Introduction To The Basic Business Intelligence Concepts


“Without big data, you are blind and deaf and in the middle of a freeway.” – Geoffrey Moore, management consultant, and author. This concept is known as business intelligence. Introduction To Business Intelligence Concepts. You can predict your business future.

Common Business Intelligence Challenges Facing Entrepreneurs


Data analytics isn’t just for the Big Guys anymore; it’s accessible to ventures, organizations, and businesses of all shapes, sizes, and sectors. The power of data analytics and business intelligence is universal. Entrepreneurs And Business Intelligence Challenges.

Why Aren’t Any Business Intelligence Apps Using Graph Data

Perficient Data & Analytics

Business intelligence isn’t always about the facts. Making business decisions without them is unimaginable so we all appreciate SQL based business intelligence systems with star schemas that point to meaningful fact values. Business value in fact. Tier one providers have not developed an intelligence solution that reaps the full benefits of this back end data structure. Don’t get me wrong, there will always be a place for dashboards and BI reports.

Re-Visualizing Business Intelligence, now let’s chat!


Since it is the prerogative of a consultant to question and modify predominant jargon, I am hatting (yes, this too is an English word) …I am hatting myself in the hat of a consultant this morning, and I am questioning the application of the term “ Business Intelligence.”

Top 5 Tips For Conducting Successful BI Projects With Examples & Templates


But sometimes, they can also be tricky: it’s not just pushing one button and expecting your business intelligence to fly over a rainbow. While there are numerous KPI examples you can choose from, only a few of them will help you answer specific business questions.

Dresner’s Point: Ready for the “2014ization” of Business Intelligence?

Howard Dresner

Instead, let’s kick start the year with some definite plans and aspirations of companies in the business intelligence sphere. A great place for an insightful, real-world view of BI trends is my weekly #BIWisdom tweetchats with BI customers, vendors and consultants. Here at Dresner Advisory Services we’ll publish a report on our first Wisdom of Crowds® Market Study on Location Intelligence in February 2014.

Why Data Driven Decision Making is Your Path To Business Success


By leveraging the wealth of digital insights available at your fingertips and embracing the power of business intelligence , it’s possible to make more informed decisions that will lead to commercial growth, evolution, and an increased bottom line. We read about it everywhere.

Information Builders and Capital Markets Consulting Launch Global Partnership to Address Risk Management

Information Builders

Today at the 2015 CEB Financial Services Technology Summit, Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence ( BI ) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, announced a global partnership with Capital Markets Consulting to help banks, investment managers, and regulators facilitate improved data analysis and enable better informed investment decisions, manage risk, and meet regulatory requirements

Podcast: The Future of Analytics is Now!

Timo Elliott

I was recently interviewed on the future of analytics by Tamara McCleary, CEO of Thulium, a social media analytics and consulting agency, for her new “Tech Unknown” podcast. The most significant business opportunities for AI.

Business Goals for 2019: Looking back over 2018 and forward

Jen Stirrup

December is a great time for setting personal and business goals for next year. Markets, and businesses, do not like uncertainty. Businesses, like countries, benefit in the longer term from open trade. Business Community. Business Community.

Take Complete Charge Of Customer Satisfaction Metrics – Customer Effort Score, NPS & Customer Satisfaction Score


Indeed, perception and interaction are the two most pivotal pillars of any customer experience – and exceptional customer experience often leads to improved customer satisfaction, a true catalyst for success in the digital age of business. Business Intelligence Data Analysis KPIs Reporting

The Non-Invasive Data Governance Framework – The Framework Structure


Seiner of KIK Consulting & Educational Services ( and The Data Administration Newsletter ( The following paper is the first of a three-part series that describes the Non-Invasive Data Governance Framework.

Why EA Needs to Be Part of Your Digital Transformation Strategy


However, the truth for many of today’s fast-moving businesses is that enterprise architecture fails. Instead they rely on consultants, trends, regulations and legislation to drive strategy. It needs to be a strategic partner with the business.

