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business intelligence features Christmas list 10 Business Intelligence features that should be top of your Christmas list Date: 19/12/14

The market for business intelligence is becoming increasingly competitive and as a result there are a multitude of vendors offering a vast array of business intelligence features....

open source business intelligence software Is open source Business Intelligence right for you? Date: 17/12/14

Over the past twenty years, open source software has come a long way. Significant portions of popular Internet destinations are built with open source software, and open source software...

Business intelligence implementation quickest route The quickest route to a Business Intelligence implementation Date: 12/12/14

If you’re reading this, the odds are good that you’re contemplating an investment in Business Intelligence. That’s not surprising: thanks to the profit-boosting insights that...

Business intelligence tools younger generations Younger generations are driving demand for Business Intelligence tools Date: 10/12/14

The adoption of Business Intelligence tools has been increasing steadily over the last couple of years. However, this growth has so far failed to meet expectations, despite there being...

business intelligence books What you won’t learn from Business Intelligence books Date: 09/12/14

Especially for smaller manufacturers, distributors, and retailers, choosing the right Business Intelligence solution can be a challenge. The problem? Compared to transaction-processing...

self-service reporting brings data visualisation Self-service reporting brings data visualisation to SMBs Date: 05/12/14

Data visualisation has traditionally been a term associated with larger organisations that have the resources and technical expertise to devote to this area of data analysis. With...

cloud retail analytics big data Cloud retail analytics and Big Data: redefining the art of the possible Date: 01/12/14

It’s exactly twenty years since one of the most famous experiments in retail analytics. A three-month experiment which in due course led to British supermarket chain Tesco doubling...

cloud-mobile-bi-power-intelligence Cloud mobile BI: the power of BI, where it’s needed. Date: 28/11/14

Business Intelligence is fast becoming an enterprise IT ‘must have’. But many businesses—especially small and medium-sized ones—face two challenges. One, they’re late to...

single version of the truth holy grail Single Version of the Truth: Holy Grail or dangerous misnomer? Date: 27/11/14

When discussing the benefits of a centralized data warehouse in a business, the hackneyed phrase “a single version of the truth” is often roiled out as one of the expected benefits...

bi-for-manufacturing-business-intelligence BI for manufacturing: what it is, and why you need it. Date: 25/11/14

If you’re thinking about BI for manufacturing, then the odds are good that you suspect that there’s room for improvement in your manufacturing operations. Likewise, it’s a reasonable...