Sisense Business Intelligence Blog

A Beginner’s Guide to Embedded Data Analytics

This abridged guide will cover the essential things to look out for in selecting and purchasing embedded analytics software. The full guide is available here.

Whether you’re producing automation software, SaaS products or cloud applications, it’s likely to assume you’re collecting a lot of data in the process.

With an increasing number of companies and individuals […]

By |May 21st, 2015|blog|0 Comments|

Taking Data Visibility to the Office Walls

Many companies struggle with how to make their data more visible and accessible to employees. Even once the data is available in BI dashboards, it is often still difficult to get people to change their daily habits and start using a new system as part of their day-to-day activities, and organizations are looking for […]

By |May 14th, 2015|blog|0 Comments|

Is It Time to Fire Your Data Analyst?

The digital revolution has not only made data more abundant; it has made it much more accessible. Previously managers would require a dedicated analyst (or IT staff) on payroll just to get a clear idea of how their company is performing in numbers. This was due to the information being difficult to extract, or […]

By |May 5th, 2015|blog|0 Comments|

In Sisense 5.7.5, User Experience is King

Sisense has always been an innovation-driven company, We’ve focused on developing groundbreaking business intelligence technology that delivers unique value to our customers, allowing them to realize the full potential of their data. But as the adage goes, “as far as the customer is concerned, the interface is the product.” That’s why our latest release, […]

By |April 7th, 2015|blog|0 Comments|

April Fools: Reverse Analytics™ — Answering Your Questions Before You Ask Them

In today’s world, data analytics is all about speed. It’s not enough to get answers fast. It’s not even enough to get answers immediately: In the time it took you to ask the question, your competitors have probably already reached some game-changing insights that will leave you in the dust.

But not anymore: Sisense is […]

By |April 1st, 2015|blog|0 Comments|

Analysis Reveals Dramatic Rise in UK Tech Investments

Data has always played a crucial role when deciding on investments, trying to understand funding trends and emerging industries or products. Luckily, relevant data is readily available online — one of our favorite databases being Crunchbase, the most comprehensive source for startup activity. But how do you make sense of large datasets in order […]

By |March 24th, 2015|blog|0 Comments|

Six Questions You Need to Ask Before Building a Dashboard

Modern business intelligence software has laid the static PDF or Excel reports to rest, and now lets users interact with their data through dynamic BI dashboards. However, building the perfect dashboard can be tricky, especially with the multitude of visualization and design possibilities that are usually available. A dashboard that is not designed correctly […]

By |March 9th, 2015|blog|1 Comment|

Data Preparation: Checking Under the Hood of Analytics Software

Say you want to buy a car. You go to a dealership and the salesman points out an attractive looking vehicle. “This is a great car”, he says, “Just look at the finishing. The amazing leather seats. The shiny new layer of red coloring.” He’s very enthusiastic so you hum politely and say, “That’s […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|blog|1 Comment|

Data Driven Marketing: A Real Life Use Case

All we hear in marketing these days is data data data. Yet it looks as if only about a third of global executives are using data and analysis as the primary method for making big decisions. The rest admit that most of their decision-making is based largely on gut instincts. As was written in […]

By |February 12th, 2015|blog|0 Comments|

Joining Multiple Sources 101: Inner and Outer Joins

Mashing up multiple data sources to generate a single source of truth is an integral part of data analysis. It allows you to compare and cross-reference records stored in different formats and locations, and to perform queries and calculations. This article will run you through some basic concepts in data analysis that you should […]

By |February 10th, 2015|blog|0 Comments|