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Is Open Source BI the Right Choice?

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Read this excerpt from Lyndsay Wise's new book, Using Open Source Platforms for Business Intelligence: Avoid Pitfalls and Maximize ROI. Her book provides a wealth of information to help organizations determine whether to go with traditional BI software or look to open source BI.
Lyndsay Wise's new book: Using Open Source Platforms for Business Intelligence

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Open source BI solutions have many advantages over traditional proprietary software, from offering lower initial costs to more flexible support and integration options; but, until now, there has been no comprehensive guide to the complete offerings of the open source BI market. Writing for IT managers and business analysts without bias toward any BI suite, Lyndsay's new book covers the benefits and challenges of all available open source BI systems and tools, enabling readers to identify the solutions and technologies that best meet their business needs. For business managers who are hard pressed to identify the best BI solutions and software for their companies, this book provides a practical guide to evaluating the ROI of open source versus traditional BI deployments
Big Data Analytics Projects Easier Said Than Done -- But Doable

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Lyndsay Wise provides sage planning advice for organizations considering a big data analytics initiative.
WiseAnalytics' Online Community for BI for Small and Mid-Sized Enterprises

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This community provides SMBs with BI industry insights, forums, events, end-user driven research, and a way to collaborate with others looking to optimize their business intelligence investments. Come join the community. Be a part of shaping the way SMB needs are addressed.
Avoiding the pitfalls of deploying packaged data warehouse systems

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Lyndsay Wise reviews the business and technical challenges that organizations need to address when implementing a packaged data warehouse system.
Wise advice: When diving into business intelligence projects, start small

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Read the SearchBusinessAnalytics with Lyndsay Wise to get solid advice about business intelligence implementations.
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BI for SMBs, Part 1: Deployment Strategies

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Michael Lock and David Hatch provide an article discussing the findings of recent Aberdeen Group research on business intelligence for SMBs.
BI for SMBs, Part 2: Managing Your Data

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Michael Lock and David Hatch provide continue their series that discusses the findings of recent Aberdeen Group research on business intelligence for SMBs.
BI for SMBs, Part 3: Driving Down TCO

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Michael Lock and David Hatch provide continue their series that discusses the findings of recent Aberdeen Group research on business intelligence for SMBs.
Business Intelligence for the Small to Medium Sized Business (SMB)

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Michael Lock of the Aberdeen Group provides a report that serves as a road map for SMBs looking to improve their analytical capability and achieve best-in-class performance through the deployment of business intelligence.
BI for the SMB Sector

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There is much activity in the business intelligence (BI) market for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Since last year, BI vendors have one by one unveiled new initiatives and solutions for SMBs that are aimed at capturing a share of this largely untapped market. Many have taken the software as a service route to offer lower-cost options to potential customers in this sector.
Making Sense of Business Intelligence

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Making the right decisions — and feeling confident that you have included all relevant information and scenarios to arrive at that decision — are critical to the health of a business. And that’s no less true of smaller companies than larger companies.
On-Demand Business Intelligence Takes Aim at the Midmarket

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As its popularity grows, so will on-demand BI functionality, he said. Still, it will be a long time – five to 10 years or more – before on-demand BI tools reach the same level of sophistication as on-site BI technologies.
The 5 Top Things Smaller Businesses Don't Know About BI

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Small and midsize businesses may not realize it, but now they can generate rich, valuable business intelligence just like the big companies

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