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BI Usage, Business Operations Reporting

What’s so funny about a business presentation?

July 19, 2018

Via: CIO

When coaching executives who have to deliver presentations to large audiences, I always begin by asking them what performance skills they would most like to learn or improve. They often say, “I want to be funny.” My response is always, […]


BI Usage, BI Users, Business Operations Reporting, Business Users

This startup wants to help traditional businesses effectively adopt blockchain

May 18, 2018

Via: The Next Web

Blockchain’s moment in the sun is finally here. It’s remarkable. Databases are a fairly unsexy technology, but blockchain has made the distributed database idea both mainstream and cool. The rush on cryptocurrency, highlighted by Bitcoin topping out at $20,000, has […]


BI Usage, Multidimensional Analysis

IT makeover: From cost center to revenue driver

May 14, 2018

Via: CIO

When the leaders of your company think about IT, do they consider it a necessary support function like legal or HR? Or do they see IT as a revenue driver that helps move the whole organization toward its financial goals? […]


BI Usage, Forecasting

12 futuristic technologies that could become reality in 2018

April 13, 2018

Via: The Next Web

In the last year, the business and consumer markets alike have seen the release of advanced technologies that were once considered the stuff of science fiction. Smart gadgets that control every facet of your home, self-driving vehicles, facial and biometric […]


BI Usage, Multidimensional Analysis

Bye bye black box: Researchers teach AI to explain itself

April 4, 2018

Via: The Next Web

A team of international researchers recently taught AI to justify its reasoning and point to evidence when it makes a decision. The ‘black box’ is becoming transparent, and that’s a big deal. Figuring out why a neural network makes the […]


BI Usage, Forecasting

How cloud computing will change by 2020

March 30, 2018

Via: The Next Web

For the last decade, technology companies have been hyping the idea of “the cloud” and cloud computing. Recent advancements in technology have borne out the initial hype and are creating new excitement around this space. One of the first major […]


BI Usage, Multidimensional Analysis

Multi-cloud is here, and you’re probably already doing it

March 29, 2018

Via: CIO

One-cloud-fits-all may work for a small few, but most organizations are leveraging multiple clouds already. Now that we seem to have moved beyond the “do or don’t” phase of enterprise cloud adoption, the question that is frequently asked is “What’s […]


BI Usage, Forecasting

Ad networks should be decentralized to make a better internet

March 29, 2018

Via: CIO

The world of online advertising has largely become a one-way highway that travels through centralized advertising networks. These structures were created out of necessity at first but have since become a major barrier to competition and free flow of revenues. […]


BI Usage, Business Operations Reporting

Don’t just push data – push an action

February 23, 2018

Via: CIO

When Southwest Airlines tested new screens at Dallas Love Field airport recently, it took some of the stress out of waiting for a flight. We’re used to seeing screens in airport terminals, displaying a sea of information for passengers who […]


BI Usage, Correlation

Unnecessary and counterproductive regulations don’t make good competition policy

February 23, 2018

Via: CIO

Attacks on tech company size and power are increasing, including recent articles in The Economist and Washington Monthly. I’ve dealt with some of these complaints in earlier columns, arguing that data is not the new oil, not a digital infrastructure, […]