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Is it Time to Replace Your Legacy BI Tools?

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The world of business intelligence is split: IT is concerned with data governance, whereas users want freedom to run the business. Decisions are made quickly and with heavy reliance on data and to keep up with the pace of the modern business landscape, users expect on-demand intelligence.

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No Country for Legacy BI

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If money talks, then CIOs’ spending habits have a lot to say about the state of Business Intelligence (BI). For the past decade, BI and analytics have been a top investment priority for businesses, but the technology has yet to meet business needs and live up to the promise of BI.

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BI Migration: What Should Your Journey to the Cloud Look Like?

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Should organizations with traditional business intelligence implementations stick with their traditional tools and try and run cloud tools alongside? Should they consider a more hybrid approach to running analytics? When should they look at migrating away from internal implementations and use cloud instead? Birst’s Southard Jones explores the options.

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5 Risks of a Dated Business Intelligence Solution

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When it comes to business intelligence (BI), the struggle is classic: Centralized IT is concerned with data governance, whereas users want freedom to access data quickly. While keeping up with the breakneck pace of the modern business landscape requires on-demand intelligence, IT departments are hesitant to let go of the strong governance structures that legacy BI platforms boast.

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14 Weeks to Freedom: Migrating Away from Oracle Business Intelligence

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Over the last 18 months, I’ve seen how the Chief Information Officer (CIO) role is tracking with that of the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) – an important role in financial organizations, and on the rise in other industries. Virtually every aspect of today’s operations depends on data, and CIOs are on the front line of making data accessible across the global, agile enterprise. Data failure means revenue failure, the ultimate business risk.

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October was National Bullying Prevention Month. So Why are You Still Using Oracle OBIEE?

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As one of the tech industry’s oldest and biggest companies, Oracle Corp. is known for pushing its customers to their limits. Many of these customers see Oracle as Silicon Valley’s biggest bully. It recently used an ugly “nuclear option” to boost cloud sales, which earned the company the memorable headline, “’I felt like we were being extorted’: Customer says Oracle tried to strong-arm him into a cloud sale.”

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Winter is Coming for Legacy Business Intelligence Vendors

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HBO’s “Game of Thrones” is wildly popular for a lot of reasons: epic battles, dramatic vistas and, shall we say, intense relationships. But beyond riveting entertainment, the series offers a powerful allegory that is directly applicable to the Business Intelligence (BI) software industry: “winter is coming.”

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