PODCAST: Discussing Qlik unSummit and QlikView 12


This week in the Analytics Exchange "weekly" podcast,  Alison Jepsen chats with Lyndsay Wise and I about: Our recent trip to the Qlik unSummit in Austin Texas Release announcement of QlikView 12 Upcoming developments for Qlik Sense in 2016 Growth of Qlik into an analytics platform company Listen to the entire podcast (approx 9mins)



Actionable Intelligence in 2013: Action will Define You


If I told you in September that the Baltimore Ravens would win the Super Bowl in February and you did nothing with that information ( i.e. place a bet, announce your prognostication skill, etc. ), was my prediction worth anything? Much like “if a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to [...]



Business Analytics in 2013 – A Model Is Useful If…


Edward de Bono, a noted expert on creative thinking, once said: The purpose of science is not to analyze or describe but to make useful models of the world. A model is useful if it allows us to get use out of it. Business Analytics is very similar to this concept of science, and specifically, [...]



Building the Path to Mobile BI


In-Memory and Mobile Drive SAP Today, SAP announced their revenues for 2011.  It was a record year in many respects.  In particular, SAP touted growth for their in-memory database HANA and their Mobile Solutions growth - two components I consider important for the development of an organizations Mobile BI capabilities.  Both exceeded expectations. Speed of Analytics From [...]



By | January 13th, 2012|Advanced Analytics, Big Data, Business Intelligence|0 Comments

Just Add Data Business Intelligence


Codeless BI from Altosoft Recently I received a briefing from Altosoft to take a look at their 4th generation product – Altosoft’s Insight Release 4.  Altosoft Insight is a single unified business intelligence environment that contains the entire stack from ETL to data visualization.  This integrated environment allows for Altosoft users to have a completely (if [...]



By | December 28th, 2011|Business Intelligence, Data Visualization|0 Comments

Building the Right Tool for the Job


Birst Announces Optimized In-Memory Database Last week, Birst made a thought-provoking announcement regarding its analytical architecture.  Birst, a cloud-based agile analytics company, announced a self-developed, in-memory, columnar data store option for its offerings beginning in January 2012.  This in-memory, columnar database option provides Birst with another self-developed component for its cloud-based architecture. Optimized Components With [...]



By | December 21st, 2011|Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing|0 Comments

Business Intelligence as You Want It


TIBCO Updates Cloud-based Analytics In September, TIBCO Software announced the latest update of its on-demand business analytics platform -  TIBCO Silver Spotfire® 2.0.  The prepackaged graph, chart and dashboard functionality in TIBCO Silver Spotfire 2.0 provides the type of data visualization functionality non-IT staff members can deploy easily.  This functionality has a level of maturity [...]



By | November 30th, 2011|Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing|0 Comments

Bom Dia! Views from 5430ft


It is fantastic to part of the Enterprise Management Associates team and with that comes the opportunity to share insights and opinions via blog on the topics of: Business intelligence Data Warehousing Big Data Analytics Data integration In this world of "Crossfire" intellectual engagement (ie i yell louder therefore i win the argument),  I will offer my opinion(s) [...]



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