• October 30, 2015 30 Oct'15

    Adoption of self-service BI tools requires convincing

    Getting business users to move away from spreadsheets toward dashboards can be challenging, but pays off in the end when departments collaborate more.

  • October 28, 2015 28 Oct'15

    Tableau users highlight their best dashboard designs

    Modern data visualization tools offer no shortage of data dashboard design options, but Tableau users said that knowing how to use them effectively is key to dashboard adoption.

  • October 22, 2015 22 Oct'15

    Tableau adds Vizable mobile BI app to seek out more users

    Tableau Software's new Vizable tool is a free mobile business intelligence app for iPad users, which was built as a standalone product from the company's namesake BI platform.

  • October 14, 2015 14 Oct'15

    Adobe unveils new visual data discovery tool

    There’s a growing number of data discovery tools that emphasize decision support over reporting. Adobe's Analysis Workspace is the latest player.

  • October 12, 2015 12 Oct'15

    How The New York Times uses predictive analytics algorithms

    Most print media companies have struggled to make money in the 21st century, but The New York Times is using predictive analytics tools to gain a competitive edge.

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  • October 08, 2015 08 Oct'15

    Dodging a Data-Driven Debacle

    Volkswagen alerts us to missing ethical thinking in the otherwise powerful concept of data-driven business. Thanks Guys! One of the most intriguing examples of being supremely data-driven came ...

  • September 23, 2015 23 Sep'15

    Future BI Could Perfect Labor’s End, Part 4

    It’s indisputable that technology is displacing many of today’s jobs. The question is: what should, or can, we do about it? This series—parts 1, 2 and 3—explores the possible consequences of this ...

  • September 22, 2015 22 Sep'15

    Analytics execs reveal how to hire data scientists

    Hiring a data scientist can be a big investment, so businesses need to know how to optimize the process. As a guide, some experienced analytics managers discuss their hiring strategies.

  • September 17, 2015 17 Sep'15

    New Hadoop analytics tools promise speed, scalability

    Two new products from Skytree and Arcadia Data want to bring BI and analytics to Hadoop, without sacrificing speed or enterprise scalability.

  • August 31, 2015 31 Aug'15

    HP Vertica users put limits on using Hadoop for analytics

    Hadoop is one of the most popular big data technologies. But when it comes to predictive modeling and data visualization, its utility is somewhat limited, users of HP's Vertica system say.

  • August 21, 2015 21 Aug'15

    Providers find routes to healthcare data analytics

    The record-keeping systems used by most healthcare providers don't make analyzing the data easy, but some providers are finding a way around these challenges.

  • August 18, 2015 18 Aug'15

    Future BI Could Perfect Labor’s End, Part 3

    It’s indisputable that technology is displacing many of today’s jobs. The question is: what should, or can, we do about it? This series explores the possible consequences of this shift and how ...

  • August 11, 2015 11 Aug'15

    Future BI Could Perfect Labor’s End, Part 2

    It’s indisputable that technology is displacing many of today’s jobs. The question is: what should, or can, we do about it? This series explores the possible consequences of this shift and how ...

  • August 05, 2015 05 Aug'15

    Building predictive models more about value than glamour

    Predictive modeling can help turn high-profile data scientists into public figures. But in business applications, it demands attention to detail, process and, ultimately, business value.

  • July 30, 2015 30 Jul'15

    BI reports take off as user adoption rises at DFW airport

    Change is always hard, but at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, giving business users personalized tools helps reduce the stress of completing BI reports in a new way.