What is Qlikview ?

When Qlik first launch back in 1993 they set in motion the development of QlikView, which arrived three years later. With their flagship Business Intelligence (BI) software, QlikView, they set out to do something different with Business Intelligence. While BI software has tended to be somewhat specialist, Qlik sought to produce BI software that was […]

Benefits of Business Intelligence

You may be asking yourself: Should we implement a BI system? Good question. Although an increasingly popular and accepted technology for improving business performance, BI – like any other system – must be carefully considered before deciding to implement it. Benefits must be clear and understood and they must justify the investments.

Business Intelligence for SME’s

The SME faces many of the same BI challenges as larger organizations, and some additional ones to boot. The smaller you are, the less data you are likely to have access to. In terms of internal data, a basic entry-level accounting program stores substantially less information than a higher-end enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. And […]

Understanding Business Intelligence

The basis of Business Intelligence is data. And then, first of all, the metrics that are generated from this data. But metrics, as well as KPIs, are numberless – and they are even becoming more and more! Catalogue retailers become online retailers. Online retailers become chain store owners. Multichannel here, agile commerce there. As a […]

BI BI BI Whats it all about?

What exactly is Business Intelligence about? You know it’s critical to understand your customers better than the competition. You’ve heard that gathering customer insights can boost that understanding. And you may have noticed a lot of buzz about business intelligence. But what’s behind those concepts? And what do they mean for a business? Here’s the […]

Gartner BI Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms 2015

On Tuesday 24th Feb 2015, Gartner published the yearly Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. The report published each year is a critical and insightful report into the competing players in the BI and anayltics vendor market. Within the report Gartner also seeks to discover customer opinions about vendors and highlight market place […]

Big data means big IT job opportunities

The growth of big data is helping to create massive job opportunities for Nigerian IT Professionals, depending on those who have the right qualifications. New technologies are driving big data adoption and creating a need for professional skills in managing data.