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Accelerate Your Data Analytics User Adoption

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published March 18th, 2015

We are living in an era of disruptive technologies. No matter the industry or business, every organization is embracing new tools and technologies in order to stay competitive and be relevant. While that is how it should be, new technologies bring with them challenges of user adoption and resistance to change, among other things. The ultimate test for any successful implementation is user empowerment through user adoption.

Improving User Adoption of Analytics

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published March 18th, 2015

We are living in an era of disruptive technologies. No matter the industry or business, every organization is embracing new tools and technologies in order to stay competitive and be relevant. While that is how it should be, new technologies bring with them challenges of user adoption and resistance to change, among other things. The ultimate test for any successful implementation is user empowerment through user adoption.

Choosing Between BI-Analytics Giants and Best-of-Breed Providers

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published March 17th, 2015

The once-common practice of collecting customer or business data into a data warehouse and then analyzing and acting on it weeks—or even days—later has become passé. As Eric Kavanagh, DM Radio Host at Information Management Magazine, pointed out in a recent podcast on the “Rise (and Assimilation) of the Analytics Databases,” end users “have a much more fluid relationship now with data as it is still in motion.”

Powering Down—EPA Issuing New Emission Rules

By Goodway Blogging Team | Published March 17th, 2015
Powering Down—EPA Issuing New Emission Rules By summer, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans roll out regulation 111-D, which focuses on significantly reducing power plant emissions by 2020. The rule-set must be completed and enshrined in law before President Obama leaves office in 22 months—for bureaucracy, that’s practically a sprint. The result is a new set of standards designed to lessen […]

Only 4 Days Left to Voice your Opinion! Participate in the 2015 Wisdom of Crowds Study

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published March 16th, 2015

Dresner Advisory Services has begun data collection for its 2015 Wisdom of Crowds research study. All TIBCO Analytics users (Spotfire and Jaspersoft) are invited to participate in the 6th annual examination of the state of the business intelligence (BI) marketplace, focusing on BI drivers, usage and deployment trends, products, and the vendor landscape.

The Right Analytics Dosage Makes All the Difference

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published March 12th, 2015

Companies are familiar with the idea of descriptive analytics—using data about past decisions to improve business processes—and the promise of predictive analytics, which focuses on determining likely outcome and response based on currently available information. Somewhere between these two, is an emerging force called prescriptive analytics—a recent Information Age article calls “the next stage of analytics maturity in which you make decisions based not only on individual predictions, but also using an aggregated view of predicted relationships.”