We can deliver a variety of services dealing with key issues in Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing. A sampling is given below:
Professional Seminar: World-class educational experience derived from over twenty years of experience in 18 countries. Half-day to five days.
Webcast: Audio plus animated slides on key topics of current BI/DW concerns. One hour including Q&A.
Trade pub article: Focused treatment of a specific issue directed to a specific audience. 80-1200 words.
Feature article: In-depth treatment of a specific issue focused on a recurring issue of a specific publication. 1200-3600 words.
Case study: documentation of a problem solution at a single company.
Case Study Survey: A specialty of BTI! 6-10 case studies captured from 45-minute telephone interviews. A synthesis bring together the common threads, best practices, risk factors, and benefits realized across those situations. As an example, review the whitepaper (PDF 430KB) on Active Data Warehousing for NCR/Teradata.
Monograph: An extended whitepaper intended as useful resource material for a practitioner audience. Deliverable usually as a wrap-around soft-cover document with creative page layout and hardcopy reproduction. 80-100 pages.
Textbook: Complete treatment of a topic involving about one person-year of effort. 200-300 pages.
Due Diligence Assessment: Critical analysis for venture capitalists focusing on the technology savvy of principals and intended market positioning.
New Venture Assessment: No-nonsense analysis of the viability of the venture with emphasis on technology application to current industry problems.
Expert Witness Testimony: Deposition of expert testimony in civil court cases as to the history, trends, and accepted practices in BI/DW.
Sales Sensitivity Training: Sales people are often clueless as to the mindset of their BI/DW prospects. As a full-day seminar, this training sensitizes sales teams to the unique problems of their specific clients in the context of general trends in the BI/DW market.
Conference/Forum Event Design: Creative design of an education event highlighting a coherent theme attractive to a specific audience. Deliver a message that has impact!
Curriculum Development: Design of the educational objectives and topical content for an educational program consisting of multiple modules/courses resulting in skill certification.
And for some totally unique services…
Brainstorming Session: Facilitated thinking-out-of-box brainstorm to enumerate a diverse range of solutions to a specific problem. One-hour telephone discussion with one person to 3-stage face-to-face session involving 8-12 persons.
Professional Mentoring: Long-term one-on-one professional relationship with an energetic executive wanting to have an impact.
Facilitated Planning Retreat: A specialty of BTI! Custom design and delivery of a three-day retreat in Colorado focusing on building team consensus. See the description (PDF 60KB) of this innovative service.