Gerrit Goewey


Gerrit Goewey

About Gerrit Goewey

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Trumped up Predictions: Why Nate Silver Missed the Mark on the GOP Nomination

Writing about Donald Trump—especially nowadays—is likely to incite a heated discussion and lose you friends. Whether or not you’re for or against him and his politics, it’s interesting that so few of the political bigwigs managed to foresee that he would get this far. Specifically, Nate Silver and his statistical […]


Budgets and Budget Cycles: How Long is Long Enough?

It goes without saying that a business can’t operate without a solid budget; the budget sets clear goals of income and expenditure for the entire body of the business, from top to bottom. There are many factors that go into determining your budget cycle length and the frequency of creating […]


Let’s Make A Deal! Intuition, Analytics, and Answering the Right Question

I was wandering around YouTube one weekend looking for something mentally stimulating when I came across the Monty Hall problem.  For those who are not familiar, the problem is named after the host of the gameshow Let’s Make A Deal.  On the show, there was a game where the contestant […]


Using XMLA in Pentaho Reporting 4

Anyone who has ever actually attempted it may have noticed that Pentaho Report Designer does not natively accept XMLA as a datasource.  It is still possible, and this little guide will step you through how to do this.  We used MSSQL 2008R2 with the standard Adventure Works example data loaded.  […]