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November 3, 2016
By Nancy Williams and Steve Williams
The benefits of business intelligence—and now big data analytics—may be couched in different business terms, but there has to be a connection to increased profits if there is to be a return on a BI investment. This Ten Mistakes to Avoid examines some of the key, commonly encountered BI strategy challenges faced by major companies across a wide range of industries.
September 14, 2016
No matter how advanced your technology stack, BI success is as much about people and processes as it is about processing speed. This issue of the Business Intelligence Journal takes a closer look at several different ways to solve the people problems that occur in data management and analytics programs, from improving inefficient organizational structures to saving a faltering self-service initiative.
September 7, 2016
TDWI’s annual BI Benchmark Report enables business intelligence (BI) teams to compare themselves to their peers on a series of organizational and performance metrics. The 2016 BI Benchmark Report is based on a Web survey of 192 BI professionals conducted worldwide in spring and early summer 2016.
August 2, 2016
By William McKnight
For companies seeking to exploit data to their advantage, NoSQL is a perfect storm of need and solution. Nevertheless, its implementation isn't without hurdles. When reviewing successes and failures, it is clear that some good practices have been overlooked. This Ten Mistakes to Avoid identifies the mistakes with the biggest impact on NoSQL implementation success and recommends applicable solutions.
June 13, 2016
Customers are constantly looking for what’s fresh, what’s innovative—what’s new. In this issue of the Business Intelligence Journal we look at what’s new in the enterprise for BI: new cultures and mindsets, new technologies, and new ways of working.
May 5, 2016
By Dave Wells
Data storytelling takes the next step beyond data visualization by connecting multiple visuals with narrative, offering interpretation, and inviting conversation. Crafting a good data story, however, is challenging. This Ten Mistakes to Avoid offers guidance to advance your storytelling skills and increase the impact of your data stories.
March 14, 2016
The gender gap in wages saw a dramatic narrowing in 2015, as women’s average salary rose by 1 percent and men’s dropped by 4 percent. Read more in the 2016 TDWI Salary, Roles, and Responsibilities Report.
March 11, 2016
If your enterprise isn’t always looking for better ways to do things, you won’t move or stay ahead. In this issue of the
Business Intelligence Journal we look at companies and the moves they’re making, as well as moves you can make in your own environment.
March 7, 2016
By Fern Halper and Asim Razvi
The Internet of Things (IoT)—a network of connected devices that can send and receive data over the Internet—is a hot market topic. Although many companies are excited about the possibility of improving operational efficiencies and driving new business models with IoT, this Ten Mistakes to Avoid identifies important factors to consider when getting ready for IoT analytics projects.
December 7, 2015
Getting in while getting it right. That’s the focus of this issue of the Business Intelligence Journal.