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Business intelligence is the process of making better decisions in an environment that provides data and reporting that is timely, reliable, consistent and understandable in a useful format or presentation.

BlogTopic modelling is a technique that can automatically identify topics (groups of commonly co-occurring words) within a set of documents (e.g. tweets, blog posts, emails).
In its second set of major technology predictions for 2017, Gartner Group yesterday revealed its “Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017,” which followed the “Top 10 Predictions for IT in 2017 and Beyond.” Gartner defines a strategic technology trend as “one with substantial disruptive potential that is just beginning to break out of an emerging state into broader impact and use, or which are rapidly growing trends with a high degree of volatility reaching tipping points over the next five years.”
FeatureThe complexity of big data, and the learning curve for data professionals charged with managing it, continues to grow, much to the frustration of many organizations.
FeatureThe National Basketball Association team is working with a startup called WaitTime, which will use cameras and artificial intelligence to send fans to the shortest lines.
FeatureWhat will determine who leads the AI efforts in the next decade and beyond? It will be the companies best equipped to “teach” using massive amounts of data.
FeatureThat challenge is behind a push by U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies to harness “big data” to predict crimes, terrorist acts and social upheaval before they happen.
BlogBusiness intelligence can help you gain more insights into your processes and performance, make better decisions about which products to introduce to the market, and what to do with mature products.
BlogThe pricing exercise in this case is to identify the potential use cases and demonstrate the potential value to the end customers, helping them estimate the value in their particular context.
FeatureOrganizations are looking for their investments in big data and data analytics to pay off this year, with time to value being a key concern.
FeatureStreaming analytics, machine learning and advanced analytics were among the most talked-about themes at this year’s Strata and Hadoop World conference in New York.
NewsA Viv-based digital assistant will first appear on Samsung’s smartphones due out later next year, according to Rhee In-jong, executive vice president at Samsung.
The Internet-of-Things is one of the most dominant trends in technology now. The Internet of Things Institute has just released its report on the impact the IoT will have on pay rates in 2017, “The 2017 Salary Guide: IoT’s Captains, Data Stars, Security Pros, Developers – and What They Make.”

Gartner’s analysis of the Business Intelligence and Analytics market is the most anticipated and highly respected in the industry. Many industry observers believe that some organizations will only consider software vendors that appear on the Gartner Magic Quadrant. That's because Gartner information is based on detailed customer surveys, interviews and Gartner's own research. In addition to the detailed analysis of vendors, Gartner also reviews major market and industry trends.
In this independent report, David White of the Aberdeen Group discusses how adding agile BI provides a self-service solution that helps both business stakeholders and IT achieve their goals.
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