Tag: BI

What is business intelligence?

Another great question that we get ask a lot usually right after what is SharePoint. Business intelligence, or BI for short, is a generic or umbrella term that refers to a variety of software applications used to analyse a company’s raw data. BI as a discipline is made up of several related activities, including data…

What is Big Data?

Big Data has been around since about 2007, but in the last couple of years it’s become a phrase we hear more & more of, and will hear more and more of in the future. So what is it? Well in brief Big Data can be classified as large amounts of unstructured data. Unstructured data…

How should I implement a Business Intelligence solution

When charting a course for Business Intelligence (BI), companies should first analyse the way they make decisions and consider the information that executives need to facilitate more confident and more rapid decision-making, as well as how they’d like that information presented to them (for example, as a report, a chart, online, hard copy). Discussions of…

Would Santa use Business Intelligence?

How would you keep track of 1.9Billion children? It would need an epic notebook to use an analogue method. Maybe a large spreadsheet to mark if you’ve been bad or good? How about when you’re sleeping and knowing if you’re awake? We’d like to share a “Customer Story” with you… We were approached for a…

How much does waiting and looking cost your business

  How often have you spent three or four minutes “looking” for a file on your PC, or in your cloud storage? How many times a week does that three minutes turn into five because you can’t quite remember the name, the version or the location of that file. What about those times that you…

How should I implement smart Business Intelligence solutions

When charting a course for Business Intelligence (BI), companies should first analyse the way they make decisions and consider the information that executives need to facilitate more confident and more rapid decision-making, as well as how they’d like that information presented to them (for example, as a report, a chart, online, hard copy). Discussions of…