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5 pitfalls of self-service BI

October 20, 2017

Via: CIO

Over the past several years, businesses have increasingly adopted self-service business intelligence (BI). In its November 2016 “Self-Service BI Market – Global Forecast to 2021” report, Research and Markets forecast the global self-service BI market would double to $7.31 billion […]


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How to select a SaaS vendor

October 18, 2017

Via: CIO

Kendra Von Esh spent her entire career in the IT organization. She started out developing HR applications, then moved into project management, and then continued up the IT ladder until she landed the role of senior vice president and CIO […]


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6 steps to devops success

October 18, 2017

Via: CIO

Since its inception, devops has been debated in IT circles. Some have considered it a marketing fad; others have believed it will revolutionize IT operations. Year after year, analysts predict rapid growth, and while the devops movement has grown at […]


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Want a better customer experience? Invest in your employee experience

October 17, 2017

Via: CIO

As a business leader, what is more important to you: your customers or your employees? It’s not a trick question – but it might as well be. While we don’t want to choose, in some ways we do every day. […]


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9 IT projects primed for machine learning

October 11, 2017

Via: CIO

Machine learning is fast becoming a reality for forward-thinking organizations. But for most businesses, the best way to take advantage of the capabilities of machine learning technologies remains something of a mystery. Still, the drumbeat to experiment keeps getting louder. […]


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The Modern Thinking Divide: How Successful Companies Boost the Customer User Experience

October 10, 2017

Via: CIO

As customer expectations soar sky-high and companies dig deep to determine how to meet user needs, it’s clear that one of the biggest challenges facing today’s organizations is the move from being product-based to becoming customer and experience-focused. At the […]


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6 cloud cost management tips

October 6, 2017

Via: CIO

Operating your business in the cloud is fundamentally different than operating on premises. And when operations differ, so too do strategies for containing costs. Financially speaking, a datacenter requires a large capital expenditure for the building, additional capital expenditures for […]


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SAP buys Gigya to boost customer identity access management offering

October 5, 2017

Via: CIO

SAP is giving its business software users a new way to track their customers, with the acquisition of customer identity management specialist Gigya. If your business isn’t already a Gigya customer, then you’re most likely to have seen its name […]


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Measuring IT business value: let’s get over the puppy dog syndrome

September 14, 2017

Via: CIO

IT leaders can become obsessively focused on convincing their business partners (and themselves!) that their organizations are generating true business value. This obsession is fueled by the recommendations of consultants and research analysts who encourage IT leaders to develop operational […]


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Business intelligence vs. business analytics: Where BI fits into your data strategy

September 8, 2017

Via: CIO

Traditionally, enterprises have focused their data strategies around business intelligence (BI), but the rise of predictive and prescriptive analytics platforms, in part thanks to machine learning and artificial intelligence, is changing the equation. Even business intelligence itself is evolving, tipping […]