SiSense Business Intelligence Blog

Why You Should Stop Running the Analytics Marathon

It is well known that one of the toughest parts of running a marathon is the mental toll that the seemingly never-ending race takes on runners. Okay, so we can’t compete with the physical fatigue that a marathon entails, but sometimes deploying a business analytics software and even running a query can feel psychologically […]

By |November 25th, 2014|blog|0 Comments|

The Internet of Things, Big Data, and Business Analytics

You’ve probably seen the trending discussions around the Internet of Things (IoT), starting to pop up everywhere from tech magazines to Tumblr. You’ve also probably had to look it up, and thought, wow this is some Nineteen Eighty Four stuff. But you also may have realized that there is huge potential in the trend […]

By |November 20th, 2014|blog|0 Comments|

Quick Guide to Database Technologies

This is an abbreviated version of our new guide, Innovation in Business Intelligence Database Technologies. Download the full guide
Database technology has seen rapid developments in the past two decades. Online Analytical Processing (OLAP), which gained prominence in the 1990s, gradually lost altitude in favor of in-memory databases at the start of the 21st century.

However, […]

By |November 13th, 2014|blog|0 Comments|

Putting an End to “I’ll Get Back to You” Analytics

Imagine this scenario: You’re at an important meeting discussing next quarter’s upcoming sales strategy. One of the team members is presenting your company’s performance in the previous quarter, and tells you that telemarketing was on average 20% more effective than web sales in Germany, France and Italy. Intrigued, you want to learn more and […]

By |November 11th, 2014|blog|0 Comments|

Leveraging the CPU Cache and Columnar Storage for High Speed BI

Watch co-founder and CTO Eldad Farkash explain some of the ingredients in Sisense’s Secret Sauce – the groundbreaking technology that allows Sisense BI Software to achieve unparalleled performance on commodity hardware (e.g. crunching 10 terabytes of data in 10 seconds on a single server node).

Eldad’s lecture covers 3 of the main bottlenecks currently impeding the […]

By |November 6th, 2014|blog|0 Comments|

Zombies and Calories: Halloween 2014 Stats

Halloween is upon us!

Nearly 221 million Americans are expected to take part in Halloween related activities this year – more than ever before. We hope you’ve got your costumes ready and your pumpkins carved.

Data lovers that we are, we’ve collected some fun Halloween stats to get you in the holiday spirit. You can view […]

By |October 30th, 2014|blog|0 Comments|

What You Didn’t Know About Jeff Bezos’s Gut Instincts

”For every leader in the company, not just for me, there are decisions that can be made by analysis.These are the best kinds of decisions!”
How often do you find yourself relying on your intuition to make important business decisions? Do you think managing is about having sharp instincts, the ‘magic touch’, or a knack […]

By |October 29th, 2014|blog|0 Comments|

Your 2015 Budget: How Much Should Business Intelligence Cost

With the new year just around the corner, it’s time to start preparing for a productive 2015–which for many businesses means confronting their big and scary data. In fact, “organizing scattered and large data sets” is one of the top business challenges that companies are desperate to resolve in the upcoming year.

Problem is: while […]

By |October 27th, 2014|blog|0 Comments|

When Business Intelligence Can’t Handle a Large Amount of Queries

So you’ve finally found a business intelligence tool that seems perfect for your needs: It’s agile, it can join multiple data sources, it’s simple and it runs reasonably fast. The vendor carries out a successful proof of concept and everything appears to be running smoothly. At this stage you’re convinced that you’ve found the […]

By |October 19th, 2014|blog|0 Comments|

Business Intelligence When Getting Answers Takes Too Long

Present-day business intelligence tools can produce some amazing insights into your company’s performance and enable you to identify key opportunities based on facts and numbers rather than personal intuition. But even when you know how to ask your software all the right questions, the answers you receive lose most or all of their practical […]

By |October 13th, 2014|blog|0 Comments|