Today there are so many channels available like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest that social media, along with SEO, have become the foundations of many companies’ online marketing campaigns.
Many business intelligence (BI) vendors and CIOs have positioned big data analysis to focus on data reporting. They then collect and store as much data as they can hoping someone, a data scientist or a team of specialists, can analyze the data and make sense of it. However, the industry hasn’t… Read More →
Self-serve business intelligence is all the rage. Get your data sets, mash up your data, and develop your own insights. But guess what?
While mobile BI is in its early days, it’s on the trajectory to become the next big thing in organizations, especially in light of the adoption of mobile devices and BYOD programs, according to a recent report from Forrester Research. And a new trend in meetings – executives carrying their… Read More →
It’s been a little while since we’ve brought you a Twitter wrap and we have lots in store in the form of awards, interesting reads and a few cool things to check out. Let’s start with what happens when the lights go out at the Superdome. Data Geeks & the… Read More →
What moved Spotfire to a Leaders position in the 2013 Business Intelligence and Analytics Magic Quadrant from Gartner, Inc.? While you’ll need to review the entire report to see all the details, we can share a few highlights and insights as to why Spotfire customer feedback helped move the product into… Read More →
If you want to effectively manage your supply chain, you have to invest in business intelligence (BI) software. That’s the word from the Aberdeen Group, which conducted a survey of 149 supply chain professionals in March and April 2011. The report, “Business Intelligence Command and Control Center for the Chief… Read More →
Boston.com is giving away $300 in Red Sox gear to the top predictor in their Red Sox Fan Predictions Contest. With all the external data (sports stats from news sources and the MBA) available and the scenarios mapped (in the contest entry form) for the Red Sox season, someone just… Read More →
If you haven’t yet experienced the new Coca-Cola Freestyle with its onboard data analytics, this is NOT your father’s soda fountain. The new device has more than 100 options and unimaginable combinations of liquids thanks to a computer-powered “brain.” Behind the touchscreen of options is a set of analytics… Read More →
Tablets, smartphones, laptops and netbooks are all the rage due to their mobility. And, the news and blogs are overflowing with coverage of the next bell or whistle on each of these gadgets. Now, there’s a call for a tablet strategy for Business Intelligence applications. In his article at IT Management,… Read More →