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How data gravity is pulling your analytics to the cloud

Data and applications used to be hosted locally, on organizations’ own premises. But the cloud-computing revolution has changed this default. Data is moving to the cloud and data gravity is...

Business Intelligence Featured
2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics

One glance. That’s all it takes to identify outliers and clusters. The difference is clear. That's visual analytics. For us, business intelligence is not just a market—it's a mission. Our...

Big Data Featured
Delivering rapid-fire analytics with Snowflake and Tableau

Until recently, advancements in data warehousing and analytics were largely incremental. Small innovations in database design would herald a new data warehouse every 2-3 years, which would quickly...

IT & Enterprise Featured
Redefining the role of IT in a modern BI world

As organizations begin the transition from a traditional top-down approach driven by IT to a modern, self-service approach, the past decisions supporting the core foundational components of a BI...

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Evaluation Guide: How to choose the right modern BI & analytics platform

The transition to a modern business intelligence model requires IT to adopt a collaborative approach that includes the business in all aspects of the overall program. This guide focuses on the...

Business Intelligence Featured
Developing a Governed Self-Service BI Strategy

Only a few years ago, data lived in specific databases, and IT was its gatekeeper – if the business needed a report, only IT had the skills to prep that data and build the report. Today, in the...

Trends Featured
Six Trends in Retail Analytics for 2017

Business intelligence norms are evolving across the retail industry, and leading retailers are prioritizing analytics initiatives as a result. While the trend toward retail analytics isn’t new,...

Industry Analysts Featured
BARC: BI Trend Monitor 2016

The market for BI and data management is constantly changing. Trends come and go and one of the tasks of industry analysts is to highlight and predict important topics. The new BI Trend Monitor...

Big Data Featured
Top 10 Big Data Trends

More organizations are storing, processing, and extracting value from data of all forms and sizes. Systems that support large volumes of both structured and unstructured data will continue to rise...

Business Intelligence Featured
Top 10 Cloud Trends for 2017

In 2016, cloud technologies went mainstream. But with maturity came the realization that moving to the cloud doesn’t happen overnight. CIOs are prioritizing hosted computing and cloud data storage...