Business intelligence strategy
- February 08, 2012
The Paradies Shops’ search for BI tools to access data quickly and break away from Excel spreadsheets started with data discovery vendors but didn’t end with them.
- February 07, 2012
New research reveals businesses’ relative lack of “big data” maturity and the hurdles in both technology and analytics techniques they need to overcome.
- January 31, 2012
Interest in mobile BI is growing, but democratizing data also presents hurdles for building a business case, according to new research from TDWI.
- January 27, 2012
Enterprise Strategy Group provides a few tips on how to narrow down the product and deployment options before investing in a “big data” analytics platform.
- January 24, 2012
SAS Institute CEO Jim Goodnight celebrates another profitable year for the privately held software vendor and considers the data and analytics road ahead for 2012.
- January 19, 2012
Collaborative BI may not carry the same kind of prestige that “big data” or the cloud does, but devotees like Barry Devlin believe it to be a critical game changer.
- January 16, 2012
While telecommunications may be maturing in its use of analytics and BI tools, new research finds that more than half of its analytical process time is applied to data-related tasks.
- January 09, 2012
Faculty members from the International Institute for Analytics, a research firm that focuses on how organizations use analytics, weigh in on their predictions for 2012.
- January 06, 2012
There are lots of ways that BI deployments in small and midsize organizations can go wrong, according to analysts who offer advice on how to sidestep the roadblocks to a successful deployment.
- 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.
- December 23, 2011
The growth of cloud computing as an application platform means business intelligence teams should at least be prepared for the possibility of Software as a Service BI deployments, analysts say.
- December 22, 2011
The term ‘big data’ took on bigger meaning in 2011 with new product releases from major vendors as well as new terminology to describe the big data analytics landscape.
- December 21, 2011
A Virginia-based energy company is relying on advanced data visualization, geospatial data and visual analytics to stay a step ahead of thieves who’ve taken a shine to copper wire.
- December 15, 2011
The onslaught of social media and mobile devices is thrusting Web analytics into a situation somewhere between maturity and evolution, according to a new report.
- December 14, 2011
Software as a Service business intelligence tools can help fast-track BI projects, but they don’t eliminate BI’s complexity. Get advice on managing SaaS BI deployments from BI pros and analysts.