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Driving With Data Analytics and myGarmin

Data analytics makes you look smarter.  And who doesn't want to look smarter ... like when you uncover a shortcut, a secret route or...

SaaS Business Intelligence Solves the Data Silo Problem

Business Intelligence is recognized for its business value. But according to a recent survey from Deloitte Consulting, about 30 percent of executives say either...

BICC Can Spread Analytics Throughout the Enterprise

Long-time business intelligence analyst Howard Dresner advises companies on deploying high-performing improvement strategies.  An approach he champions is the Business Intelligence Competency Center (BICC) to...

Analytics 2020: What will Data Analytics look like in a decade?

When I first thought about the future of data analytics, I started researching to find out what industry experts have to say.  But if...

Four Trends in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

Business Intelligence decisions are moving from the boardroom to the front lines. Business Intelligence decisions are impacting  more and more decisions – especially on the front...

Business Intelligence Solutions Aid Financial Services Fraud Prevention

In recent years, financial services have seen the regulations continue to pile on as this industry is riddled with fraud.  According to a recent...

One-Day Summer School For Spotfire Online Learning

If you're shopping for "Back to School" bargains, there's no better deal than free online events.  So pack a lunch and take advantage of...

Five Top Data Visualizations – Infographics That Persuade

(Editor's Note: Also check out Five More Top Data Visualizations That Persuade) Data visualization is an effective way to communicate information ... And infographics, a...

Data Analytics Fuels Innovation With Better Ideas Faster

“How do you know?” is one of my favorite questions and a key reason for being such a fan of data analytics.  You can...

Haiti disaster, charity, and false-positives in fraud detection

I was listening to a BBC radio article last weekend about how some attempts to donate by debit or credit card to charity sites...