One of the greatest challenges for company leaders and employees is keeping up with the frenetic pace of business. Customer preferences and market conditions can turn on a dime. Being able to track changing business conditions is difficult enough.
Every day, we look to data to guide us in making business decisions. Whether it’s how a promotion is going or how well a new product is being received in the market, many members of a company are heavily invested in seeing the latest numbers.
Although face-to-face meetings, email and phone calls are the top “mechanisms for collaborating with BI insights in 2013,” those mechanisms are not necessarily the future for mobile collaboration on big data projects. That’s according to a recent survey on the collaborative BI market by Howard Dresner, founder and president of… Read More →
While mobile BI is in its early days, it’s on the trajectory to become the next big thing in organizations, especially in light of the adoption of mobile devices and BYOD programs, according to a recent report from Forrester Research. And a new trend in meetings – executives carrying their… Read More →
Intuition has always played a major role in business. Some of the most important decisions are made on the basis of a single senior executive’s gut instinct. Undoubtedly, these decisions are shaped by years of experience, but experience isn’t enough when there is as much potential for using verified facts… Read More →
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 →
Although most organizations are in the early stages of adopting mobile business intelligence (BI), they are focusing on deploying mobile BI to senior executives, according to a 2011 study by Aberdeen Group. The survey finds that nearly three quarters of the responding organizations are focusing on deploying actionable analytics via handheld devices… Read More →
It’s almost that time of year again. For some of us it’s time to start thinking about making resolutions for the new year we’re probably never going to keep. For others, it’s time to look into the future and make a few predictions for business intelligence in 2012. I’ll be… Read More →
Conventional BI, it seems, has a New Year’s resolution problem. As with eating better and working out more, everyone agrees that BI is a great idea, and resolves to put it to work. But the resolutions don’t last past January, or even past the first week. According to Gartner Research,… Read More →
Welcome to our monthly review of all things BI and data analytics on Twitter. This month things got a lot more social BI and collaborative BI than mobile BI. Read on for an epic data visualization, Tweets on how IT needs more BI and links to several highly Tweeted events. Most… Read More →