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4 Attunity blogs you should check out

4 Attunity blogs you should check out

OptimalBI works with a range of Data Integration products. Recently I blogged about how Attunity Replicate and Oracle Golden Gate compare and Kate has blogged about how Attunity Replicate and MS SSIS compare. So, I thought I would look at what other bloggers are...

Attunity Replicate Vs. Oracle Golden Gate

Attunity Replicate Vs. Oracle Golden Gate

Data Integration, replication and acquisition tools are a hot topic in the Business Intelligence world. Gartner's 2016 Magic quadrant for Data Integration tools included Oracle, IBM, Informatica, SAP, Talend and SAS in the Leaders quadrant with Microsoft, Adeptia and...

5 Qlik blogs you should check out

5 Qlik blogs you should check out

Recently, I blogged about the Top 5 OptimalBI Qlik Blogs. But we aren't the only people blogging about Qlik. We need to keep reading, to keep learning to keep improving. So, these are our picks of the other Qlik blogs you should be reading. Qlik Blog What is this blog...

Data Vault blogs you need to read

We are big fans of Data Vault here at OptimalBI, we teach both a one-day and a three-day course in Auckland and Wellington. We also have ODE (Optimal Data Engine) which is based on Data Vault. We have also, of course, written a lot of blogs about Data Vault. Here are...

Three things about Lasse, our new intern

Three things about Lasse, our new intern

Earlier this year we took on our first intern Marcel Baluch. You can read his blogs here and my interview with him on his last day here. We had such a good time with Marcel that we went looking for another intern. So, now it is time to introduce you to Lasse...

6 things to know about ITx

6 things to know about ITx

Last week Victoria won New Zealand IT Professional of the Year at the ITx 2016 conference here in Wellington. Geoff wrote a very to-the-point blog about Vic's win. Vic wrote about leaving the audience with a feeling when you give a speech; she made people cry. So, I...

How to use your Everblocks around the office.

How to use your Everblocks around the office.

Recently we went to GOVIS 2016 and because we wanted to be a bit different we created the greatest conference stand ever out of Everblocks. Then I made this video to show how we did it: https://youtu.be/7R4ZURh4AkE So, what to do after the conference? Well,...

How we use Mobilize to manage our Qlik community

How we use Mobilize to manage our Qlik community

Introduction Community platforms are everywhere. We needed one to manage attendees for our Qlik Hands-On sessions. So, we have been using Mobilize (https://mobilize.io) and this is an update on what it’s all about. What is Mobilize? It’s a platform for managing...