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Visualization – unlocking the power of analytics

InsightaaS: We have seen a surge of interest in analytics as organizations come to appreciate the power of applying data-driven analysis to business decisions. A recent article in the McKinsey Quarterly notes that analytics supports many critical operations in different industries: customer-facing activities (for example, in helping telecommunications companies with promotions and retention), internal applications [...]

Chris Banks, director of BI and performance management solutions, Information Builders

Dan Grady, Information Builders

Breakthrough Analytics: turning data into predictions

We know that analytics is becoming increasingly important because we are told that this is the case every week. Many of the most visible topics in IT – cloud, social media, mobility, and Big Data – derive some or all of their business relevance from tie-ins to effective analytics. But how is the analytics link [...]


IT infrastructure challenges reconsidered

The VP of product marketing and cloud evangelist for HP Cloud Services, Margaret Dawson joined HP last February to help drive this cloud “startup business” within the HP enterprise. In this work, Dawson has been able to draw on many years of experience in the cloud community as former head of product management and marketing [...]

Margaret Dawson, VP product marketing and cloud evangelist, HP Cloud Services

Brian Joynt, VP and GM, Information Builders Canada

Building on BI to achieve analytics insight

Analytics have become the poster child for how IT empowers people, processes and production. As additional sources of data have emerged out of social networks, sensor systems and M2M communications, better reading of this information promises to deliver new business value, new services and even advanced solutions to key global challenges.  But what constitutes ‘better [...]


Dell tackling security complexity with Connected solutions 1

When asked about IT challenges, a conditioned response for vendor organizations is to think in terms of product sets – networking gear, storage portfolios, servers or software packages.  When living through these same challenges, user organizations tend to think about desired outcomes – faster, more reliable communications, storage economy, better utilization of data centre space, power and [...]

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