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Group of people shaking hands infront of New York skyline Why choosing the right Business Intelligence Vendor is just as important as the tool itself Date: 22/08/14

When implementing a new Business Intelligence solution, attention is typically focused on finding the right tool, with the right features, at the right price. Equally, if not more...

Majority and minority  sign The death of the 80-20 rule: The future of business intelligence Date: 13/08/14

As managers, we all know—and live by—the so-called ‘80-20′ rule. 20% of the customers generate 80% of the revenues. 20% of the products contribute 80% of the profit. And...

People pull the rope. Why your Business Intelligence Implementation shouldn’t be a tug of war between Business and IT Date: 05/08/14

When it comes to a Business Intelligence implementation, everyone thinks THEY know the best course of action and this often causes conflict between business and IT departments. However...

Metal Detector 3 Hidden Benefits of Business Intelligence Date: 29/07/14

What are the benefits of business intelligence? Most of us can readily draw up a list. Higher sales revenues, through sales analytics, for instance. Better cost control. Better inventory...

Man holding a digital tablet with people images The end user: critical to a successful Business Intelligence implementation Date: 25/07/14

Each and every Business Intelligence project requires a different approach due to the unique requirements of an individual company. One factor that remains the same, however, is the...

Matillion_XL Delusions And Bottlenecks Infographic Date: 24/07/14

This infographic explores some of the common problems companies face when it comes to management reporting and how business intelligence tools can help. Click on the image to expand...

Analyzing financial chart Management dashboards: the answers you need, when—and where—you need them Date: 16/07/14

To see the potential of management dashboards, simply consider how the world of management has changed over the past 25 years. In the case of middle management, for instance, secretaries...

Leveraging the Internet Dashboard Software: 6 Top Trends Date: 14/07/14

Dashboards are one of the most talked about areas of Business Intelligence and they have come a long way in the past few years. Here we take a look at some of the key trends in the...

self-service-bi-power-to-the-people Power To The People: Self-Service BI And The Democratisation Of Analytics Date: 08/07/14

In the past, Business Intelligence and analytics tools have required a high level of technical expertise – and as a result their use has often been confined to IT departments. This...

business-intelligence-roi-sure-fire-boost 3 sure-fire ways to boost your Business Intelligence ROI Date: 02/07/14

Like any acquisition and implementation of new software, a Business Intelligence system is an investment. Yet, when viewed as an investment, here’s an odd thing: why do many companies...