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June 29, 2017
A new breed of data analytics tool for data scientists aims to deliver far more than BI software, including predictive analytics and exploratory analytics.
June 22, 2017
Running business intelligence applications in the cloud has yet to take the BI world by storm. Researcher Howard Dresner offers insight on why and discusses the state of cloud BI software.
March 17, 2017
A lot of factors go into a choosing a strong, modern BI tool. But several users say ease of use trumped all other considerations for them in picking self-service software.
February 06, 2017
Good instincts used to drive successful business strategies, but intuition just can't cut it in the age of big data.
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As cloud computing becomes more common, there are signs that companies increasingly are looking at whether cloud BI and analytics applications should be part of their IT plans. Continue Reading
A data scientist is a professional responsible for collecting, analyzing and interpreting large amounts of data to identify ways to help a business improve operations and gain a competitive edge over rivals. Continue Reading
Data scientists aren't born -- they're made. IT pros from a wide range of backgrounds are working to gain the data science skills for which companies are looking. Continue Reading
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Lenovo and Autodesk are two organizations that are increasing their use of the cloud for analytics applications, looking to lower costs, add flexibility and speed up data processing. Continue Reading
Data monetization is not monolithic. Instead, it takes several forms, according to MIT researcher Barbara Wixom. Each approach has its own unique traits. Continue Reading
Watson Analytics is a strong player in a formidable field that includes Google and Adobe. It does perform as advertised -- but IBM's AI-driven analytics technology leaves a lot to be desired. Continue Reading
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UsTrendy, an online fashion marketplace started in 2008, was born digital, but it took time for CEO Sam Sisakhti to fully harness the value of technology. Continue Reading
Innovation driven by data analytics is important, not only to companies, but also to dogs waiting to be adopted in shelters. SAS best practices consultant Jill Dyché explains why. Continue Reading
Most companies have data monetization opportunities they could exploit, experts say. But a clear strategy and long-term plan are crucial to getting the desired benefits. Continue Reading
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BI tools can be very beneficial to an organization by delivering helpful insights, but common mistakes frequently derail their effectiveness and render them useless. Continue Reading
Business intelligence tools can provide a valuable gauge for enterprise productivity, but many BI initiatives are stymied by common roadblocks. Continue Reading
Combining master data management projects and business intelligence programs can provide business value -- if the architecture is there to support it, says expert Anne Marie Smith. Continue Reading