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Analytics on Fire is your backstage pass inside the enterprise analytics and business intelligence world. Join your hosts, BI authors, speakers and founders, Mico Yuk (BI Brainz) and Ryan Goodman (Centigon Solutions) as they pull back the curtains on what’s actually working right now in the enterprise analytics/business intelligence space. You’ll hear the inside scoop from experienced business leaders on how to plan, implement and gain true business value from your analytics dollars. To help you gain more value from your analytics, take our BI Maturity Quiz at AnalyticsonFire.com.

Analytics on Fire is your backstage pass inside the enterprise analytics and business intelligence world. Join your hosts, BI authors, speakers and founders, Mico Yuk (BI Brainz) and Ryan Goodman (Centigon Solutions) as they pull back the curtains on what’s actually working right now in the enterprise analytics/business intelligence space. You’ll hear the inside scoop from experienced business leaders on how to plan, implement and gain true business value from your analytics dollars. To help you gain more value from your analytics, take our BI Maturity Quiz at AnalyticsonFire.com.
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Analytics on Fire is your backstage pass inside the enterprise analytics and business intelligence world. Join your hosts, BI authors, speakers and founders, Mico Yuk (BI Brainz) and Ryan Goodman (Centigon Solutions) as they pull back the curtains on what’s actually working right now in the enterprise analytics/business intelligence space. You’ll hear the inside scoop from experienced business leaders on how to plan, implement and gain true business value from your analytics dollars. To help you gain more value from your analytics, take our BI Maturity Quiz at AnalyticsonFire.com.

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Episodes

16: BI Awareness and Adoption Tactics that Work with Lestor Meadows of Kimberly-Clark

8/16/2016
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Welcome to another exciting episode of Analytics on Fire! This week’s topic comes from one of our customers, Kimberly-Clark. Lestor Meadows, Senior Manager of Global BI Delivery for Kimberly-Clark’s Enterprise Data Management and Analytics team, discusses how he took his highly successful Awareness and Adoption program from being a regional to a global phenomenon within the company. Tune in as Lestor delves into how he created a self-sustaining BI awareness program that helps...

Duration:00:51:46

15: Why the Key to a Data-Driven Culture is Community with Shawn Rogers

6/28/2016
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This week on Analytics on Fire, I sat down with the godfather of BI Communities and Chief Research Officer of Dell, Shawn Rogers to discuss a topic that is becoming critical to the next generation of BI, community. Shawn gives us a clear view on what it takes to drive a data-driven culture, as well how to convince a C-level executive like himself to make the ‘investment’. We have an in-depth conversation on Shawn’s five Cs of BI: culture, community, collaboration, commitment, and...

Duration:00:56:32

Ep #14: The Four Step Path to Success with GIS and Analytics with Matt Sheehan

5/31/2016
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Join us as Matt breaks down how GIS is becoming a sought after solution across a range of industries looking to make better decisions for strategic growth. Matt talks us through his four-step process, From WHERE to There, that businesses can use to reach a Location Intelligence solution. In This Episode, You'll Learn: The shifts in the BI industry and how they relate and complement the changes in mapping with GISFrom WHERE to There You can find show notes and more information by...

Duration:00:37:19

Ep #13: 3 Steps to Mapify Your KPIs with Ryan Goodman of BI Brainz

5/25/2016
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This week on Analytics on Fire, our very special guest is none other than our own Ryan Goodman. Ryan is the CEO of Centigon Solutions, co-founder of BI Brainz and the resident maps guy. Ryan has spent over 12 years designing business applications and helping business owners adopt maps services into their KPIs. In This Episode, You'll Learn: is not all about maps You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: http://analyticsonfire.com/13

Duration:00:30:23

Ep #12: Collective Insights: Take your Collaborative BI to the next level with Howard Dresner

5/17/2016
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This week, we have a special treat for you! On this episode of Analytics on Fire, we’re featuring an exclusive interview the man who coined the term “Business Intelligence” in 1989 – Howard Dresner. In This Episode, You'll Learn: Get full show notes and more information here: analyticsonfire.com/12

Duration:01:00:56

Ep #11: 5 Common Big Data Myths that Most BI People Believe, Debunked with Andrew Brust of Datameer

5/10/2016
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This week on the Analytics on Fire, we’re featuring an exciting interview with Andrew Brust (my personal Big Data go-to mentor), a 15 year Big Data veteran who not only is the Senior Director, at Datameer, but also is a highly sought-after influencer on the topic of Big Data and talks about the industry in his ZDNet column Big On Data. I was luckily able to arrange an interview with Andrew and it couldn't have turned out better. In This Episode, You'll Learn: You can find show notes...

