Modernizing data platforms will unlock additional business value, but enterprises must ensure that data governance will safeguard their investments.
BI developers are increasingly being held responsible for teaching users within their companies, but there’s a significant problem with their new role: They aren’t teachers. Here’s a quick look at the ups and downs of bringing the BI training function in-house.
In 2013, major trends in analytics help enterprises deliver the data and capabilities they need.
As companies embrace big data, they're in the market for high-level strategists and communicators. Do you have the chops to snag a big data job?
Business intelligence teams, IT managers and business executives need to come together to make real-time analytics initiatives effective.
Incorporating big data adds to the complexity of developing real-time BI and analytics applications, partly due to the batch nature of big data tools.
So, how much is the annual cost of your BI solution? Think of a number. Got it? OK good. Now triple it and you still might not be in the right ballpark. Figure 1 shows the cost breakout for the average BI solution as reported in Aberdeen’s April 2012 Agile BI survey. Source: Aberdeen Group, April [...]
Giving end users immediate access to operational data for real-time business intelligence can help drive better decisions, if it fits business needs.
SAP has unveiled a new version of its Business Suite software that runs on SAP HANA. But adoption success hinges on a range of factors, experts say.
Most organizations see improving the effectiveness of sales as a way to increase productivity. Those organizations that take advantage of the latest sales applications and technology are finding themselves with a competitive advantage, but many organizations lack the time and resources to assess and deploy appropriate platforms. That’s a shame, since most sales organizations have plenty to