Ina Felsheim

Turn Data Into A Competitive Advantage

31-Oct-2017 | Ina Felsheim

Digital disruption affects different companies in different ways. The so-called “digital natives” were able to start with a blank sheet of paper and build flexible, innovative, platform-based busi

Unburnt: Data Strategies To Support Self-Service BI

26-Jan-2017 | Ina Felsheim

Dude. You need a data strategy for self-service BI. The unburnt is one who can stand in the fire and some out unscathed—this will not happen without a new, flexible, scalable data strategy. This sel

The Night Is Dark And Full Of Terrors – Gear Up With Self-Service BI

16-Dec-2016 | Ina Felsheim

The night IS dark and full of terrors: Dark because no one quite articulates what they mean by self-service BI. Unless someone does the work to clarify and shine a light on self-service BI, the n

We, Not Me: The Impact Of Siloed BI Thinking

8-Oct-2015 | Ina Felsheim

The final blog in my 3-part series, this post addresses convincing the various lines of business and departments that the needs of the "we" outweigh the needs of "me." Example 1 A consumer packaged go

When Good Is Good Enough: Guiding Business Users On BI Practices

1-Oct-2015 | Ina Felsheim

In Part One of this blog series, I talked about changing your IT culture to better support self-service BI and data discovery. Absolutely essential. However, your work is not done! Self-service BI

Changing The IT Culture For Self-Service BI Success

18-Sep-2015 | Ina Felsheim

IT culture has largely been established around the high demands of enterprise reporting and corporate dashboards. These demands have inspired IT to set up strict rules for governance, policies, and se

Hey, Where Did You Get Your Data?

27-Apr-2015 | Ina Felsheim

In this 5-part series, I’ll walk you through some of the details around trusted data discovery, or governed data discovery. The goal is to get you past the mom-and-apple-pie idea of trusted data dis

Get Off That IT Treadmill With A Product Management Practice

6-Nov-2014 | Ina Felsheim

One of the consistent themes I hear from IT is that a line of business of department bought its own tool, and then handed it off to IT to support. Also, many times when we ask IT what features their i

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Financial Reform: Protect Yourself With An Agile Information Architecture

17-Mar-2014 | Ina Felsheim

Remember the financial meltdown? Experts still can’t decide if we’re on the road to recovery…how long that road may be…or even if there is a road. As a nation, though, we did agree to more ove

Get Your Hands Dirty, Data Scientists!

21-Nov-2013 | Ina Felsheim

Have you read Gartner’s research note on Defining and Differentiating the Role of the Data Scientist? You can hardly read anything about enterprise information management (EIM) without bumping into