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Strengthening Customer Trust through BI

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Jake Freivald | december 02, 2011

Recently I contributed an article to DestinationCRM where I examined how and why companies could strengthen their bonds with customers utilizing business intelligence. It’s a topic that bears further examination and something we as a company will devote significant attention to in the year ahead....

Three questions. Five weeks. Ten mobile devices.

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Jake Freivald | december 02, 2011

If you know Information Builders, you know that we've always emphasized the need for cross-platform, cross-database, cross-everything capabilities. In the world of iPads and Androids, that translates into cross-device capabilities for mobile business intelligence. To highlight our ability to...

Predictive Analytics and Business Modeling

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Jake Freivald | november 14, 2011

Information Management has a good article by Fern Halper of Hurwitz & Associates that talks about the "Top 5 Trends in Predictive Analytics". I won't rehash what it says -- besides, they need their advertising revenue, so go ahead and click over -- but I wanted to pay special note to the...

The Convergence of Business Analytics and Enterprise Search

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Kevin R. Quinn | november 07, 2011

In most organizations today, the use of multi-structured data – data that exists in a variety of different formats – is rapidly increasing.  The ability to access and analyze as many of these types of information as possible is the key to making the smartest, most informed decisions.  ...

Worst Practices in Predictive Analytics

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Bruce Kolodziej | oktober 28, 2011

Why Some Predictive Analytics Strategies Succeed – And Others Don’t Ever wonder why so many companies sing the praises of predictive analytics, yet a few will claim that it was a waste of their time and money?  More and more organizations are giving predictive analytics a try, in an effort to...

The BI Academy is off to a Great Start!

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Jake Freivald | oktober 20, 2011

We've brought together industry experts with our experts to create a webcast series for people who are interested in learning more about key business intelligence issues, ranging from search and data architecture to business analytics and customer-facing BI. The first session has already been...

Workers Demand: Give Us Access to Data!

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Jake Freivald | september 29, 2011

Last week, we released additional findings from an international survey we conducted earlier in the year, investigating how workers are dealing with a variety of data issues in the enterprise. This latest release looked specifically at the issue of data access. Across the board, it seems that...

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...