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Drilling down into analytics

For the most part, industry events are designed to expose delegates to a wide range of new innovations to help them to understand the ways in which current environments can be extended to embrace new technologies. Attendees arrive to gain first-hand exposure to new products, and leave with the ability to imagine their use, if [...]

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

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 [...]


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 [...]

Dan Grady, Information Builders

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

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 [...]


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 [...]

Brian Joynt, VP and GM, Information Builders Canada