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Insight everywhere: The state of analytics in 2020

Analytics has made itself indispensable for everything from business planning to infrastructure optimization. A set of five articles brings the broad benefits of data-derived insights to life.

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Lennox enlists BI to anticipate COVID-19 supply chain disruptions

With the pandemic significantly upending global supply chains, the HVAC manufacturer quickly rolled out a BI dashboard to predict, respond to and get ahead of potential problems.

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Tableau certification guide: Kick-start your analytics career

BI and data visualization skills are in demand and Tableau certifications are a great way to get ahead. Here's our guide to Tableau’s Desktop and Server certs, including costs, training, and value.

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Top 12 BI tools of 2020

It’s not always easy choosing a business intelligence tool to meet the needs of your enterprise. Here are 12 that could work for you.

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Why AI as a service is poised to take off

Like SaaS before it, AIaaS is a boon for businesses that want tap into the power of AI — without the time and expense of developing their own AI-based systems.

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Domo vs. Tableau: Self-service analytics tools compared

Self-service business intelligence has become the go-to tool for business decisions. Here’s how Domo and Tableau stack up on features and pricing.

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12 business intelligence certifications to advance your BI career

From BI analysts and BI developers to BI architects and BI directors, business intelligence pros are in high demand. Here are a dozen certifications that could give your career an edge.

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What is business intelligence? Transforming data into business insights

Business intelligence (BI) leverages software and services to transform data into actionable insights that inform an organization’s business decisions.

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Tableau explains your data with new natural-language tool

Tableau latest self-service capability, Explain Data, provide users with automated analysis of their data visualizations in ways they can readily understand.

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Power BI vs. Tableau: Self-service analytics tools compared

Self-service business intelligence has become the go-to tool for business decisions. Here’s how Power BI and Tableau stack up on features and pricing.

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Top 10 BI data visualization tools

Visual analytics is the core of business intelligence. Here are the tools you need to see through the data.

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Hermes transforms data infrastructure to speed parcel deliveries

The UK logistics company changed its data model and moved to the cloud, enabling it to offer a host of new services around parcel delivery.

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How Salesforce’s Tableau acquisition will impact IT

The deal is good news for Salesforce.com users, less so for users of Tableau alone.

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Transforming data with Apache Spark

Spark is the ideal big data tool for data-driven enterprises because of its speed, ease of use and versatility. It will help you understand your data quickly and help you make informed decisions faster.

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What is a business relationship manager? A key role for bridging the business-IT divide

Business relationship managers help integrate IT into the organization by fostering inter-departmental communication and collaboration in service of business goals.

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5 ways IBM Cognos Analytics is transforming business

IBM's Cognos Analytics has integrated the artificial intelligence capabilities of IBM Watson Analytics. Here’s how five organizations are using Cognos Analytics to transform their operations.

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What is a business intelligence analyst? A role for driving business value with data

The business intelligence analyst role is highly analytical and requires a balance of IT, communication and problem-solving skills.

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Tableau adds natural language interface, streamlines data prep

With the latest update, Tableau users can type plain English queries to generate data visualizations, further lowering analytics’ barrier to entry

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