According to a study commissioned by Verizon, 91% of professionals admit to daydreaming in meetings, 95% say they miss all or part of meetings, almost 75% say they bring other work to meetings and almost 40% say they have actually dozed off during a meeting. Yet in the same survey,… Read More →
Amazon.com is known for collecting data about customers and using that data in a way that benefits Amazon.com, the customer whose data is collected and all customers in general. Extracted from speeches given by Andreas Weigend, the former Chief Scientist of Amazon.com, here are five things you should be doing on… Read More →
Echoing many of the predictions by Marcus Borba, an article in ComputerWorld predicts that self-service business intelligence, SaaS-based business intelligence and real-time analytics will be top of mind for enterprises in 2011. James Kobielus, an analyst at Forrester Research, notes that although these are not new trends, their adoption will… Read More →
This is a guest blog post by Marcus Borba (@marcusborba), the founder of Borba Consulting, a Business Intelligence and Performance Management consultancy located in Brazil. Marcus has over 10 years of experience providing consulting services to designing and implementing business intelligence and performance. He also writes a blog called Business Intelligence… Read More →
In a speech to the World Innovation Forum in 2010, Andreas Weigend, the former Chief Scientist of Amazon.com, explained how the Internet has evolved from “eBusiness,” where the company was at the center and communicated to you, to “meBusiness,” where you are at the center and communicate to companies, to… Read More →
It’s the first #FollowFriday of 2011 and time for our monthly recap of what happened in data analytics and BI on Twitter. This month we issued several awards for wise Twitter handles, “so 80s comments” and even discovered a great community for BI professionals. As always, your convenient #FF list… Read More →
We couldn’t have said this better ourselves (though we may have tried in the past year) so please read the two articles in the current issue of IT Foresight from Booz & Co. focusing on the emergence and importance of in-memory analytics and extracting the most value from Business Intelligence systems.
The Trends & Outliers Blog was filled with provocative content on data analytics over the past year, but 10 posts were most prevalent in the social arena. Read on to see what was happening and why these posts matter most.