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BI Users, Business Users

Leading change in the digital age

October 20, 2017

Via: CIO

People in and outside of the commercial real estate world ask me all the time, what makes this period different. They know technology is hitting all aspects of our lives, but that’s basically old news, right? Well, as all of […]


BI Users, IT Users

Is technology spending a cost of doing business or a source of alpha?

October 19, 2017

Via: CIO

There is a growing trend of taking the technology spending away from the enterprise IT organizations into the business and to the third-parties —  such as pure-digital service providers and Fin-tech companies — with a hope of stimulating innovation, improving […]


BI Users, IT Users

Stop talking about mission, vision, strategy and tactics

October 16, 2017

Via: CIO

Executives, leaders, managers, and consultants love talking about mission, vision, strategy, and tactics; all concepts that are widely discussed but also widely misunderstood. Challenge someone to define what a company mission really is, and you’ll end up in an endless […]


BI Users, IT Users

6 hard truths IT must learn to accept

October 16, 2017

Via: CIO

Sometimes the truth hurts. It can be hard to admit that you’ve lost control over how your organization deploys technology, or that your network is porous and your code poorly written. Or no matter how much bandwidth you’ve budgeted for, […]


BI Users, Extra-enterprise Users

Real-time analytics is reinventing finance – adapt or face extinction

October 13, 2017

Via: CIO

Before we dive deeper, let’s discuss what true real-time analytics is. You may assume that your data is updating in real-time, and may even be using a nifty visualization, but that doesn’t mean your analytics is real-time. See, many finance […]


BI Users, Business Users

Cost reduction and new tech capabilities aren’t the goals for a performance breakthrough

October 9, 2017

Via: CIO

There’s a proverb that says old habits die hard. This is certainly true in business, even those that aggressively move forward in their markets. Why do I remind of this proverb? Because most businesses, no matter their size or industry, […]


BI Users, IT Users

When email threads can become binding agreements

October 9, 2017

Via: CIO

It is important to be aware of how easy it is to unintentionally create a binding contract when communicating by email. Email communications are the most common form of business communication. A large and critical portion of almost every business […]


BI Users, Power Users

Apple ditches Bing in favor of Google on iOS and macOS

October 6, 2017

Via: The Next Web

Apple is switching Siri’s default search provider from Bing to Google. It’s also making the switch on iOS Search and Spotlight for Mac. This means, if you ask Siri a question for which she needs to visit the web — […]


BI Users, Business Users

Modernizing IT: How to thrive as a CIO ‘value broker’

October 5, 2017

Via: CIO

You might think that the CIO of a billion-dollar business would have nothing good to say about shadow IT. After all, rogue deployments have been keeping senior IT execs up at night for years, wondering if those a la carte […]


BI Categories, BI Users, Business Analysis, Business Users

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 […]