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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.

Population Change by Decade, 1910-2010

by Decade-to-decade population change by county has varied greatly in the last century in many parts of the United States. For example, in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, much of eastern Texas saw population decline (signified on the maps by pink shading), but those areas have seen strong population growth since then (signified by green […]

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Business Intelligence | HUSTING’s COOLBI

If you use LinkedIn and always wanted to dive into the data, my buddy Shish just wrote a great blog that takes you step-by-step process of accessing your data and loading it into Excel for some personal analysis and insights.  Visit his blog for more. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/shishirs/archive/2014/07/18/analyzing-linkedin-data-using-powerbi.aspx Enjoy, Patrick Categories: Analytics, Business Intelligence, LinkedIn | Permalink. […]

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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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