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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.

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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The price of awareness

The price of awareness Today’s blog while a bit dramatic and spiced with some movie references will attempt to highlight the correlation between the pursuit of knowledge, the challenges that we have to overcome to achieve this enlightenment and more importantly the moral and ethical obligations that we contract once we achieve this knowledge. The […]

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Dashboard Inspiration: 3 Examples in Healthcare

As we get ready for the HIMSS Conference, it is a good time to recognize how organizations across the healthcare continuum are using data and analytics to improve patient outcomes and increase operational efficiency. Here are a few examples:   CarePartners Health Services CarePartners is a private, nonprofit healthcare organization which provides a full continuum […]

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Which country dominates with Olympic Medals wins? Here’s the #Analytics with @TIBCO #Spotfire #Cloud

Nothing better than a little Global competition right?!  Which countries stand out in winning the most medals?  Well, the analytics can quickly show you who!  The amazing Brett created the following for us. Click on over to the interactive report at https://spotfire.cloud.tibco.com/public/ViewAnalysis.aspx?file=users/bstupake/Public/Olympics%20Data&waid=e0fc384704606259ce978-01171027bfe341 Go U.S.A.! Enjoy, Patrick Read Original Post

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The City of Marietta Showcases the Versatility of Logi Info

I had the pleasure of speaking with Ronald Barrett, Director of MIS/GIS for the City of Marietta, GA, last January, just a month after his organization purchased Logi Info. Although the City already had various reports, including SQL queries, Crystal reports, and Cognos, they had no dashboards. They needed a flexible tool with which they […]

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The BEST Business Intelligence Books–What is your favorite? #analytics #books #bigdata #reporting

I’ve started a side project to create a library of the best business intelligence books.  I’ve got MANY favorites that I have gathered over the years, but I would love to know which ones you find are your favorites.   Email me on your favorite books and I’ll get them listed. Source: http://husting.com/best-bi-books/ Happy Reading, […]

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Why Every Marketer Needs to Be an Analyst

When I was in school, no one ever told me that a career in marketing meant long days poring over Excel spreadsheets. I thought marketing was supposed to be on the creative side. We’re supposed to work with designers to dream up awesome websites, provocative banner ads, and slick collateral templates. And yeah, I do […]

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BI BLOG – News Update

Dear friends, It was so many time since the last time I wrote here. Basically, it was very difficult to get time to share and learn from all you. I’m currently being prepared to start a new challenge and be happy in other place. Time to time, a change is needed to refresh the mind […]

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