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Better Data Boosts B2B Performance

Addressing Low Adoption in Finance with Predictive Analytics

Notes on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools 2016 (And by the Way, We're Visionaries)

Avoiding Pitfalls in the Move to Value-Based Care

Addressing Low Adoption in Finance with Predictive Analytics

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Jake Freivald | September 01, 2016 just published an article that sheds some light on the low levels of BI and analytics adoption that often plague finance and accounting departments.  Finance has yet to fully embrace analytics the way operations, marketing, and other functions have, the writers claim, in spite of the...

The Art of Design for BI and Analytics

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Jeff Hendrickson | August 31, 2016

On Wednesday, August 24, 20 people from Information Builders’ local NYC User Group gathered at our headquarters for a different kind of meeting. For three hours they worked through user research and application design challenges in a day of User Experience (UX) and Design Thinking learning and...

Issues Impacting Successful Big Data Initiatives

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Beth Adams | August 31, 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. See...

Serving Up Some US Open Analysis

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Porter Thorndike | August 30, 2016

As the first week of the US Open kicks off we took a look at some of the data surrounding the annual event. Using our WebFOCUS business intelligence and analytics platform, we analyzed the Men’s Singles champions for the last 40 years. (See accompanying visualization) Visualizing both by country...

Data Quality Tips from the Pros (Part 1)

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Beth Adams | August 23, 2016

Data quality is something that every business should strive for. Unlike the past, we now rely on data in ways that were unthinkable even 20 years ago. As part of our interest in supporting and promoting data quality to yield higher business value, we have developed a series of tips that...

UX Design 101: Context in BI and Analytics Design

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Jeff Hendrickson | August 22, 2016

What’s the Context, Dude? The first question I ask the stakeholder when starting any new UX research and design project is: "What’s the context?" If that question can’t be answered, I know there’s more up-front work to be done before anything else happens. When you ask this question, be prepared...

Transforming Healthcare With Better Data and Analytics

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Terri White | August 18, 2016

The healthcare industry is awash with data – patient records, operational reports and financial statements are just the tip of the iceberg. In fact, most healthcare organizations already have the data they need to optimize performance and improve patient outcomes. So what are they missing? Join...

The Data Games

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Jake Freivald | August 16, 2016

The summer games end this weekend, wrapping up 16 exciting days of global competition and camaraderie. Spectators across the world have donned their country colors to cheer on their favorite teams and suddenly became huge fans of a few unusual sports. Hammer throw or race-walking, anyone? I love...