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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 →

Bright Future For Data Scientists

Bright Future For Data Scientists

A company that forgoes using the data its collecting is a prehistoric one nowadays. The future of most companies is tightly related to data and the insights you can gain from it. This highlight by Harvard Business Review essentially uncovers the true value of Data Scientists, those who engage with…read more →

Sport Meets Big Data

Sport Meets Big Data

Big Data has been a hot topic of late and the sports world isn’t immune to the hype. Here are four applications of data in sports, ranging from insightful data visualizations to full on analytics. 1. London 2012: Olympic Spending This interactive infographic breaks down spending for the 2012 Olympics in…read more →

What Is Big Data?

What Is Big Data?

Big Data. We hear about it all the time now, especially if we work in the industry, but what is it exactly? In this video Patricia Florissi, CTO at EMC in the Americas, narrates an illustrated explanation of ‘Big Data’ and how big it really is. Enjoy!

Dialing the Power of Mobile

Dialing the Power of Mobile

Mobile Intelligence has made its way onto the Business Intelligence scene and the breakthrough has experts and business users alike assessing its place in today’s world. As nearly 70% of enterprises see mobile BI as critically important (up 16% from 2010), the perceived value of mobile in the workplace is…read more →

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