You already know the 80-20 Rule (80 percent of business profits come from 20 percent of clients). But what if your company was like AT&T and learned that 3 percent of iPhone customers used 40 percent of your network’s capacity? How did they find out? It had to be network data… Read More →
If you can make it to Boston, come visit on March 3 for a program aimed at increasing your data center’s energy efficiency – and learn more about data visualization tools and business intelligence applications that support your effort. The Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Partnership is hosting a full-day session March… Read More →
Chances are above average that someone at JetBlue headquarters in New York will read even this humble technology blog thanks to text analytics. Like a watchdog, analytics software scans the Internet to find keywords and phrases and then reviews the contents to see customer sentiment, competitive business intelligence and even… Read More →
Analytics Guru Tom Davenport has some excellent blog posts on analytics. We take a look at two recent Davenport pieces and add some comment to his theories.
Have you participated in the BI Survey 9? Here’s a quick overview.
Anaytics tools can spot patterns and details in data you possess. But innovation consultant Larry Keeley is fond of saying “Sometimes things change.” And keeping your tools sharp can be a challenge in a fast-moving, changing business environment.
A recent IDC report, “State of the Business Analytics Market: Survey Shows Positive Buyer Sentiment Going Forward,” states that the “fundamental drivers of business analytics technology adoption have not changed despite the downturn.” This blog posting gives some highlights on the IDC report on business intelligence and business analytics.
Our blog rarely focuses on ourselves – Spotfire – but as we end 2009 and start 2010, we thought it would be appropriate to check in with Spotfire. We spoke with Spotfire’s Vice President of Marketing, Mark Lorion. Read on to learn what Spotfire is seeing in the marketplace.
Whether it’s raining, snowing or sunny where you’re sitting, you can be sure that data analytics, predictive modeling or some combination of business intelligence tools are part of the weather forecasts. Visualization is a fancy name for the radar and other maps at 6 and 11p.m. that can show you… Read More →
Seeing is believing. It’s true with data analytics and even more powerful when you can “see yourself” — or a subject that affects you — in the data. So spend a few minutes to watch the evolution of broadband Internet on a colorful new data visualization map created by Akamai… Read More →