Birst Thrives with Infor’s Support
In his Perspectives blog, Ventana Research SVP & Research Director Dave Menninger notes how Infor’s backing provides a “global presence and support” for the Birst platform, which enables enterprises to “incorporate analytics into varied line-of-business activities.”
Birst Unveils New Infor AI-Powered Smart Analytics
Timothy King at Solutions Review notes that Birst Smart Analytics, powered by Infor Coleman AI, gives business users “a complete picture of what’s driving business performance.”
Birst Releases Smart Analytics Suite of Solutions
In this Database Trends and Applications article, Birst’s Brad Peters notes that, with Birst Smart Analytics, business users can take advantage of capabilities that until now had been available only to highly skilled data scientists.
Southern Water’s centralised data team geared for silo busting
Amy Balmain, head of data exploitation at Birst customer Southern Water in the UK, notes in ComputerWeekly that the Birst platform enabled better business decision-making at scale and “delivered £250,000 in cost savings identified on day one.”
Infor Birst named a leader, reliable, adaptable in business analytics report
BusinessMirror reports that Ventana Research has named Infor Birst a leader in TCO/ROI, Reliability, and Adaptability in its 2018 Analytics and Business Intelligence Value Index. “Birst Enterprise can be easily integrated into existing infrastructure, applications and processes,” the report noted.
The promise of AI and why we’re not there yet
Birst’s Pedro Arellano tells Adrian Bridgwater at TechHQ that the real promise of AI-driven BI lies in showing business users how they can leverage BI for data beyond the data warehouse, automate data preparation tasks and interact with computers in a more natural, cognitive way.
Analytics Connects the Dots – and Data – to Improve Healthcare Supply Chain Performance
In his article for Spend Matters, Birst’s Brad Stillwell writes that analytics have the power to improve the performance of supply chains and entire healthcare ecosystems to deliver a significant competitive advantage.
Birst named to Constellation ShortList™ for Cloud-Based BI and Analytics Platforms
Birst, an Infor company, has been named to the Constellation Research ShortList™ for Cloud-Based Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms for the fourth update in a row.
Southern Water’s Peter Jackson on why data officers deserve a place in the C-suite
New Statesman Tech reports that Peter Jackson, CDO of Southern Water, is using data to improve operations and customer experience. Jackson says the Birst platform is adding business value by automating the analytics process and giving business users access to data insights via online dashboarding.
The Marriage of BI and AI: The Best is Yet to Come
In this Software Magazine article, Pedro Arellano, VP of Product Strategy for Birst, an Infor company, writes that AI-augmented “smart analytics,” which network data together and enable insights to be quickly gained by all users, is the next wave of disruption in the business intelligence industry.