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BI & Analytics

Big Data and analytics go hand-in-hand. New and improved tools allow vast data sets to be finessed, and previously unmanageable data structures to be tamed.

BI & Analytics

Self-service analytics has become quite the buzz word recently. As organizations look to become more data-driven, the promise of self-service is certainly alluring: the ability for all users, regardless of their role or skills, to analyze data and make smarter decisions. And even though self-service analytics tools have become increasingly

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BI & AnalyticsData Science

Data lakes are based on a simple idea: You can store and analyze massive amounts of raw data at scale. But why data lakes? Here are five reasons why IT leaders are excited about this idea: Unfortunately, lots of companies end up with a data swamp instead of a data

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BI & Analytics

Whether you run a small business with just a few employees or you are in charge of a multinational corporation, you can benefit from an effective big data strategy. Thanks to website analytics, geo-location services, data mining, and the constant stream of data flowing to and from us through everyday

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BI & Analytics

Business intelligence has come a long way in the last 20 years. From its humble beginnings as a marriage between Excel and complex SQL queries to the latest user-friendly self-service functionalities, BI software has become the go-to resource for analytics and reporting. However, there’s still a gap in what companies

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BI & AnalyticsCase Studies

Are you considering carrying out or outsourcing a data cleaning project? Find out how to start. Data quality problems At present companies face the challenge of maintaining ever growing collections of data about their customers. This data is often incorrect (e.g. contains duplicate entries), incomplete or incoherent. On the other hand, the

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BI & AnalyticsNewsTechnology & IT

Global business intelligence (BI) company, Phocas Software ranks top in 8 categories and a leader in 15 categories in independent software analyst, BARC BI’s annual business intelligence software review. Phocas outperformed industry titans Tableau, Qlik, IBM Cognos TM1 & MS Excel to rank 1st in categories including: 1. Performance satisfaction – the level

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BI & Analytics

Whether data is structured or unstructured, it’s only as valuable as the business outcomes it makes possible. However, the data itself isn’t the only factor responsible for those outcomes. How you measure that data, from a business point of view, helps you tie the value of the data to its

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BI & AnalyticsNews

Sunnyvale, Calif. – June 2, 2015 – Cyber security startup Niara emerged from stealth today to unveil its Security Intelligence solution, the first of its kind to combine advanced security analytics and forensics to help security teams quickly surface sophisticated cyber threats within their organization. Built on a big data

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BI & AnalyticsIndustryMarketing & SalesNews

DataHero, the self-service Cloud BI provider, just took $6.1 million in a Series A funding round led by existing investor Foundry Group. In addition, it has introduced software industry veteran Ed Miller as its new CEO, and announced a partnership with inbound marketing and sales platform HubSpot. Miller boasts 25 years experience as a software

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BI & AnalyticsInternet of ThingsTechnology & IT

As the Internet of Things (IoT) hits full throttle, it’s easy to talk about how new technologies are improving every day life. For years people have imagined a world where smart machines understand what’s happening around them in order to better serve us – from Rosie, the Jetson’s maid, to

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