Top Five Reasons To Invest in Self-Service Business Intelligence
Businesses of all sizes are inundated with data, and the need to create value
from the raw information is growing.
The good news is that business intelligence tools are evolving and becoming
more affordable, inclusive, and easy to use, especially with the introduction
of Self-Service Business Intelligence (SSBI).
SSBI empowers everyone, even the non-techies, to access and analyze data used
to make critical business decisions without having to consult the IT
Each team member can design and share their own dashboards and analyses,
enabling them to focus on the data, not the technology. Here are our top five
reasons to invest in a SSBI solution ASAP.
1. Your Bottom Line
To get the most out of your data, define your objectives before beginning
analysis. Specific questions will help your team fo... (more)
Universities Create Big Data Degree Programs to Address Growing Need
Big data has gone from big to enormous.
Now that most companies seek to make the most of their data in order to
remain competitive, they need to hire the right analytical personnel.
Unfortunately that is becoming difficult to achieve. McKinsey recently
released a report on the growing talent shortage. The study explains that, by
2018, the United States alone could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000
people with deep analytical skills, and 1.5 million managers and analysts
with the know-how to use big data an... (more)
A Black Friday Infographic: A Deep Look at Shopping Data
November is here. The leaves are falling, the sun is setting at a
ridiculously early hour and this week a time honored American tradition will
take place. And no, silly, I'm not talking about Thanksgiving. I'm talking
about Black Friday.
Black Friday is the Friday after Thanksgiving, and it is the biggest shopping
day of the year in the United States. Ever since the start of the modern
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1924, the Friday after Thanksgiving marks
the start of the hectic holiday shopping season.
Each year the ... (more)