Tag Archive for BI

How to Choose a Business Intelligence Dashboard

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by Angela Guess IT Business Edge recently wrote, “As far as business buzzwords go, the terms Big Data, data visualization, data structure, predictive analytics and business intelligence all get thrown around with the frequency of a used car salesman putting together his best customer pitch. In fact, when it comes to acquiring a business intelligence…

Pyramid Analytics Contributes to Advances in Microsoft Power BI Desktop Technology

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “Pyramid Analytics, the next generation business intelligence platform for the enterprise, today announced a strategic collaboration with Microsoft consisting of development collaboration and technology integration. The agreement is an extension of Pyramid Analytics’ proven track record of cooperation with Microsoft to deliver analytics solutions…

Xplenty Rolls Out Analytics-as-a-Service (A3S) for Amazon S3

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Xplenty, the data integration platform that makes it easy to process more data more quickly, today announced its newest offering, Analytics-as-a-Service or ‘A3S.’ This latest addition to Xplenty’s extract, transform and load (ETL) software enables users to query and analyze data directly on Amazon…

Business Intelligence Firm Launches Subscription-Based Reporting Solution

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “BITracks, a consulting firm dedicated to delivering business intelligence (BI) expertise, has decided to broaden their offerings by going to market with their flagship reporting product, FAST Track Reports. Since 2005, James Miller, president of the Cincinnati-based firm, has focused solely on providing…

Infographic: Business Intelligence in Healthcare

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by Angela Guess Brendan FitzGerald of HIMSS Analytics recently wrote, “If Big Data is the new oil in healthcare, clinical & business intelligence is the refinery. Data alone is like crude oil – the value is tied to its potential. In the era of Big Data our healthcare organizations have learned that gathering data for…

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…