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February 28, 2014
Data discovery tools are a high priority for businesses, but vendor products can be lacking, the latest Gartner Magic Quadrants say.
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.
December 04, 2012
New survey results document how smaller businesses are leading the mobile BI charge.
August 01, 2012
A new report outlines the characteristics to consider in a data visualization platform, and the questions to ask before investing.
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