Tag "Business Intelligence"

Governed or Self-Service? Centralized or Distributed? Get Ready to Deal With Today’s Vexing Data Dilemmas

We’ve certainly come a long way when it comes to business intelligence (BI) and analytics, Organizations have become very adept and taking data from multiple sources and packaging it into formats for consumption by analytics engines and algorithms. While we have addressed the technical aspects of BI and analytics, the organizational challenges and data dilemmas... more

Better Data Management Drives Better Analytics Results

Business success is measured by how fast you can deliver the next business insight that accelerates your organization. That’s true regardless of whether your goals are improved customer churn, better recommendations for sales optimization, or better patient health outcomes. And success depends on the state of the data your analysts have to work with. It’s... more

Is Big Data Buzz Distracting you from the Data Movement Fueled by Tableau & Qlik?

Are people at your company using next-generation analytical tools such as tableau and Qlik? If you answered yes, then your organization is one of the growing list of 32,000 organizations using QlikView and 24,000 organizations using tableau to organize data, visualize data, analyze data, and take action based on data insights without any technical skills... more

Go On, Flip Your Division of Labor: More Time Analyzing and Less Time Prepping Data

Are you in Sales Operations, Marketing Operations, Sales Representative/Manager, or Marketing Professional? It’s no secret that if you are, you benefit greatly from the power of performing your own analysis, at your own rapid pace. When you have a hunch, you can easily test it out by visually analyzing data in Tableau without involving IT.... more

The Five C’s of Data Management

A few days ago, I came across a post, 5 C’s of MDM (Case, Content, Connecting, Cleansing, and Controlling), by Peter Krensky, Sr. Research Associate, Aberdeen Group and this response by Alan Duncan with his 5 C’s (Communicate, Co-operate, Collaborate, Cajole and Coerce). I like Alan’s list much better. Even though I work for a product company specializing... more