Analytics doesn’t have to be all work and no play — you can have some fun with your business intelligence in Energyville. This easy-to-use simulation, unveiled in 2007 by Chevron and The Economist Group, lets you select the combination of power sources and shows you the impact of energy security,… Read More →
From auto tailpipes to stoves to lightbulbs, every day we use more power than we need and waste the excess heat that’s generated. And you can imagine how much extra heat is lost from industrial-strength facilities and large offices. But analytics and computers are coming to the rescue. One federal… Read More →
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 →
“Fast and Furious” isn’t just a movie – it describes what’s happening these days in the business intelligence marketplace. Call it ‘analytics’ if you like, but the newest BI solutions are delivering quicker reports on active production data – not just copies or archived databases. Faster inbound data and more… Read More →
One irony of the recession’s cost-cutting and economizing is the money required to do it – memos explaining new policies, meetings and training for staff, and other expenses maybe even the business intelligence reports and analytics to see if you’re actually saving money. Bruce Myatt hits the nail on… Read More →
Federal grants, through ARRA, are helping companies upgrade ties to electric utilities and use business intelligence to track consumption and use.
One sure thing about business analytics and business intelligence is there’s always a learning curve especially in emerging areas such as “Green IT” – the practice of finding more economical ways of computing to reduce costs and environmental impact. And real-time data about network use, IT resources and other office… Read More →
It sounds like a simple question but answering “Where do YouTube videos come from, Mommy?” requires studying the millions of files, photos and videos that are stored in giant data centers –warehouses with racks of servers that work around the clock. All those servers require electricity to operate; heating and… 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.
Welcome! Before we describe what you can get from reading our new blog on business intelligence software, we want to introduce ourselves to anyone new to this space. TIBCO Spotfire is a leading provider of enterprise analytics software. Our mission is to help companies improve decision-making across the enterprise, through… Read More →