Tag: users

BI Security, BI Users, Power Users

It’s only a matter of time until terrorists use AI as a weapon

October 19, 2018

Via: The Next Web

Do you have a family emergency plan for autonomous weapon attacks? Stop, drop, and roll isn’t going to fool the drone tracking you. Duck and cover? Does it even matter? It’s hard to separate the hyperbole and science fiction-nonsense from […]

BI Categories, Data Mining

Setting the Stage: The New World of Data

October 18, 2018

Via: CIO

The path to digital transformation remains murky, but one thing is perfectly clear: Intelligent use of data has the power to transform companies’ business practices for the better. Yet figuring out what data is pivotal and how to best manage […]

BI Users, Power Users

5 reasons RPA deployments fail

October 17, 2018

Via: CIO

Robotic process automation (RPA) promises to deliver business benefits such as decreased costs, reduced errors, greater efficiencies, and the ability to free up workers from mundane and repetitive tasks such as data entry so they can focus on more challenging, […]

BI Usage, Forecasting

How to fix your sales forecasting process

October 11, 2018

Via: CIO

Sales forecasting is a surprisingly risky thing, which is ironic since its whole purpose is to identify risk areas in time to apply corrective action. While everyone agrees that an accurate forecast would be a good thing, there are a […]

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 […]

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 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 […]