@BusinessObjects Twitter Handle Changing to @SAPAnalytics on April 22

By Marie Alami and Avery Horzewski, Analytics Marketing, SAP The @BusinessObjects Twitter handle will become @SAPAnalytics on April 22. Why? Because our conversations cover the full spectrum of analytics topics, from BI, EPM, and GRC to applied analytics, in-memory, cloud, and more. In our last blog post, we ran a short survey to determine how […]

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For Retail Banks, Data Analysis Critical to Battle New Rivals

The recent Spotfire on-demand webcast, “Data Science 2.0: Guided and In-line Analytics with Spotfire,” covers how Spotfire and data science are impacting global business across every market and industry.   For example, if you work in the retail banking industry this may mean using analytics to successfully combine data from all available sources to develop […]

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BI2013 in Amsterdam – Get the Latest on BI Innovations

In a few weeks a very large crowd will gather in Orlando for the largest SAP business event in 2013, SAPPHIRENOW. In case you can’t join us there – and this might be especially true for many of us based out of Europe – you’ll soon have another great opportunity to connect and engage with […]

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Big Data Poised To Take Over From Cloud Computing (in Searches)

According to Google Trends, “Big Data” is going to overtake “Cloud Computing” in search volume in the coming weeks — how much is hype and how much is changing business priorities? Whatever the answer, it’s a sign that analytics is coming on strong… Live version: Thanks to Tom Tobin of App Mesh for the tip. Share […]

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Curved Bar Charts. Sigh.

For April Fool’s Day I did a post on Data Visualization Bling. It included a mention of curved bar charts (a ridiculous idea), but I didn’t find any really good (i.e. bad) examples in time to include in the post. But Adobe has kindly helped me out, with this superb effort designed to show off […]

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CPG Data Analysis Boosts CPG Companies Sales, Market Share

Data Analysis Boosts CPG Companies’ Sales, Market Share

The recent Spotfire on-demand webcast, “Data Science 2.0: Guided and In-line Analytics with Spotfire,” covers how Spotfire and data science are impacting global business across every market and industry.   For example, if you work in the consumer package goods (CPG) industry this may mean using analytics to understand which products are most relevant to […]

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Data Analysis to Reduce Churn in Telecom

The recent Spotfire on-demand webcast, “Data Science 2.0: Guided and In-line Analytics with Spotfire,” covers how Spotfire and data science are impacting global business across every market and industry.   For example, if you work in the telecom industry this may mean using analytics to capture key knowledge of how well your network is satisfying […]

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Predictive Analytics: How To Forecast The Future? [Infographic]

by Elizabeth Gaines, SAP If Only They’d Had Predictive Analytics Predicting the future is tricky business – there’s always the risk that time will exposure your folly. But with every new year, pundits and authorities continue to step out on thin ice and announce their predictions for the future. While chance alone will favor some […]

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Connecting on Twitter for SAP BusinessObjects Topics – What’s Your Take?

By Marie Alami and Avery Horzewski, Analytics Marketing, SAP The SAP analytics social team is changing the @BusinessObjects twitter handle to @SAPAnalytics in April. Why? Because our conversations cover the full spectrum of analytics topics, from BI, EPM, and GRC to applied analytics, in-memory, cloud, and more. If you’re already following us, don’t worry, the only […]

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6 Ways Online Retailers Can Use Big Data Analytics

Small retailers that think big data analysis is only important for larger retailers should think again. The fact is using big data analytics is key for small businesses that want to compete with the larger companies. And it’s even more critical to help online retailers interact with their customers in real time, according to an article […]

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