What do pyramids, the Eiffel tower, the Chinese wall and the Hoover dam have in common? They’re all man-made constructions that have been built to last. And even if they’re not, like the Eiffel tower: they stood the test of time. My average project in the past 3 decades? Not so much. The Lotus-123 ‘data warehouse’ I built 30 years ago is long gone, and so are most of my other contributions to the world. The same goes for many of the organizations or departments I worked for. In fact, my first employer after I graduated, BSO, merged with Philips…

Jos van Dongen

Analytics Advisor at SAS | Helping organizations derive value from (big) data and analytics | Every day is a school day!

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