Whoever said “You can’t manage what you don’t measure” should be getting royalties from some interesting start-ups that are bringing the power of real-time analytics and data visualization to new audiences. One specialty provider, Localytics, is a Boston-based start-up that launched a set of tools for analyzing usage patterns and… Read More →
If you ever stored kilobytes of data on a floppy disk (and even if you didn’t) the petabyte world can seem amazing and extreme. Although we now walk around with gigabytes of capacity right in our pockets–and many larger companies have databases in the terabyte range–the jump to petabyte level… Read More →
A sure sign that real-time data analytics is replacing queries of aged databases comes from no less an authority than Twitter. Reports of a new Twitter analytics project has industry watchers all a-well y’know . . . Details identified so far by TechCrunch reflect Twitter as a vital search tool… Read More →
Okay, if you didn’t watch it, hear about it, or ignore it, some basketball dude named LeBron James made his “Decision” on where he would next play professional basketball last week. Our friends at BreakingMedia have an interesting visualization representation of ESPN’s coverage of LeBron’s decision and fan reaction here.
Driving a car is simple and fairly universal. Red means stop, green for go. That helps control traffic. Inside the car, a set of dials, gauges, lights and buttons report at-a-glance how your vehicle is operating at any moment. In a second or two, you can see status updates, condition… Read More →
Business intelligence, business performance management (BPM) and analytics are all related technologies that accomplish similar goals: culling and presenting the right data for strategic decision making. As such, the results from the 2010 BPM Partners Annual Survey are relevant to the business intelligence and analytics markets.
Ever wish you could bring that social-networking-like sharing experience to your data? The new TIBCO Silver Spotfire, a fully-functional free software trial, is designed for any user’s need to create and share custom dashboards or reports for business analytics and business intelligence in the cloud. Now anyone, at home or at work, can… Read More →
Join John Walker of Infinity Pharmaceuticals and TIBCO Spotfire’s Michael O’Connell tomorrow for a case study discussion of clinical trial operations and medical/safety analysis with Spotfire at Infinity. Date: Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 @ 11:00 AM ET Overview: Infinity’s integrated clinical systems, consisting of custom CTMS (iTrac), Pharmacovigilance (Oracle ARGUS),… Read More →
We have written a lot about getting management and team buy-in for any and all business intelligence initiatives. Buy-in and commitment are two of the key success drivers for most IT projects and are increasingly important when dealing with corporate data that helps make business intelligence, analytics, decision support and visualization… Read More →
Summer may not really be a season of leisure, but somehow it always feels a little more relaxed. And there could be a vacation in your future, or at least a lazy weekend. So why not spend it with a good book?