Business intelligence best practices
- June 20, 2011
New types of business intelligence technology, including SaaS BI and open source BI tools, might be a good fit for small and medium-sized businesses. But there are tradeoffs to consider.
- June 17, 2011
Most small and medium-sized businesses can’t afford the luxury of dedicated business intelligence teams, which can complicate the process of developing and implementing a BI project plan.
- June 16, 2011
Getting broad business buy-in is vital to building a business case for a midmarket BI project, according to analysts and BI pros. And that requires getting business users engaged, they say.
- June 15, 2011
Increasingly, small and medium-sized businesses are no longer content to sit on the business intelligence sidelines. But midmarket BI projects present some unique challenges for SMBs.
- June 14, 2011
This article presents some new signs that business intelligence environments may be in peril, in the process offering a checklist for success in 2007.
- June 02, 2011
At the Text Analytics Summit, Chris Jones of Zynga presented 14 steps on how to ensure a voice-of-the-customer program delivers.
- May 27, 2011
Text Analytics Summit presenter Daniel Ziv explains how mining unstructured data from within can help prevent product complaints from going viral.
- May 26, 2011
The business intelligence market grew 13.4% in 2010, Gartner says. But are companies putting the BI software they’re buying to effective use? Gartner and MIT have thoughts on that.
- May 24, 2011
Yahoo, a Gartner BI Excellence Award finalist, has developed a system targeted at optimizing banner advertisements through data management and analytics.
- May 20, 2011
UPS, winner of the 2011 Gartner BI Excellence Award, continues to develop its BI program, a project that touches every piece of the business process.
- May 17, 2011
Initial findings from new MIT research show that companies with data-driven decision making environments had 4% higher productivity and 6% higher profits than other businesses did.
- May 05, 2011
The Gartner Business Intelligence Summit opened with a message to organizations: To reap the rewards of BI, you have to ensure that everyone is playing the same tune.
- April 27, 2011
There's a school of thought that business intelligence is akin to the scientific method. Revisit science class and see how BI is helping companies test their business hypotheses.
- April 20, 2011
SAS Institute Inc. and Teradata Corp. continue mining feedback from their Product Advisory Council to create more efficient in-database offerings.
- April 11, 2011
In this Q&A, independent analyst Lyndsay Wise sheds light on how businesses can successfully implement business intelligence projects.