Business intelligence strategy News
January 29, 2015
TechTarget's 2015 IT Priorities Survey shows that while businesses are still investing in basic BI and data warehousing capabilities, big data initiatives are becoming almost as prevalent.
July 03, 2014
A number of vendors announced new Apache Spark integrations this week, and a report from Dresner Advisory Services explains how businesses are organizing their BI programs.
January 31, 2014
Forrester analysts Boris Evelson and Michael Facemire discuss what to do, and not do, in deploying mobile business intelligence applications.
December 19, 2013
In a Q&A, author David Loshin details how business intelligence managers can enhance BI success, from building dashboards to demonstrating value.
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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
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Consultant Rick van der Lans says data is now a competitive differentiator -- and companies looking for an edge need top management that understands big data technologies. Continue Reading