In the data-driven age, the most effective businesses know that success depends on making decisions based on hard facts rather than gut instinct. But how can you be confident that you are taking the right action, if you don’t fully trust the accuracy of the figures on which your decisions are based?
This white paper evaluates performance capabilities of leading-edge business intelligence (BI) platforms.
The research makes a comparison study of IBM Cognos BI and IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration on IBM Power Systems, SAP BusinessObjects and HANA, Oracle Business Intelligence and Exadata, and
Nucleus Research examined XO Communications’s deployment of IBM Business Analytics and found it enabled XO to identify customers with a high likelihood to churn. XO client service managers used this predictive analysis to proactively contact those customers, improving customer retention and
Reporting on historical information to bring meaning to your business operations is just the beginning of the business analytics journey. In order to gain a competitive edge, operational knowledge of your business must go beyond managed reporting and include predictive capabilities to help you
AARP needed to transform its traditional BI infrastructure into a dynamic, blazing-fast environment which could assist with improved member documentation and recognition, accurately match services and product offerings to member needs and deliver value-added packages to targeted customer
There has been a lot of talk lately about big data and business intelligence. While some worry that big data has slowed the growth of business intelligence spending, there’s a natural play for the two to come together. The deep analytics on the big data side, combined with the structured analysis
To close out our week of looking at the most popular content from the first half of 2013, we turn to the King of Content: Infographics, Animations and Presentations. This was unquestionably your favorite category to consume, whether it was on our SlideShare channel, YouTube or right here on IBM Big
Since big data is still relatively new technology, many of you are conducting research and seeking quality educational resources. That's apparent in this list of the 10 most popular analyst reports, ebooks and white papers. We are proud to offer such an extensive library - more than 40 items - from
The top 10 blogs from the first half of 2013 show you are interested in learning how to get started with big data – especially if you’re in the banking industry – and looking at just what it is that gives a data scientist that elusive star power. It’s also clear that good blog posts have long legs
This is a research report by noted industry analysts Claudia Imhoff, Intelligent Solutions, Inc., and Colin White, BI Research. IT leaders need to review and enhance their information architecture to support requirements fueled by big data, advanced BI and other innovations. Examine the What, the
Colin White and I recently wrote a white paper for IBM titled Technology Innovations for Enhanced Database Management and Advanced BI. In it we discussed the fact that IT leaders across all industries need to review and enhance their information architecture to support new requirements, such as big
Noted business intelligence and data management industry analysts, Claudia Imhoff of Intelligent Solutions, founder of the Boulder BI Brain Trust, and Colin White of BI Research present Technology Innovations for Enhanced Database Management and Advanced Analytics, an on demand webinar sponsored by
Batch processing of big data often doesn’t provide the performance desired for interactive queries. Performance will depend on the type and volume of data being processed. When interactive exploration or analytics is needed, data staging with analytics-oriented, high-volume databases is needed.
For many people, big data = Hadoop. The most common question I get from customers is some form of “Do you support [BigInsights, Cloudera, AWS or other Hadoop-based offering]”?
Saying “yes” is incomplete. The ability to access a data store does not imply that all business intelligence capabilities