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Dresner: Analytics trends include prioritization of BI

News | Business Analytics

While generative AI is the BI craze of the moment, increased investments in BI, attempts to expand BI use to business users and embedded analytics ...

self-service business intelligence (self-service BI)

Definition | Business Analytics

Self-service business intelligence (BI) is an approach to data analytics that enables business users to access and explore data sets even if they ...

GoodData launches new platform for AI, ML and BI workflows

News | Business Analytics

The vendor's FlexHouse Analytics Lake provides a single environment for normally disparate data assets to simplify AI, analytics and machine learning...

Embedded analytics a way for organizations to broaden BI use

News | Business Analytics

By delivering data to workers within their workflows in an easily digestible form, inserting BI into other applications is one way organizations can ...

5 benefits cloud BI has over on-premises options

Feature | Business Analytics

BI moving from on premises to the cloud taps into operational improvements and benefits. Optimizing these tools creates a more customized, ...

business intelligence (BI)

Definition | Business Analytics

Business intelligence (BI) is a technology-driven process for analyzing data and delivering actionable information that helps executives, managers ...

Microsoft Power BI

Definition | Content Management

Microsoft Power BI is a business intelligence platform that provides nontechnical business users with tools for aggregating, analyzing, visualizing ...

AWS unveils generative AI tools for QuickSight BI platform

News | Business Analytics

The tech giant introduced two natural language processing features aimed at making dashboard developers more efficient and enabling more business ...

Using Microsoft Power BI to leverage your data

Opinion | MicroScope

Callum Gillespie head of infrastructure operations at Littlefish, shares some advice on getting the most out of the business intelligence offering

Microsoft unveils AI boost for Power BI, new Fabric for data

News | Business Analytics

The tech giant introduced a tool that will infuse its primary analytics platform with generative AI, as well as a new SaaS suite that combines ...

BI adoption poised to break through barrier -- finally

News | Business Analytics

Analytics use within organizations has been stuck for more than a decade. But the combination of embedded BI, NLP and development of a data culture ...

Traditional BI vs. self-service BI shouldn't be a choice

Tip | Business Analytics

Traditional BI vs. self-service BI isn't a choice organizations need to make, but rather a partnership that requires elements from both to bring ...

Top analytics trends include cloud, AI/ML and embedded BI

News | Business Analytics

As vendors attempt to make BI available to a broader audience -- and generative AI tools are still in preview -- the triumvirate of cloud migration, ...

Treating data as a product a method to grow analytics use

Feature | Business Analytics

Treating BI assets such as models and dashboards as commodities is an emerging trend as organizations continue to seek new ways of making analytics ...

ad hoc analysis

Definition | Business Analytics

Ad hoc analysis is a business intelligence (BI) process designed to answer a specific business question by using company data from various sources.

Google's Wright names embedded BI top analytics trend

News | Business Analytics

While AI has developed into an important aid for making decisions, infusing data into the workflows of business users in real time is the most ...

Experts predict NLP to be biggest BI trend this year

Feature | Business Analytics

Given the advancements in chatbot technologies like the recent launch of ChatGPT, industry watchers expect analytics vendors to prioritize natural ...

ThoughtSpot, DBT partner to join BI and data modeling

News | Business Analytics

The analytics vendor and open source tool have already developed integrations that combine self-service BI and semantic modeling, and now plan to ...

self-service analytics

Definition | Business Analytics

Self-service analytics is a type of business intelligence (BI) that enables business users to access, manipulate, analyze and visualize data, as well...

SingleStore update adds new tools to fuel GenAI, analytics

News | Data Management

The database vendor unveiled Pro Max, a rebranded version of its platform that includes new vector search and change data capture capabilities that ...

Launch of Business Analytics Enterprise unifies IBM BI tools

News | Business Analytics

The tech giant joined previously disparate capabilities in a single platform and unveiled a new hub where customers can view models and dashboards ...

Augmented analytics, decision intelligence power modern BI

Opinion | Enterprise AI

Business intelligence is rapidly evolving, and businesses would be best equipped to handle today's data analytics challenges with both augmented ...

Top 4 self-service BI benefits for organizations

Tip | Business Analytics

Self-service BI tools benefit organizations in four major ways, including improved decision-making, organizational efficiency, increased ...

Power BI platform adds cross-tenant sharing, integrations

News | Business Analytics

Power BI users can now safely share data and collaborate with partner and customer organizations, while new integrations with Microsoft 365 tools are...

How self-service BI capabilities improve data use

Tip | Business Analytics

Organizations can be more efficient problem solvers and enable users with self-service BI capabilities that bring more data and tools to their ...

What is embedded analytics, and how does it benefit BI?

