18 April, 2016
Over the past few years we’ve witnessed the rise and fall of big data. The Gartner hype cycle articulates that story quite well as…
13 April, 2016
In the Big Data world, performance is everything. It’s not just about collecting more data, but also understanding the information and finding the value…
16 February, 2016
While global economic problems have taken much of the blame for a recent round of tightened tech spending, another culprit may be afoot: computing on demand delivered over the Internet.
Hesitance among chief information officers to commit to long-term hardware and software purchases may reflect the gradual shift from…
Publication: Wall Street Journal
3 February, 2016
Revenue in the business forecasting market will grow this year, a market analyst firm is forecasting. Ugh, this sentence hurt my brain.
Anyway, Gartner predicts that the revenue in the business intelligence and analytics market will grow 5.2 per cent this year, reaching $16.9 billion (£11.6bn). It…
1 February, 2016
Oregon Community Credit Union has spent the past five years grooming its internal business intelligence department, and management says the unit has helped every area of the $1.3 billion CU improve and grow.
While many CU executives are generally familiar with the terms “data mining” and “predictive analytics,” most…
Publication: Credit Union Journal
28 January, 2016
Many organizations have sung the praises of business intelligence for years, but many of those firms were not actually realizing the full benefits of it. That picture is beginning to change, as advanced analytics tools and techniques mature.
13 January, 2016
The critics have spoken: The Revenant is gripping, gorgeous, and at times grotesque. Now we have the data to prove it.
Before the Leonardo DiCaprio epic hit wide release, Fox Studios partnered with a small bioanalytics software company called Lightwave to measure how audiences were reacting to the film. It…
11 January, 2016
Business intelligence returned to the center of attention in the analytics universe last week after Sisense Inc. received $50 million in funding from a group of investors led by private equity heavyweight Bessemer Venture Partners. The capital will be spent on widening the adoption of its namesake analytics platform, which…
7 January, 2016
The world of Big Data and data science can often seem complex or even arcane from the outside looking in. In business, a lot of people by now probably understand the basics of what Big Data analysis involves – collecting the ever growing amount of data we are generating, and using…
24 December, 2015
Eric Clarke, CEO of Orion Advisor Services, hopes a new app on Orion Connect will make it easier for advisors to use data to make decisions and implement strategies.
Orion Business Intelligence, which launches Thursday, is a digital update to the Business Metrics Reporting tool that Orion advisors have used…
24 December, 2015
While 2015 marked the moment when cloud became the go-to platform for enterprise applications and data, there’s still plenty of maturing to go. Here’s what we expect to see from cloud computing in 2016…
24 December, 2015
Even with the proliferation of innovation in recent years, there are still business owners using Excel spreadsheets, pencil and paper, and manual logs to track business developments and record data.
These business owners are so comfortable with their old ways of doing things that they’re afraid of making changes…