Panorama Software recently did its best rock ‘n roll impersonation and ventured out on a world tour to spread the word about our revolutionary solution, Panorama Necto. Okay, so our trips through the U.K., Germany, and Singapore may have been different than those of the Rolling Stones, but the Panorama Necto roadshow still gave us a great opportunity to connect with the many organizations we regularly rely on.
As with other hosted applications, cloud-based business intelligence solutions, such as those delivered through a SaaS model, make sense for companies looking to cut costs and increase agility within the IT department, according to a recent Computerworld UK report.
“Instead of buying servers and software licenses up front as a large, sunk capital cost, paying monthly fees from operating budgets can be less expensive over the life of the application,” the report states.
Companies in the retail sector are using business intelligence solutions to enhance their distribution strategies and boost sales, according to a recent Retail Solutions Online report.
Contributor Rosanne Saccone, the chief marketing officer of a business intelligence solutions vendor, identified several ways retailers are deploying BI. According to the report, retail companies are using analytics to study customer behavior, speed access to business information and empower customer-facing employees.