One of the pleas in Mark Madsen’s fascinating keynote at the TDWI conference in Las Vegas was to let the “Barts” work. The Barts are, of course, the Bart Simpsons among us, the sometimes nerdy rebels who actually come up with interesting analyses and other useful things.
When the lights went up, a “Bart” was right nearby me at the big round table. Though he “loved” Mark’s salute to his work, consultant Rick Paul wanted more.
As a Bart, he works with a lot of “Marges” and “Homers.” In Mark’s model, the Homers are the everyday business intelligence consumers, about 80 percent of most work groups.… Read the rest “A “Bart” just wants protection from the “Marges” and “Homers””