Welcome to BlogNotions' Business Intelligence Blog

BlogNotions Business Intelligence Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by BI thought leaders. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the latest technologies in the marketplace, discussions of competitive decision making, new ideas for analyzing data, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

3 Build vs. Buy Software Considerations for Product Managers: Tips from The Clever PM

This post was written by Cliff Gilley, Product Management Specialist and Founder of The Clever PM  One of the bigger challenges that Product Managers often face in their daily work of identifying  innovation opportunities and satisfying customers with their products is the decision whether to build a new feature, whether to buy an existing tool that […]

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Dashboard Color Schemes: Advice for Branding Your Analytics

When it comes to embedded analytics, dashboard color schemes are the foundation of the brand. They not only need to match the look and feel of the existing application, but also convey information in a clear, concise way. Choosing dashboard color schemes for embedded analytics may seem like a task for application designers. But often, […]

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How to Set Up Recursive CTE Filtering Using Logi Info

Filtering large datasets is resource intensive and time consuming on the server side. This can lead to slow application performance—and, ultimately, dissatisfied customers and end users. At Logi Analytics, we recommend solving the problems of slow page load times and lagging performance by: Implementing Common Table Expression (CTE) in Tree Data Structure using Logi Info […]

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Optimize Your Development Lifecycle by Combining Agile and DevOps [Part 2]

Last week, we outlined the benefits of taking a hybrid approach to your development lifecycle by integrating DevOps and agile methodologies. In this second part, we’ll review best practices for successful development lifecycles using this hybrid approach. >> Webinar with Scrum Alliance: The Risks of Separating UI/UX from Your Development Cycle << Defining the Lifecycle The first […]

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The ego driven Business Intelligence professional

It is said that implementing a Business Intelligence program is one of the most daunting journeys a company can embark on. We all have heard the statistic that 8 out of 10 projects fail to meet at least one (if not all three) of the success objectives: timeline, quality or scope. Numerous articles have been […]

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Creating Competitive Advantage through Diversity and Information

Competitive advantage is commonly defined as “an advantage that an individual/firm has over its competitors”. While very generic, the definition is very insightful, it compares an entity not to itself but to the rest of the population, highlighting how this self is different from the remainder of the population, explicitly calling them competition.   From […]

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The gift of being yourself

Have you ever dreamt that were someone else, perhaps a colleague at work who is doing extremely well or maybe a famous/rich politician with significant influence or power? If you answered yes, you are not alone; at some point in time in our lives most of question our own identify and wonder what could be […]

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Data – the new 21st century fourth pillar for a successful M&A

As industries mature, we start seeing a higher number of Merger & Acquisitions (M&A) activities. The rule of thumb is that the larger a company grows, the more likely it can leverage its scale to drive competitive advantages such as getting lower prices from suppliers, reducing its delivery costs and more importantly keeping entry barriers […]

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