Self-service and collaborative business intelligence News
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.
February 05, 2016
At the 2016 TDWI Executive Summit in Las Vegas, business intelligence managers detailed moves by their organizations to embrace self-service BI tools -- and the benefits that followed.
October 22, 2015
Tableau Software's new Vizable tool is a free mobile business intelligence app for iPad users, which was built as a standalone product from the company's namesake BI platform.
July 28, 2015
Balancing data access and security in an organization isn't the most glamorous task, but several chief data officers at an MIT conference said it's something CDOs need to take charge of.
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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
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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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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
Microsoft Power BI provides data insights for executives, line-of-business workers and data analysts alike. Here's an overview of what it can do for each type of user. 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