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BI Categories, Data Mining

Amazon rumor sends Bitcoin surging to record highs

October 13, 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, 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 Categories, Business Analysis

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. […]


BI Categories, Business Analysis

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 […]


BI Usage, Multidimensional Analysis

How to Choose the Right Public Cloud Instances to Reduce Costs and Optimize App Performance

October 10, 2017

Via: CIO

Organizations are moving application workloads to public cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) in droves. After all, it’s a cost-effective way to get things done, right? Not necessarily. In reality, many organizations are overspending and overprovisioning their cloud instances is […]


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 Categories, Business Analysis

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 […]


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 […]