- September 09, 2013
TDWI conference attendees discussed big data's usefulness, data gathering in the wake of the Snowden revelations, and other BI and analytics trends.
- July 12, 2013
Consultant Rick Sherman discusses whether standardizing on a single business intelligence platform enterprisewide is a realistic goal for BI managers.
- June 27, 2013
New-generation HTML5 business intelligence apps are the next step for mobile BI, according to attendees at a recent Information Builders conference.
- May 24, 2013
Michael Minelli, co-author of a book on big data analytics, says in-memory analytics tools must be tied to business processes to pay off for users.
- May 24, 2013
C-level execs need to rely more on data and less on instincts to capitalize on big data technology, said speakers at the 2013 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.
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- May 14, 2013
Marketing and advertising are the sweet spots for big data, but those who serve up marketing insights and ad space will need to evolve to survive.
- May 08, 2013
BI Leadership Roundtable Webcasts
- May 03, 2013
In a podcast, BI expert William McKnight discusses best practices and action items for managing deployments of mobile business intelligence tools.
- May 02, 2013
In a presentation at Enterprise Data World 2013, consultant Bernard Wehbe detailed what sets indispensable analytics professionals apart from the rest of the crowd.
- April 30, 2013
In an interview, TechTarget's Wayne Eckerson explains why there's more to self-service BI success than putting tools in the hands of business users.
- April 26, 2013
Backing from top executives can be crucial on business intelligence projects, and BI managers shouldn't shy away from the challenge of getting them on board.
- April 22, 2013
The information "explosion" has brought the problem into sharper relief, but there has long been too much data. Sorting through it is the real issue.
- April 22, 2013
Luminar's Franklin Rios explains how his company is using Hortonworks' Hadoop distribution to deliver insights about the Latino community.
- April 19, 2013
Big data analytics efforts are poised to improve everything from public health to particle physics, and people like Cloudera's Jeff Hammerbacher are leading the way.
- April 15, 2013
Two experienced data scientists offer tips on best practices for setting up data science teams and incorporating big data into data science programs.