Whether it’s raining, snowing or sunny where you’re sitting, you can be sure that data analytics, predictive modeling or some combination of business intelligence tools are part of the weather forecasts. Visualization is a fancy name for the radar and other maps at 6 and 11p.m. that can show you… Read More →
In a recent Newsweek article, Philip Bobbitt, makes the case for data mining in the federal intelligence community have stronger regulations; we say, “add analytics to that.”
Seeing is believing. It’s true with data analytics and even more powerful when you can “see yourself” — or a subject that affects you — in the data. So spend a few minutes to watch the evolution of broadband Internet on a colorful new data visualization map created by Akamai… Read More →
“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 →