Business Intelligence


InetSoft Gets Agile BI Right

InetSoft positions its new Style Intelligence 11.0 release as a BI offering for the most agile of agile BI practitioners.

Q&A: Solid Value Proposition a Key to MDM Success

MDM, data quality programs need value proposition to succeed

How the Federal Government Can Get Ahead of the Impending Data Revolution

The federal government -- and its BI community -- needs to go real-time. The time to prepare is now.

Gartner and "Good Enough" Data Integration

Data Integration leaders are under pressure from "good enough" competitors. This gives non-dominant players a golden opportunity to contest the status quo.

How Cloudera Became a Leader in BI/Hadoop

With a flurry of recent BI-oriented partnerships, it's no surprise Cloudera is attracting so much interest.

MDM Trends: The Good, The Bad, and The Inevitable

To provide your organization with the foundational components necessary to build competitive advantage and to be market responsive, take a look at the good, bad, and inevitable aspects of master data management.

Q&A: 2011 Promises More Struggles with Big Data

BI pros will face more big data challenges this year.



Evaluating the Impact of Data Visualization

Why data visualization is increasingly perceived by stakeholders at all levels of the enterprise as a high-value investment.

Data Virtualization and NoSQL Data Stores

Big Data is increasing the popularity of NoSQL where SQL is not the primary processing language. The challenge: integrating disparate NoSQL systems.

The BI Revolution: The Rise of the BI Builder

How BI builders will help make BI more pervasive, delivering that “last mile” of capability where no one else can.

Q&A: Combining Search with BI Yields Powerful Results

Endeca chief strategist Paul Sonderreger talks about combining search and BI to help people find what they need and understand what they’ve found.

Creating a Business-Relevant Data Strategy

Three keys to building your data strategy.

Q&A: Keys to Data Governance Success

The surge in interest in data governance points to increased need to manage data better. Why do enterprises still struggle when implementing a governance program, and what can they do to fix the problem?

Installing and Maintaining PowerPivot for SharePoint

From farm options and security to data sources and maintenance, the options you choose are critical to using PowerPivot in your organization.

Using Business Intelligence to Increase Company Efficiency

Together, business and intelligence are what create a powerful, profitable corporation.

Q&A: Don't Present Results, Tell Stories

All those fancy tools for charting and graphing won't help you unless you know your audience and tell stories about a few key results.

The Complete BI Professional

A well-rounded BI pro combines depth of knowledge of a specialty with a broad knowledge of the field -- but knowing those disciplines is less important than understanding their relationships.

The Rise of Data Science

How the rise of data science reflects a fundamental industry shift and the return to objective roots.

That Was the Year That Was: Major Data Warehousing Events of 2010 (and Predictions for 2011)

As 2010 draws to a close, it’s time to once again review some of the major events of the year and speculate on what might occur in 2011.

Is SQL Server's MPP Retrofit Too Little Too Late?

With a reloaded MPP engine on deck in SQL Server Denali -- and a promised columnar option -- Microsoft could still make a high-end DW splash, but it will have to move quickly.