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Debating the Value of Self-Service BI and Analytics

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Jake Freivald | November 01, 2016

A new Forbes article questions the effectiveness of moving towards a BI and analytics model that is predominantly self-service. Author Bernard Marr says, "When no one is taking charge of the interpretation and analysis centrally, it often means that no one is getting the big picture. If...

The Data Says It All: World Series 2016

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Terri White | November 01, 2016

My British husband likes to poke fun at the “World” Series that’s played mainly in the U.S. and a wee bit of Canada, but when it was first called World Series in 1903, the two teams were really the best teams in the world. Since then, the World Series has captivated baseball fans across America. It...

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (Data) this Halloween

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Beth Adams | October 31, 2016

There’s a lot of talk about dark data these days and let’s face it, darkness of any kind is pretty scary! In the spirit of All Hallows' Eve, let’s consider for a second what makes data “dark” and why what lurks there can haunt you. Gartner defines dark data as “the information assets organizations...

Customer Spotlight: The Bright Future of Organizational Intelligence

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Luther Brown | October 28, 2016

It has been exciting to see such a positive response to the new book by Gerry Cohen and Rado Kotorov, Organizational Intelligence: How Smart Companies Use Information to Become More Competitive and Profitable. One of the central themes of the book involves capitalizing on your data assets. As Gerry...

Worst Practices in BI #5: Ignoring Important Data Sources

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Andy McCartney | October 21, 2016

Avoiding Worst Practice #5: Ignoring Important Data Sources Our final worst practice is the failure to embrace all available information in your business intelligence (BI) and analytics strategy. Your plan must include internal and external sources, as well as both structured and unstructured data...

Performance Based Funding in Higher Education

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Daniel Cohen | October 20, 2016

Most people are well aware of the benefits of a college degree. Not only do degree holders earn more money than non-degree holders, but research shows that people with postsecondary credentials are more engaged citizens, give more to philanthropic causes, are healthier, live longer, are more...

I Know Who's Got Game-Changing Analytics

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Terri White | October 20, 2016

For more than 40 years, Information Builders has focused on helping organizations use information to become more competitive and profitable. So as a result of our work over the last several decades, we know the transformative power of BI and analytics. We have celebrated the successes of countless...

Happy Boss’s Day!

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Kathleen Moran | October 17, 2016

At Information Builders, we’ve had the privilege of serving our customers for more than four decades, delivering technology innovation and customer service that has repeatedly earned accolades from our customers, industry analysts and other award programs. We’re proud of these achievements, but we...