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PASS Business Analytics Conference 2015: My Impressions

PASS Business Analytics Conference 2015: My Impressions

Author: Matt White , Tags: PASS Business Analytics Conference; PASS |Category: Pyramid News | Published: 5/20/2015

I recently attended PASS Business Analytics Conference 2015, which took place on April 20-22 in Santa Clara, California. This conference is geared toward business and data analysts, data scientists, and other BI professionals who are using Microsoft tools. It had more than 60 sessions from eminent thought leaders.

In this blog article and brief video (under two minutes), I give a short summary of the conference, and provide highlights. I also provide links to more information about the conference itself and to videos of some of the topics that were discussed.

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Achieving Business Benefits with a BI Solution

Achieving Business Benefits with a BI Solution

Author: Susan Joly , Tags: business benefits, agile BI, self-service BI, business hero, end users, Magic Quadrant, Gartner, business intelligence, BI, BI platform |Category: Industry Trends | Published: 5/18/2015

This is the final post in a blog series that explores elements critical to an effective BI solution, based on the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. With the right BI platform, users can become “business heroes” who provide a quick time to business benefits. (For the fourth post in the series, see Reap the Benefits of BI Platform Integration.)

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Agility in a BI Solution

Agility in a BI Solution

Author: Susan Joly , Tags: agility, agile BI, BI solution, BARC, self-service, flexible BI, business intelligence, BI, BI platform |Category: Industry Trends, Pyramid News | Published: 5/15/2015

This is the fifth post in a blog series that explores key performance indicators measured in the BARC BI Survey 14. See why agility is key in a BI platform, and what Pyramid Analytics offers in this regard. For the fourth post in this series, see Easy, Operational, and Collaborative BI.

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PASS Business Analytics Conference 2015: Conversation with Jordan Goldmeier

PASS Business Analytics Conference 2015: Conversation with Jordan Goldmeier

Author: Mike Teel , Tags: PASS Business Analytics Conference; PASS |Category: Pyramid News | Published: 5/14/2015

At PASS Business Analytics Conference 2015 (April 20-22), I spoke with Jordan Goldmeier about what Pyramid Analytics offers in terms of big data, governance, and agility. This blog post and short video (under three minutes) captures the discussion.

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BI Product and Customer Satisfaction

BI Product and Customer Satisfaction

Author: Susan Joly , Tags: agility, agile BI, BI solution, BARC, self-service, flexible BI, business intelligence, BI, BI platform |Category: Industry Trends, Pyramid News | Published: 5/11/2015

This is the fifth post in a blog series that explores key performance indicators measured in the BARC BI Survey 14. See how product satisfaction and customer satisfaction are significant elements within the notion of “users at ease” when it comes to a BI platform, and how Pyramid Analytics is viewed in this regard, through the lens of respondents to the BARC BI Survey. For the fourth post in this series, see Easy, Operational, and Collaborative BI.

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Easy, Operational, and Collaborative BI

Easy, Operational, and Collaborative BI

Author: Susan Joly , Tags: operational BI, collaboration, ease of use |Category: Industry Trends, Pyramid News | Published: 4/15/2015

This is the fourth post in a blog series that explores key performance indicators measured in the BARC BI Survey 14. See why ease of use, operational BI, and collaboration abilities matter in a BI platform, and what Pyramid Analytics offers in this regard. For the third post in this series, see Choosing a Standard BI Solution.

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Reap the Benefits of BI Platform Integration

Reap the Benefits of BI Platform Integration

Author: Susan Joly , Tags: platform integration, Magic Quadrant, Gartner, business intelligence, BI, BI platform |Category: Industry Trends, Pyramid News | Published: 4/2/2015

This is the fourth post in a blog series that explores elements critical to an effective BI solution, based on the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. A common look and feel, shared metadata, an integrated set of programmatic and visual tools—these are just a few components of platform integration that contribute to successful BI. (For the third post in the series, see Win Applause: Selecting a BI Platform That Offers Functionality and Ease of Use.)

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2015 Predictions in BI and Analytics Sees a Power Shift From IT to Business

2015 Predictions in BI and Analytics Sees a Power Shift From IT to Business

Author: Kristen Gill , Tags: Agility, security, Centralized, decentralized, Protect data, share data, Bi-modal BI, Citizen data scientist |Category: Industry Trends | Published: 4/1/2015

Traditional BI and analytic models are being disrupted as the balance of power shifts from IT to the business.

Come and read how Gartner breaks this power shift into 5 simple steps

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