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Harvard Business Review’s Take on the CIO’s New Role

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Rado Kotorov | september 06, 2011

We often forget that job descriptions and functions tend to change over time as markets, business models, and technologies evolve.  So I was glad to see this topic highlighted in a March, 2011 issue of the Harvard Business Review, in an article titled “The New Path to the C-Suite”.  ...

Why Some Applications Are More Intuitive

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Rado Kotorov | augustus 29, 2011

Users often run into situations where a certain product or application will be somewhat puzzling. They’ll be forced to ask, "How do I do this?” or “Where do I find this function?" For those who like puzzles, this may be entertaining. But for the majority of people who use such applications to be...

Mobile Data, Not Just Mobile BI

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Jake Freivald | augustus 26, 2011

An article at highlights an issue that is relevant to every business user of mobile devices, and especially to everyone who is considering mobile business intelligence. It starts by talking about sharing information with people: There are a wide variety of mobile applications to show...

Why Break-Through Innovations Come From Unexpected Places

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Rado Kotorov | augustus 19, 2011

I recently read a story about the GoPro camcorder, which has become a favorite device among extreme sports professionals and enthusiasts.  This very small, seemingly indestructible camcorder can be attached to snowboards, surfboards, ski poles, car hoods, etc. Hundreds of thousands have...

Unsung Heroes in the International Financial Crisis

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Kathleen Moran | augustus 11, 2011

Alpha Bank Leads Greece on the Road to Recovery As the Greek economy struggles to right itself after three years of recession, government regulators look to industry leaders like Alpha Bank to provide critical information that indicate trends in national and international financial markets. It...


Mobile BI Twinterview Recap

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Jake Freivald | juli 29, 2011

Last week we hosted a “Twinterview” with Howard Dresner from Dresner Advisory Services on the state of all things mobile BI. We posed a lot of questions to Howard about the industry and also generated some good discussions among those who were following our Twinterview hashtag (#MobileBI). The...

End User Resistance to Change

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Rado Kotorov | juli 11, 2011

A few IT professionals recently asked me why employees are so attached to old tools, and so hesitant to embrace new ones.  This resistance to change frequently forces IT staff to maintain legacy solutions, or to select suboptimal BI platforms, simply because they look familiar to business...

Wagging the Dog: BI and Data Quality

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Kathleen Moran | juni 27, 2011

It’s interesting to observe how one technology advancement drives another. Take BI and data quality. Many organizations want to extend decision-making capabilities to users on the front lines, which leads to pervasive BI deployments. But those deployments are only useful if the BI apps reflect...