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The Future of Business Intelligence Is Embedded and Conversational

In this contributed article, Sheza Gary, a technical director at Algoworks, discusses the importance of embedded analytics or BI as the addition of features you’d normally see in the usual BI software like analytic tools and dashboard reporting or current applications.

Pandera Systems Unveils its iQ Management Suite Solution to Effectively Manage Investments in BI

Pandera Systems, a leading, full-service business intelligence (BI) and analytics solutions provider, announces iQ, Pandera’s Analytics Management Suite. The suite builds on the unification of Pandera’s separate offerings to help companies become true data-driven organizations, which is a distinct business advantage in today’s competitive enterprise landscape.

Mixpanel Dashboards Take The Work Out of Reporting

A recent study by Forrester Research found that 68% of enterprise product leaders struggle to make decisions based on data. Often, this is because people waste too much time on data reporting and building out custom analysis. And with today’s clunky business intelligence tools, sharing important, customized metrics with the right people can be a hassle. But now, Mixpanel Dashboards make it easy to instantly see what’s going on in a product, without wasting anyone’s time.

Retail and Manufacturing Companies Use Numetric to Quickly Visualize Sales and Inventory to Predict Future Behaviors

As data analytics move from a nice-to-have feature to an essential component of manufacturing and retail businesses, big box retailers, restaurants, petroleum companies and others are adopting the lightning-fast and easy-to-use-business intelligence (BI) tools from third-generation BI provider Numetric.

Narrative Science Delivers API, Ushering in the Next Generation of BI and Analytics

Narrative Science, a leader in advanced natural language generation (Advanced NLG) for the enterprise, announced the general availability of its Narratives for Business Intelligence API that enables BI and Analytics companies to enhance their platforms with Intelligent Narratives.

MicroStrategy Unveils MicroStrategy 10.6™

MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, announced the general availability of MicroStrategy 10.6, the newest feature release to the company’s MicroStrategy 10™ platform. This update offers new options to distribute dashboards with offline interactivity and introduces an export engine that enhances the formatting and delivery of personalized dashboards to end users across the enterprise. This feature release also adds certification for new data sources and offers new mapping visualization capabilities for MicroStrategy Web™ and MicroStrategy Mobile™.

Yellowfin Connectors Enable Businesses to View and Share Data From 3rd Party Applications to Make Better Data-Driven Decisions

Global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software vendor Yellowfin, a highly ranked Collaborative Business Intelligence (BI) solution, announced a series of new Yellowfin Web Connectors. In the coming months, Yellowfin will be rolling out a series of Yellowfin Connectors for popular web-based applications to enable businesses to view and share data straight through Yellowfin, rather than having login and query multiple data sources.

1010data Debuts Next Generation Data Analysis with Version 10 of Its Insights Platform

1010data, Inc., offering the integrated platform that combines self-service data management and analytics at scale with ready-to-use data, announced the release of Version 10 of its platform. For companies requiring deep insights into their business and customers, Version 10 provides increased self-service and makes it even easier to load, analyze and visualize enterprise-class data, and to write queries, debug errors and deploy user-friendly applications with its entirely redesigned and optimized GUI interface.

Birst Launches Birst 6; Empowers Business Users to Connect to a New Level of Trusted Insights

Birst, a leader in Cloud BI and Analytics for the Enterprise, unveiled Birst 6, the next evolution of its networked business analytics platform that empowers business users to connect to a new level of trusted insights. With Birst 6, business users can transform raw data into connected insights quickly and effortlessly. Connected insights means people can connect their prepared data to a network of analytics, enriching their own insights and those of others throughout the organization via Birst’s enterprise-scale, multi-tenant cloud architecture.

AtScale 5.0 – Modern Business Intelligence Platform, Enables BI on Hadoop, On Premises and Cloud

AtScale, the company to provide enterprises with a fast and secure self-service BI platform for Big Data, announced a significant expansion of its services, from BI on Hadoop to BI on Big Data. With this announcement, the company introduces a Modern BI Platform that enables businesses to work seamlessly across all of Big Data, on premise and in the Cloud. In addition to Hadoop, the AtScale platform now supports Teradata data warehouses and Google Dataproc and BigQuery. This expands on the company’s existing support for Microsoft Azure and HDInsight.