Logical vs Emotional Decision Making: A Conceptual Dilemma

Do we in the business intelligence community need to be careful what we wish for? Are we ushering in an age during which our own insight and value will be made obsolete? Will there come a time when our work…

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How Data Culture is Changing the Enterprise

The competitive advantages of data-driven organizations are clear. We only need to look at the rise of the Chief Data Officer as an accepted executive position to verify that the business world has been sold on at least the concept of…

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Building the Next Generation of Business Intelligence

The other day, I was thinking about BI and its adoption rate by the business. For the past couple decades, business intelligence has been one of the top enterprise initiatives, often one of the top three. Still, though there have been innovations in technology, the way companies use data hasn’t changed much. I sense that is about to change in a big way, which made me wonder whether organizations are ready.

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How to Build a Culture of Business Analytics

I can tell how mature an organization is by its use of analytics to run the business. By that, I don’t just mean the financial reports they produce for investors or Wall Street. I mean the use of analytics in every aspect of the organization—from product development to HR, from marketing to supply chain, and everything in between.

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