Business Intelligence - Research
Analytics ROI Is Strong, and Getting StrongerOctober 15, 2014
Nucleus Research found that organizations get an average ROI of $13.01 for every dollar they spend on analytics applications, up from $10.66 in 2011.
Business Intelligence 103: The Future Lies AheadOctober 14, 2014
Emerging technologies like dynamic data visualization promise to change business intelligence for the better.
5 Tips for Buying Big Data ToolsOctober 10, 2014
Shopping for Big Data tools can be confusing, thanks to a huge list of available products. Start by outlining Big Data goals and go from there, advise the experts.
Big Data Analytics Needs a Code of EthicsOctober 8, 2014
With Big Data analytics offering the ability to create highly detailed consumer profiles, experts say companies must consider the ethical ramifications of how they use data.
A 'Data First' Approach, in 3 PhasesSeptember 24, 2014
A Data First approach helps organizations properly assess, improve and sustain data quality in order to deliver expected business benefits and ROI.
Data Visualization: Old Practice, New ValueSeptember 23, 2014
While visualization tools can help organizations get new value from their data, there are some caveats.
Data Discovery Is Changing Business IntelligenceSeptember 18, 2014
Traditional business intelligence vendors are tweaking their software to facilitate easier data discovery. Both user demand and upstart competitors are driving the shift.
5 Ways Data Warehousing Is ChangingSeptember 17, 2014
As the nature of enterprise data changes, data warehouses must change too.
Enterprise Software Leads IT Spending GrowthSeptember 10, 2014
Software leads spending growth in Gartner's latest Worldwide IT Spending Forecast, coming in ahead of IT services, devices, data center systems and telecom.
Startup Spotlight: BitYota's Data Warehouse-as-a-ServiceSeptember 2, 2014
BitYota, a company founded by Yahoo alumni, isn't just offering traditional data warehouse technology in the cloud.
Is SAP's HANA Gaining Traction with Platform Approach?August 28, 2014
Unlike its competitors, SAP has a platform vision for HANA, its in-memory database management system. But do its customers share the vision?
Put Data Quality in Motion with Passive Data GovernanceAugust 21, 2014
A passive data governance strategy is a great way to ensure data quality and relevance. Michael Collins from BackOffice Associates explains how to make this strategy work.
Business Intelligence 102: It's Come a Long Way, BabyAugust 20, 2014
Business intelligence has come a long way, baby. Among other advancements, BI can be used to create dashboards with information about critical success factors or key metrics.
Chief Data Officers Put 'Strategy' in Data StrategyAugust 19, 2014
The chief data officer (CDO) is one of the hottest C-level roles out there, thanks to the growing awareness that data is an asset that can be used to gain competitive advantage.