Tip | Business Analytics

Here are the benefits of data managers using embedded analytics capabilities to use interactive dashboards and reporting techniques within existing ...

Automation, more security and governance next big BI trends

Feature | Business Analytics

As many data preparation and management tasks get automated, insight generation and action are the next likely targets for automation. Another key ...

Tableau update highlighted by new embedded analytics tool

News | Business Analytics

In addition to Embedding Playground, the longtime BI vendor's latest platform update features new metadata management capabilities and an integration...

7 benefits of BI dashboards for businesses

Tip | Business Analytics

To reap the full benefits of BI dashboards, they need to be designed to empower end users and improve the efficiency of BI software and the ...

Teradata launches cloud-native platform, enhances BI suite

News | Business Analytics

VantageCloud Lake is designed to enable wider use across organizations along with better cost control, while ClearScape Analytics adds more than 50 ...

IBI launches new full-featured data management platform

News | Data Management

The data management and BI specialist has released Data Intelligence, an AI-driven suite that includes data quality and data integration capabilities...

SAS analytics and BI platform evolves toward cloud

News | Business Analytics

Though the analytics vendor has invested heavily in AI over the past few years, the most significant change to its platform has been its embrace of ...

Gartner: Augmented analytics, ecosystem for BI now key

News | Business Analytics

While AI capabilities are now a must for BI vendors, it is becoming increasingly important that their capabilities fit into a larger ecosystem for ...

New integrations unite Looker with other Google BI tools

News | Business Analytics

As part of a project the tech giant is calling Big BI, Google is unifying the analytics vendor's capabilities with those of Data Studio and Connected...

Datamart a new self-service developer tool in Power BI

News | Business Analytics

The capability, now in in preview, will enable Premium customers to build small to midsize relational databases dedicated to a single subject, ...

Microsoft launches Fabric, adds Copilot for the new platform

News | Business Analytics

The suite unites Power BI, Azure Synapse Analytics and Data Factory in an integrated environment to better enable data management and analysis, ...

The business benefits of automating and embedding BI

Tip | Business Analytics

Automated insights and embedded BI are getting decision-makers the data needed to make quick decisions, accelerate business processes and lessen ...

Crate & Barrel modernizes with MicroStrategy BI platform

Feature | Business Analytics

The home decor chain added governance capabilities and sped time-to-insight by adopting the longtime analytics vendor's platform after 14 years using...

Metrics upgrades, AR tool highlight Power BI platform update

News | Business Analytics

The July update includes over 20 features, with highlights including new capabilities for Metrics, a tool that uses AR to add context to data and new...

Oracle unveils new suite for analytics, AI data management

News | Business Analytics

The tech giant's new Fusion Data Intelligence Platform is aimed at fueling AI, BI and data management so customers can quickly take action based on ...

Occupancy analytics emerges to optimize space utilization

News | Business Analytics

With many office buildings largely empty following the pandemic and the concept of smart buildings gaining momentum, a new segment of BI is helping ...

Latest ThoughtSpot BI capabilities target new personas

News | Business Analytics

With the addition of Data Workspace, the analytics vendor aims to enable power users within organizations to develop and deploy applications.

Microsoft steadily adding to Power BI analytics platform

News | Business Analytics

The tech giant continues to add functionality to its BI platform, recently including a feature that will enable Premium users to run reports with ...

business intelligence dashboard

Definition | Business Analytics

A business intelligence dashboard, or BI dashboard, is a data visualization and analysis tool that displays on one screen the status of key ...

Epicor ERP adds low-code BI with Grow acquisition

News | ERP

Epicor's acquisition of Grow Inc. provides the ERP vendor with a low-code business intelligence tool that provides business users flexible and ...

SAP BusinessObjects BI

Definition | SearchSAP

SAP BusinessObjects BI (SAP BO) is a centralized suite of reporting and analytics tools for business intelligence (BI) platforms.

Power BI platform adds new data prep, mobile capabilities

News | Business Analytics

Microsoft added more than 40 features to its main analytics tool this month, including enhancements to data preparation capabilities and upgraded ...

6 strategies to tap into data warehouse BI

Tip | Data Management

Data warehouse BI benefits include data storage, summarization and transformation and can be unlocked with these six strategies leveraging cloud ...

Analytics best practices include automation, cloud migration

News | Business Analytics

While successful use of modern BI remains elusive for many organizations, those that derive value from their data share common traits, such as ...

QuickSight Q a potential winner for Amazon BI platform

Feature | Business Analytics

Since its introduction in 2016, Amazon QuickSight has offered solid but not top-of-market BI capabilities. The addition of a new natural language ...

