In this latest installment on best practices for cloud business intelligence, we examine a critical requirement before committing to a long-term cloud analytic partnership: proof of concept (POCs). A good starting point for substantiating a proof of concept is by selecting an application that addresses a real business or operational… Read More →
When it comes to transforming big data into actionable insights, SMBs have been lagging behind larger enterprises. The good news is now SMBs can take advantage of BI (Business Intelligence) and analytics in the cloud to increase business agility as well as save time and money by deploying IT infrastructure… Read More →
As organizational leaders, managers, and knowledge workers face mounting pressure to accomplish more and more work in a shorter amount of time, there’s increasing demand for agile analytics tools and techniques that can enable business professionals to make fully informed decisions quickly. Meanwhile, business users now expect the ability to… Read More →
Health care spending is expected to reach $4.8 trillion by 2021, according to a report by Aetna Inc. This means that health care spending will be almost 20 percent of the gross domestic product.
With an unlimited amount of information about products and services accessible from as close as their smartphones, customers are more empowered than ever. To adapt and succeed in this increasingly competitive landscape, companies must rely on employees at the front lines of customer interactions to stay ahead of consumer demands.
In the fickle and cyclical semiconductor industry, market trends and pricing are constantly shifting. NXP Semiconductors N.V., which develops electronics solutions for the connected car, cybersecurity, portable and wearable devices, and the Internet of Things (IoT), understands this all too well.
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 →
Spotfire® has been recognized as a “Leader” among 16 vendors in The Forrester Wave: Agile Business Intelligence Platforms, Q3 2014 by Boris Evelson with Holger Kisker, Ph.D., Martha Bennett, and Nasry Angel. Spotfire was distinguished in the report, with the highest ranked “Current Offering,” among the field of 16 vendors. In this… 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.
Approximately 65 percent of people are visual learners. That includes students in a classroom, shoppers in a supermarket, and leaders in your company’s boardroom. The traditional work environment of a data analyst is full of text-heavy reporting and digital results. If you have a group of high performers who are… Read More →