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Archive of posts published in the category: Business Intelligence
May
11

Top BI Trends Today

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“Business Intelligence (BI) is about providing the right data at the right time to the right people so that they can take the right decisions” – Nic Smith, Microsoft BI Solutions Marketing Unlike the common belief, availability of data and specific analytics are…

Apr
13

The Role of Real time ETL and Data Warehousing in Revolutionizing Business Intelligence

ETL, Real time ETL, DW, business intelligence

In our last article, we talked about the importance of ETL for BI. This article introduces the concept of Real-time ETL and Data Warehousing and how they are revolutionizing Business Intelligence. Traditional batch processing is being phased out and with the era of…

Mar
31

The Importance of ETL in Generating Business Intelligence

ETL, Data Integration, BI, Business Intelligence

This is the first of our three-part series on the Future of Data Integration. The article talks about the important role ETL has played in obtaining relevant business insights and intelligence. ETL and Business Intelligence For a business to make profitable and valuable…

Mar
15

From Programming Languages to Data Integration, the Top Tools for all things Data

Big data, data, data integration, analytics

The growing demand from enterprises has been driving the growth of data. Recent surveys point to an exponential growth in volume and size in the coming years. Most of those surveyed agree that it can improve their competitive advantage, change business outcomes, and…

Mar
8

Why is Data Preparation Important?

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Data Preparation is the latest IT lingo ever since data became a powerful standard for business performance and a measurable metric for ROI and positive outcomes. Strategic insights that are extracted for analysis are translated into actionable decisions. But even before integration, there is…

Jan
18

CIO’s Today: The Top 6 Business Priorities to Adopt in 2017

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Life is tough if you are a CIO. IT decision makers sit at the top of the organization providing support and strategic direction to the company while managing business functions, a job which forces them to juggle different priorities and while resisting forces…

Jan
11

Social Media and Web 2.0: They are not the same!

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“It would be difficult to find two popular buzzwords that are in more of a quagmire than social media and Web 2.0. The two terms are used, confused and abused on a regular basis.” –  Andrew Beattie Coined in 1999 by Darcy DiNucci, but popularized…

Jan
4

Crowdfunding: Predicting Success and Failure with Sentiment Analysis

data blog, sentiment analysis, crowdfunding, social data, social media

Crowdfunded projects rely entirely on prospective customers to succeed. It starts out as an idea which is floated in public and depending on the popularity and demand, the money is raised from interested individuals and groups. As such, the success or failure of…

Dec
28

The Accelerated Pace of Cloud Adoption taking IT by Storm

data blog, cloud adoption, cloud computing, big data

As cloud computing makes steady headway with more and more companies shifting their applications and computing infrastructure to the cloud, it has paved the way for a sudden acceleration in the pace of cloud adoption. A recent IDG Enterprise survey of 925 IT…

Dec
21

5 Times Big Data Succeeded

big data blog, big data successes, project success, big data projecta

Following from our earlier article, “8 Steps to Big Data Success,” here is a look at five major enterprises which successfully planned and executed their big data initiatives.  These organizations have dedicated their time to improving process efficiencies and customer experience with big…