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June 15, 2015
Sales intelligence is making brainiacs out of sales reps. As companies look for ways to capture the attention of customers new and old, many are turning to analytics tools and data to help seal the deal.
Some use data to shape sales ...
May 29, 2015
Two new reports from Dresner Advisory Services assess the features that users are looking for in BI tools and which vendors are delivering.
April 16, 2015
Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant report on business intelligence says more users are gravitating toward decentralized BI platforms -- leaving IT teams trying to catch up on governance.
March 19, 2015
Professional sports teams are increasingly embracing analytics tools to help them implement dynamic pricing strategies designed to enable them to capture as much ticket revenue as possible.
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Consultant Claudia Imhoff says descriptive and diagnostic analytics aren't enough to build a data-driven culture -- companies need to step up to predictive and prescriptive analytics, too. Continue Reading
Today's enterprises want business intelligence managers and staffers with good communication skills and a solid understanding of the business, advises careers expert Matt Mueller. Continue Reading
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IT professionals who want to move into business intelligence roles should take classes, advises careers expert Matt Mueller -- or accept an entry-level position. Continue Reading
In a Q&A, consultant Howard Dresner discusses cloud business intelligence trends and why more user organizations have yet to embrace cloud BI services. Continue Reading
Expert contributor Wayne Kernochan describes the different types of business intelligence analytics tools on the market and how they can benefit corporate strategies and operations. Continue Reading
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Migrating BI to the cloud can help organizations simplify and streamline data analysis. But self-service BI doesn't equal DIY BI, warns expert David A. Teich. Continue Reading
People with good data storytelling skills are becoming big contributors to the data analytics process in organizations looking to make info more understandable to business execs. Continue Reading
Businesses are increasingly putting data and analytics at the center of their management practices. That can lead to better decisions and efficiency gains, but also cultural clashes. Continue Reading
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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
Thanks to open source technologies like Hadoop and lower data storage costs, more organizations are able to store multi-structured data sets from any number of internal and external sources. That's a good thing, because valuable insight could ... Continue Reading
In a video interview, consultant Claudia Imhoff discusses the increasing need to augment data warehouses with technologies such as Hadoop and real-time analytics systems. Continue Reading