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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 10th, 2014 Candice So

The coming age of ubiquitous predictive analytics

In the first post of this series, I defined the differences between business intelligence, big data, and predictive analytics. In the second entry, I looked at the benefits of predictive analytics. In this

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 8th, 2014 Cindy Gordon

Decoding buzzwords: big data, predictive analytics, business intelligence

I must admit, I can get easily confused in discussing predictive analytics, or business intelligence, then adding the term big data in the mix, the sense-making becomes more challenging. With this market being

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2014 Cindy Gordon

Mining the social networks for business intelligence

Business software vendor SAP AG wants to help you drive business value from your social networks. The company has launched the SAP Social Contact Intelligence analytic application, powered by its SAP HANA platform.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 29th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Cloud computing not widely adopted by SMEs: study

A new survey conducted by Oxford Economics of the U.K. found that small and mid-size enterprises are more interested in business intelligence, mobility and social business than cloud computing. This finding was a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 2nd, 2013 Candice So