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October 2012 - Business Intelligence Content Archive

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Enabling Complex Graph Structures for Big Data: A Spotlight Q&A with Leon Guzenda of Objectivity [Published: 10-01-2012]
In this BeyeNETWORK Spotlight interview, Ron Powell talks with Leon Guzenda, one of the founders of Objectivity, about Objectivity's history and InfiniteGraph.

Solving the Real-Time Big Data Problem: A Spotlight Q&A with Fred Gallagher of Actian [Published: 10-03-2012]
Ron Powell talks with Fred Actian, GM of Actian's Vectorwise, about the real-time access to data that is required to solve business problems when they occur.

Adoption of New Technology: Lead or Lag? [Published: 10-04-2012]
While there are certainly benefits of adopting leading-edge technologies, Bill Inmon explains that there may be disadvantages to leading the way.

Technology Should Augment Human Capabilities [Published: 10-04-2012]
In this second article of his series on technology paradigms, Frank Buytendijk looks at two fundamental views for constructing good technology.

Using Healthcare Analytics to Cool the ED Pressure Cooker [Published: 10-04-2012]
This article describe the benefits of analytics for emergency department managers as they strive to address the financial, critical quality, service and timeliness, and staffing challenges they face every day.

Location Intelligence Finds its Way into BI Processes [Published: 10-08-2012]
Slicing and dicing data cubes is no longer the best way to uncover spatial relationships in corporate data. A new set of tools is mapping the route to improved business intelligence. (This article was included in a recent issue of our BI Trends + Strategies e-zine.) login required

Spot Actionable Insights in Big Data: A Spotlight Q&A with Lou Jordano of TIBCO Spotfire [Published: 10-10-2012]
Ron Powell interviewed Lou Jordano, Director of Product Marketing at TIBCO Spotfire for this BeyeNETWORK Spotlight. Lou and Ron discuss the capabilities that differentiate TIBCO Spotfire from the competition.

Data Warehouse Construction: The Real Life [Published: 10-11-2012]
Bin Jiang looks at current data warehouse processes and explains why a new approach is needed for data warehouse construction.

Delivering Your Data Faster: A Spotlight Q&A with Gary Orenstein of Fusion-io [Published: 10-11-2012]
In this BeyeNETWORK Spotlight interview, Ron Powell interviews Gary Orenstein, Senior Vice President of Products at Fusion-io, to learn about how flash memory improves the performance of databases, virtualization, cloud computing, big data, or any enterprise application.

Five Things Leaders and Practitioners Are Not Doing in Predictive Analytics [Published: 10-15-2012]
When projects fail to deliver the expected results, the culprit is often inadequate preparation. Eric King explains that for successful predictive analytics, program managers and data analysts need to first understand what it is they are getting into. (This article was included in a recent issue of our BI Trends + Strategies e-zine.)

The Next Technology Paradigm [Published: 10-16-2012]
What will be the next technology paradigm? In this final article of a 3-part series, Frank Buytendijk presents some fascinating possibilities.

Building Trust in Cyberspace [Published: 10-16-2012]
In this month's article, Dr. Barquin examines the progress we're making in our efforts to have a trusted technology environment.

Collaborative BI Sets Stage for Collective User Action [Published: 10-17-2012]
With users working together on business intelligence processes, organizations can make better decisions. And you don’t need to go all-in to get started. (This article was included in a recent issue of our BI Trends + Strategies e-zine.)

Universities Need Push to Develop Analytical Talent [Published: 10-18-2012]
A shortage of workers with analytical skills threatens to derail efforts to derive business value from "big data." It's time for colleges to do more on BI and analytics education. (This article was included in a recent issue of our BI Trends + Strategies e-zine.) login required

The Ethics of Advanced Analytics, Business Intelligence Competency Centers & Incorporating Text Data in BI [Published: 10-19-2012]
The October edition of BI Trends + Strategies," covers the ethics of analytics, business intelligence competency centers, and text data for business intelligence.

Data Warehouses Must Learn New Tricks in Big Data Era [Published: 10-22-2012]
These databases, mammoth by definition, are evolving to accommodate the influx of new big data types, technical innovations and increasing volumes brought on by the rise of “big data.” (This article was included in a recent issue of our BI Trends + Strategies e-zine.) login required

Why Execs Should Heed Need for Data Governance [Published: 10-23-2012]
In this information-driven age, analyzing data is more important than ever, but ensuring that it can be trusted should come first.(This article was included in a recent issue of our BI Trends + Strategies e-zine.)

What Savvy BI Managers Should Know: A Spotlight Q&A with BeyeNETWORK Expert David Loshin [Published: 10-24-2012]
Ron Powell interviews David Loshin to learn the driving forces behind the writing of the second edition of Business Intelligence: The Savvy Manager's Guide.

What Are They Doing with Big Data Technology? [Published: 10-25-2012]
David Loshin looks at what can be learned from current big data applications and what can be surmised from unreported big data applications.

IT’s Role in Providing and Supporting Business Intelligence: A Spotlight Q&A with Ken Chow of LogiXML [Published: 10-29-2012]
LogiXML CMO Ken Chow talks with BeyeNETWORK's Ron Powell about business intelligence from the IT perspective.