Best business intelligence articles, 19 – 26 January

BI and data articles

David Bailey said: “The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.”

So to make sure you have access to all the knowledge and power you can get, we’ve gathered last week’s top business intelligence and data articles in a list for you. Handy and useful!

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Top 101 Big Data influencers

Top 101 Big Data influencers

John Hancock said: “The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and to influence their actions.”

So who are the biggest influencers in Big Data? The guys at Onalytica have compiled a list of the top 101 influencers in the field, and we’re happy to share their list with you.

Is your hero missing? Feel free to add them to the list!

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Managing the Internet of Things tidal wave

BI for everyoneWe live at a time where there is vastly more information available than ever before. Tech trends like the Internet of Things are taking us into a world of connectedness, and everyone from Gartner to IDC are predicting big stuff for “the Things” in 2015.

In fact there is already far too much information out there for us to be able to meaningfully take it all in. However it is increasingly important that we use as much of this data as we can to avoid being left behind in both our work and our personal lives.

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Best business intelligence articles, 12 – 19 January

BI and data articles

Don’t miss last week’s top BI and data stories! We’ve gathered them here in a neat list for you.

This week’s list includes articles from Enterprise Apps Today, MemeBurn and CloudTweaks, covering everything from cloud to the biggest business intelligence myths. Enjoy!

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DecisionPoint For Excel Quick Start: get up and running in a jiffy

DecisionPoint For Excel Quick StartWhen it comes to getting the most out of a software investment we know that different people work in different ways. Some people are happy to work through a series of “how-to” videos at their own pace whereas others prefer the personal touch that a 1:1 training and mentoring program offers.

As you start to create interactive dashboards with DecisionPoint™ For Excel we want to give you the flexibility to get up to speed in the way that best suits you.

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Customer story: Central Coast Realtor Keith Byrd on DecisionPoint For Excel

SLO County Homes DashboardBack in November we launched DecisionPoint™ For Excel, a rapid dashboard creation tool for small to medium enterprises and business departments that lets non-programmers turn their Excel data into beautiful dashboards that can be shared with anyone on a web browser, tablet or smart phone.

We’ve been delighted with the response to DecisionPoint™ For Excel and I’m excited to share with you some feedback from one of our early customers, San Luis Obispo (SLO) County Homes.

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Use Dropbox to securely share, sync and view you DecisionPoint™ For Excel dashboards

DecisionPoint For Excel and DropboxIf you use DecisionPoint™ For Excel to create dashboards you will have noticed our Christmas present to you – you’re now able to sync, share and view your dashboards via Dropbox!

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Agile BI: Are you doing it every two weeks? Part II

BI for everyoneIt is well understood that information is one of the most valuable assets an organization has and that making best use of it can be the difference between success and failure.

One of the most important things to do with information is to make it accessible right across your organisation in a way that allows users to “just use it”.

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