Posts Tagged ‘Business Intelligence Professionals’

IBM SPSS Modeler and Duplicate Data

Transactional datasets (especially those originating from databases) may contain duplicate records that must be removed before any modeling can begin.  There are simply two situations where duplicate records occur are: Datasets ARE erroneous (causing the same record to multiple times) Datasets ARE NOT erroneous (but records appear multiple times because information is collected different moments […]

Data Consumption – Cognos TM1 vs. SPSS Modeler

In TM1, you may be used to “integer or string”, in SPSS Modeler, data gets much more interesting. In fact, you will need to be familiar with a concept known as “Field Measurement Level” and the practice of “Data Instantiation”. In TM1, data is transformed by aggregation, multiplication or division, concatenation or translation, and so […]

Center of Excellence – Solution Assessments

The goal of a Practice Center of Excellence (CoE) Solution Assessment is to conduct an impartial review of a particular component (or components) of an identified solution or architecture or to address a particular application design pattern strategy concern. The assessment team will identify the purpose and scope of the assessment prior to beginning the […]