Category: BI

Insights from “The Master Algorithm” – Part 1

I am on my second reading of this insightful and information-packed book by Pedro Domingos.  He masterfully outlines the history of the five “tribes” of Machine Learning (ML), how they have evolved, and where […]

The Barquin “Application Gallery”

This is a first pass at providing a sample of applications our teams have developed over the past few years:  

“Agile Data Warehouse Design” by Lawrence Carr

This is the one book that outlines almost exactly what we have been doing at Barquin International for the last 10 years.  Great read It is very eerie we have our W5 acronym, Carr […]

New NIFA Reporting Portal Goes Live!

We are finally on our way with a centralized open-source reporting portal for the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). The new portal will provide a common authentication and authorization portal for all […]

Tutorial 21 “Replicating the Look and Feel of a Site” in “Rapid Rails with Hobo” reworked

This tutorial uses a real site,, as the target look and feel for a Hobo app called “NIFA Demo”.  Tested with Hobo 0.9.0 and all new screenshots. RAPID_RAIL_WITH_HOBO_DRAFT_9-2009-12-01-1 RAPID_RAIL_WITH_HOBO_DRAFT_9-2009-12-01-1

REEIS in the News

From: Martin, Jennifer Sent: Thursday, April 23, 2009 2:23 PM To: Everyone – CSREES Everyone Distribution List Subject: New REEIS Web site featured on Federal News Radio – Tune in today! Colleagues, ISTM’s Joe […]

Barquin Development at USDA

April was a good month.  REEIS 5.0 and The Leadership Management Dashboard (LMD) 3.0 were released with great acclaim.