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Saar Bitner

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You've heard the great promise of business intelligence: data visualization will completely change the way you think about your business. We strive for those life-altering "aha" moments that completely shift the way we think, and help move us forward in a way we just couldn't before due to a lack of knowledge, clarity or inspiration. But how can data visualization promise to give us more of those moments? Data visualization, the graphical representation of data and information, can help you discover trends, patterns and correlations in your businesses that might otherwise go unseen. It makes meaningful insights easier to spot, epiphanies more common to come by, and helps you create a business story that you can use as a springboard for smart change and success. Seeing with Kaleidoscope Eyes Taking large amounts of data and putting it into a business analysis system ... (more)

Does the Future Lie with Embedded BI? By @Sisense | @CloudExpo [#BigData]

Does the Future Lie with Embedded BI? At the onset of 2015 it seems that Business Intelligence software has become a nearly consensual part of any data-driven organization. Today companies large and small are realizing, more than ever, that "data is power", and that harnessing this power requires the right tools for the job. But in the near future we might see BI take another direction: Rather than companies merely purchasing dashboard reporting software for the purposes of internal usage, we'll be seeing a surge in companies looking to integrate advanced analytics and reporting ... (more)

Data Analytics For Rebranding By @Sisense | @CloudExpo [#BigData]

Any CEO will tell you that marketing is an essential part of running a successful business. After all, without demand and lead generation there will be no sales; if the product isn't selling, all the brilliant innovative technology in the world won't make even the slightest difference and the company will eventually go under. However, it won't be too much of a stretch to say that marketers are generally an underappreciated, often misunderstood species within technological organizations. I will claim that current analytics tools might allow marketers to "rebrand" themselves, and ... (more)

Taking Data Visibility to the Office Walls

Many companies struggle with how to make their data more visible and accessible to employees. Even once the data is available in BI dashboards, it is often still difficult to get people to change their daily habits and start using a new system as part of their day-to-day activities, and organizations are looking for new ways to bring data into the hands of more end users. Putting Data In Your Face Several of our clients have found a simple but innovative solution to the issue of data visibility: namely,displaying their BI dashboards on television monitors placed in prominent locat... (more)