The Year Ahead in Analytics and BI – The Bake Off Goes Bigger

Cindi Howson

One-on-one sessions at our summits are open to all attendees and are like mini consulting sessions. Business Analytics Business Intelligence Data and Analytics StrategiesHappy New Year! I hope everyone had restful and rejuvenating holidays.

Loneliness, Happiness and the Analytics and BI Bake Off

Cindi Howson

I sometimes feel like Goldilocks in trying to get to the perfect data set that is messy enough but not a consulting project, not too political (no way were we going to debate Brexit), and of broad interest (I could go with football, but the Packers didn’t fair too well this season).

A Simple Data Capability Framework

Peter James Thomas

As part of my consulting business , I end up thinking about Data Capability Frameworks quite a bit. The flip side is that making the necessary investments to provide even basic information has been at the heart of the successful business turnarounds that I have been involved in.

A Day in the Life of a Gartner Analyst

Cindi Howson

We hope they are on time and we hope they are fascinating because in such a crowded market and on such busy days, it’s disappointing when the vendor is either unprepared or not interesting. Business Analytics Business Intelligence

Perficient Expands Analytics Expertise with Southport Acquisition

Perficient Data & Analytics

We’re excited to announce the acquisition of Southport Services Group, an award-winning MicroStrategy consulting firm specializing in the development, implementation, integration and support of analytics, business intelligence and data warehousing solutions. MicroStrategy’s software helps deliver end-to-end business intelligence (BI) solutions, ultimately driving mission-critical and time-sensitive business decisions for organizations.

How To Reinvent Your FP&A Process


Ashish Pareek, Senior Direction at Accordion Partners: There is an ever-increasing demand for FP&A to add value, be a trusted advisor to the business and share an unbiased view of performance. This is a great framework to think about the FP&A processes and works well whether you’re taking-on a new FP&A role or want to move your FP&A department from ‘Reporting to Driving’ and get a seat at the leadership table in the business. engage with the business [Curious].

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Learn Microsoft BI Stack

Ms SQL Girl

This is a much belated follow up to my very first blog post Open Your Mind To Business Intelligence from 4 years ago. Chapter 2 Designing an Eff ective Business Intelligence Architecture. Part II Business Intelligence for Analysis.

Eliminate the Monthly Monster Spreadsheet

The Kini Group

This information drives critical business decisions on a day-to-day basis. They fail to provide enough details to properly guide day-to-day business operations. This eliminates the need to consult with gatekeepers on every small enhancement. All departments in the business work off of the same source data and insights. This harmonizes perspectives on business trends. Ask better questions and drill down more quickly into business performance drivers.

Dresner’s Point: Why do Some BI Sprouts Lead to Failure?

Howard Dresner

Over the years of conducting our Wisdom of Crowds® Business Intelligence Market Study on various aspects of BI the percentage of respondents that report success with their BI initiatives increases each time. But my #BIWisdom tweetchat participants have expanded that picture with their real-world experiences as users, vendors and consultants. Another tweeted opinion is that success with BI analytics tools requires corresponding transformation of business processes.

Snowflake: A New Blueprint for the Modern Data Warehouse

Sirius Computer Solutions

Modern companies are placing data analytics in the center of every activity—from applications to operations—and arming teams with the business intelligence and analytics tools they need to understand their businesses. Business intelligence.

Upcoming Power BI Workshop in Huntington Beach, CA – Apr 10, 2015

Ms SQL Girl

Julie Koesmarno, SQL Server MVP, MCSE Data Platform, MCSE Business Intelligence, Microsoft Certified Trainer, is a SQL Server and BI consultant, with a Bachelor’s degree in IT. Business Intelligence Speaking Gigs Power BI Power BI Training SQL Saturday 389

Upcoming Power BI Workshop in Brisbane – 27 Mar 2015

Ms SQL Girl

Julie Koesmarno, SQL Server MVP, MCSE Data Platform, MCSE Business Intelligence, Microsoft Certified Trainer, is a SQL Server and BI consultant, with a Bachelor’s degree in IT.

Building Long-Term Business Relationships Through BI


The best business relationships have a certain synergy, and that synergy is especially important for sustaining long-term business relationships that stand the test of time. Expanding Offerings to Grow Business Partnerships. As business expands, data expands.

