Colin McGowan - Business Intelligence Consultant

Sydney based BI/DW specialist, Colin McGowan LL.B, PGDip Soft Dev, MSc Computing has experience across a wide array of leading global companies including AMP, Barclays Capital, IMS Health, King Wood Mallesons, BT Financial, and BP.

For the last 15 years, Colin has worked as a solution architect and consultant designing BI and data warehouse solutions for multinational organisations in London (UK) and Sydney (Aus). The projects spanned a number of industries including banking and finance, market research, international law firms, online media, and government departments.

During this time he used a variety of BI software tools and platforms including Microsoft SQL Server, Analysis Services, SharePoint, IBM Cognos TM1, Qlikview, Tableau, Excel Power Pivot and Power BI.


He has a Law Degree (LLB Hons), a Post Graduate Diploma in Software Development, and a Master's Degree in Computing. For his Master's Degree, he spent two years actively researching data warehouse modelling methodologies.

Business Intelligence Pocket Guide

More recently, Colin published his first book, The Business Intelligence Pocket Guide which provides a vendor neutral introduction to business intelligence strategy.


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