Ingram Micro has launched a Business Intelligence Center (BIC) to provide business intelligence to its IT channel partners in the […]
Dashboards, which beam easily navigable business intelligence data to mobile screens, would make smartphones irresistible for enterprises
An IBM study reports that 60% of 1,900 CFOs are seeking to improve operations and analytics to enable faster decision […]
Interest in business analytics is surging worldwide. Quoting IDC, Reseller News reports that enterprises in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) […]
A third of organizations do not know how to effectively measure the benefits of business analytics projects. The lack of effective measurement methodologies is stalling enterprises from reaping the full advantage of their IT investment. It may also be holding back widespread deployment of analytics solutions.
A new report states that “ease of use”, not necessarily advanced features, is key to achieving high user adoption of BI and analytics tools. Based on 255 survey responses, a new report says ease of use and interface appeal are important factors in making BI more pervasive, particularly beyond the power user base. “When BI is hard, more time is spent learning tools and on routine tasks than on using the data for insight and business improvement,” says the study author. “It’s particularly telling that easy-to-use BI tools are rated as more important than BI features and analytic power.”