Tag Archive for business intelligence

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),…

Televerde Adds Pipeline Navigator Feature to Business Intelligence Portfolio

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Televerde, the leader in propelling the marketing and sales pipeline, announced today the addition of Pipeline Navigator to the company’s service delivery platform, helping its clients better align with buyer preferences throughout the sales cycle. Pipeline Navigator allows for more targeted campaigns, more personalized…

15 Top Business Intelligence & Analytics Vendors

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by Angela Guess Writing for Smart Data Collective, Tony Cosentino reports, “Ventana Research recently completed the most comprehensive evaluation of analytics and business intelligence products and vendors available anywhere. As I discussed recently, such research is necessary and timely as analytics and business intelligence is now a fast-changing market. Our Value Index for Analytics and…

Making the Most of Cloud-Based Business Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Writing for Information Management, Bob Violino recently noted, “More than 50 percent of businesses currently use or plan to use cloud-based business intelligence, according to a survey by Dresner Advisory Services. Still several common hurdles have limited cloud-based BI’s adoption in some companies. The report, the latest in the firm’s Wisdom of…

Gartner’s 3 Big Data Trends to Watch for Business Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Doug Laney of Gartner recently wrote in IT World Canada, “Big data has given businesses a window into valuable streams of information from customer purchasing habits to inventory status. However, internal data streams give only a limited picture, especially with the growth of digital businesses. Gartner has identified three trends that describe…

Turning Video Surveillance Into Business Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Fredrik Nilsson of Axis Communications recently wrote in Information Management, “IT has slowly but increasingly procured, supported and managed IP-based video camera networks since the late 1990s. Now, it’s time for IT to truly master video surveillance technology — especially as the worlds of corporate compliance, physical security, data retention and analytics…

Best Business Intelligence Dashboard Apps for Small Businesses

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by Angela Guess Christophe Primault recently wrote for SmallBizTrends, “The modern business is bursting at the seams with data, but making sense of it all can feel like the job of a master mathematician. Because there’s now so much data available, business intelligence applications have become a vital part of a small business’s arsenal of…

Is Artificial Intelligence Ready for Business Applications?

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by Angela Guess Writing for the Harvard Business Review, Brad Power recently commented, “Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an idea that has oscillated through many hype cycles over many years, as scientists and sci-fi visionaries have declared the imminent arrival of thinking machines. But it seems we’re now at an actual tipping point. AI, expert systems,…

Perfect Data Science: The Push and Pull of Customer Data

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by Angela Guess Writing for ComputerWorld, Eric Berridge recently opined, “Perfect data science takes every customer interaction and identifies patterns that can be repeated and proactively acted upon. In this ideal scenario, humans and artificial intelligence systems collaborate in an amalgamation of contextual, timely insight to better understand their customers and, ultimately, to predict their…