Business intelligence development
- June 23, 2020
The priorities of organizations have changed due to COVID-19, and with that Qlik's Dan Sommer says the evolution of expected BI trends has been temporarily delayed.
- December 17, 2019
Promising BI startups look to gain a foothold in 2020 by focusing on underserved markets and embracing next-gen technologies not available in traditional analytics tools.
- November 13, 2019
The Salesforce and Tableau CEOs appeared together for the first time at Tableau Conference 2019, five months after the analytics vendor agreed to be acquired by the CRM giant.
- September 26, 2019
IBM reported it certified 140 new data scientists, the first to be certified under a program IBM developed with The Open Group to address the dearth of data scientists.
- July 25, 2019
A data divide is growing between enterprises that embrace business intelligence and those that don't. It's the data elite that will survive, analyst Wayne Eckerson says in a Q&A.
- February 13, 2019
Tableau's new Ask Data software uses natural language processing to enable users of any skill level to more easily search for data insights by typing text queries.
- January 08, 2019
MicroStrategy's latest BI platform supports a 'zero-click' analytics future with help from new voice and vision capabilities. The aim: quicker decisions and the democratization of data.
- October 24, 2018
With the Tableau Developer Program, developers will be able to use a Tableau Online development sandbox and sample codes, among other free resources.
- August 30, 2018
The latest version of Alteryx's data preparation and analytics software adds new visualization capabilities -- something that beta user Voxx Analytics says was needed.
- June 01, 2018
Despite the self-service BI push, enabling end users to take the lead on analyzing and visualizing data is often still a challenge -- one that vendors continue to address.
- July 31, 2017
Despite the current notion that business intelligence and artificial intelligence are separate disciplines, AI-powered BI is an idea that should get more attention.
- March 28, 2017
Self-service BI tools have become the go-to standard for business intelligence software, but users are pushing vendors to rethink how they address enterprise needs and advanced analytics.
- October 25, 2016
Users increasingly want data preparation to be tightly integrated into the analytics process to shorten time to insight, and Pentaho's new 7.0 software release aims to satisfy that need.
- September 14, 2016
With the release of SAS Viya, which is accessible to open source tools, the company is moving away from its traditional approach of releasing a complete piece of software.
- August 31, 2016
Technology consultants and vendor executives share their predictions on likely developments in BI, analytics and big data technologies, and user deployments of them over the next 12 months.
- June 15, 2016
While cognitive computing and the internet of things generate a lot of buzz in today's analytics world, surveyed businesses still give priority to traditional BI reporting tools.
- December 21, 2015
In an excerpt from his book on BI development and delivery, author Greg Steffine explains why it's important to focus BI initiatives on enabling the business to respond quickly and nimbly to situations.
- December 21, 2015
Organizational alignment and teams of BI evangelists who are hyper-responsive to user needs are key to improving business intelligence processes, according to author and BI manager Greg Steffine.
- 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.
- April 29, 2015
BI software vendor Qlik has announced three new or updated products aimed at making it easier for end users to share data, analyses and applications.
- July 15, 2014
Consultant Rick van der Lans contends that data warehouses are inherently logical and don't need to be qualified as such. What really matters, he says, is that they present an integrated view of enterprise data, no matter where it's stored.
- December 19, 2013
In a Q&A, author David Loshin details how business intelligence managers can enhance BI success, from building dashboards to demonstrating value.
- May 03, 2013
In a podcast, BI expert William McKnight discusses best practices and action items for managing deployments of mobile business intelligence tools.
- April 30, 2013
In an interview, TechTarget's Wayne Eckerson explains why there's more to self-service BI success than putting tools in the hands of business users.
- June 22, 2012
Tag clouds are dead, according to the presenters at the eighth annual Text Analytics Summit who made a case for advanced text visualization techniques.
- June 13, 2012
Text analytics consultant Seth Grimes opened the Text Analytics Summit by delving into what has been big this year in text analytics and what the future holds.
- February 23, 2012
Business users turn to data discovery vendors like Tibco, Tableau and QlikTech for easy-to-use and easy-to-deploy analytics tools, much to the chagrin of IT, according to Gartner.
- January 04, 2012
Midmarket companies investing in BI systems should follow the same basic steps as larger organizations, analysts say. But, they caution, there's typically less room for error in smaller businesses.
- September 13, 2011
Realizing the ubiquity of mobile devices among medical professionals, health care supplies contracting services provider Novation LLC plunged into the mobile business intelligence movement.
- July 22, 2011
Lawyers and analysts note a growing interest in text analytics for e-discovery and name software firm kCura a leader in a market that’s changed considerably in the last few years.
- July 18, 2011
Ventana Research Inc.’s recently published study shines a light on small and midsize enterprises’ reluctance in trading in Excel and other desktop spreadsheets for advanced analytics.
- June 29, 2011
Hadoop and its variants offer analysis for “big data” sets, but there are integration and availability limits, according to a panel at the Enzee Universe 2011 conference.
- 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 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.
- April 01, 2011
New evidence reveals mobile business intelligence is gaining momentum -- and highlights a surprising trend.
- March 31, 2011
A growing number of organizations are using agile development techniques to accelerate business intelligence projects. Find out why, and get advice on implementing agile BI.
- March 25, 2011
Read about real-time business intelligence projects at several companies and find out how the technology is helping them and what kind of challenges they faced in deploying it.
- March 17, 2011
Real-time business intelligence can speed up and improve decision making. But it isn’t right for everyone. Find out what to consider before building a real-time BI system.
- February 23, 2011
SAP today unveiled BusinessObjects 4.0, the highly anticipated update to its flagship BI and analytics platform.
- February 11, 2011
Data discovery software vendors are stealing market share from the leading business intelligence (BI) players, according to Gartner.
- November 24, 2010
Many companies are looking to expand the business intelligence process beyond basic reporting and analysis. But broadening the use of a data warehouse and BI tools isn’t so easy.
- June 01, 2010
Get tips on how to improve business intelligence performance with the help of BI automation. You’ll learn about the value of BI automation, potential roadblocks and more.