Category Archives: BI Trends

BI in Small and Mid-size Companies

Regardless of size, 80,000 or 80 employees, 2 million dollars or 2,000 million in revenue; almost every company suffers the pain on multiple versions of truth, inability to perform in-depth analysis, inability to locate important information, inability to differentiate and … Continue reading

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In-memory Business Intelligence

Traditional BI technology loads data onto disk as modeled tables and multidimensional cubes, queries are then made against the tables and cubes on disk. Limitations of disk based (RDBMS or OLAP) techniques include performance limitations requiring intermediate aggregation tables, low flexibility to adapt to … Continue reading

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Tibco Spotfire

Spotfire one of the easiest platforms to use this year Gartner’s survey of BI vendors, ranked second right after Tableau for interactive visualization and first for being able to support most complex types of analysis. Real time analytic applications, ad-hoc … Continue reading

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Gartner’s BI Magic Quadrant 2011

Lets see quick highlights on what’s new this year: Among big vendors in leader’s quadrant Both Microsoft and Microstrategy seems to have made a big leap on the chart unlike Oracle and IBM but still holding strong position on the … Continue reading

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Microstrategy World 2011 (keynotes)

Michael Saylor, founder and CEO of Microstrategy “Turning our civilization into software driven processes” “You might not be interested in technology but technology is interested in you” “It is an exciting time, BI is coming out of back offices and … Continue reading

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Technology| Then & Now

I heard sometimes a picture says more than thousand words, so I am going to save you lot of reading and here is pictorially how I see changes in technology in past 5 years. THEN NOW Please vote on poll below … Continue reading

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BI Trends

I have tried summarizing the trend in Business Intelligence in a fancy looking visual, I hope you find it informative. Please comment and share your thoughts on what you feel, how Business Intelligence as a whole has been changing or … Continue reading

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