Long time business intelligence and IT reporter and editor Mike Vizard, in his blog on IT Business Edge, covers the topic of “Overcoming Business Intelligence Fatigue.” Vizard paints a picture of business intelligence (BI) as a “eyerolling” exercise that delivers “canned reports” from “static data” that “costs a fortune to… Read More →
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It’s easy to turn on your computer anytime, day or night and rely on Internet access anywhere. But have you thought about the environmental impact? There aren’t smokestacks at your office, so it might be a surprise that electric use for computing could soon rival the carbon footprint of airlines.
What does the C-Suite get from business intelligence? Analyst Mike Lock of Aberdeen Group knows – and he’s sharing that info in a quick Webcast on Thursday, Oct. 1st at 1:00pm. Why wait for Mike’s forthcoming report when you can get a sneak peek? Email Tina Putnam at firstname.lastname@example.org to join the Oct. 1st Webcast.
We’ve admittedly bitten off a large chunk of subject matter with this blog topic. We believe that business intelligence (BI) tools would be a component (and potentially a large component) of automating operational risk management. We are realists though and understand that business intelligence tools like TIBCO Spotfire would more… Read More →
Business intelligence can sometimes be viewed as a solution for large companies. The truth is, business intelligence can and does help companies of all sizes. And as analyst firms such as Aberdeen Group point out, small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) are embracing business intelligence and analytics as a way to better… Read More →
They might be. In fact, according to analyst Boris Evelson of Forrester Research, business intelligence is “front and center of everyone’s agenda.” Evelson states that the change in economic fortunes has shifted the drivers of business intelligence. Business intelligence is no longer a nice tool to have, driven by gains… Read More →
There was a very interesting post last month on RiskCenter regarding acceptance of potential government oversight and regulation for companies and financial institutions. The article highlights findings from a large survey, 458 respondents, of corporations and financial institutions in North America, Europe, and Asia. The survey found that there is… Read More →
Most people don’t know how much electricity they use until the bill arrives. But that one-way transaction will be changing thanks to the Smart Grid and Business Intelligence Tools, as people and companies generate power via solar panels and wind turbines or simply cut electric use.
We recently spoke with BeyeNETWORK’s Shawn Rogers. Shawn Rogers, the co-founder and editorial director of BeyeNETWORK, has more than 19 years hands-on IT experience with a focus on Internet-enabling technology. Prior to founding BeyeNETWORK, Shawn was a partner at a business intelligence publication. His wide knowledge of both IT and… Read More →
A recent story from B-to-B Magazine has details on a new offering that brings business intelligence to the MARKETING department – a place as far removed from IT as you can get (trust me, I’m a marketing guy). Business analytics and its powerful discoveries are moving deeper into different departments… Read More →