Business Intelligence (BI)

Business Intelligence (BI) news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

arcgisesri florida
sap logo

istock 000021872440medium

What is a sales engagement platform anyway?

Much of the front office has been automated, including customer relationship management and marketing. But sales itself has been adrift in business process automation. Sales engagement platforms are beginning to remedy that situation...

eye 491625

Functional areas where machine learning is applied first

AI solutions like machine learning transform how people interact and make every day decisions. The intent is to make people, organizations and society smarter by making global intelligence widely accessible and meaningful in our...

Computerworld Data 2016 illustration by Michael Morgenstern [SINGLE USE]

High-powered analytics in the real world

The 2016 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards honorees, which include GE Healthcare, Pinterest, TD Bank and the state of Arkansas, are mining data to make fast business decisions, measure risk, create efficiencies and more.

ai smartinternet 4x3

Why hasn't artificial intelligence made the Internet smarter?

With all the advancements in machine learning, you would think artificial intelligence already would have created a smarter Web experience. Sadly, this is not the case.

woman standing in front of data chart wall

Understanding data governance

This highlights the importance of data governance. Defined by The Data Governance Institute as “a system of decision rights and accountabilities for information-related processes, executed according to agreed-upon models which...

Microsoft Power BI custom visualizations

Tableau hits Power BI as 'falling short'; Microsoft fires back

Business-analytics vendor Tableau Software moved to stake out its turf now that Microsoft has entered the BI market.

Data

Why today’s marketers need data

Data is marketing's most precious commodity -- now marketers need to leverage it.

potbot

The bot market for startups: challenges and opportunities

Bots are one of the hottest trends in the current technology ecosystem. However, beyond the explosion of startups entering the bot space, the market has proven to be challenging for new companies. What are the challenges and...

web developer laptop code user programmer

These R packages import sports, weather, stock data and more

Want to look at salary trends? Check a stock's price history? Look at the performance of your favorite sports team? Here's how to easily pull publicly available data into R.

woman shouting into bullhorn

Don't do what I say, do what I mean!

The banking industry has recognized the risks to business without global information standards. In response, the banking industry has developed knowledge models to mitigate global risks.

150914 salesforce dreamforce 2

Salesforce snaps up analytics startup BeyondCore

Salesforce has acquired business intelligence and analytics startup BeyondCore, as part of its strategy to make its software more intelligent.

deep thinking ai artificial intelligence

The AI-First Cloud: Can artificial intelligence power the next generation of cloud computing?

The next phase of cloud computing will be driven by artificial intelligence (AI).

0 intro hp title

8 tips to get more bang for your big data convergence bucks

CIOs can achieve cost savings and productivity gains from the convergence of development, IT ops and BI strategy.

data science

85% off Business Intelligence & Data Science Online Course Bundle - Deal Alert

Become Your Office's Data Analytics Hero with These 4 Interactive Courses, discounted 85% for a limited time to just $39.

mastering and managing data understanding john ladley

Mastering and managing data understanding

Data understanding is the knowledge you have about the data, the needs the data will satisfy, its content and location. There is no tool or artifact for data understanding, as it is expressed in business glossaries, data dictionaries,...

20160726 ge predix iot developer kit

GE waves developers onto its huge IoT stage

General Electric has more than a century of industrial experience, but it hopes to leverage outside expertise in its IoT mission. This week the company is hosting a developer conference for its GE Predix software platform and...

2016

What CIOs need to know about SQL Server 2016

Every release of SQL Server promises increased performance, better security and improved business intelligence. You get all of that with SQL Server 2016, plus other strategic options such as cloud integration and Linux support.

google tpu

Deep learning is coming to a chip near you

Deep learning is one of the fastest growing software technology trends in the modern enterprise. Now deep learning is becoming relevant in hardware as well. Is a deep learning chip a good idea? The industry seems to be divided in this...

Load More