How much does failure cost in your daily operations? In the oil industry, it can reach $200 million to drill a deepwater facility – so there needs to be enough hidden oil and gas to justify that spending. Because of data analytics and business intelligence, the odds of drilling a… Read More →
Can ‘always on’ reliability co-exist with Green IT and other energy saving initiatives? Not surprisingly, analytics and business intelligence deliver the answers. Companies like American Power Conversion have online calculators to help decipher what savings are possible and how to measure performance while maintaining the desired level of computing power,… 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.
Or maybe even a shameless plug. . .so we’ll recommend “The Power of Now” — the latest book from Vivek Ranadive, founder and CEO of TIBCO Software. After all, the book’s subtitle is “How Companies Sense and Respond to Change Using Real-Time Technology.” And instead of cliches and broad strategies,… Read More →
When The Economist tells business readers that ‘information management’ is the future of commercial success, it’s a fair bet that analytics and business intelligence are included. In a Feb. 25 special report, the prestigious weekly details how real-time decisions and managing the flow, accuracy and response to information will separate… Read More →
1E makes and sells software that analyzes server and operations to find ways of reducing IT waste through analytics and business intelligence at the server and desktop level for global companies such as Dell and AT&T. CEO and co-founder Sumir Karayi said billions of dollars in electricity costs, overspending on… Read More →
In one of the many unfortunate truths that has accompanied our recent global financial crisis; banks continue to fail. For those banks and financial institutions that survive, many are finding themselves inadequately capitalized to sustain their ratings or maintain their normal lending operations. Managing risk and testing stress levels (or… Read More →
There is a deep thinking article over at B-eye-Network on the concept of moving from business intelligence to a “wider world of enterprise architecture.” The author points out a number of drivers that suggest a shift (growth) from business intelligence to a world of fully-connected, real-time, integrated set of information…. Read More →
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.”
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.