A New Approach to Business Intelligence: Rapid-Fire BI

A New Approach to Business Intelligence: Rapid-Fire BI

January 30, 2015

Rapid-fire BI is a new approach to providing true self-service business intelligence.


Designing Great Visualizations

January 30, 2015

This paper traces the history of visual representation, from early cave drawings through the computer revolution and the launch of Tableau. We discuss some of the pioneers in data research and show how their work helped to revolutionize visualization techniques.


Data Virtualization Usage Patterns for Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse Architectures

January 29, 2015

Today’s users demand reports with better business insights, more information sources, real-time data, and more self-service—and they want these delivered more quickly, making it hard for BI professionals to meet such expectations. This white paper outlines how the use of data virtualization can help BI professionals to accomplish these goals.


Real-Time Data Visualization: Do It Live!

January 28, 2015

This Aberdeen research report examines the decision-making benefits of real-time visualization and explores the technologies that help live data drive superior performance.


Ziff Davis: Top Five Considerations for Self-Service BI Dashboards

January 28, 2015

The core of BI remains the dashboard. In its simplest form, the dashboard is a report generated from a BI system that displays predefined measures, metrics, and aggregated data to a user. Learn why the most significant trend in business intelligence today is the self-service dashboard.


BI Forward: A Full View of Your Business

January 28, 2015

Imagine that your organization is effectively using a business intelligence solution that provides everything you need to make better decisions and improve operational efficiency. What would it take to make that happen? What businesses need from BI is a full picture, which is why it is important to understand that, for now and in the future, BI should help you not only describe and diagnose your past and current performance, but also predict future performance. When your business can do all three, you have a better idea of what your business needs to do to stay competitive. This paper explains the advantages of a BI solution that includes predictive analytics.


IBM Cognos Business Intelligence - Data Visualization: When Data Speaks Business

January 28, 2015

See why organizations are increasingly recognizing that to be competitive they need to be data-driven, for which they need not only strong analytics and BI capabilities at all decision levels, but also an effective way to transform data into information and ensure its optimal delivery.