Self-service and collaborative business intelligence News
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.
June 29, 2015
MicroStrategy has introduced the first major new version of its BI software in six years, and it's playing for self-service customers with the MicroStrategy 10 release -- but with a focus on governance.
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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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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
There's no shortage of data analysis tools promising easy connectivity to a range of data sources. While these technologies are promising, users need to approach them cautiously. Continue Reading
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Deployments of self-service BI and data discovery tools need to be governed to keep things in order. But finding the right balance between user freedom and IT oversight isn't always easy. Continue Reading
Excel is still one of the most widely used BI tools, but marketing services firm FullFunnel found it limiting and switched to self-service analytics tools. Continue Reading
As self-service analytics software becomes more common, users are calling on vendors to beef up governance capabilities. 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