Domo BI update includes app development, multi-cloud tools

News | Business Analytics

The vendor's platform update highlights its focus on applications as a way to extend analytics to more business users and expands the platform's ...

Augmented analytics capabilities mark the new era of BI

News | Business Analytics

Augmented intelligence capabilities like automated data prep and natural language processing are now common, showing that BI has advanced to a new ...

Cloud, self-service BI capabilities fuel agile analytics

News | Business Analytics

The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the importance of agile data-driven decision-making, and key to that agility are a deployment in the cloud and...

ThoughtSpot buying Mode for $200M to add deeper analysis

News | Business Analytics

The acquisition will extend the vendor's self-service BI platform with tools designed for data experts that enable data science, machine learning and...

Teradata makes VantageCloud Lake available on Azure

News | Business Analytics

By making its cloud-native platform natively available on Azure, the data management and analytics vendor aims to more smoothly enable users to run ...

Sisense unveils Extense Framework to enable embedded BI

News | Business Analytics

After rebranding its platform early in 2021 to reflect a heightened focus on embedded analytics, Sisense introduced a set of new capabilities to ...

Insightsoftware acquisition of Izenda targets embedded BI

News | Business Analytics

ERP vendor Insightsoftware acquired embedded analytics specialist Izenda on April 15, marking its second purchase of an embedded BI vendor this month.

Tableau to add generative AI with Salesforce's Einstein GPT

News | Business Analytics

The BI vendor unveiled plans to combine its existing capabilities with its parent company's generative AI tool to make it more simple for customers ..., Databricks integration improves data visibility

News | Data Management

The update includes support for Databricks' Unity Catalog to enable joint customers to better organize and view datasets that can be used to inform ...

ThoughtSpot BI platform to focus on the cloud

News | Business Analytics

After developing a strong on-premises customer base, ThoughtSpot is undergoing a transformation with the cloud at the center of is product ...

Snowflake to offer BI capabilities with Snowsight

News | Business Analytics

Snowflake plans to join its cloud computing competitors by offering BI capabilities starting in 2021, though the vendor's tool will have limited ...

Microsoft strengthens Power BI security with new capabilities

News | Business Analytics

The latest Power BI update features a series of new capabilities aimed at enabling organizations to secure their data as they move to the cloud and ...

ThoughtSpot, Azure alliance boosts BI capabilities of both

News | Business Analytics

A new strategic partnership between ThoughtSpot and Microsoft Azure unveiled on Feb. 11 includes joint product development plans in addition to ...

Qlik aims to enable outcomes with data and analytics tools

News | Business Analytics

The longtime BI and data integration vendor doesn't only want to enable customers to analyze data and reach insights but also enable actions that ...

Goals in Power BI a new data-driven performance tracker

News | Business Analytics

Microsoft unveiled a new performance-tracking tool for Power BI that enables organizations to create key business objectives and metrics and measure ...

Wellthy finds analytics success with ThoughtSpot

Feature | Business Analytics

The self-service analytics specialist's platform has greatly increased the healthcare organization's efficiency after its old BI platform was too ...

Cisco accelerates observability strategy with customer digital experience monitoring

News |

Bi-directional integration between network giant’s AppDynamics solution and network intelligence provider aims to close network observability gaps ...

The top 4 self-service BI benefits for enterprises

Feature | Business Analytics

Self-service BI adoption is trending because it democratizes data access and analytics. Explore the benefits these platforms offer enterprises.

New ThoughtSpot tool advances embedded BI capabilities

News | Business Analytics

ThoughtSpot this week unveiled ThoughtSpot Everywhere, an embedded analytics platform in preview, and a host of features on its roadmap, including ...

Top tips for a successful self-service BI strategy

Feature | Business Analytics

As self-service BI adoption continues across enterprises, it's important to make sure you have a good strategy. Here are the top tips for a ...

Pyramid Analytics launches integration with OpenAI

News | Business Analytics

The integration melds the research lab and vendor's generative AI tech with many parts of the BI vendor's platform, including data preparation and ...

Gartner predicts data storytelling will dominate BI by 2025

Feature | Business Analytics

With analytics still the domain of data experts, Gartner predicts data narratives will be the BI capability that makes analytics accessible to a ...

Cenegenics modernizes with Domo's embedded analytics suite

News | Business Analytics

The performance health specialist has achieved double-digit revenue growth in the year since adopting the BI vendor's suite and embedding data tools ...

What are the key BI team roles and responsibilities?

Answer | Business Analytics

A business intelligence team helps an organization deploy, manage and use BI tools. Here are the primary roles on a BI team and an overview of their ...

10 BI dashboard design principles and best practices

Tip | Business Analytics

BI dashboards are a key tool for delivering analytics data to business users. Here's how to design effective dashboards that can help drive informed ...

