Noticias y recursos sobre Business Intelligence

Ensuring that your team follows a firm project plan and has clear communication is vital if you want your business to succeed with the product you have in mind. You need to think through all the related processes and find specialists with relevant skills. In general, managing any project is not an easy procedure. It requires working with extensive paperwork, keeping records, and dealing with legal contracts between clients and vendors.
There is a principal difference between business intelligence and business analytics.  Business Intelligence allows representing all collected info in a way allowing to interpret it without any significant issues and extracting essential insights from it. Business Analytics enables the utilization of data for predicting how productive your future actions will be and how they’ll affect you.
This book follows a step-by-step approach to taking a data source and building up a series of dashboard elements, ultimately resulting in a series of dashboards for your business.   Download chapter 1 of Tableau Dashboard Cookbook:A short dash to dashboarding!  
Predictive analytics provide companies the ability to systematically leverage data from across the value chain to peer into the future and identify the most likely outcomes. Learn about using predictive analytics to help new product introductions and promotions succeed
Notes from the Conference by Ramón Sánchez Bayton, General Director of GAIN Dynamics, at EGADE Business School Monterrey. The content is structured sequentially according to the talk. (Talk in spanish)   A client has a life beyond that of customer that is unknown to the company - you have to recompose the puzzle with external data. Compare your own company to competitors and country economics (Oxford Economics). The "new client" has access to more information more quickly, likes to share, often immediately; the lidership of the great anonymous; social networks; The "new client" is hard to manipulate; impossible to control what people say about you; information about you comes from many sources; also a mutichanneled interaction with the clients is much more difficult to administer.
  Jinfonet Software announces that JReport 11.1 is now generally available. The new release boasts increased performance for better scalability and report generation as well as enhanced data visualization and interactivity for reports and dashboards through Web and mobile interfaces. JReport 11.1 allows the user to analyze data faster than ever before. JReport Server Live can now automatically “push down” summary computations to the database to allow reports to run up to 100 times faster for larger data sets. This is JReport’s first step towards delivering analysis for customers with increasingly huge amounts of corporate, Web, and social media data. By distributing computation logic closer to where data resides, “push down” technology will also be used by JReport for its Big Data…
  Cloud-based systems for ERP, CRM, SCM, eCommerce and other transactional systems are becoming increasingly widespread due to the efficiencies of cloud-based infrastructure. These systems generate and capture large volumes of data, but creating data-driven applications to navigate this data and derive meaningful insights can be challenging. Combining Jaspersoft BI with Cloud Foundry provides developers with an easy, scalable and cost-effective PaaS deployment method for enabling data-driven applications. This allows enterprises to quickly deploy analytic applications to uncover patterns in their data, driving improved organizational performance while gaining better access to information for more informed decision-making.
Which parent has never had to face this question? The idea of creating an interactive dashboard comparing the nutritive values of a BigMac against other foods came when replying for the 100th times to this question. Here is the result accessible from your PC/iPad..
Percentage of companies innovating with cloud expected to double by 2015 The number of enterprises turning to cloud computing to revamp existing business models will more than double in the next three years, as business leaders move to capitalize on the rapid availability of data and the growing popularity of social media, according to a new study released today by IBM. Businesses that embrace the transformative power of cloud will have a significant advantage in the race to introduce new products and services and capture new markets and revenue streams.  To better understand the shift in how organizations use cloud today and how they plan to employ it in the future IBM, in conjunction with the Economist Intelligence Unit, surveyed more than 500 business and technology executives…
Automatic Leak Detection, Pressure Management Aims to Reduce Water Loss IBM Research scientists and the Sonoma County Water Agency (SCWA), which supplies water to more than 600,000 people in the heart of Northern California’s wine country, have once again teamed up to address the pressing problem of water conservation.  The new program, which builds on an existing IBM-SCWA water management collaboration, uses analytics technology to helpValley of the Moon Water District (VOMWD), a purchaser of wholesale water from SCWA, to reduce water loss. This is done by optimizing the setting of the pressure reducing valves at the entrance to their distribution network based on data from existing sensors as well as from SCADA, billing, pressure gauges, and flow loggers…