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.

The Real Implications of the Birst Acquisition

On April 25, Infor announced their intention to acquire Birst. It’s too early to say whether the team at Birst is celebrating, but I’m sure Birst’s customers are not. I won’t bore you with all the things you expect a [now former] competitor to say here—things like “innovation will suffer,” “customer support and satisfaction will […]

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Logi Security: Managing Users in Logi Info

Over the past couple months, I’ve been writing about Logi’s approach to adaptive security and how we integrate new analytics capabilities with existing security models. I’ve gone over authentication, authorization, and integration using Logi’s SecureKey API. I’ve also explained in detail how to integrate adaptive security in a standalone enterprise application as well as in […]

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Power BI Embedded Limitations: 3 Considerations when Comparing Power BI Embedded vs. Logi Analytics

For Microsoft customers, Power BI Embedded is a good lightweight visualization layer. But many find it nearly impossible to predict costs or integrate security with the tool. If you have advanced embedding requirements, you may be better off with a solution that provides customizable embedded analytics with a pricing structure that aligns to your business model. >> […]

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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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