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Category Archives: BI and IPad


Ease-of-Use Key to Consumerization of BI

ease of use BI software1 300x225 Ease of Use Key to Consumerization of BIConventional BI, it seems, has a New Year’s resolution problem. As with eating better and working out more, everyone agrees that BI is a great idea, and resolves to put it to work. But the resolutions don’t last past January, or even past the first week.

According to Gartner Research, even when organizations have standard BI platforms of choice, only 28% of the potential users of these tools are actually employing them. Gartner identifies three main reasons for this non-use: they are hard to use, slow-running, or they don’t produce relevant results.

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iPad 2 – Extending the Reach of Mobile BI

sm flat tilt iPad pic 300x2962 150x150 iPad 2 – Extending the Reach of Mobile BINearly a quarter has passed since we brought you our analysis on the iPad’s influence on mobile BI. Several of the topics we covered in this post have become reality – a free Spotfire iPad app, true business need for iPads and/or tablets and Bring Your Own Technology initiatives.

Today, Apple is expected to announce the iPad 2, and we are quite excited about it. With the expected enhancements and the Spotfire iPad app, it’s going to be even easier for you to create, publish and share highly visual dashboards.

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