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The Future of Business Intelligence is collaborative

March 27, 2017 by Julian Schulte

To make BI collaborative, a clear publishing strategy for data that satisfies the different information needs of stakeholders is necessary and requires attention of BI leaders. Leveraging communication tools like Slack helps integrating analytics to the natural workflow of every user and raises awareness for data.[read more]

How Big Data Is Driving Airline Loyalty Programs

March 23, 2017 by Mark Ross-Smith

Look under the hood to understand how data and business intelligence is the driving force behind record profits for airline loyalty programs.[read more]

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From Data to Decision: What is the REAL Crowdsourcing?

January 27, 2017 by Romi Mahajan

So the choice to crowdsource effectively is ours to make. I challenge us all to make it.[read more]

Common Ground: Solving the Survey-GIS Gap

November 29, 2016 by Ron Bisio

Surveying and GIS both provide answers to the same basic questions: “Where is it?” “What is it?” “How does it relate to things around it?” “What about it is interesting or important?” And they both seek to address the most important question: “How can I get the information to people who need it?” So, given the similarities, why the gap, be it real or perceived?[read more]

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Five Data Preparation and Analytics Predictions for 2017

November 29, 2016 by Jon Pilkington

 Believe it or not, 2017 is fast approaching. And while 2016 was a breakthrough year in the self-service data preparation and analytics world, 2017 will bring just as many – if not more – innovations that continue to transform how data scientists, data analysts, and business users harness insights to deliver business value and...[read more]

Geospatial Data On-Demand

September 22, 2016 by Ron Bisio

Spatial data and building information modeling (BIM) bring new tools for data visualuzation and analysis to building construction and operations. Information is now able to be shared across design teams, contractors and facility managers in real-time.[read more]

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How listening to our cars will improve the driving experience

August 21, 2016 by Mahbubul Alam

Smart technology is already being used in cars, but we're just at the very beginning.  It’s a given that Over-the-Air  (OTA) software updates for both drivers and automotive OEMs will be an integral part of new cars. The total vehicles predicted to have OTA map updates for example will exceed 32 million by 2022.  New code...[read more]

The 5 Biggest Misconceptions About Virtual Reality

July 20, 2016 by Josh Althuser
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The conversation about VR’s massive potential began when Facebook bought Oculus in a billion-dollar blockbuster acquisition back in 2014, and 2016 marks the real coming out party, with the “big three” VR devices—Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PS VR—all being released commercially at some point this year. Now, it seems like everyone is talking about and investing heavily in VR technology, a phenomenon more or less proven true at this year’s CES, where, by all accounts, VR was at the center of everyone’s attention.[read more]

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Leveraging The Cloud, New Technology and Video To Effectively Manage A Growing Global Workforce

July 13, 2016 by Philip Cohen

The proliferation of cloud computing today enables businesses of all sizes to expand their workforce, and reduce the number of people using the office at the same time. Fortune 1000 companies claim their staff are away from their desk as much as 60 percent of time, with between 80 and 90 percent of American workers saying the option to work remotely would be advantageous.[read more]

Enabling a Data Value Chain

June 21, 2016 by Ron Bisio

The Data Value Chain has the power to disrupt industries with new ways of thinking and doing, but it also has the ability to unify disparate business practices by putting data – knowledge – into the hands of decision makers across each workgroup or department, informing daily workflow from the simple deployment of resources, to the strategic placement of those resources, to the ultimate value those resources provide in return.[read more]

How Technology Can Strengthen the Relationship between CFOs and CEOs

April 28, 2016 by Tagetik Software

The relationship between a CEO and CFO is one of the most vital partnerships in any company. In the almost two-years since assuming my co-CEO role, I have come to even more deeply appreciate the value a CFO brings to a business and the immense complexity of the job.Technology Provides the Finance EssentialsI depend on our CFO for three...[read more]

Long Term Financial Planning with Financial Data Analytics

January 19, 2016 by Sarah Smith
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Big data is a statement that covers all information processing and gathering on a macro scale. With so much data flowing, a common thread is needed for actionable insights that are based on inputs. For online businesses, user behavior analytics and marketing are two sources of information, which trigger the need for taking action. Without efficient data optimization, there is poor use of money. It is due to the poor retention and lost conversations. Big data without action and insights becomes numbers without any real purpose. Most international online companies use big data to make improvements on customer, conversion marketing and website designs.[read more]

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Be the Google of Your Organization

January 5, 2016 by Matt Ritter

Everybody understands that data is key to Google's dominance. Companies across every industry are trying to establish themselves as the owners and users of the best data available. Watching this data gold rush, it can be easy to forget about the opportunities much closer to home. Within your company, some people are using data to create and advocate effective strategic arguments. How do you ensure that you are a Google within your company, instead of an Alta Vista?[read more]

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How to Recycle Old IT Equipment and Keep Your Data Safe

January 4, 2016 by Ryan Kh

Whenever you plan on getting rid of your old IT equipment, including your mobile devices, you need to ensure that all of your data will remain safe and confidential. This entails removing all of the data so no one else can gain access to it and use it against you in any way.[read more]

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Managing Projects in the Cloud

December 28, 2015 by Konstantin Rabin

Managing your projects the right way is certainly a key to get the most out of the resources at your disposal. Nevertheless, many organizations fail in identifying the most useful tool. In this article we will take a look at why your company should go for a cloud-based project management tool, identify the main benefits and also check one of the greatest options.[read more]