Tag Archive for BI

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…

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…

Microsoft’s Struggles with Big Data, BI

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by Angela Guess Tony Cosentino of Information Management writes, “Microsoft has been steadily pouring money into big data and business intelligence. The company of course owns the most widely used analytical tool in the world, Microsoft Excel, which our benchmark research into Spreadsheets in the Enterprise shows is not going away soon. User resistance (cited by 56%…