Seventy percent of the companies that were listed on the Fortune 1000 just 10 years ago have disappeared. The reason? They’re victims of change – casualties of the digital disruption as well as their inabilities to anticipate and mitigate risk, says Forrester VP and Principal Analyst Craig Le Clair. But… Read More →
Data is flowing into corporations at a rapid-fire pace, almost as quickly as the competitive landscape of business is evolving. This is prompting business users to increasingly demand access to analytic applications to use data to gain actionable insights as fast as the market moves.
As data streams into firms at an ever-increasing rate, the days of relying on static graphs and charts to guide decisions are dwindling. Instead, companies that can match the speed of their decision making to the velocity of the data itself, will likely be able to differentiate from those less… Read More →
In a previous post, we explained that increasingly the long-term business success in today’s data-driven economy will center on an organization’s analytics maturity. The first stage of the Analytics Maturity Model, “Measure,” enables executives and front-line managers to get a quick, current status of the operational performance and the business… Read More →
Many manufacturers have invested heavily in information technology systems to make decisions and execute plant operations. But these same firms often find that they’re missing key pieces of information needed to detect problems before they negatively affect operations.
While the ascent to the ranks of the C-Suite may have historically been propelled by leaning on “gut instinct” fueled by experience, that trend is changing as executives increasingly depend on data-driven decision making. Senior executives have long been consumers of the output from data analysis but those involved in the… Read More →
Spotfire was named a BI “strong performer” among 11 vendors in Forrester’s recent report, The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Business Intelligence Platforms, Q4 2013 by Boris Evelson and contributors Holger Kisker, Ph.D., Martha Bennett and Nasry Angel.
As the BYOD (bring your own device) movement continues to gain momentum across industries, IT and business leaders are pushing to find ways to leverage the use of employees’ mobile devices to improve productivity. Popular enterprise mobility apps include mobile sales force applications, field service, and work/share apps. But there’s… Read More →
It’s been a fun month on Twitter in the BI and data analytics space. And with lots going on in the world of energy including climate change talks and making the world greener with big data analytics, we thought it would be fun to take a look at what’s been… Read More →
Does your BI solution deliver real value to your organization? Most BI solutions under deliver value to organizations, Steve Dine (@steve_dine), founder of Datasource Consulting, opines over at Information Management. Dine makes a very good point about why organizations continue to struggle with the “value” factor – it stems from three areas:… Read More →