23 de May de 2016

Tableau and Spotfire – A Tale of Two Visualization Tools (Calgary Schools)

by Patrick Cloutier, May, 2016. Introduction Tableau and Spotfire are both great visualization tools. We will work through creating a set of visualizations combined into one dashboard using both these tools. This will showcase the similarities between both products, but it should be noted that the deeper you dive into the products (the more specific demands you have of the product) the more the differences will be apparent. We will work with data from opendata and the Fraser Institute to create the dashboards. The idea is to take school data for Calgary and create a simple list showing the types of schools and the quantity […]
1 de August de 2014

Competency Centres: Finalizing Their Implementation

by  Jose Herrera, August 1st, 2014. For the final installment of this blog series on Competency Centres, we would like to finalize by talking about the different challenges that a governance body would address, and the long term benefits that it will bring to the organization. As a preface to this blog, please refer to the
29 de July de 2014

Competency Centres: The Important Subsequent Implementation Phases

by Jose Herrera, July 29th, 2014. For the second installment of this month’s blog series on Competency Centres, Enabling Governance as the First Stage of an Integration Strategy, we’d like to touch on further key components of Competency Centres and what makes them successful in implementation. As a preface for this post, it may
23 de May de 2014

Building an Integration Strategy to Address Organizational Challenges

by Jose Herrera, May 23rd, 2014. As today’s organizations continue to adopt technology to accomplish their daily processes, many of their business challenges materialize when the needs for Integration are realized; and the need to implement efficiencies across the different areas of the organization becomes evident. At this stage, the organization has most likely evolved