Duration:00:52:39

Ep #10: What Does it take to Survive in the New BI World w/ Greg Davey of gdBI

5/3/2016
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Don’t miss this unique interview and this incredible opportunity to find out how after 25 years in BI field, Greg was completely open to rethinking his BI implementation approach and create a highly-successful dashboard for the government of South Australia. In This Episode, You'll Learn: Get full show notes and more information here: http://analyticsonfire.com/10

Duration:00:40:25

Ep #9: A Customer Reacts to The Gartner BI Magic Quadrant with David Dadoun of Aldo Group

4/19/2016
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Tune in for David’s agnostic perspective and learn how he uses The Gartner BI Magic Quadrant. In This Episode, You'll Learn: Get full show notes and more information here: http://analyticsonfire.com/9

Duration:00:48:02

Ep #8: How Johns Hopkins IT Embraced BI Disruption and Loved IT with Geof Corb

4/12/2016
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This week on Analytics on Fire, we’re back again with another incredible interview; this time with the Deputy CIO of Johns Hopkins University, Geof Corb, on how he and his team learned to embrace BI (business intelligence) disruption and love it. In This Episode, You'll Learn: Get full show notes and more information here: http://analyticsonfire.com/8

Duration:00:34:29

Ep #7: Case Study: How One Team's Big Data Investment Paid Off with Naveen Narra of TE Connectivity

4/5/2016
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Today’s episode of Analytics of Fire is an incredible case study with the Senior Manager for Business Analytics and Big Data Solutions for TE Connectivity (previously Tyco Electronics), Naveen Narra, on how their company's Big Data investment paid off in a big way. If you’re in the process of elevating your organization's BI, this episode is for you! In This Episode, You'll Learn: Get full show notes and more information here: http://analyticsonfire.com/7

Duration:00:50:11

Ep #6: How to Revive Any Business Intelligence Competency Center Using the Proven Federated Approach with Wayne Eckerson

3/29/2016
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We invited Wayne to the podcast to talk about his “federated approach” to a successful BICC. Wayne covers the main reasons why BICCs don’t succeed and shares his thoughts on what’s changed and what’s disrupted the notion of BICC. We also discuss the roles and the types of people you need for a BICC “dream team.” Get full show notes and more information here: http://analyticsonfire.com/6

Duration:00:44:56

Ep #5: How to Build a Successful BI COE: Lessons from Cisco's Data Visualization Leaders

3/22/2016
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We invited Gregory and Kevin to the Analytics on Fire podcast to share a fascinating story about data visualization and the community that they’ve created around it. They share the details of the process of building and growing Cisco’s very own internal data visualization community, as well as the successes and challenges they have encountered on their journey. Get full show notes and more information here: http://analyticsonfire.com/5

Duration:00:36:57

EP #4: Why BI Teams Must Learn to Love Excel to Survive with Mayank Misra of Pfizer

3/15/2016
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On this episode of Analytics on Fire podcast, we invited Mayank to talk about the business activation of technology. We discuss the paradigm shift that has made Mayank successful at focusing on the business activation of technology and the business user. He shares how he took that step back to redefine his personal goals and role as a technologist to that of a practitioner delivering value back to the business. Get full show notes and more information here: http://bit.ly/22dCQsH

Duration:00:35:54

Ep #3: How to Go from 0 to 4 Dashboards in 5 Months with Matty Grygorcewicz of SA PowerNetworks

3/8/2016
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While Matty’s success is no secret to the BI community in Australia and Singapore, we thought it would be great to start the year by inviting Matty to talk about how he applied our BI Dashboard Formula (BIDF) methodology to his analytics project and became a BI rock star and speaker in the process. He shares the gruesome details of how he went from struggling to implementing one dashboard, to deploying 4 dashboards in 5 months! You’ll hear about some of the biggest challenges he overcame...

Duration:00:44:08

Ep #2: How to Sell Your BI Solution with Ross Wilson of McKesson

3/1/2016
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We invited Ross to Analytics on Fire to talk about selling BI solutions, as well as his focus on some of the challenges and successes that he’s had in deploying analytics to his global user base at McKesson. In this candid discussion, we talk to Ross about what prompted Mckesson’s shift from IT to analytics and what that process of evolution looked like. Ross also shares their biggest failures and successes along their analytics journey, and how he motivated his team to update their BI...

Duration:00:45:02

Ep #1: The Functional Art - Strategies for Data Visualization with Alberto Cairo

2/23/2016
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We invited Alberto to discuss some of the concepts laid out in The Functional Art and share his insights into what makes today’s visualization effective. In this engaging conversation, we cover an array of topics such as the common challenges when creating graphics, complexity vs. depth, using narrative in visualizations, and how to teach others to think visually. You won’t want to miss Alberto’s game-changing tips and strategies laid out in this episode! Get full show notes and more...

Duration:00:33:14

Ep #0: Welcome to Analytics on Fire Podcast

2/20/2016
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Analytics on Fire is the leading business intelligence and data visualization podcast. Every week Mico Yuk (BIBrainz) and Ryan Goodman (Centigon Solutions) bring you incredible interviews from some of the worlds best BI leaders and practitioners. In this episode they discuss what you can expect from the Analytics on Fire podcast and how YOU can get involved. For much more content including cheat sheets and videos visit bibrainz.com/aof

Duration:00:12:47