1 May, 2014
According to research firm IDC, the number of mobile workers worldwide is expected to reach 1.3 billion (37.2 percent of the global workforce…
21 March, 2014
TEC recently published its 2014 Mobile BI Buyers Guide and a related blog post in which some results from a survey on mobile business intelligence…
Publication: SmartData Collective
15 April, 2015
Toronto-based Datazen provides data visualization and key performance indicator data on Windows, iOS and Android devices. Microsoft is touting the acquisition as accelerating its Power BI self-service business-intelligence strategy.
Datazen was founded in 2002 as ComponentArt – a developer tools vendor that built UI and data visualization technology…
27 February, 2015
IBM will dedicate $4 billion in spending this year to the cloud, analytics and mobile technologies, as it struggles with seismic shifts that are changing the computing landscape it once dominated.
In return, by 2018 IBM expects to reap a combined $40 billion in annual revenue from the areas in…
5 February, 2015
Mobile tech has changed the world of marketing faster than any other technology. It’s catapulted an already-complex digital playing field into a fast-firing game where the rules seem to change by the second.
It’s sort of like kids — as soon as you feel you’ve mastered…
9 January, 2015
Has adoption of mobile business intelligence stalled? Two experts have differing views.
Last month when I spoke to Carsten Bange, CEO of BARC and co-author of its BI Survey 14, he positioned mobile business intelligence as a trend that generated lots of hype but had experienced little traction in…
Publication: Enterprise Apps Today
22 December, 2014
2014 will be remembered for many things: disappearing airliners, widespread ebola outbreaks, and Rosetta’s landing on a comet. But beyond sensational news stories, 2014 saw some of the most innovative uses of mobile technology. In a world within which our dependence on mobile device strengthens every day, advancements in…
16 December, 2014
As companies struggle to manage and secure BYOD devices, they are increasingly turning to cloud computing as a solution.
That is the finding of a survey of 250 U.S. and UK IT decision makers by Redshift Research on behalf of NaviSite, a cloud computing unit of Time Warner Cable…
4 December, 2014
Maybe you’ve already heard of beacons, but if you haven’t we’re here to get you up to speed and help navigate this new technology. Since it is estimated that the demand for beacons is going to drive a 60 million-unit market by 2019, their potential for…
Publication: Business 2 Community
25 November, 2014
Keith Block, vice president of Salesforce, pointed out that he was running most of his tasks off a smartphone, a view that was echoed moments later by Ulrik Nehammer, general manager of Coca-Cola KO +0.05%. “Today I run most of my business from the phone,” Nehammer said, adding…
19 November, 2014
Technology use in the modern workplace has changed drastically over the past decade. Employees were traditionally tied to their desks with large, cumbersome workstations. The introduction of laptops freed staff members to take their work with them to meetings and even home. The recent growth of affordable mobile technologies such…
19 November, 2014
Traditional business intelligence is typically associated with users who have exceptional analytics skills, understand complex algorithms and have unique training in decoding specific sets of data to maximize service and boost profits.
But today we are seeing fewer companies relying on trained analysts using large-scale, static BI applications and…