Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. The term ?Advanced Analytics? can seem daunting to the average business user and even to the average business enterprise but the process is not as complex as it may seem. What is Advanced Analytics? Advanced Analytics is comprised of numerous sophisticated analytical techniques, designed to parse, explore and [?]
Thanks to the rapid growth of Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) in the recent years, the Business Intelligence and Analytics trends in 2018 are filled with considerable change. The deep penetration of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data in the global business environment has naturally sparked the need for smart Business [?]
Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. Every enterprise is talking about Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics. Every enterprise has considered the benefits of implementing Self-Serve Analytics across the organization and involving business users in the process. Panel discussions at technology conferences and hallway conversations among executives and IT staff encourage the trend and create anxiety [?]
Business Intelligence (BI) includes the technologies and tools used to analyze and report on different business operations. Business Intelligence uses raw data stored in varying Data Warehouses, Data Marts, Data Lakes, and other storage platforms, and transforms it into actionable knowledge/information assets. Such elements include dashboards, spreadsheets, data visualizations, reports, and many others. ?In its [?]
Qualcomm's much-anticipated ARM-based Centriq 2400 product line, which started shipping commercially this week, is a worthy contender to break Intel's virtual monopoly in the server processor arena, where data center operators are thirsting to see competition to help bring down costs.
by Angela Guess A recent press release states, ?Pyramid Analytics, a leading global provider of enterprise analytics software, introduces Pyramid 2018: the Analytics OS. As a server-based, multi-user Analytics OS, Pyramid 2018 allows data leaders to create a universal analytics environment that fulfils the promise of a true, enterprise-wide data strategy. It supports the entire [?]
Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. If your role in business demands that you stay abreast of changes in business analytics, you are probably familiar with the term Smart Data Discovery. You may also have read the recent Gartner report entitled, Augmented Analytics Is the Future of Data and Analytics, Published 27 July 2017, by Rita [?]
Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. To be successful in business, every organization must find a way to accurately forecast and predict the future of its market, and its internal operations, and better understand the buying behavior of its customers and prospects. With the democratization of Business Intelligence and the advent of Self-Serve Business [?]
In 1865, Richard Millar Devens presented the phrase ?Business Intelligence? (BI) in the Cyclopædia of Commercial and Business Anecdotes. He was using it to describe how Sir Henry Furnese, a banker, profited from information by gathering and acting on it before his competition. More recently, in 1958, an article was written by an IBM computer [?]
In the last couple of years I have reviewed four of the leading business intelligence (BI) products: Tableau, Qlik Sense, Microsoft Power BI, and Amazon QuickSight. In general terms, Tableau sets the bar for ease of use, and Power BI sets the bar for low price.
Last week saw a few thousand devoted OpenStack community members flock to Boston to take part in the bi-annual OpenStack Summit. This summit marks a major turning point for the initiative. Since we all congregated in Barcelona last year, there have been some major pieces of news which have rocked the community. Only a couple of weeks before the event, Intel pulled out of a partnership with Rackspace to build an OpenStack-based test facility, and OpenStack poster boy Mirantis pivoted from a pure OpenStack strategy to one covering a number of open source initiatives.
According to the press release, ?Mindmatrix Partner Relationship management software now integrates with Zoho CRM bringing powerful Mindmatrix features to Zoho CRM. This integration offers greater channel partner visibility and makes channel operations and management more efficient. This is done by the use of key metrics, all available in one place. The Zoho integration happens [?]
The report cites the driving forces of increasing volume and variety of business data, the emerging need for business agility and accessibility, and the growing demand for real-time streaming analytics as factors. Data Virtualization is playing a central role in this process.
If you are considering a Business Intelligence solution, you ought to give some consideration to the concept of Smart Data Visualization and review your prospective solution to determine its capabilities in that regard.
by Angela Guess A new press release reports, ?Octopai (www.octopai.com) introduces the first ever cloud-based metadata search engine tool to provide Business Intelligence (BI) groups with full visibility and control of metadata that is scattered across many different BI systems within an organization. By centralizing and automating metadata, Octopai enables BI groups to quickly and ?
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, ?Dresner Advisory Services today published the 2017 Data Catalog Market Study, the newest report in the Wisdom of Crowds® series of research. Data catalog technologies focus upon the user requirements to locate and leverage metadata, data, models, and data elements within an organization. Data catalog features include ?