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BI Categories, Business Analysis

5 pitfalls of self-service BI

December 7, 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 […]


BI Categories, Business Analysis

What tasks should your startup outsource?

December 7, 2017

Via: The Next Web

As a small business owner, you know one thing to be true: there is only so much time in the day. At some point, you may feel bogged down. You may even wonder if you’ve made the right choice starting […]


BI Users, IT Users

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

December 6, 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 Security

Cybersecurity considerations for outsourcing software development

December 6, 2017

Via: CIO

The continued vigilance required by CIOs and their staff for cybersecurity is, frankly, exhausting. Threats to the integrity of the systems we manage are no longer limited to “cyber attacks” or “cyber theft”. Now, even small business owners are targets […]


BI Users, IT Users

7 hot IT career trends — and 7 going cold

December 5, 2017

Via: CIO

There’s a major IT skills gap in the country and it’s only expected to widen. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, there will be 1 million more computing jobs than applicants by 2020. And while this poses a […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

Amazon rumor sends Bitcoin surging to record highs

December 5, 2017

Via: The Next Web

Bitcoin yesterday reached a new all-time high as cryptocurrency insiders try to figure out why. According to several industry analysts the mere rumor of Amazonacceptance is partially responsible, with tales of China reversing its exchange ban providing further market optimism. Rumors that Amazon will accept […]


BI Users, IT Users

Stop talking about mission, vision, strategy and tactics

December 4, 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 Categories, Business Analysis

5 thing to keep in mind when choosing a business partner

December 4, 2017

Via: The Next Web

In an era where many CMOs are focused on digital transformation, we’re often focused on the tools, processes and technology that can help us succeed in creating the omnichannel strategies that drive revenue (and other jargon). But there’s another important […]


BI Categories, Business Analysis

6 cloud cost management tips

November 30, 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 […]


BI Users, IT Users

When email threads can become binding agreements

November 30, 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 […]