Twenty-year BI veteran Cindi Howson kicks off her sixth annual report on BI best practices with some compelling statements: “In a difficult economy and fiercely competitive business environment, business intelligence has become an essential technology. While the industry is awash with the buzz of big data and business analytics, many companies are still struggling with [...]
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Now that we’re in January, information management industry media and analysts are done with their recaps, predictions, and forecasts and have moved on to some resolutions for 2013. Following are a few of our favorites… and don’t worry, not one mentions a diet.
To mark its 10th year in business, Ventana Research has released what it calls its “most ambitious benchmark research undertaking ever.” The new report, titled Business Technology Innovation, identifies six key areas that show promise to become critical differentiators for improvement in business performance and processes. The six areas are as follows: Big Data; Business [...]
Halloween is over, retail stores are hanging holiday garlands, and the BI analysts are serving up their annual predictions for next year’s top technology trends. It looks like some exciting and impactful technology innovations are coming our way.
Invacare Corp. has received the 2012 Ventana Research Leadership Award in Operational Intelligence for an IT initiative called the Invacare Business Management System (known internally as iBiz). According to Ventana, the awards distinguish corporate pioneers and leaders that demonstrate clear visionary and transformative leadership to achieve spectacular outcomes.
A recent report from analyst firm IDC reveals that the business analytics market grew by more than 14 percent in 2011, and that it will continue to grow by nearly 10 percent through 2016 to reach $50 billion. The study, Worldwide Business Analytics Software 2012–2016 Forecast and 2011 Vendor Shares, examines the business analytics software [...]
Nucleus Research reports that after a recent examination of 60 analytics-related ROI case studies, the organization found that for every dollar invested in technologies such as BI, PM, and predictive analytics, organizations get back an average of $10.66. Nucleus’s analysis included ROI case audits of analytics deployed by customers of leading vendors including IBM, Microsoft, [...]
As people from around the globe prepare to make their annual pilgrimage to the Oracle OpenWorld conference at the end of September, the media and analysts will be catching plenty of eyeballs with their predictions for this year’s show.
If you are a Noetix customer, you are aware that one of the key benefits of the Noetix solution is its ability to quickly transform Oracle application data into an easy to use reporting solution, enabling business professionals to create custom reports without IT assistance. We talk with customers every day who have used Noetix [...]
This year marks the third publishing of Howard Dresner’s “Wisdom of the Crowds™ Business Intelligence Market Study,” now available for download from Tableau Software: http://www.tableausoftware.com/learn/whitepapers/wisdom-crowds-business-intelligence-market-study.