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Anatomy of a Decision: Insert Analytics into Your Daily Workflow to Increase User Adoption

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published April 7th, 2015

Research reveals that companies with strategies for a pervasive analytics culture generate better-than-average business returns. According to a 2014 study of 1,500 executives conducted by Boston Consulting Group, data-driven organizations that leverage analytics generate 12% higher revenues than their counterparts.

How Self-Service Analytics Can Empower Your Organization

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published April 6th, 2015

Executives and employees alike are demanding self-service analytics—access to data and analytics software—to manipulate and explore data, and generate their own insights. However, most companies aren’t delivering on these needs and expectations.

How to Build and Share Richer and More Accurate Predictive Analytic Models

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published April 2nd, 2015

The R language was made for predictive analytics; however, it still has some challenges. When doing sophisticated analysis with R, scaling your workload and managing complex data sets can be tricky. Issues like assembling data, performance, scalability, and then distributing those models can still be difficult with this language.

Fast Data: Access the Right Data at the Right Time

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published April 1st, 2015

Businesses generate and collect huge volumes of complex data from a variety of sources: customer data, market data, supply-chain information, operational data, financial information, social media feeds, sensor data, and so much more.

What it means to be a Data-Driven Enterprise

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published March 31st, 2015

Most organizations today aspire to become data-driven companies. But what exactly does it mean to be data-driven, and how do you get there?

Unstructured Data: What Lies Beneath

By Spotfire Blogging Team | Published March 30th, 2015

Type “Big Data analytics” in the search bar of any search engine and you won’t be disappointed with the results. Enterprises, experts, and research firms all agree that the amount of structured data generated every minute of every day is rapidly increasing—leaving companies with no choice but to jump on the analytics ship or risk crashing into a data iceberg. But what often gets ignored is what lies underneath: unstructured data. Here’s why it matters.