Tag Archives: BI applications

Are you missing most of the value of your Big Data?

Big DataIf there is a data lake in your organization, what percentage of your organization see data from it on a daily basis?

I suspect the answer in most organizations, even the most Big Data savvy ones, is very low – possibly much lower than 10%.

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Mapify your business: How to exploit location intelligence

CMaps location intelligence dashboardGeographic information is crucial for organizations trying to understand how their business is performing, however few businesses are maximizing the value of their location data.

80% of all data that’s generated has a geographical element – imagine the opportunities that lie within this data! That’s why we’ve just launched an integration with CMaps, from Centigon Solutions, which enables you to fully exploit your location data.

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Introducing the industry-leading DecisionPoint™ mobile BI app

mobile app SSMobile business intelligence has evolved from being a nice-to-have to a must-have for many of today’s businesses, and mobile capabilities are now high on the list when organizations are considering BI tools.

With the global workforce becoming more and more mobile and business moving faster than ever, it is crucial that people can take their KPIs and latest business information with them when they’re on the go. If not, business people become frustrated that they have to revert to making decisions based on gut-feel.

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Delivering BI on a budget

Gartner researchAntivia has received a lot of coverage from Gartner lately. We were mentioned in the 2015 Magic Quadrant, and in the hype cycle for Business Intelligence and Analytics from August in the mobile BI section.

And, as recently as last week, DecisionPoint™ was mentioned during the ‘Delivering outstanding BI on a budget’ webinar hosted by Kurt Schlegel and Neil Chandler, both Gartner research VPs, as one of a handful of vendors ideal for delivering BI on a budget.

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The Data Vault: The best data news, 14-20 September

Best data news

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance,” said George Bernard Shaw.

Gain a full and balanced overview of the latest and greatest data news, so you can base your decisions on real knowledge.

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How to quickly create a simple, interactive dashboard without coding

Information appsWith fancy terms like data scientist, self-service BI and data discovery being thrown around by industry experts, it can sometimes be hard to know how to get started with creating the interactive dashboards and BI apps that most people in your organization need.

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Can everyone be a data scientist?

Recently, Ted Friedman asked on Twitter:

Ted Friedman tweet

Ted is a long-time Gartner analyst and his knowledge of Information Management is second to none. So I can only assume that he is trying to get a reaction with this question, because, to my mind, there can be only one answer and it is certainly not “nirvana”!

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The Data Vault: Top 6 data articles, 17-24 August

The Data Vault - 17-24 August

Want to deliver better business intelligence? Check out this article from Norm Katz at Composite Apps and learn how.

Curious as to why telcos must turn big data into smart data to manage customer churn and loyalty? First Post’s got the low-down.

Or are you wondering how colleges are using Big Data this autumn?

This list of the best data articles of the past week gives you answers to the questions above, plus a few more, giving you the knowledge boost you need at the beginning of the week.

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BI adoption: why it’s so important to increase adoption rates

Information appsAt Antivia, we’re passionate about BI user adoption. We believe it is the single most important metric to measure the success of a business intelligence project.

The reason for this is simple: it doesn’t matter how good a dashboard, report or visualization looks or how efficiently it conveys information if no one uses it. There’s no way you can become a data-driven organization if business people don’t want to or aren’t able to use the business information provided to them.

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Delivering information apps: how to add app-like functions to your dashboard

Information appsThe information app is a new breed of business intelligence that gets critical business information into the hands of front-line workers in your organization. An information app is easy to use and requires no training, so business users can easily get the data they need to do their jobs more efficiently – just like an app on a smart phone.

With DecisionPoint™, developing these information apps is simple, requires no coding, and business users love working with them. It makes it possible for business users to get answers to questions faster, and it helps them make the right data-driven decisions.

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