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TDWI Upside - Where Data Means Business

Contributor: James Powell

James E. Powell is the editorial director of and for the TDWI Business Intelligence Journal and the TDWI BI This Week newsletter.


All articles by James Powell

5 Minutes with an Analyst: Mike Driscoll of Metamarkets

Mike Driscoll of Metamarkets explains where data analytics and data science are headed, the tools and techniques that have great potential, and the beauty of tables in displaying analytics results.

5 Minutes about Cybersecurity: Steve Surfaro of Axis Communications

Steve Surfaro of Axis Communications spoke with Upside about the effect of connected devices on physical security, cybersecurity, and the future of the security industry.

5 Minutes with an Analyst: Ruben Ugarte of Practico Analytics

The founder of Practico Analytics spoke with Upside about the people skills that analysts need in order to create reports that will truly help their colleagues succeed.

5 Minutes with an Analyst: Sana Narani of Logi Analytics

If you're starting out as an analyst, be prepared to embrace the "Wild West" of data.

5 Minutes with a Data Scientist: Alejandro Correa Bahnsen of Easy Solutions

Lead data scientist Alejandro Correa Bahnsen develops machine learning algorithms for fraud detection. He described for Upside the basic skills and personality traits he believes are necessary to succeed in data science.

5 Minutes with an Analyst: Randy Law, Analytics and Insights

Great data scientists need to be open to a wide variety of perspectives.

5 Minutes with a Data Scientist: Dean Abbott of Abbott Analytics

To provide you with interesting, current information, Upside is collecting quick perspectives from working professionals. Today, meet Dean Abbott, president of Abbott Analytics.

5 Minutes with a Data Scientist and CEO: Ben Tai of DrivenBI

The biggest drawback to analytics: the complexity of today's tools. Tai's company is out to change that.

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