There are some surprisingly straightforward reasons behind the glitches, delays, and cost-overruns that can bedevil data warehouse initiatives. ...The first is simply confusing expectations with requirements. But four other troublemakers can also lead to big problems for developers, IT departments, and organizations seeking to maximize the business value of information.
If you are working with massive amounts of data, one challenge
is how to display results of data exploration and analysis in a
way that is not overwhelming. You may need a new way to look
at the data one that collapses and condenses the results in an
intuitive fashion but still displays graphs and charts that decision
makers are accustomed to seeing. And, in todays on-the-go
society, you may also need to make the results available quickly via mobile devices, and provide users with the ability to easily explore data on their own in real time.
SAS® Visual Analytics is a data visualization and business
intelligence solution that uses intelligent autocharting to help
business analysts and nontechnical users visualize data. It
creates the best possible visual based on the data that is
selected. The visualizations make it easy to see patterns and
trends and identify opportunities for further analysis.
When comparing the architecture for Ceph and SolidFire, it is clear
that both are scale-out storage systems designed to use commodity
hardware, and the strengths of each make them complementary
solutions for datacenter design.
ERP and Business Intelligence are essential to your success. Read this and learn how to improve productivity and decision-making. You'll see how Blue Coat WAN Optimization leverages proven solutions to achieve dramatic reductions in latency and bandwidth consumption.
This white paper discusses the different support challenges that can confront you when implementing a smarter infrastructure that includes new solutions like cloud initiatives, virtualized environments and other new breeds of computer models. To keep these solutions running daily, you should consider the level of support that will be required.
The focus of modern business intelligence has been self-service; pushing data into the hands of end users more quickly with more accessible user interfaces so they can get answers fast and on their own. This has helped alleviate a major BI pain point: centralized, IT-dominated solutions have been too slow and too brittle to serve the business.
What has been masked is a lack of innovation in data modeling. Data modeling is a huge, valuable component of BI that has been largely neglected. In this webinar, we discuss Lookers novel approach to data modeling and how it powers a data exploration environment with unprecedented depth and agility.
Topics covered include:
A new architecture beyond direct connect
Language-based, git-integrated data modeling
Abstractions that make SQL more powerful and more efficient
As your business transitions to a digital enterprise, you can start to give your employees, partners, and customers immediate, data-driven, and even predictive insight into whats going on in a way thats relevant for them. Strategic use of on premise and cloud-based analytics accelerates this process. Read the solution brief to see how SAP is continuing to invest in on premise solutions as part of their effort to reimagine analytics.
Published By: SAP Inc.
Published Date: Jul 28, 2009
Learn how midsize companies are putting in place a business intelligence information infrastructure - making them more likely to adhere to their budgets and deadlines, concentrate on improving the overall business rather than just one department, and reward employees accordingly.
Covering 23 vendors and 5 market segments, the 2013 Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study helps readers understand the current market landscape including the perceptions and plans of organizations adopting BI solutions, the latest user trends and technology.
The ability to observe, diagnose, and subsequently improve the performance of business-critical applications is essential to ensuring a positive user experience and maintaining the highest levels of employee productivity and customer satisfaction. The challenge of establishing an effective application visibility and control function is only growing, as trends such as mobility, virtualization, and cloud computing fundamentally alter datacenter and application architectures.
With NetScaler Insight Center enterprises get:
Unparalleled application visibility and invaluable operational intelligence;
Increased operational efficiency, as troubleshooting and capacity planning efforts are greatly simplified;
An optimized user experience that drives greater employee productivity and customer satisfaction;
Increased assurance that governing SLAs will always be met; and,
Reduced total cost of ownership, based on having a low-cost, low-impact solutionparticularly compared to traditional
47 business outcome studies were conducted for clients across multiple industries for the 2011 Business Outcomes Studies Report. It demonstrates the value of online talent measurement solutions against metrics specific to the goals of each organization.
Published By: SRC,LLC
Published Date: Jun 01, 2009
To mine raw data and extract crucial insights, business decisionâmakers need fast and comprehensive access to all the information stored across their enterprise, regardless of its format or location. Furthermore, that data must be organized, analyzed and visualized in ways that permit easy interpretation of market opportunities growth, shifts and trends and the businessâprocess changes required to address them. Gaining a true perspective on an organization’s customer base, market area or potential expansion can be a challenging task, because companies use so many relational databases, data warehouse technologies, mapping systems and ad hoc data repositories to gather and house information for a wide variety of specialized purposes.
Discover the unique support for data warehousing and business intelligence offered by the IBM DB2 portfolio. This white paper shows how an IBM System z server, integrated with the IBM DB2 family of solutions, can help you meet requirements for data warehousing and business intelligence.
Sound, responsible financial management is at the heart of business success. Download this webcast to learn more about the Microsoft solutions for financial management and business intelligence (BI) that can help you transform your business into a high-performance workplace. We describe how Microsoft business solutions are designed to help you work more efficiently by focusing on the tasks that add the most value to your business and enable you to make more informed decisions based on timely, accurate information.