Tag: Networked BI

More than Data: It’s Networked BI that Enables a “Single Version of the Truth”

Data governance is a broad topic that people seem to agree is important, but still argue about the details. Specifically, it’s hard to find an IT professional or BI and Analytics user who doesn’t believe that good execution on data governance will yield the “single version of the truth” required to make confident, accurate business decisions.

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Cloud Analytics: Your Key to Modern BI Capabilities that Drive Business Success

In The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise BI Platforms With Majority Cloud Deployments, Q3 2017, Forrester Principal Analysts Boris Evelson and Martha Bennett noted that, “The winners in the digital economy will be those that are able to gain insights the fastest and take appropriate action. To do so, companies need a solid data and analytics foundation, and cloud-based BI platforms are an essential part of this foundation.” In fact, among those organizations that Forrester surveyed in 2017, 45% said that they had “either already moved some or all of their BI capabilities to the cloud or were planning to do so.”

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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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Networking the Supply Chain Ecosystem

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The essence of what companies do should be simple. They produce goods or services and provide them to customers at a higher price than the costs required to make, sell, and distribute. However, this simple equation hides a mass of complicated challenges.

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Networked BI: A Single Shared View Over Your Data

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Most major organizations understand the need to leverage their data for competitiveness and have historically made significant investments in this area. Gartner’s annual global survey of CIOs shows that in 2015, analytics and BI was ranked as the #1 investment priority.  Similarly, 10 years ago, business intelligence was also ranked as the most important global priority.

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