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Vice President, Product Marketing
Jake Freivald is the Vice President of Product Marketing for Information Builders. In this position, Jake is responsible for strategic and product-level messaging, content creation for digital marketing, and related requirements for press and analyst relations. He graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1991.

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Ask the Experts Series: What are the Requirements for Embedded Business Intelligence?

April 04, 2017

In last week’s “Ask the Experts” video, we explored the advantages of embedded business intelligence. You can refer to this type of intelligence, which allows users to stay within their current...

Ask the Experts Series: What is Embedded Business Intelligence?

March 28, 2017

When it comes to transforming complex data into business value, non-technical users need an integrated platform that allows them to combine core BI and analytics to perform comprehensive analysis...

How to Get Quick Results From Your Master Data Management (MDM) Program

February 22, 2017

Last week I had the pleasure of co-hosting a webcast with Dan Power, the founder and president of Hub Designs and an expert on master data management (MDM) implementations. Part of our 2017...

Gartner Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics Platforms 2017: My Take

February 21, 2017

After last year's significant changes to the quadrant, it's interesting to see what else has changed since. You may recall that, in 2016, Gartner narrowed their definition for this quadrant to...

The Future of Healthcare Data at #HIMSS17

February 16, 2017

Next week, healthcare IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from all over the world will converge in Orlando, Florida for the biggest healthcare information conference of the year:...

Agile BI Without Shadow IT

February 10, 2017

According to a recent Forrester survey, industry leaders invest 38 percent more of their IT budgets in business intelligence (BI) than their competitors, and nearly half of these companies obtain a...

Ask the Experts Series: What is Multi-domain MDM?

January 17, 2017

In business, the phrase ‘the whole is greater than the sum of its parts’ certainly applies. And of course, your organization is likely made up of many parts or domains – customers, facilities,...

Ask the Experts Series: What is a Golden Record?

January 10, 2017

All of us at Information Builders understand the importance of being able to provide accurate, consistent data to key stakeholders in the format that suits them best. Having access to such data is...

A Look Back At 2016 and Predictions for the New Year

December 30, 2016

N.B., Dr. Rado Kotorov will discuss 5 Hot Trends for Data and Analytics in 2017 in a January 10 webcast. Welcome to the last work day of 2016! Traditionally, at the end of a year, we try to glean...

A Holiday Movie Analysis: Bringing BI to the Big Screen

December 14, 2016

Here at Information Builders, the holiday season is in full swing! Between Christmas parties, holiday shopping, and indulging in gingerbread, I aim to watch a holiday classic or two each year....