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Analyzing 2018 Gartner BI Magic Quadrant – Part 2

By  •  March 13, 2018

In analyzing the 2018 Gartner BI Magic Quadrant – Part 1, we revisited how to interpret this report, discussed new criteria, who’s missing, top shockers, recurring themes and the three …
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Analyzing 2018 Gartner BI Magic Quadrant – Part 1

By  •  March 7, 2018

Once again we enter the most magical, controversial time of the year in the analytics realm. Last year, I delved into understanding this report, why it is skewed, contentious, what …
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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning 2018

By  •  February 27, 2018

Last week the annual Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine-Learning Platforms 2018 was published. The old guard of SAS and IBM has tumbled this year with, Knime and RapidMiner taking …
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Skimming through Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Science Platforms

By  •  March 1, 2017

In the latest round of 2017 reviews, Gartner released a Magic Quadrant for Data Science Platforms. Results this year were less surprising to me than the BI and Analytics Platforms. Even the …
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Exploring 2017 Gartner BI Magic Quadrant Results

By  •  February 22, 2017

Ah yes, it is that magical time of year. Emotions in the business intelligence world peak every time the Gartner BI and Analytics Magic Quadrant (BI MQ) report is released. …
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Market Shifts in Gartner 2016 DW Magic Quadrant

By  •  March 8, 2016

At the end of February, Gartner released the latest 2016 Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse and Data Management Solutions for Analytics. The biggest take-away this year was the key trends to watch …
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Big Changes in Gartner 2016 BI Magic Quadrant

By  •  February 9, 2016

Thursday, February 4, 2016 rocked the business intelligence and analytics world. The day started with the release of an exciting new 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics report, …
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Thoughts on Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant

By  •  March 10, 2015

A few weeks ago the highly anticipated Gartner Magic Quadrant reports for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms and Advanced Analytics were released. Each year I anxiously search the internet trying …
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Analyzing Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics Platforms

By  •  March 16, 2014

To see the past five years of Gartner Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics Platforms vendor performance ratings, check out the excellent Pivotstream analytics showcase. There are three different reports …
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Thoughts on the Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for BI Platforms

By  •  February 24, 2013

Tableau is ranked as a Leader in  the 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence report.  Customers rate Tableau #1 for ease of use, fastest development times, and it has …
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Highlighted Projects

By  •  July 23, 2019

The following is a list of my highlighted projects over the past two and a half decades. During the first 15 years of my career, I worked with system implementation …
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Demystifying Automated Analytics, AI in BI and AutoML

By  •  April 22, 2019

So many buzzwords, so much confusion. Automated analytics, artificial intelligence (AI)-driven BI, and automated machine learning (AutoML), aren’t these terms describing the exact same thing? NO. Although these technologies may …
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Machine Learning Data Prep Tips for Time Series Models

By  •  January 27, 2019

In my previous articles Predictive Model Data Prep: An Art and Science and Data Prep Essentials for Automated Machine Learning, I shared foundational data preparation tips to help you successfully …
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Why You Need a Connector Strategy in the Digital Era

By  •  June 30, 2018

Both data-driven organizations and analytics software vendors today face a wide spectrum of complex challenges navigating an entirely new world of cloud app data sources. From security to agility, scale, …
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Fascinating 2018 Gartner Critical Capabilities Results for Analytics and BI

By  •  May 25, 2018

Earlier this month without nearly the grandiose fanfare or market madness of Gartner Magic Quadrant releases, the Gartner Critical Capabilities for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms Report 2018 was quietly …
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Industry Pulse April 2018 Highlights

By  •  May 7, 2018

This past month we had news from SAS Global Forum, Microstrategy, Oracle, AWS, Google, Qlik Qonnections, Tableau and several other smaller vendors. Fallout from the March Facebook scandal continued while GDPR …
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Qlik Qonnections 2018

By  •  April 25, 2018

Today Qlik unveiled a showcase of warmly welcome announcements and upcoming innovations at Qonnections 2018. New CEO, Mike Capone, opened the event with a reassuring message for his 48,000 customers. …
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New Era of Analytics: Combine the Best of Mind and Machine

By  •  February 12, 2018

Due to growing data volumes and increased analytics complexity, today’s most successful organizations have adopted next era analytics that combine the beauty of the human mind with the amazing capability …
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Industry Pulse January 2018 Highlights

By  •  February 5, 2018

After two quiet weeks, January analytics and data science industry news predictably heated up towards the end of the month. I mentioned it would be a roller coaster year. Well, …
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2017 Predictions Right, Wrong and Totally Missed

By  •  January 3, 2018

Before sharing my annual analytics industry trends forecast for 2018, I wanted to quickly summarize reader hot topics and my past predictions right, wrong and totally missed from 2017. Here is a …
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