Tennessee Cashes in with BI Software

By Brian P. Watson  |  Posted 2006-11-17 Print this article Print

The southern state sought a tool that could handle big volumes. (Baselinemag.com)

Richard Taylor
Project Manager, Office of Shared Technology Services
State of Tennessee
nashville, Tenn.
Managers Profile: Oversees technology projects and implementations for finance and administration for the state.

Scattered Data: Until May 2002, state workers tracked and forecast expenditures against budgets by taking extracts of text files from their Cobol-based financial system and re-keying them into Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.
Read the full story on Baselinemag.com: How the State of Tennessee Cashes in with Business Intelligence Software
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Brian joined Baseline in March 2006. In addition to previous stints at Inter@ctive Week and The Net Economy, he's written for The News-Press in Fort Myers, Fla., as well as The Sunday Tribune in Dublin, Ireland. Brian has a B.A. from Bucknell University and a master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.


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