17 Jun 2013 Is it time to outsource your BI program? (BeyeNetwork.com)
TechTarget's Wayne Eckerson writes that if your business intelligence efforts aren't producing the desired business results, one option to consider might be -- yes -- outsourcing the BI initiative.
Lancashire NHS Trust deploys Yellowfin mobile BI to enhance care (ComputerWeekly.com)
NHS Trust is using a mobile business intelligence system from Yellowfin to improve clinician performance and patient healthcare
14 Jun 2013 From 4GLs to HTML5 desktop apps: Bringing data to the masses (SearchDataManagement.com)
Advocating wider access to data, speakers at the Information Builders Summit 2013 traced a journey from 4GL tools to HTML5 desktop apps and beyond.
TXU Energy applied Vitria operational intelligence software to gain a better customer view. Careful processes selection ensured quick performance.
In-memory tools and big data can be a potent analytics mix. But before you put them together, read advice from experienced users and consultants.
Enterprise data quality efforts in good company with MDM, governance (SearchDataManagement.com)
Tying data quality initiatives to master data management and data governance programs can help ensure that data remains accurate and consistent.
07 Jun 2013 IBM and 10Gen collaborate on database standard for enterprise mobile (ComputerWeekly.com)
IBM and 10Gen are to work together on a database development standard for mobile enterprise applications
Using in-memory tools to analyze pools of big data raises system design, scalability and data integration issues that must be addressed up front.
Better data quality process begins with business processes, not tools (SearchDataManagement.com)
Efforts to improve data quality should start with procedural changes to help avoid data errors, then the possible addition of data quality software.
Sports performance data analytics fuels Opta’s business expansion (ComputerWeekly.com)
Football performance data could play a role in clubs’ scouting efforts, and even in footballer market evaluation, according to OptaSports Data
04 Jun 2013 Does your C-suite need a chief data officer? Peter Aiken thinks so (SearchDataManagement.com)
In a Q&A, consultant and author Peter Aiken explains why companies should put a C-level exec in charge of managing their data as a strategic asset.
Warner Brothers tracks films to screens with FileMaker (ComputerWeekly.com)
Every country in Europe has a George Clooney. Warner Brothers needs to know who the local dubbing actors are in each of 52 territories
31 May 2013 Six steps to creating a BI competency center (BeyeNetwork.com)
TechTarget's Wayne Eckerson lays out a roadmap for setting up a successful business intelligence competency center, and breaking down BI silos, in a decentralized company.
30 May 2013 Business decision making must progress in the age of big data (SearchDataManagement.com)
Speakers at MIT and Gartner conferences said the process of making business decisions needs to keep up as big data inundates organizations. Can it?
28 May 2013 Embedded BI: Largely invisible, but not for long (BeyeNetwork.com)
TechTarget's Wayne Eckerson tracks the ongoing evolution of embedded business intelligence tools and sees big things ahead for the technology. Make that very big things.
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.
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.
The faster analytics performance spurred by in-memory technology can help companies capitalize on big data, but there are barriers to be aware of.
22 May 2013 McLaren uses high-speed data analytics to gain Formula 1 edge (ComputerWeekly.com)
The McLaren Group uses high-speed data analytics as it seeks a competitive edge for its Formula 1 racing team engineers
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Marketing and advertising remain sweet spots for big data technology SearchBusinessAnalytics.com | 14 May 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.