Extending BI and Analytics to the Mobile Workforce
Users of all types are spending more and more time on mobile devices, whether they are business executives, a line-of-business (LOB) managers, retail inventory clerks, or frontline service technicians. While engaged with customers, managing operations, or strategizing about new products, they need access to critical business intelligence (BI) reports and analytics. For an increasing number of organizations, it is now a high priority to extend BI and analytics to the mobile workforce.
February 22, 2017
Ask the Expert About Data Science
The data and analytics landscape is changing. Although many organizations are still analyzing structured data from their data warehouse, TDWI research indicates organizations have increasing interest in analyzing disparate kinds of data. This data is often large in volume and can require modernizing data infrastructures and platforms. The industry around big data and data science and the emerging role of the data scientist is one result of this evolution/revolution.
February 24, 2017
Embedded BI: Why It Works and How to Do It
Both product and tech leaders have always recognized that business intelligence (BI) is most valuable when it is pervasive, contextual, and actionable. A new generation of solutions -- embedded BI – provides unprecedented power to weave reporting and analytics into the fabric of apps and business processes.
February 28, 2017
Ask the Expert about Data Warehouse Modernization
Despite their ongoing evolution, data warehouses (DWs) are more relevant than ever, as they support operationalized analytics and wring business value from machine data and other new forms of big data. Hence, it’s important to modernize an existing DW environment, to keep it competitive and aligned with business goals, as well as to grow into new data-driven practices and technologies, while also keeping and improving the old ones.
March 13, 2017