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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.

New Logi 12.2 Feature: Make Dashboards a Team Effort with Shared Authoring

Developing in-app analytics takes a team effort. If the application’s core development team is running the show completely on their own, they’ll get bogged down with requests for enhancements and support for new visualizations and data sources. That’s what makes a shared authoring model so incredibly valuable: By empowering application owners to build in-app analytics in […]

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Is It Time to Replace Crystal Reports?

When your application features outdated or clunky analytics, it makes it hard to keep or upsell customers – not to mention the frequent ad-hoc requests that get hoisted onto your development team, distracting them from core product development. That’s why many companies are planning to update their analytics solution this year. For example, companies that […]

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How to Enhance Your Dashboards with a D3 Visualization

Adding a D3 visualization to your analytics is a great way to make your data visualizations pop. What is D3? Data-Driven Documents (D3.js) is an open source Javascript library designed to manipulate data and tell a compelling visual story on a web browser. It is built on open standards such as HTML5, SVG, and CSS, […]

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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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