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  • BI power shifting from IT to the business

    Traditional business intelligence and analytic models are being disturbed as the balance of power shifts from IT to the business, according to Gartner.

    Written by Byron Connolly28 Jan. 15 10:37
  • Top 3 wrong assumptions of business analytics

    Executing an effective business intelligence (BI) strategy is at the front of many CIO's minds as their organisations rely more and more on data to make decisions. But many of these IT leaders are making the wrong assumptions about BI, says Gartner research director Svetlana Sicular.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett25 Feb. 14 13:12
  • Facebook Releases Query Engine to Open Source Community

    Facebook has released Presto -- a distributed SQL query engine optimized for running ad-hoc interactive queries on data sources up to petabytes in size -- to the open source community under the Apache license. It says Presto is 10x better than Hive.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud06 Nov. 13 19:10
  • Teradata turns to the Cloud, offers Data Warehouse as a Service

    Aiming to give customers the flexibility to store, process and leverage their data on-premises, in the Cloud or in a hybrid environment, Teradata is making its portfolio of platforms and services available via the Cloud, including Data Warehouse as a Service, Discovery as a Service and Data Management as a Service.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud23 Oct. 13 19:05
  • Pentaho Addresses Data Blending with Updated Business Analytics Platform

    Once you've addressed storing and visualizing your data assets, the next step in harnessing the power of big data is blending operational data with data from other sources. Pentaho is seeking to smooth the path for organizations looking to do so with its new Business Analytics 5.0 platform.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud13 Sept. 13 17:43
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  • 3 Lessons CMOs Take Away From IT's Flawed Approach to Big Data

    There's no question that data analytics are playing an increasingly important role for marketing departments, but many marketers aren't getting what they need from the CIO. If IT can't deliver, CIOs should expect CMOs to go around them.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud03 Sept. 13 13:49
  • How to Use Big Data to Make Faster and Better Business Decisions

    Big Data is clearly a disruptive technology, but using it successfully is as much art as it is science. The key is integrating Big Data with traditional BI to create a data ecosystem that allows you to generate new insights while executing on what you already know.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud11 Jan. 13 14:21
  • Top 12 Big Data Stories of 2012

    The holidays are here and 2012 is on its way out, ending a huge year for Big Data. It's time to reflect on the most popular Big Data stories and tips of the year.

    Written by CIO Staff19 Dec. 12 14:32
  • 5 open source BI projects to watch

    Business intelligence (BI) is frequently among the top prioroties for CIOs and finding the right software to do the job is always a challenge. Cloud-based software may be all the rage, but CIOs must still manage in-house information and make better use of it through analytics and reporting tools. The big four software companies have all made strategic investments in the BI space over recent years and the options have dimnished, but there are alternative tools popping up and snatching a lot of customers in the process. This installment of '5 open source things to watch' is all about BI that doesn't scar the annual report.

    Written by Rodney Gedda07 Dec. 10 16:03

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  • Business Intelligence - Thinking Beyond Dashboards

    Many business management or accounting systems offer a form of Business intelligence (BI) module to provide enhanced data visualisation. However, BI involves more than simply arranging data into convenient and attractive visual formats. We look at the meaning and purpose of BI in more depth and discover how can it deliver real value as part of a business management system.

  • Time to modernise your legacy BI solution

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