A Dramatic 2016 Masters - Did the Numbers Agree?

Taking a Fresh Look at March Madness With Data Science

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

“Self-Service Analytics for Everyone” ... Please Explain!

Who, Inc. and the Data Grinch

Getting the Most Value From Your Hadoop Ecosystem

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Beth Adams | May 05, 2016

For some companies, many big data projects are left unfinished due to inaccurate scope, technical roadblocks, and data silos. Misconceptions, mistakes, and poor planning can negatively impact deployments by wasting time and resources, hindering performance, and delaying return on investment. So...

May the Fourth Be With You on Star Wars Day

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Kathleen Moran | May 04, 2016

It's Star Wars Day, and here at Information Builders we couldn’t be more excited! Being the Data Jedi that we are, we know the Force is strong with BI and analytics. In fact, if Yoda had harnessed the power of data perhaps he could have used predictive analytics to prevent the rise of the Galactic...

Take a Video Tour of WebFOCUS for Business Users

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Jake Freivald | May 03, 2016

  The WebFOCUS Business User Edition gives non-technical users an intuitive way to create their own reports, charts, dashboards, and visualizations. Check out this new video, which highlights some of the analytic and workgroup capabilities that enable users to interact with enterprise data,...

How to Extend the Reach of Excel with WebFOCUS Quick Data

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Andy McCartney | May 03, 2016

This is a particularly valuable tool for Excel users who are looking to access and maniuplate data from mulitple governed sources. This hands-on video demonstrates Quick Data, a WebFOCUS add-on that allows users to create InfoAssist+ queries through a familiar Excel interface.  Quick Data...

Step Right Up to Summit With Our #RT2Win Contest!

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Terri White | May 02, 2016

We're only 7 weeks away from our 2016 Summit in Reno, Nevada so it's time to turn up the social heat and tell the world what's in store. This year’s conference is jam packed with opportunities to network and learn from people facing similar challenges and opportunities at their organizations. You'...

The Rise of PDF 2.0

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Rado Kotorov | April 27, 2016

Note: this post originally appeared on Business 2 Community.  The Portable Document Format (PDF) is deeply engrained in today’s business landscape. With an unmistakable acronym and incredibly convenient qualities, the PDF is familiar to business users and has been commonly used for years....

Leadership for the Future: Operating in a Technology-Driven World

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Rado Kotorov | April 25, 2016

The future is on our doorsteps. In the first piece of my Leadership for the Future series, I wrote about the rapidly advancing technology landscape. From AI to robotics, in the next five to 10 years, organizations will have nearly everything needed to automate manual tasks and decision making. In...