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 […]
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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 […]
There’s a candid street definition of ‘brand’ that I have always tried to keep in my thoughts as a marketing professional: Your brand is what other people say about you behind your back.
This tongue-in-cheek statement proves to be fairly on target when it comes to branding because it rightfully implies that companies can’t fake […]
Do you agree with this statement: ‘Business Users Don’t Know What They Want When It Comes to BI’? Here’s why it may hold water; a typical starting point to a BI project is when business users give IT a set of data, questions and requirements. As the business people investigate and explore data, they […]
Imagine a world where all you have to know are the questions you want to ask to your data. Sound like sci-fi? Well, as BI advances its technology, you should get ready for your reality to be debunked. Yes, powerful BI solutions have made crunching big data sets a reality, but true data analytics for non-techies has only […]
Is Your BI Stuck Under a Streetlight?
A man stands under a streetlight searching for something.
A passerby walks over and asks him, “What are you doing?”
The man replies, “I dropped my wallet and I cannot find it.”
“Do you think that it’s around here?” the passerby inquires.
“No.” the man answers.
“So why are you looking […]
When the UI functionality of a BI tool does not allow users to formulate queries without knowing a programming language, business users lose their ability to independently analyze data and perform BI. In fact, if generating queries requires the technical knowledge of a coding language like SQL, which many business users do not have, […]
Businesses dealing with dirty data can get stuck trying to perform even simple BI tasks, such as generate numbers from multiple data sources, when data is not structured correctly for the BI tool to analyze. At that point, businesses come to the frustrating conclusion that while they may have invested in a data analytics […]
In a live workshop led by Co-Founder and CTO Eldad Farkash learn how Sisense In-Chip technology delivers the ability for businesses to be agile with big data analytics
We’re super excited to head to DataWeek 2014 in just one week, and join thousands of engineers, executives and data geeks at the largest data and API […]
Wish you could pick the brains of hundreds of fellow BI software buyers? Well, here’s an incredibly insightful compilation of data visualization software buyer trends in 2014 as reported by Software Advice, a popular source for BI software reviews and comparisons. After analyzing a random selection of 385 buyer interactions with a focus on dashboards and […]