UC Santa Cruz and The Data Explorer Launch

Ivy on a Santa Cruz building Last weekend, we visited my son at UC Santa Cruz – to see his new apartment and hang out for a while in one of my favorite Bay Area places. The UC Santa Cruz campus is one of the most beautiful I’ve ever seen – its literally in a redwood forest. Geiser Grand Hotel in Baker City, Oregon…

My 2018 “Summer Cocoon”

While I usually come up with one big “summer project” each year – and mainly to ward off the “Summer DX Doldrums” – this year I entered a “Summer Consuming” project at work – an Enterprise Data Dictionary “Explorer”. Halfway through the second quarter, and on the heels of developing a semantic data warehouse data model for Credit Karma, I found myself without a…