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Choosing The Perfect Chart For Your Data

Choosing the perfect chart to display your data can be a tricky task. There are so many options! But there’s always one that’s a perfect fit, transforming your data into visual insights. Your goal is to make your charts as easy to understand, clear, and attractive as possible. We are sharing this infographic with you to help you achieve effective visualization in a minute.

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Releasing BI’s Potential: From Dark Data To Insights

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.

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GetApp’s SaaS Summer Games 2016

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Rio’s 2016 Olympic Games came to an end, and so did GetApp’s SaaS Summer Games 2016. While athletes competed for gold in Brazil, the top SaaS companies in the world competed to prove themselves as the most popular SaaS application. The games consisted of six different events, related to types of applications. Continue reading

Why You Should Become an Insights-Driven Organization

In today’s world, every business should be digital. But we don’t necessarily mean that you should be selling software. We mean that you should be taking full advantage of technological advances by exploiting the huge amounts of data generated every day. The digital era brought with it an enormous amount of data. This data has the potential to transform your business into an insight-driven organization. Every day we generate 2.5 quintillion bytes of data, can you see the potential insights? If you do, then you understand that every business’s goal should be to become insights-driven.

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History of Business Intelligence

According to the article History of Business Intelligence. The term Business Intelligence was used for the first time in 1865. Richard Miller Devens mentioned it in his book Cyclopedia of Commercial and Business Anecdotes. In the book he describes the success of Sir Henry Furnese, a banker that had information of the market and political issues before his competitors did. “Throughout Holland, Flanders, France, and Germany, he maintained a complete and perfect train of business intelligence,” Devens writes of Furnese. “The news…was thus received first by him.” The idea of Business Intelligence was gathering information for business purposes.

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Why Smart Data is Behind Pokémon Go’s Success

It seems like Pokémon decided to accompany me through my whole life. I used to play with the cards when they first came out in the 90’s and now I’m thinking about the huge amounts of data the game is gathering and how they can be analyzed with smart data discovery solutions. Who would have thought that after so many years it would make such a comeback! Even though it is only officially available in three countries, Pokémon Go already beat WhatsApp, Instagram and Snapchat in time spent on the app, and is fighting with Twitter for daily active users. To what does it owe its success?Playing Pokemon Go on the street Continue reading