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Martech spending in 2018: What CIOs need to know

From CRM and business intelligence to chatbots and automation, marketers have spending plans across the marketing tech stack.

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Migrating data to the cloud: back to the future?

With real insights on the readiness of your data to move to the cloud, and a cloud-native catalog ready to manage it, you can accelerate migration with both confidence and control.

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What can machine learning do for your business right now?

As a few companies race to monetize the kind of machine learning that focuses on teaching robots to behave more like humans, many companies are grappling with how to leverage artificial intelligence and smart machines.

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How to overcome the bottlenecks between data lakes and analytics for customer engagement

Create the complete view of the customer, and engage in real time through the best channels.

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The best free BI tools, 2018

Business intelligence platforms can help enterprises analyze data from various sources to inform decision-making. The six free tools highlighted here are among the best and most popular today.

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10 boot camps for business analysts

Business analysts are vital to organizations that want to make the most of their data. Here are 10 boot camps to help you become a business analyst or advance your career in business analytics.

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Assess before you leap

Organizations are ensuring their enterprise data management initiatives with proper data governance.

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New AI tools make BI smarter — and more useful

Data science democratized: What used to take data scientists months to prepare may soon be put together in a few days by data-astute business users.

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7 keys to a successful business intelligence strategy

BI success requires more than just a strong technology platform. It takes laser focus on processes and personnel — and a business-first approach to gaining insights from data.

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SAP BI review: Why users love it or leave it

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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