- May 23, 2012
Allstate, Autodesk, MGM Resorts and Great Western Bank share the secrets to data visualization tools’ success.
- May 16, 2012
Organizations will have to push beyond storage requirements and basic business intelligence tools to exploit big data, according to a Gartner analyst.
- May 09, 2012
According to a recent Gartner survey, mobile technology is the second most important priority for CIOs in 2012, but building the business case is easier said than done.
- May 03, 2012
QlikTech is pushing hard into enterprise BI with its QlikView software, says TechTarget's Wayne Eckerson. But, he adds, more upgrades are needed to make QlikView a bona fide BI platform.
- May 01, 2012
These specialists are in high demand these days, but who are they really? Scientists? Analysts? Statisticians? In fact, they are each of these and more.
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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
- April 30, 2012
Businesses looking to build effective business intelligence and analytics programs have to toe the line between focusing on the basics and using new technology to build more complex BI systems.
- April 30, 2012
Marcus & Millichap shakes off its archaic data cleansing and analytics system for more automated processes, enabling the firm to explore its data on a more granular level.
- April 25, 2012
While the industry fixates on “big data” and consumerization, another newcomer is carving out a quieter and smaller place in the market for itself.
- April 19, 2012
Analysts calculate how, well, big the market has become, indicating considerable growth three and even five years out, though the projections differ dramatically.
- April 18, 2012
With business users looking to get their hands on business intelligence data more quickly, making BI systems more flexible and responsive is becoming a priority in many organizations.
- April 13, 2012
IBM continues its analytics buying spree with plans to acquire sales and performance management software company Varicent Software Inc.
- April 09, 2012
Data quality issues, insufficient budgets and other technical and business problems can trip up unwary organizations on deployments of in-memory analytics tools, consultants warned.
- April 06, 2012
Attendees at the Gartner BI Summit said aligning the IT department with the line of business is one of the biggest challenges facing them today.
- April 03, 2012
The tweets, blog posts and quotes from the first day of Gartner's annual BI Summit get summed up here.
- April 03, 2012
The 10th annual Gartner BI Summit keynote address highlights changes in the industry and recommends businesses keep in step by remembering the three R’s: Relevance, resources and renovation.