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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.


Which Big Data companies generate the most revenues? Wikibon analyzed the market based on sales from Big Data hardware, software and related IT services.
A recent study by recruiting and compensation website Glassdoor identified the top paid jobs in America, based on what employers are paying for those hires. Data and information technology jobs took 10 of the top 25 spots.
BlogWhen leveraged effectively, the data that companies have collected can allow them to gain customer insights, increase efficiency, and reduce costs.
FeatureWhile BI tools do offer a means to their systematic optimization goals, they fail miserably in getting business intelligence into the hands of the professionals who need it most, like marketers and salespeople.
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Gartner has released its Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions. The report looks at nine players in the metadata product space, including leaders, visionaries, challengers, and niche players. Here’s a look at who made the quadrant, and why.
NewsA new study shows health information exchange can improve emergency department care through faster access to patient information held by outside healthcare organizations.
NewsThe new tool will let forecasters target potentially life and property threatening downpours street by street, giving people more time to get out of harm’s way or prepare for the worst if they can’t.
FeatureInstead of holding forth on policy issues or the welfare of nations, many are working with companies to create the kind of ideal markets that were previously confined to the pages of their academic papers.
BlogOne key is a new operating model we call systems of insight: insights team, an insights-to-execution process, and an insight platform.
BlogBy 2020, the combined annual revenue of insights-driven businesses will be $1.2 trillion, and much of this revenue will be diverted from your business.
BlogInsights-driven businesses focus on turning insights into action. The big data and technology pieces come along naturally as a consequence.
FeatureDesign thinking sounds like a slogan concocted by a management consultant. In fact, it's a problem-solving approach used by designers for decades.

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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