Data, once organized and presented correctly, is a source of information. Information shared across an organization offers insight. Insight delivered quickly becomes actionable. In today’s business climate staying ahead requires a system to deliver actionable insight to decision makers in a format that’s easy to understand and easy to access…. Read More →
Business Intelligence Software
Last week’s popular fantasy football post got us thinking about an older post and other non-traditional uses of BI. When this blog launched two years ago, we looked at five unconventional uses of BI software. For those who wish to travel back in time, here’s the video:
Daily Finance columnist Anders Bylund (@TMFZahrim) made a big deal about Big Data investments this past week and showcased how BI software is the solution for dealing with all the data once you have your “enormous database.” While this column was directed at companies to invest in, Bylund provided a good… Read More →
Learn how Zipcar uses business intelligence and analytics to make speedy business decisions.
Many of you have probably heard the tongue-in-cheek phrase, “Death by PowerPoint”. It’s even more likely that you have had to endure a brutally boring and unproductive presentation session more than once. It turns out that there are parts of the government and private industry working to avoid wasting precious cycles with… Read More →
A new report by business intelligence industry expert Cindi Howson discusses the impact ease-of-use and user interfaces have on the adoption of business intelligence.
Spotfire has two new white papers available to help organizations understand the changing dynamics of business intelligence and analytics.
A recent blog makes the case that the larger, older business intelligence vendors haven’t made the transition from building data warehousing solutions to building systems that address “data sense-making.” It states that “data sense-making (also known as analytics) requires…an approach that leads with design, not engineering, and focuses on people, their needs and abilities, not technology.”
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Jeff Vance of Datamation recently covered the business intelligence vendor market. In “Business Intelligence Software: Ten Leaders,” Vance calls the business intelligence software market a “David vs. Goliath” fight between “behemoth” vendors and “pure-play” vendors. Read this blog posting to see where Spotfire ranks among the ten business intelligence leaders.