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Meeting the business analytics challenge in 2017

Meeting the business analytics challenge in 2017

Author: Omri Kohl , Tags: Gartner |Category: BI Office | Published: 2/22/2017

Business analytics is one of the fastest growing and most exciting tier 1 applications in the enterprise today. More and more businesses across industries are turning to data for business intelligence, making investments in advanced analytics and visualization tools to deliver deeper insights throughout their organization.

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Buying the right BI: Four questions to ask when choosing an analytics platform for your business

Buying the right BI: Four questions to ask when choosing an analytics platform for your business

Author: John Hormaechea , Tags: Tableau |Category: BI Office Features | Published: 2/8/2017

Choosing the wrong business intelligence platform can create IT bottlenecks, security and governance risks, and disconnected analytics experiences—as well as require a high cost of ownership. However, the right BI platform can quickly take your business from data-blind to data-driven, empowering your people to make smarter, more informed decisions that will drive your business forward. Learn the four questions every enterprise should ask when considering the best platform for their needs.

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Factors to Consider for the True High Cost of Tableau

Factors to Consider for the True High Cost of Tableau

Author: John Hormaechea , Tags: Tableau |Category: BI Office Features | Published: 1/23/2017

There are a lot of things to consider as you compare different analytics platforms. For costs, you can better calculate the total cost of ownership (TCO) by considering the full use across your enterprise in areas like content reuse, content management, report distribution, advanced analytics, and security.

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Pyramid Analytics and Proskriptive: Empowering Healthcare with Data Science

Pyramid Analytics and Proskriptive: Empowering Healthcare with Data Science

Author: Jennifer Dorothea , Tags: Proskriptive |Category: BI Office Features | Published: 1/19/2017

The answer lies in bringing healthcare-focused data science expertise together with an analytics platform that provides impressive number-crunching and data visualization power, while remaining accessible to users of every skill level. This is where Pyramid Analytics and Proskriptive join forces.

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Fantasy Football: Help Your Data Find a Voice with BI Office

Fantasy Football: Help Your Data Find a Voice with BI Office

Author: Dan Wilmot , Tags: Fantasy Football, BI Office, Predictive Analysis |Category: BI Office Features | Published: 1/3/2017

For this blog post, I will discuss my methodology for creating a narrative by focusing on the three storyboards I built to help manage my fantasy football team. I followed a 5-step process for storyboard creation: problem identification, storylining, connecting to data sources, adding views/interactions, and enhancement. I will dive into detail on each one of these steps.

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Pyramid Analytics Named a Technology Innovation Award Winner by Dresner Advisory Services

Pyramid Analytics Named a Technology Innovation Award Winner by Dresner Advisory Services

Author: Jennifer Dorothea , Tags: Analysts |Category: Pyramid News | Published: 12/19/2016

Pyramid Analytics has been recognized in the Dresner Advisory Services 2016 Technology Innovation Awards, presented to the top vendors in the Dresner 2016 Wisdom of Crowds™ series. The award further proves our commitment to customers and our standing as an innovator in business intelligence.

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Data Governance and One Version of the Truth Evade Tableau

Data Governance and One Version of the Truth Evade Tableau

Author: Chandra DuFrene , Tags: Tableau |Category: BI Office Features | Published: 12/14/2016

When considering a BI solution, IT and business leaders should consider data governance shortfalls and which processes they still do manually. But Tableau lacks many key data governance features making it difficult to provide one version of the truth.

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Using Performance Analysis to Determine How I Dropped the Ball

Using Performance Analysis to Determine How I Dropped the Ball

Author: Dan Wilmot , Tags: fantasy football, BI Office, predictive analysis |Category: BI Office Features | Published: 12/12/2016

I built a storyboard in BI Office to help me draft a winning fantasy football team. Unfortunately, my team hasn't done a whole lot of “winning" so far this season. While I would like to pin my team's woeful performance squarely on the shoulders of Lady Luck, in reality, it was my own doing: I spent more time tweaking my data reports than actually using those reports to make decisions. Find out what else I learned by using performance analysis to understand where I went wrong.

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