- February 23, 2012
Business users turn to data discovery vendors like Tibco, Tableau and QlikTech for easy-to-use and easy-to-deploy analytics tools, much to the chagrin of IT, according to Gartner.
- February 22, 2012
From the TDWI World Conference Series, business intelligence expert Cindi Howson talks about BI dashboards and scorecards -- from basic definitions to newer innovations.
- February 20, 2012
A small startup has developed a “temporal analytics” engine, which sifts 100,000 Web pages an hour, extracting data and associating it to time. But can it also predict the future?
- February 15, 2012
Many attendees at the TDWI conference in Las Vegas doubt whether all businesses need to be concerned with the “big data” dilemma.
- February 15, 2012
When delving into analytics, TDWI conference keynote speaker Frank Buytendijk suggests that businesses ask themselves three questions: What is real? What is true? What is good?
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- February 10, 2012
Get news and other information resources about strategies for gaining business intelligence benefits, reported from the TDWI World Conference and BI Executive Summit in Las Vegas.
- February 08, 2012
The Paradies Shops’ search for BI tools to access data quickly and break away from Excel spreadsheets started with data discovery vendors but didn’t end with them.
- February 07, 2012
New research reveals businesses’ relative lack of “big data” maturity and the hurdles in both technology and analytics techniques they need to overcome.
- January 31, 2012
Interest in mobile BI is growing, but democratizing data also presents hurdles for building a business case, according to new research from TDWI.
- January 31, 2012
Does your organization have a firm grasp on what "big data" is? That's a good place to begin on a big data analytics project, but don’t forget about basic IT blocking and tackling.
- January 27, 2012
Enterprise Strategy Group provides a few tips on how to narrow down the product and deployment options before investing in a “big data” analytics platform.
- January 24, 2012
SAS Institute CEO Jim Goodnight celebrates another profitable year for the privately held software vendor and considers the data and analytics road ahead for 2012.
- January 19, 2012
Collaborative BI may not carry the same kind of prestige that “big data” or the cloud does, but devotees like Barry Devlin believe it to be a critical game changer.
- January 18, 2012
In small and midsize businesses as well as larger organizations, BI systems need to be flexible and adaptable in order to able to meet changing business needs, analysts say.
- January 16, 2012
While telecommunications may be maturing in its use of analytics and BI tools, new research finds that more than half of its analytical process time is applied to data-related tasks.