Self-Service Business Intelligence for the Small and Medium Sized Business

Jul 31, 2014

The concept of ‘self serve’ and ‘personalization’ is, I believe, an offshoot of the current state of technology, ease of access and ease-of-use. People are used to having information at their fingertips in a way that is meaningful to them, … Continued

Forget All Those Myths and Obstacles: Business Intelligence Is More Accessible Than Ever!

Jul 28, 2014

Every enterprise, including small and medium sized companies, understands the value of business intelligence. True business intelligence can help an organization to acquire and retain customers, plan for new product and service initiatives, fix appropriate price points, integrate social media … Continued

BI – Managed Memory Computing is Superior to InMemory Computing

Jul 25, 2014

Traditional business intelligence tools and corporate performance management solutions typically use an IO-based processing technique that makes the compilation and analysis of data a slow process. It limits processing and speed from hardware resources that use extensive IO to read … Continued

Business and Analytical Considerations for Deriving Business Intelligence from Social Media Networks

Jul 23, 2014

In our previous article, entitled ‘The Provocative Possibilities of Combining Business Intelligence and Social Media‘, we talked in generalities about the opportunities of combining BI with Social Media to better leverage the potential of social media networks and internet marketing … Continued

Three Things to Consider When Streamlining Business Intelligence Reporting

Jul 17, 2014

There are many other factors a business must consider when it elects to acquire or change reporting packages. In this article, we will focus on three of the most common problems a business faces in compiling, displaying and analyzing information … Continued

I Can Read Your Mind! You Want Balanced Scorecards and Great Corporate Performance Management!

Jul 15, 2014

I Can Read Your Mind! You Want Balanced Scorecards and Great Corporate Performance Management! I may never have met you, but I know one thing about you! As a business person, I know that you believe in your organization! If … Continued

Ten Business Intelligence Benefits Your Sales Team Cannot Afford to Be Without

Jul 10, 2014

Successful sales force management is dependent on up-to-date, accurate information. With appropriate, easy access to business intelligence, a Sales Director and Sales Managers can monitor goals and objectives. But, that’s not all a business intelligence tool can do for a … Continued

Choose the Right BI Tool: Achieve Technology & Solution Independence, and Protect IT Investments

Jul 1, 2014

Independence! The term evokes images of freedom and expansive possibilities. When it comes to technology independence, most businesses find it difficult to see the possibilities. Organizations are often constrained by best-of-breed applications, legacy systems, out-of-the-box solutions and a plethora of … Continued