- March 30, 2012
Analytics software can provide big benefits to organizations -- or trip up the unwary. Before you get started, make sure your company is ready to reap the rewards and avoid the roadblocks.
- March 30, 2012
The federal government has announced a $200 million initiative for “big data” research, education and training.
- March 29, 2012
Gartner Inc. is getting ready to host its 10th annual Gartner BI Summit. Find out what you're likely to see and what sessions you shouldn't miss.
- March 27, 2012
Predictive analytics requires support and know-how to create a sustainable program, recent research suggests.
- March 26, 2012
In-memory analytics tools give business users more control over how they use business intelligence data. But IT and BI pros need to be on guard to ensure that problems don't result, analysts warn.
- March 22, 2012
Consultants applaud QlikTech for publishing its business intelligence software price list. But will that create a domino effect and change one of the most secretive aspects of the BI industry?
- March 21, 2012
BI software vendors tend to keep price lists close to the vest, but analysts and consultants offer a few tricks to help businesses prepare for the negotiating table.
- March 19, 2012
Business intelligence vendors offer a variety of in-memory analytics tools with very different architectures. But analysts say there's a common thread: the potential for faster BI performance.
- March 15, 2012
Mark Madsen questions why people take the wrong approach with unstructured data, abandoning their experiences with demographics and market research.
- March 14, 2012
The iPad is helping to drive increased interest in mobile business intelligence, which is opening up BI data to new business users without tying them -- or existing users -- to their offices.
- March 06, 2012
Some organizations are tying agility to collaboration with their BI initiatives to stay competitive in the marketplace.
- February 29, 2012
"Big data" continues to make headlines as vendors announce new products for managing and analyzing it. You’re not alone, though, if you have yet to jump on the big data bandwagon.
- 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.
- February 22, 2012
From the TDWI World Conference Series, business intelligence expert Cindi Howson talks about BI dashboards and scorecards -- from basic definitions to newer innovations.
- February 20, 2012
A small startup has developed a “temporal analytics” engine, which sifts 100,000 Web pages an hour, extracting data and associating it to time. But can it also predict the future?