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Workers Demand: Give Us Access to Data!

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Jake Freivald | September 29, 2011

Last week, we released additional findings from an international survey we conducted earlier in the year, investigating how workers are dealing with a variety of data issues in the enterprise. This latest release looked specifically at the issue of data access. Across the board, it seems that...

Harvard Business Review’s Take on the CIO’s New Role

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Rado Kotorov | September 06, 2011

We often forget that job descriptions and functions tend to change over time as markets, business models, and technologies evolve.  So I was glad to see this topic highlighted in a March, 2011 issue of the Harvard Business Review, in an article titled “The New Path to the C-Suite”.  ...

Why Some Applications Are More Intuitive

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Rado Kotorov | August 29, 2011

Users often run into situations where a certain product or application will be somewhat puzzling. They’ll be forced to ask, "How do I do this?” or “Where do I find this function?" For those who like puzzles, this may be entertaining. But for the majority of people who use such applications to be...

Mobile Data, Not Just Mobile BI

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Jake Freivald | August 26, 2011

An article at SearchSAP.com highlights an issue that is relevant to every business user of mobile devices, and especially to everyone who is considering mobile business intelligence. It starts by talking about sharing information with people: There are a wide variety of mobile applications to show...

Why Break-Through Innovations Come From Unexpected Places

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Rado Kotorov | August 19, 2011

I recently read a story about the GoPro camcorder, which has become a favorite device among extreme sports professionals and enthusiasts.  This very small, seemingly indestructible camcorder can be attached to snowboards, surfboards, ski poles, car hoods, etc. Hundreds of thousands have...

Unsung Heroes in the International Financial Crisis

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Kathleen Moran | August 11, 2011

Alpha Bank Leads Greece on the Road to Recovery As the Greek economy struggles to right itself after three years of recession, government regulators look to industry leaders like Alpha Bank to provide critical information that indicate trends in national and international financial markets. It...

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Mobile BI Twinterview Recap

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Jake Freivald | July 29, 2011

Last week we hosted a “Twinterview” with Howard Dresner from Dresner Advisory Services on the state of all things mobile BI. We posed a lot of questions to Howard about the industry and also generated some good discussions among those who were following our Twinterview hashtag (#MobileBI). The...

End User Resistance to Change

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Rado Kotorov | July 11, 2011

A few IT professionals recently asked me why employees are so attached to old tools, and so hesitant to embrace new ones.  This resistance to change frequently forces IT staff to maintain legacy solutions, or to select suboptimal BI platforms, simply because they look familiar to business...