EMC Greenplum announced at Strata 2013 a new ditribution of Apache Hadoop: Pivotal HD. Greenplum’s announcement has definitely ruffled some feathers in the Hadoop space (see our interview with Charles Zedlewski of Cloudera).
Mobile BI and cloud BI are among the top trends that we track in the industry. Our upcoming Enterprise BI Platforms Wave™ will dedicate a significant portion of vendor evaluation on these two capabilities. These capabilities are far from yes/no checkmarks. Just asking vague questions like “Can you deliver your BI functionality on mobile devices?” and “Is your BI platform available in the cloud as software-as-a-service?” will lead to incomplete vendor answers, which in turn may lead you to make the wrong vendor selections. Instead, we plan to evaluate these two critical BI platform capabilities along the following parameters:
Valentine’s Day stats may not be something you ever thought to track but they exists so why not take a peek? We consistently tout the value of analytics social media offers; this is truly the ROI of social media.
It seems to be popular these days amongst industry pundits to recommend that organizations add a new Cxx role: the Chief Data Officer (CDO). The arguments in favor of this move are exactly what you'd think: the rapidly accelerating importance of information in the enterprise, and, as important, the heightened perception of the importance of information by business executives. The attention on information comes from all the rich new data that simply didn't exist before: sensor data from the Internet Of Things, social media, process data -- really just the enormous volume of data resulting from the digitization of everything. Add to all that: new technology to handle big data in a reasonable time frame, user-friendly mobile computing in the form of tablets, data virtualization software and data warehouse appliances that significantly accelerate the process of getting at the information for analysis, and the promise of predictive analytics, and there's plenty of cause for an information management rennaisance out there. With a little luck, the activity it catalyzes will also improve enterprises' ability to manage the data and content that's not so new but also very important that we've been struggling with for the last decade or so.
Innovative social entrepreneurs and mission-driven businesses are using data, social media, mobile apps, and other technologies to better solve problems around the world and reach more people and communities.
Worldwide business intelligence (BI) software revenue will reach $13.8 billion in 2013, a 7 percent increase from 2012, according to Gartner, Inc. The market is forecast to reach $17.1 billion by 2016.
Through Expanded Collaboration, SAP and NetApp to Enable Customers to Accelerate Deployment and Delivery of an Agile Data Infrastructure for SAP Applications In an effort to accelerate the deployment and delivery of database, analytics and...
Companies in all industries are trying to capitalize on the Big Data revolution with the belief that the ability to collect and quickly analyze huge streams of data will provide new insights, better decisions, and a better customer experience.
I often get client requests to help them define Business Intelligence (BI) leader/executive/manager job description. Here's what I typically provide
Our research on Agile BI organizational structures is a good starting pointSince we don't do a deep dive into individual job descriptions or salaries in that research, here's a great external resource from TDWI and Robert Half International
And finally, here's a description of a senior BI architect/manager/executive I've used in the past. Would love to hear from everyone on what's missing, what can be added, changed, etc.
Job Title: Director/Manager/VP of Business Intelligence
Reports To: Chief Operations Officer, Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Information Officer, Chief Financial Officer (more popular in the past than the present), or some of the newer titles such as Chief Customer Officer, Chief Data Officer, Chief Analytics Officer Job Description:
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