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Blog | Oct 6, 2015

Tableau Scalability – Moving from Departmental to Enterprise BI

Posted by Kevin O'Rourke

A Business Intelligence Platform is expected to evolve through user adoption as BI consumers incorporate Business Intelligence into their daily roles. Ultimately, Business Intelligence has to drive effective business activity, gain business insight or achieve competitive advantage. A true catalyst to user adoption is actionable and quantifiable BI which demonstrates Return on Investment or Cost Savings. Achieving this kind of outcome is something I deeply believe in and have seen countless times in my 25+ year career as a practitioner.

By Kevin O'Rourke, Business Intelligence Solutions.

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Blog | Aug 11, 2015

Tableau Does It All…But Don’t Forget Your Data Strategy

Posted by Kevin O'Rourke

OK, so you’ve invested, or at least thinking about investing in a powerful BI Platform with many features and functionality, many supported usage scenarios. “If you build it, they will come” applies here, Tableau Dashboards and Views are easy to create and actually fun to use, user adoption is almost guaranteed. User adoption will increase demand for more Views and Dashboards, more data requirements, more measures, more systems. Realization sets in for the Business Intelligence Team, as a few well received BI Applications evolves to a cross-functional then holistic view of the organization. The realities of the need for BI Standardization hits hard.

 

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Blog | Jul 8, 2015

Business Analytics Trends

Posted by Kevin O'Rourke


The Industrial Internet Revolution has begun. By 2017, more than 20% of customer-facing analytic deployments will provide product tracking information leveraging the IoT

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Blog | Jun 26, 2015

Tailoring Your SharePoint Business Intelligence Experience

Posted by Alan Markey


Now, with SharePoint 2013, we have an integrated suite of robust BI tools and functionality that rival many other out of the box solutions.  In addition to these great tools, Microsoft also offers a cloud solution known as Power BI, which integrates with SharePoint and Office 365.

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Blog | May 27, 2015

Is it Time to Outsource Business Analytics?

Posted by Gina Murphy

Business Intelligence isn't always a priority and a managed service provider that specializes in business intelligence can help you.

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Blog | May 12, 2014

8 Questions CEOs Should Ask Before Investing in BI – Part 4 of 4

Posted by Kevin O'Rourke


This is the last in a series of four blog posts about the best practices in business intelligence and what questions CEOS should ask before investing in BI. To read part three of the blog click here.


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Blog | May 9, 2014

8 Questions CEOs Should Ask Before Investing in BI – Part 3 of 4

Posted by Kevin O'Rourke


This is the third in a series of three blog posts about the best practices in business intelligence and what questions CEOS should ask before investing in BI.


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Blog | May 8, 2014

8 Questions CEOs Should Ask Before Investing in BI – Part 2 of 4

Posted by Kevin O'Rourke


This is the second in a series of four blog posts about the best practices in business intelligence and what questions CEOS should ask before investing in BI. To read the first post in the series, click here:

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Blog | May 6, 2014

8 Questions CEOs Should Ask Before Investing in BI – Part 1 of 4

Posted by Kevin O'Rourke


This is the first in a series of four blog posts about the best practices in business intelligence and what questions CEOS should ask before investing in BI. A shortened version of this post appeared in KMWorld.

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