hands-on testing. She is the author of several BI books including Successful Business Intelligence: Secrets to Making BI a Killer App, BusinessObjects XI: The Complete Reference, a TDWI faculty member, and a frequent contributor to Information Week. She is a frequent speaker at BI industry events around the world and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal and The Irish Times. As a consultant, she advises clients on BI strategies and tool selections. Prior to founding BI Scorecard, Howson was a manager at Deloitte & Touche and a BI standards leader for a Fortune 500 company. She has an MBA from Rice University.

Honestly, who gets to go to just about every major Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence related conference each year?  Cindi, that’s who.  And, as I mentioned on the podcast, I wish I had known about her group, BI Scorecard, years ago, it would have saved my then “Decision Support” team lots of time and money.

Thanks again Cindi.

The podcast can be played from the media enclosure above (Just press play).  All feedback is of course very welcome.

This Podcast’s Links

Subscribe to Our Blog

Never miss a post! Stay up to date with the latest database, application and analytics tips and news. Delivered in a handy bi-weekly update straight to your inbox. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Art of BI: BI Publisher (BIP) Quick Guide and Tips

Read our blog post on how to take over production support of BI Publisher reports.

Sherry Milad | January 15, 2018

How to Index a Fact Table – A Best Practice

At the base of any good BI project is a solid data warehouse or data mart.

Christian Screen | March 16, 2010

Art of BI: How to Add Comments in Oracle BI (OBIEE)

Ultimately the goal of commentary in OBIEE is to have a system for persisting feedback, creating a call to action, and recognizing the prolific users.

Christian Screen | December 29, 2013

Work with Us

Let’s have a conversation about what you need to succeed and how we can help get you there.

CONTACT US

Work for Us

Where do you want to take your career? Explore exciting opportunities to join our team.

EXPLORE JOBS