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MicroStrategy Symposium Series

MicroStrategy Symposium Series

With the launch¬†of MicroStrategy 10, MicroStrategy is also doing a Symposium Series all around the country. They’ll be here in Dallas, Tx on July 30th at the Hilton Anatole, so if you wish to attend, be sure to register here¬†before tickets run out! It’ll be a great chance to see…read more →

Introducing MicroStrategy 10

Introducing MicroStrategy 10

Just recently, MicroStrategy launched and released the latest version of their platform, MicroStrategy 10. It’s been a long time coming, but the wait is finally over and it was certainly worth it. So what’s included in the new release? Let’s take a look. Revamped Analytics Desktop Engine Previously known as…read more →

5 Must Watch TED Talks About Data

5 Must Watch TED Talks About Data

Information, statistics, data visualization, big data, the buzz words are endless, but it’s clear that data is a major component and tool in the world today. What better way to make sense of it all then explore the big ideas coming out TED conferences over the past few years. Below…read more →

Why Data Visualization Matters

Why Data Visualization Matters

Data Visualization has been a hot topic for a few years now, but it still hasn’t been adopted by most business users who are in love with their grids and excel sheets. The truth is, data visualization can offer little if it’s not designed and implemented properly, but when it…read more →

Microstrategy Introduces Analytics Desktop

Microstrategy Introduces Analytics Desktop

Today Microstrategy has announced a new, free tool for analyzing your data in Analytics Desktop. Analytics Desktop is a light, easy to use data visualization tool that allows end users to create their own ad-hoc dashboards on the fly. It has the ability to connect to multiple data sources, such…read more →

The Importance of Visuals For Big Data

The Importance of Visuals For Big Data

It seems more often than not, when it comes to data we seem to be stuck in our old ways – looking at rows and rows of data that remind us of our precious excel sheets and grids. Despite the rise of data visualization, many are reluctant to take advantage…read more →

Watson Goes To Medical School

Watson Goes To Medical School

It started with Jeopardy, but now it’s moved on to saving lives. Yes, Watson is going to medical school to serve as a potential aid for doctors as a powerhouse diagnostician. In a collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, Watson is essentially acting…read more →

The Birth of a Word

The Birth of a Word

How do we learn languages? MIT researcher Deb Roy takes things to a whole new level by tracking how his son learned english with an innovative data-rich methodology. Check out the TED Talk below for the whole story.

The New Way To Win Elections

The New Way To Win Elections

Obama was sworn in for his second term this past weekend, but what’s interesting about his victory is the secret weapon to his re-election: DATA. In what Wired has called the nerdiest election in history, both campaigns utilized any and all forms of data, but the Obama campaign clearly took…read more →

BI & DW Conferences for 2013

BI & DW Conferences for 2013

2013 is set to be a critical year for all aspects of Business Intelligence. Assessing, honing, and driving new DW & BI initiatives will prove to be ever-important as BI adoption rates and usage is predicted to grow exponentially in this year and beyond. Below is a list of some…read more →

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