The Confidence Gap: Is Your Data Quality Suspect?

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools 2014

Forrester's Wave on Agile BI Platforms Signals Shift in Market

Notes from Howard Dresner's Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Study 2014

The Confidence Gap: Is Your Data Quality Suspect?

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Priya Singh | August 21, 2014

How many times have you felt a nagging sensation when making important business decisions – be it market planning or placing inventory orders – that your data does not feel quite right? You aren’t alone. According to a recent Information Difference survey, only 12 percent of companies consider...

That’s Entertainment – Analyzing the Emmys

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Dan Grady | August 21, 2014

Earlier this year, we did some detailed social media analytics leading up to the Academy Awards to see if there was any correlation between what was being said on Facebook and the results of the Best Picture winner.  If you’re interested, you can see the results in this post.  What the...

What's In Our Name?

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Dan Grady | August 20, 2014

“What do you think when you hear ‘Information Builders’?” This was the question we posed to many of the customers who participated in video interviews at our Summit User conference earlier this year. We got a number of great responses in return. For example, Scott Skellenger, CIO at RainTree...

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools 2014

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Jeremy Ballanco | August 04, 2014

Information Builders has two product sets: iWay Software (for integration and data integrity) and WebFOCUS (for business intelligence and analytics). Considering that we're not a megavendor, it's pretty cool to see the number of Gartner Magic Quadrants we get into compared to our competitors....

What do Seinfeld and Big Data have in common?

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Dan Grady | July 30, 2014

The recent celebration of the 25th anniversary of the hit series Seinfeld got me to thinking, what can a self-proclaimed "show about nothing" have in common with the all-knowing force that is "Big Data"? As I see it, there are several analogies that can be applied. Seinfeld was originally designed...

Searching for Agility: What Search-Based Apps Can Do

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Dan Grady | July 23, 2014

The Forrester Wave for Agile Business Intelligence Platforms has just been released and the insightful analysis is rightfully getting a lot of attention. The research primarily focuses on how successful organizations consistently demonstrate their ability to manage change from both a business and...

The Disadvantages of Data Discovery

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Rado Kotorov | July 19, 2014

Self-service data discovery has been a key buzz phrase in the BI industry for the past three years. It is touted as the solution to a number of problems, including: how to analyze ever-increasing volumes and sources of data, how to squeeze more business insights from the data, how to provision BI...

International Summits spread Intelligence for Everyone

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Anoma van Eeden | July 15, 2014

7 cities, 600+ attendees, around the world in 3 weeks - London, Milan, Amsterdam, Paris, Madrid, Mexico City and Frankfurt – another successful International Summit series is complete.  With many informative keynotes, interesting customer presentations and busy breakout sessions, Summit...