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BI & Analytics

Knowledge Graph 101: How To Easily Query the Web without Web Scraping
1 week ago

Knowledge Graph 101: How To Easily Query the Web without Web Scraping

***  NOTE: The following solution review is from a January 2020 project contract commitment. Both the vendor and I discussed the sensitive timing of publication. They decided not to cancel …
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Global Call to Action: COVID-19 Open Research Dataset Challenge (CORD-19)
3 weeks ago

Global Call to Action: COVID-19 Open Research Dataset Challenge (CORD-19)

Today I’m sharing a COVID-19 global call for artificial intelligence talent help from a coalition of leading research groups. Public COVID-19 datasets can be found on Kaggle along with additional …
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Exploring a Decentralized Data Mesh Pattern for Modern Analytics
1 month ago

Exploring a Decentralized Data Mesh Pattern for Modern Analytics

Like many other industries today, life sciences face a data deluge. Astronomical amounts of healthcare data double every 73 days. Extreme levels of data proliferation overwhelm top research organizations, existing …
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Gartner BI MQ 2020 – What’s NOT covered
2 months ago

Gartner BI MQ 2020 – What’s NOT covered

After a momentous year of innovation, industry consolidation, and unstoppable big tech market domination, controversial placements, and omissions linger on in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms …
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Quantifying the Data Jobs of Tomorrow
2 months ago

Quantifying the Data Jobs of Tomorrow

Good news for data professionals. World Economic Forum’s 2020 Future of Jobs report continues to forecast a bright outlook for Data, AI, and Cloud Computing professionals. The Jobs of Tomorrow: …
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10 Exciting Analytics Trends to Explore
3 months ago

10 Exciting Analytics Trends to Explore

New year. New decade. Time to prepare for what comes next. As organizations continue modernizing and moving to the cloud, the analytics world we once knew continues to change. Here’s …
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Reflecting on the Past Decade in Analytics
4 months ago

Reflecting on the Past Decade in Analytics

2010

What was hot and what was not? From what I can remember, in-memory analytics, mobile BI, OLAP cubes and drag-and-drop analytics tools got all the buzz. Most customers I …
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Tableau Conference 2019 Starting A New Chapter
4 months ago

Tableau Conference 2019 Starting A New Chapter

And so it begins…Tableau enters the Salesforce era. This year Tableau Conference, the world’s largest gathering of data enthusiasts, continued to grow with over 18,000 attendees joining the party in …
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Bots Bots Bots: Introducing Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
7 months ago

Bots Bots Bots: Introducing Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Bots here, there, everywhere. All around the world, RPA bots are actively automating busywork. The hot RPA market is growing at a compound annual growth rate of 65%. In 2018, …
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Demystifying Automated Analytics, AI in BI and AutoML
12 months ago

Demystifying Automated Analytics, AI in BI and AutoML

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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Prescriptive Analytics: An Introduction
12 months ago

Prescriptive Analytics: An Introduction

Where descriptive analytics reveals what has happened in the past, prescriptive analytics delivers insight into optimizing future decisions in uncertain conditions. As data-driven organizations mature, they will begin to apply …
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Tableau Conference Keeps on Getting Bigger and Better
1 year ago

Tableau Conference Keeps on Getting Bigger and Better

Tableau’s right place, right time, right solution market momentum continues to fuel what seems to be unstoppable growth over the past five years. Hosted in New Orleans at the massive …
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Industry Pulse September 2018 Highlights
1 year ago

Industry Pulse September 2018 Highlights

Long time, no news summaries…what happened? I’ll share the scoop on that soon. In the meantime, Cloudera and Hortonworks announced a merger that was really “big” news yesterday. That merger …
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My Favorite Shark Week Infographics
2 years ago

My Favorite Shark Week Infographics

Grab the popcorn and a cool beverage. Shark Week (#SharkWeek) is upon us once again. Truth be told – I look forward to it. Shark Week is an annual, week-long TV programming …
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Optimizing Marketing Spend with IBM Watson Studio
2 years ago

Optimizing Marketing Spend with IBM Watson Studio

In our previous article, we introduced IBM Watson Studio and discussed helping our CMO and marketing team better utilize limited resources with advanced analytics. In this article, we will reveal …
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Why You Need a Connector Strategy in the Digital Era
2 years ago

Why You Need a Connector Strategy in the Digital Era

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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Estimating BI and Analytics Tool Migration Efforts
2 years ago

Estimating BI and Analytics Tool Migration Efforts

As data continues to grow and exceed current BI and analytics system capabilities, more organizations are adopting big data analytics solutions. Please join me and Wendy Gradek from AtScale in a …
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Buyer Beware: The DOMO IPO
2 years ago

Buyer Beware: The DOMO IPO

In light of recent S-1 confessions and warnings about DOMO’s precarious situation, my condolences go out to DOMO’s customers, staff and investors. If DOMO does not pull off a successful IPO, …
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Exploring the Current State of Embedded Analytics
2 years ago

Exploring the Current State of Embedded Analytics

Embedded analytics is everywhere. From consumer gadgets, intelligent things, and applications to the rapidly expanding Everything as a Service (XaaS) subscription economy, analytics has been ubiquitously embedded into all areas …
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Fascinating 2018 Gartner Critical Capabilities Results for Analytics and BI
2 years ago

Fascinating 2018 Gartner Critical Capabilities Results for Analytics and BI

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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