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.
Pulse Mining uses Birst to help operators turn data into real-time insights
Ash Bosworth, Director at Pulse Mining, tells Australian Mining magazine that it is using Birst analytics to help operators increase efficiencies and competitive advantage. “There’s gains to be had, especially combining data from all your sources and turning that into more real-time, decision-making information,” he said. “Such operators will gain much higher advantages in their mining processes than other players.”
DJO Global braces itself for data-driven insights
DJO Global’s Chris Fitzharris tells Diginomica that the company is embedding Birst analytics into its MotionMD application, enabling clinics to monitor trends in inventory levels and insurance claim processing times. DJO Global also is using Birst for a whole range of reporting initiatives, and the platform brings together data from around six corporate information systems in the company’s complex business.
DJO Global turns cost to revenue with analytics “Ferrari”
Chris Fitzharris, Director of Business Intelligence at medical device provider DJO Global, tells Enterprise Times that “with Birst, we have a ‘Ferrari’ for a data analytics engine, which delivers insights much faster and helps us make better business decisions, based on a single source of truth.”
Success with Value-Based Design: Identifying Critical Factors of a Key Value Indicator (KVI)
In his article on how Value-Based Design uses analytics to drive business results, Birst’s Paul Staelin discusses how organizations must identify which metrics have the most impact on their Key Value Indicators (KVIs). By improving these metrics, companies can improve the overall performance of the KVIs.
Driving Business Success With Value-Based Design
Birst SVP Paul Staelin, in his article for Target Marketing, writes that Value-Based Design (VBD) helps business users focus on the most critical items for them, increasing the success of an analytics project by shortening the time to value and driving greater business impact.