“A picture is worth a thousand words” and “A good sketch is better than a long speech.” Both sentences are apropos to show that we very often think and comprehend data (any form of data) better as a visual as opposed to text, numbers, or other data sources. Think about… Read More →
We here at Spotfire spend a lot of time and energy marketing around Analytics and Visualization. We believe strongly that business intelligence analytics and visualization are the keys to growth in this market space. The title of this blog can be heard here in these halls about a dozen times… Read More →
Pagos, Inc. a developer of software solutions and IT consulting services has signed an OEM partnership agreement with TIBCO to integrate the Spotfire Analytics Platform with Pagos’ SpreadsheetWEB software. Read the press release here.
Depending on one’s perspective, business intelligence (BI) can be a discipline unto itself, a superset and even a subset of other business information systems. Add in data mining (DM), data and/or business analytics and predictive analytics (PA), and (nevermind BPM, PM and OLAP) and one gets a murky picture of… Read More →
A challenge for each of you over the holidays – grab one of your friends or relatives who is not a major techie and explain business intelligence and visualization to them. Okay, stop laughing.
The ability to use business intelligence analytic and visualization tools to forecast short-term energy demands and gas price futures is a given for energy traders today. The opportunity is to lengthen the forecast period and abilities to look at longer range patterns and predict, based on the weather, a profitable… Read More →
Dan Vesset is Program Vice President of IDC’s Business Analytics research. Mr. Vesset’s research is currently focused on the business intelligence and analytic applications markets, which encompasses multi-dimensional analysis,end-user query and reporting, data mining and other related business intelligence tools, and supply chain and operational analytic applications. Mr. Vesset has… Read More →
Using data visualization software with dynamic aggregation and filtering, we can easily see how H1N1 has spread throughout the U.S.
Cloud Computing and Advanced Analytics moved to the head of the class at the Gartner Symposium last week with the IT analyst firm ranking these the top two most important trends for 2010. Although “business intelligence” was renamed as analytics for the coming year’s Top Ten List, analyst David Cearley… Read More →
Some companies still use spreadsheets for business intelligence. Others have moved on to business intelligence applications with some form of dashboards. Visualization is important to business intelligence – and will become a key driver of pervasive business intelligence. Why? Because of the demographics of today’s — and tomorrow’s — workforce.