From cloud computing to analytics and idea management, government agencies are turning innovative. Local, state and federal agencies are doing some creative things to share data and the insights trapped in their data. Mapping, browser-based search and analytics are unlocking data and finding some interactive patterns or predictive data. When… Read More →
While businesses all have unique issues and scenarios, there are many business intelligence applications that fit a certain level of uniqueness. Software vendors have put in the time and effort to develop applications that do a great deal of what users need them to do. Rather than customize that code, BPM Partners’ John Colbert recommends businesses configure the software for their specific needs.
“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 →
Cloud Computing and Advanced Analytics moved to the head of the class at the Gartner Symposium last week with the IT analyst firm ranking these the top two most important trends for 2010. Although “business intelligence” was renamed as analytics for the coming year’s Top Ten List, analyst David Cearley… Read More →
Research firm AMI Partners (AMI) has released a report that details how cost-conscious businesses are turning to business intelligence software for a competitive advantage. AMI discovered that small and medium businesses are deploying business intelligence software as a stand-alone tool. The study found that these businesses are transforming from a… Read More →
In this interview, John Colbert, vice president of research and analysis for BPM Paartners, discusses how to get stalled business intelligence projects back on track.
Agile development is being merged with Business Intelligence to create smaller-scale, rapid-results with analytics applied to corporate data.
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.
The adoption of business intelligence can be impacted by many factors — software selection, ill-defined project scope, and more. In fact, Dan Vesset, of IDC, in an ITBusinessEdge article says business culture plays a significant role in the adoption of business intelligence.