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We are big believers here at TIBCO in the dissemination and proliferation of business intelligence tools through to all levels of an organization. We believe that business intelligence tools succeed best when anyone can use them. And by anyone we mean anyone from the mail clerk to the CEO. The… Read More →
People may not know all the new and effective ways to use analytics tools or the business intelligence it delivers. That was one of the more interesting observations at the TIBCO/Spotfire User Group event for pharmaceutical and biotech research users. More than 50 people assembled in Cambridge, Mass. to hear… Read More →
Okay, Shakespeare fans forgive us for the title. But, our friends at Graphics.com have a great article on “Beautiful Visualization” and how we, as business intelligence professionals, take “ugly” data and make it beautiful. The article is based on O’Reilly Media’s “Beautiful Visualization: Looking at Data Through the Eyes of… Read More →
Many of you have probably heard the tongue-in-cheek phrase, “Death by PowerPoint”. It’s even more likely that you have had to endure a brutally boring and unproductive presentation session more than once. It turns out that there are parts of the government and private industry working to avoid wasting precious cycles with… Read More →
Inventor and publisher Ben Franklin wrote that early to bed and early to rise had that desirable result. Business authors John Sviokla and Thomas Davenport see it differently. They give some credit to analytics and information gathering.
Spring has sprung. Yay! For those of us on the east coast we lived through a fairly mild winter as far as snow goes. However; man did we have some rain. The good news is that our lawns all look great and are growing wonderfully; and as this article at… Read More →
You might not expect to find analytics or business intelligence at a party, but social networking– and the online tracking of interactions — is making your conversations and connections the next frontier for event planners and conference organizers. Tools such as Evalu8Pro, SpotMe and IML Communicator are just a few… Read More →