Introduction to a Metric Engine

My new video describes what a metric engine–as opposed to a search engine–would look like.  Think of your world before or without a search engine; how difficult getting  information would be.  But search engines primarily deliver textual data, not metric, not quantitative data.  A metric engine might have far reaching an impacts, like a search engine, and perhaps even more because the vast majority of … Continue reading Introduction to a Metric Engine

Data Warehouse vs. Finance System

In this week’s video I describe the differences between a financial system and a data warehouse, and explain why even though the data warehouse often contains financial data, it often does not reconcile with the detailed data sources elsewhere. This is episode 12 of Conversations with Kip, the best financial system vlog there is.  Watch it here. Continue reading Data Warehouse vs. Finance System

The Why of Business Events

This week’s vlog post explains why I’m talking about financial and analytical systems.  It gives a sense of the problems I continue to see in this spaces; I think systems which understand the importance of business events but also respect the demands of processing can change these trends, with lower cost and greater value to society.  Watch it here. Continue reading The Why of Business Events

Data Supply Chains Defined

I’ve released Episode 9 of Conversations with Kip, Data Supply Chain Defined here YouTube Video Link.  It covers Finance, Performance Management, Risk and Customer Analytics,  and briefly shows the impact of them on reporting quality.    I think Conversations with Kip is the best financial system vlog there is (well, yes, I know, it is perhaps the only financial systems vlog there is) Continue reading Data Supply Chains Defined