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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.
October 03, 2013
You can't demonstrate a projected return on investment for a proposed business intelligence or analytics project? Maybe you shouldn't have to.
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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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