- April 12, 2013
Companies new to business intelligence need to focus on BI fundamentals. But lots of experienced BI teams still have some basic blocking and tackling to do, too.
- April 05, 2013
Effective communication and executive buy-in are essential elements for companies wanting to become 'analytical innovators,' according to software vendor SAS Institute.
- March 28, 2013
The evolution of Quicken Loans' business intelligence strategy from static reporting to self-service BI holds useful lessons for other organizations.
- March 22, 2013
The O'Reilly Strata conference was the place to be to learn about the role of the data scientist and big data technologies.
- March 20, 2013
Traditional SQL databases may have lost mindshare with some app developers, but they're still the right choice for most projects, says one expert.
Sponsored by SAS Institute Inc. - With streaming analytics you can solve business problems in new ways and seize new revenue opportunities. You can reduce costs and increase efficiency while improving the safety of employees and the security of assets and intellectual property. See More
Sponsored by SAS Institute Inc. - Interactive data discovery and predictive analytics technologies allow business users and analysts to identify important trends and relationships in data sets and drill down into questions from any angle. They also allow business users to collaborate with specialists to create, refine and select the best predictive models. See More
Sponsored by SAS Institute Inc. - You’re getting started with a big data analytics project on Hadoop and are impressed by the cost savings on storage compared with your data warehouse. You’ve read that TrueCar, a company that collects vast volumes of car price data for its online car-buying business, has cut its monthly data storage cost from $19/GB to $0.23/GB. So you’re wondering, should you consider moving all your business intelligence efforts to Hadoop? See More
Sponsored by SAS Institute Inc. - You want to get started with a big data project at your company, but you're unfamiliar with Hadoop and you're unsure your project will deliver value. Relax. Many organizations are struggling to implement Hadoop for a variety of reasons. In "The Current State of Hadoop in the Enterprise," by the International Institute for Analytics and sponsored by SAS, you'll find a handy list of five steps to maximize the value of a Hadoop big data project for your organization. See More
- March 07, 2013
Real-time business intelligence can help improve operational decisions by enabling BI to be done in business systems. Read about how to make it work.
- March 04, 2013
Society should do more to encourage the next generation of data scientists, according to a speaker at last week's O'Reilly Strata Conference.
- March 01, 2013
Senior research scientist Rachel Schutt offers a rundown of the common traits shared by people who have been successful in the field of data science.
- February 22, 2013
Eye-catching designs, gamification and other new techniques are being tapped to make business intelligence applications more enticing to end users.
- February 11, 2013
Forrester's Mike Gualtieri explains how data scientists' knowledge of predictive analytics can help firms reduce risk.
- December 21, 2012
Mainstay issues such as poor data quality will plague businesses in 2013, but one way they're hoping to overcome hurdles is by empowering users.
- December 04, 2012
New survey results document how smaller businesses are leading the mobile BI charge.
- November 19, 2012
You've heard of Nate Silver, but what about the guy who correctly predicted the election in June? A conversation with Emory University's Drew Linzer.
- November 16, 2012
Building a BI architecture is no easy task, but a reference guide can answer questions when crafting a road map.
- November 02, 2012
With the help of geospatial data and visualization techniques, government can make decisions for constituents that are smarter and have more impact.