- February 10, 2012
Get news and other information resources about strategies for gaining business intelligence benefits, reported from the TDWI World Conference and BI Executive Summit in Las Vegas.
- 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 31, 2012
Does your organization have a firm grasp on what "big data" is? That's a good place to begin on a big data analytics project, but don’t forget about basic IT blocking and tackling.
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- 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 18, 2012
In small and midsize businesses as well as larger organizations, BI systems need to be flexible and adaptable in order to able to meet changing business needs, analysts say.
- 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 12, 2012
In an interview, analytics and data mining consultant John Elder offers advice on managing successful predictive modeling initiatives and a head’s up on common mistakes to avoid.
- January 11, 2012
Many small and midsize businesses don’t have a lot of money or staff resources to devote to business intelligence programs -- making sound project management processes essential, BI analysts say.
- January 10, 2012
To generate useful predictive analytics results, predictive modeling teams need a combination of analytical and business know-how plus close ties to business users, say analytics pros and consultants.
- 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.