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Business Intelligence: Small Businesses Leapfrog Bigger Ones in Move to BI in the Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

Business prefer to use the cloud when running Business Intelligence (BI) apps, according to a study by the BARC Research and Eckerson Group, and among cloud alternatives, the public cloud is preferred. Findings from the BARC and Eckerson report include: 78

Business Intelligence: Modern BI and Analytics Sector Growing 8 Times Faster Than Total BI Market

By Dick Weisinger

The worldwide Business Intelligence and Analytics software market will grow to $18.3 billion in 2016, an increase of 7.3 percent from 2016, according to Gartner.  By 2020, it is expected to reach $22.8 billion. It’s the piece within the BI market

Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics: Factors Driving the Huge Market Growth

By Dick Weisinger

The Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics market is forecast to increase 7.3 percent this year compared to 2016 to $18.3 billion and reach $22.8 billion by 2020, according to a recent report by Gartner. Gartner has identified one sector of

Business Intelligence: Niche BI Vendors Steer Market Towards Analytics and Next-Generation Discovery

By Dick Weisinger

Rapid advances in data analysis and analytics are having a big impact on defining what the capabilities of Business Intelligence (BI). BI products from megavendors that have historically dominated the field are being out-done by smaller niche players in the Business

Prescriptive Analytics: Algorithms that can Recommend the Best Course of Action

By Dick Weisinger

Data is transforming the landscape of industries.  Technology has enabled the collection processing of large amounts of data — big data. Algorithms and high-speed computers enable the processing of data to spot trends and to make predictions — predictive analytics.