How to Take Your Data Visualization Skills to the Next Level

Depict Data Studio

You’ll see “before” graphs that are similar to graphs I’ve encountered while consulting to foundations, nonprofits, universities, and government agencies over the past decade. He recently held the position of Director of Business Intelligence for a nonprofit health plan.

Azure Marketplace features Cloudera Customer 360 offering


Individually, these companies deliver great value to customers, so imagine the business outcomes and customer benefits made possible when two or more of these companies develop a joint offering.

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Go2Latam Becomes First Distributor of insightsoftware Jet Global Solutions in Latin America Bringing Increased Business Analytics and ERP Mobility to the Region

Jet Global

PORTLAND, OR – Jet Global, an insightsoftware company, announces the signing of a distribution deal with Go2Latam, which helps to bring business intelligence, reporting, and budgeting solutions to Microsoft Dynamics ERP users in Latin America.

Sisense & Periscope Data: A Merger Made in Data Heaven


Harry and Tom had the vision to see a world where business was guided by deep and complex data-driven insights. A ‘perfect storm’ of advances in Cloud, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Machine Learning (ML) has accelerated this digital transformation.

Meet the newest Data Superheros: The Sixth Annual Data Impact Awards Finalists Are…


From revenue models to technical architectures, digital transformation is remaking the way that organizations do business.” – John Myers. BUSINESS IMPACT. Grow Your Business. Carrefour Belgium (nominated by Business & Decision ). Protect your Business.

Successful CPM Projects: Choose a Partner, not a Vendor


Recall our working definition of Corporate Performance Management from a previous blog: “The technology that enables improvement of the business processes of planning, budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analytics.”

Dashboard Storytelling: From A Powerful To An Unforgettable Presentation


In the contemporary world of business, the age-old art of storytelling is far from forgotten: rather than speeches on the Senate floor, businesses rely on striking data visualizations to convey information, drive engagement, and persuade audiences. .

Do Citizen Data Scientists Mark the Death of Data Scientists?


To be successful in business, every organization must find a way to accurately forecast and predict the future of its market, and its internal operations, and better understand the buying behavior of its customers and prospects.

Connect with Perficient at #Kscope18

Perficient Data & Analytics

Perficient, an Oracle Platinum Partner serving clients for nearly 20 years, provides its clients digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions and support.

Marketing as a strategic business partner: mixing theory, research and #data

Jen Stirrup

Marketing is viewed as a key strategic participant in achieving the goals of businesses, both large and small. After all, the Internet can break a business very quickly! For example, over at Data Relish, we mix mature Business Intelligence technologies with new and upcoming technology, Artificial Intelligence is enjoying rapid growth (Xiong, 2019). We also send the results to an independent marketing consultant for the purposes of replication and verification.

Power Up Your Predictions with Plug n’ Play Predictive Analysis


To be successful in business, every organization must find a way to accurately forecast and predict the future of its market, and its internal operations, and better understand the buying behavior of its customers and prospects.

And the winners are…. Congratulations to the Sixth Annual Data Impact Awards winners


And now, without further delay, we are excited to announce the winners of the 2018 Data Impact Awards, listed by award theme and category: Business Impact. Grow Your Business: Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Business Transformation: United Overseas Bank Group – UOB.

Dresner’s Point: Are You Ready for the Mobile BI Diamond?

Howard Dresner

Before the perfect storm, our tweetchat tribe (comprised of customers, vendors and consultants/analysts) were of the opinion that the growing “app” mentality for “cool stuff” among consumers and the easy-to-consume info in mobile apps could end up increasing trust and thus lead to less testing and faster releases. But another participant tweeted that customer-facing business units are the biggest adopters, not the back-office finance groups.

Data Science, Past & Future

Domino Data Lab

why data governance, in the context of machine learning is no longer a “dry topic” and how the WSJ’s “global reckoning on data governance” is potentially connected to “premiums on leveraging data science teams for novel business cases”. I’m involved with that as well, consulting for NYU.