Dynatrace expands observability tools with an eye toward BI

News | IT Operations

With new features and roadmap plans, Dynatrace looked past IT observability toward becoming a broader business intelligence platform.

Qlik unveils roadmap for analytics, data integration tools

Feature | Business Analytics

The vendor plans to increase its connectivity to SaaS applications so users can integrate data from more sources and to add new APIs for embedded BI ...

Microsoft enhances integration between Power BI and Excel

News | Business Analytics

The latest Microsoft update to its popular spreadsheet features an integration with Power BI that lets the analytics platforms send structured data ...

Tibco Spotfire targets efficiency of triggering actions

News | Business Analytics

The latest version of the vendor's BI suite includes action logs that enable admins to see how end users are using a tool that lets them trigger ...

MicroStrategy plans include SaaS version of its BI platform

News | Business Analytics

MicroStrategy revealed during its user conference that a SaaS version of its platform is in the works, as are new embedded analytics and process ...

Google unveils new Looker tool, BigQuery pricing models

News | Business Analytics

The tech giant revealed a standalone tool that opens up its analytics platform's semantic layer to users of any BI vendor and introduced usage-based ...

Embedded BI the future of analytics

Feature | Business Analytics

Michael Saylor, CEO of MicroStrategy, discusses HyperIntelligence, the vendor's zero-click embedded analytics tool, as well as the trend of embedded ...

Benefits of embedded BI and customizable analytics

Feature | Business Analytics

Depending on your data needs, embedded analytics from a BI platform or a more custom-built analytics framework may work. Read on for the benefits of ...

Microsoft unveils per-user pricing for Power BI Premium

News | Business Analytics

Microsoft is making Power BI Premium, the top-tier version of the big tech vendor's business intelligence platform, available on a per-user basis for...

APAC buyer’s guide to BI and analytics

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In this buyer’s guide, we look at the state of adoption of business intelligence and analytics tools, common use cases and other technology and ...

20 top BI tools and how to choose the right one

Feature | Business Analytics

To help you buy the right BI tool for your data analysis needs, here's a look at 20 leading technologies, the different types of BI software and key ...

SaaS adoption, real-time BI among top analytics trends

Feature | Business Analytics

More enterprises using SaaS and the need for data in real time are among the top trends in analytics, according to Dan Sommer, senior director and ...

Logi Analytics focused, stable as part of Insightsoftware

News | Business Analytics

The formerly independent embedded BI specialist is benefiting from its new parent company's aggressive acquisition strategy as well as its emphasis ...

Sisense analytics suite renamed to reflect embedded BI focus

News | Business Analytics

The business intelligence vendor unveiled Sisense Fusion, a rebranded version of Sisense's platform named to reflect the vendor's new focus on ...

Mergers and acquisitions among BI vendors not yet done

News | Business Analytics

With the remaining longstanding independent vendors as the most likely acquisition targets, expect more consolidation in the BI industry over the ...

ThoughtSpot broadens analytics customer base, targets SMBs

News | Business Analytics

The analytics and BI vendor has added plug-in API apps to its natural language processing and embedded BI-friendly platform aimed at larger ...

data latency

Definition | CIO

Data latency is the time it takes for data packets to be stored or retrieved. In business intelligence (BI), data latency is how long it takes for a ...

BI vendor Phocas raises funds to build predictive analytics

News | Business Analytics

With its eyes on expansion and new analytics product development, a veteran Australian-based BI vendor raised $34 million in venture capital funding.

Key elements of a DataOps framework for BI and analytics

Tip | Business Analytics

DataOps brings speed and agility to BI processes and helps align data management to business goals. Learn about the key elements of a DataOps ...

Augmented data preparation the next step for self-service BI

Feature | Data Management

Augmented data tools play a key role in expanding data use across organizations. Read on to find out how augmented data preparation tools democratize...

BI not BS: how businesses are building futures with data analytics

Feature |

Business intelligence software is finding an intensified mission as companies try to forecast beyond the global Covid-19 health pandemic

The differences between a data warehouse vs. data mart

Feature | Data Management

Data marts and data warehouses both play key roles in the BI and analytics process. Here's how they differ and how they can be used to help drive ...


Definition | Business Analytics

MicroStrategy is an enterprise business intelligence (BI) application and software vendor.

Power BI platform adds data storytelling capabilities

News | Business Analytics

In its ongoing attempt to extend the reach of analytics to more users, Microsoft, during its virtual user conference, unveiled a new data ...

Tableau update enables direct action from analytics insights

News | Business Analytics

The vendor's fourth-quarter update includes an integration with Salesforce Flow that enables users to trigger actions in business applications ...

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