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Maps and Analytics Go Together Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

by Ryan Goodman, Founder & CEO, Centigon Solutions Inc. In your daily routine, you’re extremely comfortable using a map on your phone, in your car, or computer. When I survey rooms of Business Intelligence professionals, 100% of the participants raise their hands when asked if they have used a map in the last 24 hours. […]

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How Is the Internet of Things Already Changing Manufacturers´ Business?

The “internet of things“ (IoT) seems to be everywhere. Day after day, new articles, blogs, tweets, and event alerts pop up as having only one topic – IoT (or Industry 4.0 as many call it, too). The topic seems to be inevitable, not just for IT, but for the whole business of industries as well. Reading […]

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Spotfire Tips & Tricks: Accessing Third Party Data Sources Using RinR

RinR is a TIBCO TERR package that enables an analyst to execute Open Source R commands. It is designed for special cases where TERR cannot execute the function directly. One of those use cases is accessing third party data sources that are not directly supported in Spotfire. By encapsulating data query code into a function, Spotfire gets […]

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Saying Goodbye to EverythingXcelsius -RG

I remember 7 years ago, getting a call from Mico with a vision to create a community around Xcelsius. From that one discussion EverythingXcelsius.com was born and we quickly learned one lesson. “People make a Community, Not Technology.”   A group of passionate and highly intelligent professionals gravitated toward Xcelsius in 2004-2010 and the community […]

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12 Must See #Predictive Sessions At #SAPPHIRENOW

Attending SAPPHIRE NOW / ASUG Annual Conference to be  held in Orlando, Florida from May 5-7? Predictive analytics should be on your list of hot topics to check (read why) during these three days. Here are 12 predictive sessions you should include in your schedule:   Tuesday May 5 1. Microforum PT20340: Discover Why Your […]

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Mobile BI Design Framework: Response Time

When you design for business intelligence (BI) or mobile BI, the response time (sometimes also referred to as load time) will always come into question. The concept of fast loading pages is nothing new. Plenty of material exists on the web that covers everything from designing web sites to developing apps. Every so often I’m presented with […]

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Why HANA? Well, It’s Simple!

Even several years after its initial launch, I still find people who think SAP HANA is primarily a fast, expensive database — a “luxury” that they don’t need and can’t afford. But from the very start, HANA wasn’t about “speed” — it was about how rapidly-falling technical barriers would let us get much closer to the age-old vision of seamless, simplified management information […]

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GRC Tuesdays: Why I Love Risk Management… and I Think You Should As Well

The bottom line is pretty straight forward: it’s because risk management is not about preventing the business from progressing faster. It’s actually to help it thrive and take the right level of risk – the one that will support the achievement of the objectives and won’t endanger the business in case it encounters a few […]

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Anatomy of a Decision: Scalability and Governance

In the last article in our Anatomy of a Decision series, we described how important it is for data-driven organizations to insert analytcs into their daily workflow to increase user adoption. We also noted that for the use of data and analytics to become pervasive throughout the organization, analytics tools must be easy to access and […]

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Anatomy of a Decision: Scalability and Governance

In the last article in our Anatomy of a Decision series, we described how important it is for data-driven organizations to insert analytcs into their daily workflow to increase user adoption. We also noted that for the use of data and analytics to become pervasive throughout the organization, analytics tools must be easy to access and […]

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