Introducing the 2017 BARC Score for Enterprise BI and Analytics Platforms

Data as a Differentiator

Game, Set, and Match: What Wimbledon Teaches Us About Democratising Data

GDPR, The Right to Be Forgotten, and Data Management

What Is Progressive Data Management?

Adopting a 'Back-to-School' Mentality to Data and Analytics

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Andy McCartney | September 05, 2017

Many in the world are concluding their annual preparation for getting kids back to school, refreshing supplies of clothes, shoes, books and back packs. Perhaps it is also a time to stand back and consider refreshing your perspective on data, its origins, and its value. We are living in a world of...

Data Monetization Should Be on Everyone's Radar

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Andy McCartney | September 04, 2017

Whether you realize it or not, there is significant financial value locked within your enterprise systems and data repositories. The recent explosion of big data coming from sources such as mobile, social media, devices, and the cloud present even more opportunities for your organization to exploit...

Information Builders Magazine: Read It and Win!

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Kathleen Moran | August 31, 2017

This week we sent out the latest edition of the Information Builders Magazine. Highlights include an interview with Ventana Research’s David Menninger, thoughts from our CMO, Michael Corcoran, on how the IoT is driving value from big data investments, and profiles of numerous customers including...

Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools 2017

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Jake Freivald | August 30, 2017

I don't normally do this, but I'm going to quote the entire first paragraph of the "Context" section of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools. In 2016, we stated that data integration requirements had become so onerous that applications should no longer be permitted to be silos first...

The Power of Embedded Analytics

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Andy McCartney | August 28, 2017

If you’re looking to help your employees improve their performance or keep your clients more engaged, look to embedded analytics. According to the 2016 Dresner Embedded BI Market Study, embedded BI technology ranks 12th out of 30 strategic BI topics, ahead of governance, cloud, big data, and social...

Transforming Your Business with Big Data from IoT

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Jake Freivald | August 21, 2017

What good is sensor data without context? The hype tells us that the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming businesses in ways that would’ve seemed impossible only a few years ago. Smart sensors are collecting data everywhere – from capturing pollutions levels in the atmosphere to real-time...

Why Is BI and Analytics Adoption Still So Low?

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Andy McCartney | August 11, 2017

I read a blog last week by Cindi Howson at Gartner, who was considering why business intelligence (BI) adoption is still so low at 32 percent of employees (Cindi's blog here.). Even after the deluge of visual data discovery tools and the tidal wave of analytical self-service, a large majority...