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Gartner Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics Platforms, 2016: My Take

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Jake Freivald | February 05, 2016

The new Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms is out. (Download it here.) Interestingly, it's a pretty complete break from prior years. How complete? Here's how they put it: As a result of this change and the resulting effect on the shape and composition of the BI...

#DataforGood in Fight Against Cancer

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Kathleen Moran | February 04, 2016

Today is World Cancer Day, a global event that takes place every year to bring people together in the fight against cancer. With 8.2 million people dying from cancer worldwide each year, just about everyone on our planet has been touched by the disease in some way. Personally, I lost my mother to...

Information Builders Celebrates Successes, Milestones of 2015

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Kathleen Moran | February 02, 2016

If there’s one thing many of us are guilty of, it’s not stopping to smell the roses. The pace of change in business can be relentless, thanks in part to the way technology like BI and analytics is helping businesses to innovate and out-perform on the steam of their data.  But we won't let this...

Gartner's "Infonomics": Using Your Information to Make Money

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Jake Freivald | January 25, 2016

If you're looking to monetize your information assets, a recent post from Gartner offers helpful suggestions. Whether you want to sell your enterprise information, or exploit it to increase revenues or profit margins, these seven tips - which include inventorying your assets, preparing your data,...

Gartner’s 2016 CIO Priorities Are Right on the Money

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Rado Kotorov | January 19, 2016

Gartner’s top CIO priorities were just released, and BI and analytics is at the top followed by cloud, mobile and digitization. To us, this comes as no surprise. We have been advocating pervasive BI and analytics for revenue generation and customer facing applications for many years. We believe...

What It Means to Be Data-Driven, and How to Get There

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Jake Freivald | January 14, 2016

There's a great blog post today by consulting firm Silicon Valley Data Science about what it truly means to be a data-driven organization. Vice President Edd Dumbill writes, "When we talk about being data-driven, what we actually mean is that we would like to make decisions based on the best data,...

A Look Back at an Award-Winning Year

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Kathleen Moran | January 05, 2016

As we say goodbye to 2015 and welcome 2016, we thought it would be a great time to reflect on a year full of industry recognitions and honors for Information Builders.    The company earned more than 20 honors from media publications, analyst firms, and independent industry groups in 2015...

Top Ten Information Builders Blog Posts of 2015

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Dan Grady | December 30, 2015

Another year has come and gone, and as I begin to wrap up this year and prepare for the next, I'm reminded of the few constants that I always look forward to towards the end of January: the ball dropping in Times Square, James Bond Marathons, how they're going take the year and turn it into a pair...