Business Analytics Strategies: To Generate Excellent Results

Businesses are constantly facing different challenges every day, whether this be greater competition, lower profit margins, more demands from customers or declining sales.  For businesses to grow efficiently it’s important to understand what areas of the business are performing and those that aren’t. Business analytics or using business intelligence  is about assisting organisations to integrate [...]

QlikView Ranks First In Visual Analysis, Innovation & Agility In BI Survey 12

The world’s largest, independent survey of business intelligence and performance management users, BI Survey 12 produced by the Business Application Research Center results are in.  QlikView ranked again as the leader overall in visual analysis, innovation, project length and agility, and leader in Data Discovery for mobile BI and affordability. In continuing to outpace larger rivals [...]

QlikView Boosting Epicor For Supply Chain Analytics: Less Is More

By Phil Langdale Inside Info Director & Managing Consultant You’d be amazed how many times I see 100’s of packaged reports and data cubes put forward as an effective solution for managing performance across the supply chain or business in general, with companies still wondering why these business intelligence solutions aren’t widely used, service levels [...]

How Businesses Are Using Business Analytics

Bloomberg recently conducted a survey of 930 businesses across the globe to provide insight into the state of business analytics in organisations today. The results brought back a focus on the basics: Business analytics is still in the “emerging stage.” While analytics has gone mainstream, most organisations still rely on traditional technology. Spreadsheets are the [...]

Host Analytics & Inside Info Delivers Best-In-Class Cloud CPM and Business Analytics To Australia & NZ

Host Analytics, the leader in cloud corporate performance management (CPM), today announced a new reseller partnership with business analysis specialists Inside Info to deliver its award-winning CPM and business analytics technology to the Australian and New Zealand regions.  This partnership comes at a time when local CFOs are looking to business analytics and the cloud [...]

Top Five Features In Microsoft’s SQL 2012

Forrester Research has just released Microsoft’s positioning as a leader in the “The Forrester Wave™: Self-Service Business Intelligence Platforms, Q2 2012″ report. SQL 2012 has a lot to do with this.  Forrester highlights Microsoft’s approach to delivering self-service BI through the familiar tools of Excel and SharePoint. According to the report, ” Microsoft has built on [...]