DataHero has integrated with Google Analytics to bring you no-fuss charts and visualizations

DataHero Inc. has launched a new integration with Google Analytics, giving users the ability to export their data directly into DataHero and start building charts and visualizations, without needing to do any of

Published on: December 19th, 2014 Candice So

Brave ‘now’ world: Everything predictive and connected

As humans, we have an insatiable appetite for deriving insights from data. With the intensification of big data and the promise of connecting the dots, our hunger for meaningful insights is greater than

Published on: September 2nd, 2014 Cindy Gordon

#FollowFriday – 3 analysts in big data and mobile

Every Friday, we round up a list of people with active Twitter accounts, ones that we feel are worth a click on the 'follow' button. This week, we're focusing on analysts, or the

Published on: August 14th, 2014 Candice So

Copy Xerox’s data analysis model for hiring success

By Chris Hebert, TechnologyAdvice Hiring people is about people, right? That may be true, but, in a sense, when you are hiring many people in a relatively short span of time, each of

Published on: July 16th, 2014 Michael Cayley

How hospitals use business intelligence to care for their patients

For John Backhouse, improving how hospitals care for their patients isn’t just a matter of providing better medical care - it’s also about a better use of data. As the executive director of

Published on: June 15th, 2014 Candice So

Big data and self-service – A Q&A with Information Builders’ Jake Freivald

With business intelligence driving more and more decisions within companies both large and small, New York-based Information Builders has been working to give its customers more “self-service” options. That mantra was repeated during

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Candice So

How Torstar Digital is making use of its data

ORLANDO – For a digital marketer, the sight of a chart or a graph showing data on how a campaign is doing is nothing new. After all, a big part of digital marketing

Published on: June 11th, 2014 Candice So

Information Builders launches tool for Internet of Things

ORLANDO – Information Builders has announced a new product designed to give businesses “a single pane of glass” for monitoring and running their applications. Based in New York, the business intelligence company already

Published on: June 10th, 2014 Candice So

Information Builders providing ‘self-service’ analytics

Updated on June 12 at 11:55 a.m. ET with analyst comments. ORLANDO - Information Builders has launched a new way for businesses to analyze their data – but it’s not just geared towards

Published on: June 10th, 2014 Candice So

HootSuite giving users business insights with uberVU Boards

HootSuite Inc., the Vancouver-based social media platform, has announcing another integration into its App Directory this week - this time with one of its own acquisitions. After scooping up social analytics platform uberVU

Published on: May 2nd, 2014 Candice So

How ‘prescriptive analytics’ could automate business decisions

By Cameron Graham, TechnologyAdvice In our last post we discussed what the on-going trend of consumerization would mean for the business intelligence (BI) market, and specifically those working inside it. However, that’s only

Published on: April 25th, 2014 TechnologyAdvice

Canadian business intelligence solution adds infographics

To say the business intelligence software market is crowded would be an understatement. Giants like IBM Cognos, SAP BusinessObjects, SAS, Microsoft are there, as well as significant players Tibco, Information Builders, MicroStrategy… All

Published on: April 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

What the consumerization of big data means for data scientists

By Cameron Graham, TechnologyAdvice No doubt you've heard the term “big data” or “data analytics” more than a few times in the past year. Driven in part by a cloud-computing price war between

Published on: April 11th, 2014 TechnologyAdvice

Microsoft launches Power BI to all users

Microsoft Corp. is now making its business intelligence program, branded as Power BI for Office 365, generally available. While Microsoft actually launched Power BI in closed beta in July 2013, the program is

Published on: February 10th, 2014 Candice So