Thursday, December 8, 2022

Larry Marion

Business Intelligence Adoption: Gaining Ground

New technologies and business imperatives are about to drive much deeper use of business intelligence and analytics tools, posing a substantial challenge to IT departments responsible for...

Real Time BI is Right Time BI

Maybe five or six years ago I first heard business intelligence vendors try to explain that not everyone needed real-time data and insights. "What they...

Solving the Mobile BI Puzzle: Which Environment?

Given all the negative noise about the new Windows 8 user interface for desktops and tablets (and the less than stellar sales reports to date), it was...

Big Data Challenges: Business Analytics Pain Points Persist

Amid all the hoopla over the power of Big Data to digest the gut-busting flow of data from web sites, social media, RFID sensors and mobile devices...

Data Analytics: Advanced Roll-Out is Accelerating

Amid all the talk (from me and other business intelligence and analytics watchers) about end user departments – finance, marketing, and others – ignoring the IT department...

BI Goes Wild: Business Intelligence Becoming Ubiquitous

If you were wondering if other IT pros also had been getting more “help me” calls from BI users outside of the normal finance and marketing crowd...

Embedded Business Intelligence: Beware The Traps

Hardly a day goes by that I don't see another case study, white paper, research report, or press release promoting embedded Business Intelligence or analytics....

Data Visualization Rescues the Math-Phobic

Math phobia drives me nuts. We all know there are lots of former English majors in the marketing and sales departments who appear to have an...

How IT Can Support the Sustainability Crusades

Have you had a sustainability report fire drill yet? If not, you will soon. It may start with a discussion at a board meeting, or a request from...

Sales Force Automation: No Longer “Most Loathed” Enterprise Software

We need a new candidate for the title “Most Loathed Enterprise Application Software,” hereafter known as MLS. Three decades ago, the tortured (read: costly and disruptive)...

Big Data Analytics Is Not a Niche Anymore

In case you were wondering if everyone else was stunned by the rapid rise of big data as a normal topic of business and IT conversations, the...

Mobile Business Intelligence Goes Mainstream

The debate over whether to provide mobile device access to enterprise business intelligence applications and data stores is over. The result: If your shop doesn't provide...

Latest Articles