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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.
November 23, 2016
Self-service analytics is all about getting IT roadblocks out of the way of the business, but traditional tech teams can still play a useful role in defining and implementing BI data governance best practices.
March 24, 2016
New features in Microsoft's cloud BI tool give users a raft of data visualization capabilities, including the ability to analyze Power BI data in Excel.
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Businesses want to be more data-driven, and vendors are capitalizing on the demand with sleek, self-service tools. But it's culture, not tools, that creates a data-driven organization. Continue Reading
The articles in this guide discuss self-service BI's potential benefits and offer tips for successful deployment and management of self-service tools. Continue Reading
In a podcast, consultant David Loshin explores the potential benefits and challenges of mixing self-service BI tools and customer relationship management processes. Continue Reading
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It's all about control and who has it. As business users become increasingly more data-driven and analytics savvy, many want their applications embedded with business intelligence so they can drill down into the data and browse through it on their ... Continue Reading
Consultant David Loshin says self-service data preparation software helps give data analysts broader access to business information than they typically can get in a data warehouse. Continue Reading
IT managers must work closely with the business to increase the number of people using BI tools in companies -- and a time management framework bearing the name of Dwight Eisenhower can help. Continue Reading
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To be truly useful to a broad set of business users, self-service BI tools need to become easier to use. An increased focus on metadata and artificial intelligence can help with that. Continue Reading
Data scientists and analysts who spend a lot of their time parsing through data often find that their coworkers aren't as in tune with all of that information and what it means. Luckily, big data visualization helps analysts present information to ... Continue Reading
Data storytelling is just the latest phase in the long history of passing on knowledge to people, expert David A. Teich explains. It's just the tools that have changed. Continue Reading
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Self-service business intelligence and data visualization tools can make it easier for business users to analyze BI data. But there's a lot that needs to be done up front to make that happen. Continue Reading
SQL Server DBAs and developers should be familiar with Power BI for Office 365. Here's an overview of what it does and how to use it. Continue Reading
All industries are having a hard time finding enough skilled data workers, but marketers see self-service analytics tools as a potential solution. Continue Reading