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October 09, 2014
TechTarget's 2014 IT Salary and Careers Survey shows that the pay of BI and big data respondents varies widely -- and that many aren't cashing in with big raises.
April 22, 2014
In the latest Talking Data podcast, SearchCIO's Nicole Laskowski reports on doings at the recent Gartner business intelligence summit.
April 17, 2014
TechTarget's IT Priorities Survey shows that business intelligence, analytics and data warehousing projects are the top software priority this year.
March 31, 2014
In a Q&A, author William McKnight discusses the importance of building a robust information architecture -- and having the right person in the lead.
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BI vendors are trying to develop competitive niches for their products, but the trend is further fragmenting the technology market. Continue Reading
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Completing a three-part series on his blue ocean strategy for decision visualization, Lee Feinberg explains how you can take decision making to the next level by giving more people access to business intelligence and data visualization capabilities. Continue Reading
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To fully understand their analytics data, organizations need to incorporate temporal data capabilities into data warehouses and business intelligence systems, consultant Barry Devlin says. Continue Reading
Data scientists are in high demand, but they won't do a darn thing for the companies they work for if they can't talk to execs -- or don't understand the business side. Continue Reading
Data quality problems, often resulting from inconsistent data definitions and duplicates, can hamstring BI and analytics efforts if they aren't forcefully addressed. Continue Reading
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Rick Sherman explains how to avoid common mistakes when planning and designing BI systems, saying that the varying needs of different business users must be front and center. Continue Reading
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BI mobile apps are no longer the next big thing. They should be a key factor in any business's overall information strategy. Continue Reading