By Krishnan Subramanian on September 8, 2011
Platfora, the company with a mission to bring clarity to your data, today announced series A funding worth $5.7 Million to expand their rich analytics tool for Hadoop. After the cloud euphoria, it is the turn of big data to get the mindshare of pundits and public. This space is crowded and competitive. Platfora is […]
By Krishnan Subramanian on August 16, 2011
Even before cloud computing became the household name, enterprise software industry has started seeing disruption. Even though legacy software still holds enterprise market to ransom, companies like Salesforce.com, Workday, Netsuite, Google, etc. are carving out a path towards the modern day enterprise software. From my point of view, any modern enterprise software should offer social […]
Posted in Application Software, Featured Posts | Tagged Analytics, android, Blackberry, business analytics, Business Intelligence, embedded intelligence, ensw, enterprise 2.0, enterprise software, HCM, hr, insights, iOS, Mobile Enterprise, smartphones, tablets, workday
By Guest Authors on March 30, 2011
Data has value, right? Well, be careful! Social web offers many data points that are nothing but “puke”. Basing decisions on data puke can only cause nausea for your business. Tune in, and let me know what you think.
By Krishnan Subramanian on January 13, 2011
Jaspersoft, the San Francisco based Business Intelligence vendor, yesterday announced the newer version of their product, Jaspersoft 4, with embedded BI market in mind. Jaspersoft 4 leverages a new modular UI architecture which makes it easy to customize and embed, thereby making the BI tool more attractive to users. This version has a new GUI […]
By Guest Authors on November 18, 2010
Earlier this week, I had a quick chance to use the new Samsung Galaxy Tab — the first serious tablet rival to the iPad — and check out its analytic / business intelligence capabilities. The device runs Android 2.2, which supports Adobe Flash, so the first thing I tried was a couple of dashboards suitable […]
Posted in Featured Posts, Mobile | Tagged All, Analytics, android, business analytics, Business Intelligence, BusinessObjects, Crystal Reports, Dashboards, Featured, Galaxy Tab, google, html, ipad, itunes, Mobile BI, Samsung, sap, tablet, Web Intelligence, Xcelsius
By Guest Authors on November 10, 2010
Why are analytics important? Because 93% of us think we’re better than average drivers. This cognitive bias means that we’re overconfident in our decisions — and hence under-invest in the business analytics systems, processes, and culture that can lead to fact-based decision making.
By Chirag Mehta on November 9, 2010
Check out the Part 1 if you haven’t already read it to better understand the context and my disclaimer. This is the Part 2 covering the assertions from 6 to 10.Assertion 6: Appliances should be “software only.”“In my 40 years of experience as a com…
By Guest Authors on November 5, 2010
Bad data and bad conclusions are the scourge of “the internets” — don’t let it happen in your company, too.
Posted in Featured Posts, Trends & Concepts | Tagged All, Analytics, Bad Analysis, Bad Data, Bad Science, Ben Goldacre, BI, business analytics, Business Intelligence, Confirmation Bias, data, Featured, global warming, Idiots, Peter Hadfield, sap, Science journalism, statistics
By Chirag Mehta on October 28, 2010
I have tremendous respect for Michael Stonebraker. He is an apt visionary. What I like the most about him is his drive and passion to commercialize the academic concepts. ACM recently published his article “My Top 10 Assertions About Data Warehouses….
Posted in Featured Posts, Infrastructure | Tagged Analytics, BI, Business Intelligence, cloud computing, Column-oriented DBMS, Data warehouse, Data warehouse architectures, Michael Stonebraker, mysql, nosql | 3 Responses
By Chirag Mehta on October 25, 2010
Actual numbers vary based on whom you ask, but the general consensus is that the Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics in the cloud is a fast growing market. IDC expects a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.4% through 2013. This growth is pr…
Posted in Featured Posts, Infrastructure | Tagged Analytics, BI, Business Intelligence, cloud computing, Data warehouse, Data Warehousing, nosql, simpledb, software as a service, solidfire | 2 Responses
By Guest Authors on October 21, 2010
A World-Class BI program is one that changes the information culture of the organization. Here are five steps to help get you there.
Posted in Application Software, Featured Posts, Trends & Concepts | Tagged All, Analytics, best practice, BI, BICC, business analytics, Business Intelligence, Data warehouse, Featured, ipad, World-Class | 1 Response
By Guest Authors on October 19, 2010
Recap of the IDC BI Roadshow session in Prague, the Czech Republic, including some interesting BI data nuggets
By Guest Authors on October 12, 2010
Some of the EI’s took a briefing today from Jon Miller, Co-founder and VP of Marketing for Marketo. Jon briefed us on their new product – Revenue Cycle Explorer, which purports to be able to accurately analyze ROMI – your…
By Guest Authors on October 10, 2010
What do horse-drawn buses and 5,000 tons of manure have to do with Business Intelligence and Innovation?
Posted in Application Software, Enterprise, Featured Posts | Tagged "George Mathew", "Jason Rose", "Steve Lucas", 2010, 4.0, All, Analytics, ASUG, BI, BusinessObjects, Dashboards, Featured, keynote, Orlando, sap, User Conference, Web Intelligence
By Guest Authors on September 27, 2010
Business Intelligence Conference day in Lisbon, Portugal, with a great example of dashboards for IT operations.