Tag Archive for BI

Data Governance for Better Customer Interactions

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by Angela Guess Sid Banerjee recently wrote in Computer Weekly, “We are living in the ‘age of the customer,’ as Forrester Research recently dubbed it. There are more and more communications channels — from company websites to call centres to social media — for customers to interact with the companies they do business with… Companies…

Pyramid Analytics Ranked #1 Leader in Business Intelligence Market Study

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Pyramid Analytics, the next generation business intelligence platform for the enterprise, today announced that it has earned the leader position out of 16 vendors in the 2015 Collaborative Computing and Business Intelligence Market Study by Dresner Advisory Services. One of the most comprehensive…

MDM is BI, and Other Misconceptions

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by Angela Guess Xpertek recently wrote for IT Web, “I have not been selling MDM solutions for very long, but what I have found out is that there is a common misconception that MDM is BI, says Marilynn Leonard, Divisional Head of Data at Xpertek. In other words, for those who hate TLAs (two/three-letter acronyms),…

10 Business Intelligence Trends for 2015

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by Angela Guess Ellie Fields of Tech Radar reports, “We’re proud data geeks at Tableau, and each year we put our brains together to look forward at the trends we expect to see during the coming twelve months. Our predictions for 2014 included data moving from specialists to the everyman, the mainstreaming of cloud business…

BI May Finally Meet Its Potential Via Big Data

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by Angela Guess Matt Asay of ReadWrite recently wrote, “Business Intelligence was the buzzword of the 1990s, scoring oodles of venture capital cash and plenty of customers, a huge percentage of which never got much value from their hefty investments. The promise of BI, like Big Data today, was to give business users the tools…

Survey: Will Big Data Analytics Replace BI?

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by Angela Guess John Leonard of Computing.co.uk recently asked, “In 10 years’ time will big data analytics have replaced traditional relational business intelligence systems? That was one of the questions that Computing asked UK IT decision-makers in the quantitative survey that formed part of our recent big data research programme. The answer to that question was a pretty decisive ‘No’, with…

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…

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…