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An Architectural Shift for Data Warehousing, BI

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by Angela Guess Kirsten Doyle of IT Web recently wrote, “Data warehousing has been around for 26 years. To give a little context, 26 years ago, in 1988, there was no big Data, mobility was in its infancy, there was no real public e-mail or Internet, and storage for 100MB cost $10 000. ‘The old data warehouse model had a…

Featured Video: Managing Guerrilla Analytics Teams

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Managing Guerrilla Analytics Teams: Principles and Practice from DATAVERSITY by Angela Guess At the Enterprise Data World 2013 Conference, Enda Ridge of KPMG and Edward Curry of DERI gave a great presentation entitled Managing Guerrilla Analytics Teams: Principles and Practice. In their description of the session, Ridge and Curry wrote, “With data playing an ever-increasing role…

GoodData Releases Guide to Achieving Highest Return on Yammer Investment

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “GoodData, the leader in cloud business intelligence, today released a white paper, Yammer Analytics: Why It’s Time, that details how to unlock a 365% ROI in Yammer with advanced third-party analytics. Yammer, Inc., a best-in-class enterprise social network and part of the Microsoft Office Division, brings…

Why Your Company Needs a CDO

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by Angela Guess Brad Peters of Forbes recently wrote, “Now that we are over the initial excitement of being able to capture and manipulate mountains of data, the challenge becomes identifying the truly valuable information in those data mountains. And just as important, presenting that valuable data in ways that the different stakeholders in an organization…

Jet Reports and TARGIT to Offer a Combined Business Intelligence Solution

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by Angela Guess According to a new article, “Two market leaders in Business Intelligence solutions for Microsoft Dynamics have announced an alliance to better serve the Microsoft Dynamics AX community in the US region. Jet Reports and TARGIT have joined forces to deliver a Business Intelligence solution for Microsoft Dynamics AX that combines the most comprehensive and…

Data Analytics: The Year Ahead

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by Jennifer Zaino There’s no getting around the enthusiasm for data analytics in 2014 – or the questions to which that enthusiasm inevitably gives rise. Where’s the talent and what’s the best technology to make sense of today’s endless waves of data? How can your enterprise most effectively present the insights it’s gleaned? What industries…

Avoiding Bad Information from Good Data

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by Angela Guess David Coursey of Silicon Angle recently wrote, “Time will tell whether average users can make PowerBI work effectively without some training in how to tease meaningful – and actionable – information from a mess of data. And how often the data will be there, but the humans – even with their Microsoft helper…

IBM Predictive Analytics to Detect Patients at Risk for Heart Failure

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “IBM today announced that Virginia health system Carilion Clinic has indentified 8,500 patients at risk for developing heart failure in a pilot project that could lead to early intervention and better care for these patients. The pilot was completed in collaboration with IBM, Epic and Carilion Clinic. The…

ServiceChannel and GoodData Model Cloud Business Intelligence

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by Jelani Harper DATAVERSITY™ has published a number of articles in the past few months indicating that the Cloud is an increasingly viable option for Business Intelligence (BI) and Big Data analytics. The recent partnership between ServiceChannel and GoodData reinforces this trend. The latter provides the technology for the former’s ProView platform and attests to…

Forter Launches Fraud-Free Ecommerce Technology at Citi’s Innovation Center

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by Angela Guess A new release out of the company reports, “Forter, an Israeli-based startup that offers online retailers a plug-and-play technology that enables fraud-free ecommerce, is announcing its official launch today at the inauguration event for Citi’s Innovation Center in Tel Aviv, a worldwide fintech innovation center in which Forter developed its technology. At the…