Gartner recently released a report, Critical Capabilities for Business Intelligence Platform Integration, (G00171787) by Rita L. Sallam and James Richardson. This report takes a look at 13 business intelligence platforms on the basis of eight “critical” capabilities that companies should consider before purchasing a business intelligence platform.
Business Intelligence Overview
In this great article on BeyeNetwork, Rick van der Lans looks at Operational (or real-time) Business Intelligence. This is a long read but well worth your time as Rick provides definitions, addresses approaches, references survey materials, and looks at problems, concerns and opportunities for Operational Business Intelligence.
We’ve highlighted several trend predictions for business intelligence and analytics for 2010; now we’ll look at Ventana Research’s 2009 Business Technology Priorities in Review. According to Ventana, their look back “offers not only a history, but some lessons learned as well, and some food for thought as we enter 2010.” Ventana’s perspective covers a wide range of business technologies, but we’ll focus on their observations regarding business intelligence and analytics.
Every year at this time, BPM Partners launches its annual BPM Pulse Survey. The Survey asks end users key questions on the usage of business intelligence, analytics, and performance management technologies.
Forrester Analyst James Kobielus (@jameskobielus) shared his business intelligence and advanced analytics predictions for 2010 in a recent posting on The Forrester Blog for Business Process & Applications Professionals. Kobielus’ predictions are in accordance with several emerging end user trends.
Seth Grimes is an analytics strategy consultant at Alta Plana Corporation, located near Washington DC. Seth is also a leading industry observer, focusing on business intelligence, text analytics, and decision support as a long-time contributing editor for TechWeb’s Intelligent Enterprise, text analytics channel expert at the BeyeNETWORK, and founding chair… Read More →
A challenge for each of you over the holidays – grab one of your friends or relatives who is not a major techie and explain business intelligence and visualization to them. Okay, stop laughing.
It’s the time of year for trends lists, and Enterprise Irregulars has posted their top 10 trends list for analytics, business intelligence and performance management.
If you lost electric power while you were asleep, how would you know? Probably not until you wake up and see the flashing LED clocks on your bedside table, coffee maker or cable TV box. The same lack of ‘business intelligence’ has been the norm for electric utilities, which may… Read More →
One sure thing in the cloud of uncertainty regarding changes to the U.S. health care system: analytics and data verification will be critical to reviewing thousands of pages of documents and the charts, graphs and statistics used by various industries in the debate. When Congress convenes to examine H.R. 3962… Read More →