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Reflecting on the Past Decade in Analytics
1 month 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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A Tidal Wave of Analytics and BI News
5 years ago

A Tidal Wave of Analytics and BI News

In the past few weeks, there has literally been a blitz of analytics and business intelligence industry news. Starting with Tableau’s Conference, followed by Qlik Unsummit’s release of full Qlik …
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Data Addict Confessions: Analyzing Home Prices in various Data Discovery Tools
5 years ago

Data Addict Confessions: Analyzing Home Prices in various Data Discovery Tools

This blog has been on my mind for a long time now. I thought I’d share part of the analytical process with you that I performed to determine both the …
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SAP SAPPHIRE NOW 2014
6 years ago

SAP SAPPHIRE NOW 2014

By  •  SAP

Today kicked off the annual SAP SAPPHIRE event in Orlando, Florida. Last year I attended and enjoyed it immensely. What I love about SAP SAPPHIRE is all the various solutions …
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Inside SAP InfiniteInsight
6 years ago

Inside SAP InfiniteInsight

A big thank you to my blog readers and Twitter followers for sharing my plea to see SAP InfiniteInsight earlier this month in the social media channels. SAP immediately reached …
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SAP Infinite Insight
6 years ago

SAP Infinite Insight

Since the SAP acquisition of KXEN in late 2013, I have been looking forward to seeing what SAP does with it.  In 2012, I was intrigued by the combination of …
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Analyzing Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics Platforms
6 years ago

Analyzing Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics Platforms

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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Antivia XWIS DecisionPoint
6 years ago

Antivia XWIS DecisionPoint

Ah February…I have already fallen off the New Year resolution wagon and dipped right back into frosting, cake mix and candy. I won’t ever give up Diet Mountain Dew or …
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SAP Lumira v1.13
6 years ago

SAP Lumira v1.13

I have been following SAP Lumira since the debut as SAP Visual Intelligence at SAP TechEd in 2012. I remember sitting in various SAP TechEd sessions in Las Vegas last …
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SAP buys KXEN to Further Predictive Analytics
6 years ago

SAP buys KXEN to Further Predictive Analytics

The red hot BI and Predictive Analytics market is packed with top vendors on big time shopping sprees. Somehow I missed this bit of news at the time it was …
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SAP BI and Analytics Roadmap Updates
6 years ago

SAP BI and Analytics Roadmap Updates

In a colorful #AllAccessAnalytics webinar and Twitter event, Steven Lucas, President of SAP Platform Solutions, and his newly announced BI, Analytics an Big Data team openly briefed attendees on new …
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Combined BI solutions with SAP for SAPPHIRE 2013
7 years ago

Combined BI solutions with SAP for SAPPHIRE 2013

By  •  SAP, Tableau

I recently went to SAP SAPPHIRE and had a great time seeing my BI friends from Microsoft, Simplement, Accenture, Deloitte, Hitachi, Ernst & Young and numerous customer accounts. SAPPHIRE seems …
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Thoughts on the Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for BI Platforms

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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More Microsoft BI and SAP
9 years ago

More Microsoft BI and SAP

June 2011

SQL CAT White Paper http://sqlcat.com/whitepapers/archive/2011/01/26/

SQL CAT white paper now available on how to use Power Pivot to empower business users to integrate and analyze SAP and non-SAP data …
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