Analytics success determined by the organization, not technology
As more companies adopt analytics and business intelligence platforms they discover that the technology matters, but even more important to data success is the business vision, company culture and employee education.
For most the initiation into analytics comes from outside the IT department as an established business need, whether in Finance, Sales, Marketing, Operations or other area. IT is most always involved in evaluating the technology infrastructure to support analytics before making a platform decision, ...
Your data, a cost or an asset?
The data you collect shouldn’t cost you money, it should make you money; be an asset. It should be useful and valuable to your business. Collecting and organizing data are important first steps, but the longer it sits the less value it has. To make it beneficial, you have to extract useful information from it.
In our CorSource webinars, we talk about the Business Intelligence Innovation Cycle – a repeatable pattern of gathering, structuring, analyzing and ...
The Source Top 5 - January 2014
You’ll notice something different this month – we are sending you just 5 top notch Business Intelligence items you should check out, rather than 10. We found 10 was a bit overwhelming for even our staff who live and breathe this every day. Enjoy. Learn. Be Informed.
(1) Data-Driven Organizations and Marketing Analytics
The folks over at Data Informed churn out some excellent BI and analytics info. You get a three-in-one here: Guide to Leading Data-Driven Organizations, ...
Invest wisely and strategically in Business Intelligence this year
With cloud-based business intelligence platforms hitting their stride, more companies are jumping on the bandwagon, but are unsure how to approach their data analytics efforts. Certainly it can be a daunting project when one considers implementing a platform across the organization. But it does not have to be.
Sometimes the most effective approach is to take implementation incrementally – begin with one area of your company and expand from there. Typically it starts where ...
Industry News: CorSource BI Partner Birst heads out of the gate in a gallop
So far, 2014 has been a great year for CorSource partner Birst, who has been called out by the tech media this month as an "enterprise company to watch", and a "stand out" platform and "rising above the crowd". They were just awarded and Info World Technology of The Year Award. What does this mean for the area Business Intelligence? 2014 is going to be a doozy. More ...