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BI Categories, Business Analysis

Agile KPIs: How to measure agile success

October 9, 2018

Via: CIO

The promise of agile development maps well to today’s disruptive, fast-moving business environments. But measuring the success of your agile efforts can be tricky, especially when it comes to ascertaining alignment with business objectives. How do you gauge success or […]


BI Users, Power Users

What a successful AI team really looks like

October 9, 2018

Via: CIO

As companies increasingly turn to AI and machine learning, a clearer picture of what it takes to succeed with real-world AI is beginning to take shape. Beyond the small circle of tech giants and early adopters, a different set of […]


BI Users, Business Users

Your business needs a style guide — here’s why

October 8, 2018

Via: The Next Web

Companies are interesting creatures. In a legal sense, a company is a person, as it has all the rights that you and I do. A company can own property, file lawsuits, pay taxes, and generate profits. That last criteria can […]


BI Categories, Data Mining

Securing competitive advantage through data exploitation

October 5, 2018

Via: CIO

One of the key insights from the 2018 Gartner CIO Agenda Report is that the digitization of businesses is transforming the role of the CIO from “delivery executive to business executive – from controlling costs and re-engineering processes to driving […]


BI Users, IT Users

The Harvey Nash/KPMG 2018 CIO Survey, Part 1

October 4, 2018

Via: CIO

The title of the recently-published 20th annual Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO survey, The Transformational CIO, says it all. As digital and cloud technology has evolved, IT focus has shifted from internal operations to customers, broader stakeholders control technology spend, and organizations […]


BI Users, Power Users

5 reasons eSignatures are the must-have tool you don’t think about

October 3, 2018

Via: CIO

Many companies boast about going entirely digital, but continue to work with mountains of documents. Don’t be that company. The bulk of said documents are normally those that require signatures, like contracts, tax forms, reimbursement sheets, and — well, the […]


BI Users, Business Users

Digital health investments: between a rock and a ‘kill zone’

October 3, 2018

Via: CIO

At a recent healthcare conference I attended in Silicon Valley, I met an entrepreneur who introduced himself briefly thus: “I’m the CEO of [his company]. We’ve raised $50 million in VC money.” That was it. No introduction to his product, […]


Basic Querying, BI Categories

Three reasons for three bullet points

October 2, 2018

Via: CIO

When it comes to good slide management, advice on how many bullets you should have on each PowerPoint slide is all over the place: anywhere from ZERO to 7. Different authorities have 6X6 or 7X7 rules governing the number of […]


BI Users, IT Users

Making IT processes effective for the digital age

October 1, 2018

Via: CIO

I have spent a lot of time in the #CIOChat discussing digital transformation. But can the IT organizational design and IT internal business processes impede digital transformation? Can IT, itself, become an obstacle to responding to the waves of digital […]


BI Usage, Multidimensional Analysis

What is design thinking? The secret to digital success

October 1, 2018

Via: CIO

Design thinking is emerging as a major ingredient for digital transformation success. But what exactly is design thinking, and how are leading CIOs harnessing its power to bolster business value? “Design thinking is a method for deriving deep insights into […]