Business Intelligence
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Forrester’s Take on BI Trends—Plus Collaboration

Erica Driver - January 27, 2012

Forrester Research recently published a report titled, “The Future of BI,” (available to Forrester subscribers or for purchase) in which the analyst firm laid its take on…

Analytics
928 views

Looking Back on 2011: BI, Mobility and Collaboration

Erica Driver - January 24, 2012

To understand more about spending on technology for information workers, Forrester Research surveyed more than 2,700 IT executives and technology budget decision-makers in the spring of 2011.…

Analytics
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Easier Software Drives Data-Driven Decision Making

Erica Driver - January 10, 2012

In a study conducted in October, 2011 for the QlikTech team in the UK by YouGov, we found that British white collar workers are held back from…

Best Practices
730 views

A Big Part of Consumerization Is “I Want to Make It Myself”

Erica Driver - January 5, 2012

“A lot of kids these days like to play games. But now they want to make them.”  -- Thomas Suarez, 12-year-old app developer (more…)

Business Intelligence
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Study Illuminates 2012 Plans for BI and Tablets

Erica Driver - December 31, 2011

In December, 2011 InformationWeek published a report called “Outlook 2012” (free to registered users). The report is based on an online survey of 605 business technology professionals…

Business Intelligence
855 views

Gartner Trends Report Paints a Bright Future for BI

Erica Driver - December 27, 2011

In November, 2011 Gartner published a report, “Business Intelligence Adoption Trends, 2011” (Gartner subscription required for access). During the four years from 2008 through 2011, Gartner surveyed…

Data Visualization
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Data Visualization in 4D: Sculpture and a Musical Score

Erica Driver - December 4, 2011

I just watched an intriguing four-minute TED video called “Nathalie Miebach: Art Made of Storms.” It's a great example of science inspiring art. Nathalie Miebach is a…

Analytics
724 views

Are You Transformed? The MIT Report on Analytics

Erica Driver - December 2, 2011

Are you building a business case for further investments in business analytics? (more…)

Business Intelligence
948 views

Donald Farmer: Three BI Trends that Matter

Erica Driver - October 17, 2011

Donald Farmer is a BI rock star. The minute people find out he’s in the building they seek him out and try to lure him into their…

Best Practices
783 views

Traditional BI in Babushka Doll

Erica Driver - October 4, 2011

According to Search Business Analytics, “agile (more…)