It’s practically a mobile first world now, and operating your business in this era should not mean viewing reports only from your device, you should desire Mobile BI. Growing your business in this mobile-first era, means getting business intelligence truly mobile. Employees are always on the go, so they need business data such as inventory, records and spreadsheets at their fingertips at any hour on any given day, most top management need real time insights to enable quick informed decisions.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has grown steadily over the years from its humble Academic inclusion in 1956 to its modern applications in Self Driving Tesla’s. Its growth has lead to its applications in various fields and industry. An example is AI in Healthcare, by using algorithms and software to approximate human cognition in the analysis of complex medical data. This trend has lead Business Intelligence experts to explore a possible marriage between AI and BI which I want to explore in the post.
These days SMB’s are getting ahead thanks to the emergence of big data. With business intelligence (BI) tools and software, small companies and organizations have a way of achieving success rates previously only thought possible for big corporations. Ultimately, it comes down to how well SMBs use the acquired data. Here are a few things they are doing with big data and insights in a way that yields positive gains.
Qlik Sense and Qlikview are two Products from the same stable with slightly different DNA. Qlik has seen their valuation top $2 billion and Qlik Sense is growing phenomenally to help boost the company's revenues even further. Lets take a look at both side by side.
Dealing with Data about their prospects, Customers, internal business processes, suppliers, partners and competitors has become the norm of Enterprises. Transforming this Data into actionable insights to increase efficiency, and profits is making organizations turn to BI tools. The BI tool market is mature but still constantly evolving to meet the ever-changing analytical needs of Organizations. How do I choose what tool to suit my organization you may wonder? You should determine which tool enables the types of analysis your users need and will use. Some tools are great at drilling down data and terrible at Visuals others just have fantastic dashboards but rely on another tool for its Data. If you consider the traits below you will have no problems with choosing the right tool for your BI needs
According to a recent survey, many users are still using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets to analyze and report on corporate data. These same users also spend much of their data-gathering time correcting out-of-date information in these Excel spreadsheets. So what are the real benefits of using Excel spreadsheets to analyze and report data? What additional benefits do business intelligence (BI) tools offer?
What is a dashboard?
The panel facing the driver of a vehicle or the pilot of an aircraft, containing instruments and controls.The definition above is what generally comes to mind when thinking about dashboards, because the word was originally used to describe the fascia of vehicles. Looking closely at this definition, a dashboard generally is like an information hub for the Driver of a vehicle, giving key stats of what is happening with the vehicle in real time, and the controls allows him to make fine adjustments and probe further to understand what’s happening to the vehicle.