A selection of some of my favourite quotes…

“Unfortunately, we still encounter supposed DW/BI systems that are mere copies of the operational systems on a separate hardware platform… Business users are underwhelmed by the usability and performance provided by these pseudo data warehouses; these imposters do a disservice to DW/BI”

 Ralph Kimball

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.”

Daniel J. Boorstin

“The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their proper name.”


“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.”

 Isaac Asimov

“If education is beaten by training, civilization dies”

 C.S. Lewis

“Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems”

Brian Tracy

“Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers. They can cut through argument, debate and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.”

Colin Powell