Once we started to plan our 10th Annual Diver Conference, , it wasn’t long before we realised that this anniversary in 2014 also coincides with two other important anniversaries within our Diver BI sphere of existence…More
With 128 pages of charts, trend analysis, and insight from real BI customers, the 2014 Dresner Wisdom of Crowds BI Market Study is an awesome resource packed with valuable information.More
Since you saw the impressive presentations on DI-Production at last year’s annual Diver Conference, you probably have been tiptoeing to the edge of the diving board, not quite ready to take the plunge. More
Aspirational, and as Dresner points out, arguably a philosophical goal, but year on year, the goal of “Better Decision Making” as a result of a BI implementation is cited as the no 1 objective for almost all BI users.More
I was reading an article, Data analytics could create 21,000 Irish jobs – Forfas report, the other day and it got me thinking about how times have changed since I started out in a business role, many years ago…More
While preparing for your (BI) deployment, you’ve considered how you are going to collect and assemble your data. We’re two-thirds of the way there. Now comes the exciting part: delivery of data to users via reports, dashboards, and ad hoc analysis tools.More
When you deploy a business intelligence solution, in order to gain the most meaningful insights, it’s important that you consider some key aspects prior to implementation. In our previous blog post, we outlined the 3 integrated steps that you should undertake when you are deploying…More
When it comes to deploying a business intelligence solution, there are three integrated steps that you need to understand and implement to get the most out of your deployment: Collection, Assembly, Delivery…More
In many organisations, each department might be using disparate systems to analyse their data, so to try to make decisions based on what is happening across the company as a whole, you have to grapple with this “apple v orange” problem.More
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Introduced by Philip Byers, The DBI 9th Annual Conference 2013 was full of new information about Diver developments, and some excellent presentations from our customers BWG Foods and Polypipe which exemplified the theme of continuity.More
BI software providers like to talk about the features and functions of their products. However, the real quality of your BI deployment often rests in the expertise of your BI vendor (or in-house BI specialist) and the ability to effectively translate your organization’s business rules into a BI solution.More