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Business intelligence software review [62 users rate SAP BI]

Deciding whether to purchase business intelligence software as complex as SAP BI is a complicated process. To help you make the call, 62 users evaluate the product.

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Why more knowledge is not always better for your organization

The challenge lies in addressing knowledge failures to maximize transformation of knowledge into organizational wisdom.

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How business intelligence in banking is shifting the paradigm

Business intelligence in banking is a complex and robust pipeline that incorporates a variety of tools. Find out what goes into a BI solution for a bank.

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9 ways to get more value from business intelligence in 2018

Improved customer relations, increased employee productivity, new revenue streams — big benefits await those who breathe new life into their business intelligence strategies.

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Why data governance?

Data governance used to be a nice to have, but due to the increasing focus and importance of data and analytics, it’s becoming a necessity that helps to drive data management across the enterprise.

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CIOs should be the catalyst for disrupting the execution of influencer marketing

CIOs and CMOs need to work closely together to empower teams to engage influencers at scale, using business intelligence to provide context to real-time communication with diverse audiences.

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The connection between cognitive computing and organizational productivity

Technological advances in cognitive computing, specifically cognitive systems focused on cognitive work – and how these systems enhance the productivity of organizations.

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Why 2018 will be the year of mobile data measurement and insights

While there is promising momentum in the growth of mobile location data for measurement and insights, there is still a lot of work to be done.

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7 power tips for Microsoft Power BI

Microsoft’s Power BI service can visualize a lot more than chart data; from asking questions to analyzing the services you use, here’s how to make the most of it.

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9 ways you’re failing at business intelligence

Solid business intelligence is essential to making strategic business decisions, but for many organizations, BI efforts are derailed by poor data practices, tactical mistakes and more.

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Fall 2017: Hot trends in data analytics

The range of technologies and techniques for analyzing vast volumes of data is expanding at a rapid pace. If your organization is looking to leverage data analytics for actionable intelligence, this heat index should be your guide.

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Information blindness

Many leaders are crying out to see – to both access and visualize information that may be spread across multiple platforms and geographies. Here's how one healthcare organization healed themselves.

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Why your BI strategy needs a universal semantic data layer

A universal semantic data layer is a single business representation of all corporate data aimed at helping users access data using common business terms via the BI and analytics tools of their choice.

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Executives are vastly underspending on measuring competitive health

No company is insulated from industry trends, advances in technology, and encroaching competitors. To stay on top, executives must look beyond their walls and use external information to help them map the course to sustained success.

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You’re probably focused on the wrong metrics. Here’s how to fix that.

Too often, IT firms are not focused on measuring what actually matters, leading to missed opportunities. Companies need to follow three key steps to hone in on the metrics that sill steer the business to success.

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How to select the best self-service BI tool for your business

Domo vs. Power BI vs. Qlik Sense vs. QuickSight vs. Tableau: Self-service BI has become the go-to tool for agile, fluid business decisions. Here’s how to select the right platform for your business.

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Data and the human factor: are you shackling your best and brightest?

It’s important to recognize the power of enabling talented people to do their jobs.

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5 pitfalls of self-service BI

Self-service business intelligence offers many benefits, but bringing analytics and reporting closer to business units by bypassing IT can have unintended — and costly — consequences.

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