The overall objective of business intelligence (BI) solutions is to gather data from numerous enterprise systems - ERP, supply chain, HR, knowledge management, financials - and present a single "truth" of how your business is performing. BI gained traction in the enterprise as a strategic tool, but businesses are looking to extend BI into real-time decision-making with dashboards and other visual tools to empower line-of-business managers and employees to make the right call.
More schools are creating data analytics programs, but many companies can't wait for help with their Big Data projects. Here's how to deal with a Big Data skills shortage. More >
The bad news about business intelligence: Intangible benefits will likely outweigh the tangible ones. The good news: BI's tangible benefits, such as the increased productivity gained by automating More >
Interest in software-as-a-service appears to be growing in much of the world, with a recent Gartner survey showing that 77 percent of North American companies plan to increase their SaaS deployments More >
Creates a native integration to multiple data sources.More >
ScaleOut Software CEO William Bain says that in-memory computing platforms provide the best solution for real-time analytics.More >
Jaspersoft recently made available the commercial edition of its BI suite on Amazon’s Marketplace.More >
Benefits realization management and its influence on project success is expected to expand the role of project portfolio management within enterprises.More >
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