And the Winners Are… Our Top 10 Blogs of 2017

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 By | januari 22, 2018
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januari 22, 2018

With 2017 in the rear-view mirror, we thought it would be fun to look back at the blog posts we shared over the past year. Our contributors include a variety of Information Builders’ experts on topics ranging from data management to big data and our award-winning corporate culture. We’re pleased to have this forum to connect with our customers and partners while also helping to inform and educate those who know that data is integral to their organization’s success.

Of course, wearing our analytic hearts on our sleeves, we couldn’t wait to dig into the data to find out what you were most interested to read about in 2017. Below we’ve pulled together a list of the top 10 blogs that resonated the most with you, our audience. Whether you’ve seen them before or they’re new to you, we think each piece is worth a read.

1.    Gartner Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics Platforms 2017: My Take

Jake Freivald shares his perspective on the many changes to Gartner’s Magic Quadrant from 2016 to 2017.

2.    #WeAreIB – And We’re One of the Best Places to Work in the Industry

I shared details on our award for 2017 Best Places to Work Award - a recognition based upon the responses our employees provided in a survey about what life is like at Information Builders.

3.    GDPR, The Right to Be Forgotten, and Data Management

The EU's far-reaching General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) reaches full implementation this May. Jake Freivald discusses why companies might be better served with data management solutions in the quest to be forgotten.

4.    GDPR, Data Portability, and Data Management

There many issues associated with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Jake Freivald reviews them and how the data management capabilities imposed by GDPR can actually help businesses achieve the goals they want to achieve.

5.    The Internet of Things Uncovers the Value of Big Data

The Internet of Things (IoT) is bringing new validity to big data in the form of operational intelligence in many industries. Michael Corcoran explains how Information Builders’ software solutions help address the growing number of use cases for IoT initiatives.

6.    Goldman Sachs Invests in Information Builders (and You)

CEO Gerald Cohen describes Goldman Sachs’ entrance into the booming BI, analytics, and data management markets with its investment in Information Builders - an endorsement of what we’ve accomplished and our customers’ achievements.

7.    Top 10 Reasons to Work at Information Builders

Chris Boylan, an Information Builders employee of 28 years explains what the company means to him and why he and so many others have chosen to work at IB.

8.    Show Me The DataViz!

Gerald Cohen put out the call and you answered! In this blog, he sought your submissions to understand the insights you derive using the data visualization capabilities of InfoAssist+. 

9.    Customer Feedback Puts Information Builders in Leader's Quadrant of G2 BI Platforms Grid

We’ve been humbled by our award wins over the years, but our inclusion in G2’s Summer 2017 Business Intelligence Platforms Grid℠ was particularly special as our placement was based on WebFOCUS reviews from our customer community.

10. Behind the Scenes of Information Builders’ Website Launch

Terri White shares some behind-the-scenes thoughts on how our new site was launched and the strategy behind it.

Have a blog topic you’d like us to cover in 2018? Let us know in the comments below.