Archive | June, 2010

World Cup social stats gadget is simple and ready for download!

Very cool, now you can experience the World Cup social stats located at www.extendedresults.com/worldcup with this cool gadget! See instructions below: For your Desktop Gadget – On your Windows 7 or Windows Vista Desktop PC open Internet Explorer – Navigate to http://pushbi.com/downloads/pushbi.desktop.worldcup.zip – If a confirmation dialog comes up, select “Open” – Double click on […]

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World Cup Social Media Analytics Delivered to Your Mobile Phone

Very cool, now you can experience the same social stats located at www.extendedresults.com/worldcup right from your mobile phone, iPad and even iPod Touch with these instructions below using PushBI Mobile as a business intelligence tool. For your Windows Mobile Phone – On your mobile device open Internet Explorer – Navigate to http://www.pushbi.com/pushbi.winmobile.cab – Save the […]

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What Is Business Intelligence?

As this is my initial blog I though it would make sense to start with an explanation of what Business Intelligence is, and how it relates to concepts such as wisdom, knowledge, information and data. A little academic in some ways but should create a firm basis for future postings. I’ll start with a few […]

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How Fun is the Navigation of Your BI Application?

Making a business intelligence application user-friendly and usable are obvious goals, but how do we go about translating those requirements to actual screen elements? What can we do to engage and fascinate our users even before they get to the actual data elements? One easy way to ensure user satisfaction is to pay plenty of […]

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World Cup Social Media Analytics – How We Did It

A good colleague of mine over at Microsoft, Bruno Aziza, gave me a call on a Sunday night to discuss Extended Results partnering with Microsoft on the development of a World Cup Social Media Analytics web page.   Bruno chose us because we have technologies to capture the social conversation going on along with the advanced […]

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The Future of Innovation in Business Intelligence

Historically the best times for innovation have been times of great conflict: World Wide War 1 & 2, Cold War, etc. The same can be said of Business Intelligence, it is during times of economic deceleration that we are start seeing more innovations in the field as the companies try to get any competitive advantage […]

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