- June 01, 2012
A shortage of workers with analytical skills threatens to derail efforts to derive business value from “big data.” It’s time for colleges to do more on BI and analytics education.
- June 01, 2012
These databases, mammoth by definition, are evolving to accommodate the influx of new data types, technical innovations and increasing volumes brought on by the rise of “big data.”
- May 31, 2012
Mobile business intelligence (BI) technology is becoming more mainstream, thanks to the rise of smartphones and tablet PCs and demand from business users for on-the-go access to BI data.
- May 24, 2012
Gartner’s 2011 revenue estimates indicate the worldwide BI, analytics and performance management software market experienced another strong year, with figures that look remarkably similar to 2010.
- May 23, 2012
Allstate, Autodesk, MGM Resorts and Great Western Bank share the secrets to data visualization tools’ success.
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- May 16, 2012
Organizations will have to push beyond storage requirements and basic business intelligence tools to exploit big data, according to a Gartner analyst.
- May 09, 2012
According to a recent Gartner survey, mobile technology is the second most important priority for CIOs in 2012, but building the business case is easier said than done.
- May 03, 2012
QlikTech is pushing hard into enterprise BI with its QlikView software, says TechTarget's Wayne Eckerson. But, he adds, more upgrades are needed to make QlikView a bona fide BI platform.
- May 01, 2012
These specialists are in high demand these days, but who are they really? Scientists? Analysts? Statisticians? In fact, they are each of these and more.
- April 30, 2012
Businesses looking to build effective business intelligence and analytics programs have to toe the line between focusing on the basics and using new technology to build more complex BI systems.
- April 30, 2012
Marcus & Millichap shakes off its archaic data cleansing and analytics system for more automated processes, enabling the firm to explore its data on a more granular level.
- April 25, 2012
While the industry fixates on “big data” and consumerization, another newcomer is carving out a quieter and smaller place in the market for itself.
- April 19, 2012
Analysts calculate how, well, big the market has become, indicating considerable growth three and even five years out, though the projections differ dramatically.
- April 18, 2012
With business users looking to get their hands on business intelligence data more quickly, making BI systems more flexible and responsive is becoming a priority in many organizations.
- April 13, 2012
IBM continues its analytics buying spree with plans to acquire sales and performance management software company Varicent Software Inc.