Embedded BI is an emerging trend in the Business Intelligence market that has gained more and more force this year. It integrates self-service Business Intelligence and data analytics tools into other applications. Any app can be enhanced with data analytics, dashboard visualization and notifications when data changes. Top BI solutions like Panorama Necto allow customers to embed state-of-the-art analytics into their own apps, letting them customize the platform to their specific needs. Check out this infographic of the top benefits of Embedded BI. Continue reading
“Business Intelligence is a fundamental element of our competitive advantage. By providing our team with the necessary data, our strategy and planning processes are now more ‘intelligent’ than ever. With excellent visibility of our sales and product performance, we are now better placed to offer enhanced services to our customers and yet improve our financials.” John Jaccarini, Director, Prohealth.
Prohealth is a leading distributor in the health care industry, responsible for the marketing, sales and distribution of various major brands including La Roche Posay, Vichy from L’Oréal (France), Ursapharm (Germany), Galderma (Switzerland), Italchimici (Italy), PIAM Pharmaceutici (Italy), GAMA Healthcare (UK), ROWA (Ireland), Salus Haus (Germany), Laboratorios Kin (Spain), Le Maître (USA), Medel (Austria) and others. Continue reading
Business Intelligence transformed the way we do business, but there is still unleashed potential within it. We are analyzing only a part of our data, not all of it. The insights we get are limited and in consequence, so are our decisions. This is mostly because of Dark Data and how hard it is to analyze. And also because of human bias that doesn’t exactly allows us to see outside the box, so to speak. Now, imagine if you could get insights on all of your data. Your use of BI would be much more meaningful and your decisions would be insight-driven. In order to get there, we must take a couple of things into account.
One of BI’s biggest trends is Self-service BI. By 2017, most business users and analysts in organizations will have access to self-service tools to prepare data for analysis. But we need to be aware that it comes with its challenges. If we are well informed when we jump on the self-service BI train—about its benefits and challenges—we will be better prepared to make the most out of it.