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5 Business Intelligence Mistakes That Can Cost You Dearly

In this contributed article, Nilam Oswal, Software Analyst at SoftwareSuggest, discusses 5 important areas where mistakes that hinder the successful implementation of BI solutions. This estimated $14 billion industry is making inroads in various organizations, but there are still challenges that go with it. According to Gartner, “There still remains a 70% likelihood that a BI project will fail to meet expectations.”

SWIM.AI Introduces SWIM EDX, Software Delivering Real-Time Intelligence and Digital Twins at the Edge

SWIM.AI, the edge intelligence software company, exited stealth and announced the general availability of its edge software solution, SWIM EDX™, delivering edge intelligence and real-time business and operational insights. Current business intelligence solutions require large volumes of time-series data to be reduced, streamed to the cloud, stored, cleaned, analyzed and then modelled – at great expense and often with significant delays. By applying analytics, self-training digital twins and edge computing, SWIM EDX allows manufacturers, infrastructure providers, enterprises, cities and IoT vendors to analyze and take immediate action on fast edge data.

How Data Analytics Contribute to Business Growth

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips takes a look at how the examination company data can contribute to business growth. Data analytics are providing benefits to businesses from the beginning of a startup, facilitating expansive growth, and exploding them into large, formidable companies.

data.world Launches Productive, Secure Platform for Modern Data Teamwork

data.world announced the launch of its data collaboration platform for the enterprise. The new platform breaks down the barriers separating people, data, and business impact to unleash data’s true potential within any organization. Now, data professionals and less-technical stakeholders can work together productively within an integrated, discoverable, collaborative, and secure environment.

HIMSS 2018: Perspectives on Health Industry use of AI and Machine Learning

The 2018 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference & Exhibition, March 5–9, 2018 in Las Vegas, is a big deal for IT related themes centered around the health information industry. We put together a number of compelling commentaries below from a short list of important health information industry vendors. The the focus of the perspectives align with insideBIGDATA’s primary areas of big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. Enjoy the comments and the conference!

Solving the Contract Analytics Imperative: Technology, People and Process

In financial services, contracts often exist in highly dispersed formats, with jurisdictional complexities and risk aspects that change over time—resulting in high levels of risk. Download the new white paper from ADLIB to earn how to transform contracts into actionable, defensible assets with a robust contract intelligence solution.

Importance of Using Data and Analysis in Higher Education

Using the right data, in the right way, can help educational institutions and leaders keep up with ongoing challenges. Data analysis consolidates information to provide the big picture of trends and patterns for higher education leadership teams that can be used to evaluate and streamline processes, create efficiencies, and improve the overall student experience. The infographic below from our friends over at Maryville University highlights the importance of data and analysis in higher education.

5 Business Intelligence Myths, Debunked

In this special guest feature, Scott Yates, Senior Director, Operations at HGS offers the top five business intelligence myths, debunked. While companies today have access to troves of customer and industry data, most continue to take a passive approach in managing business intelligence. Why are so many companies still so fearful of BI? This list of myths will help you turn the corner.

Are We Creating a Secure Enterprise Internet of Things (EIoT)?

The Enterprise Internet of Things (EIoT) has a great deal of potential: it can enable retailers to increase cost efficiencies, improve the overall customer experience, increase brand loyalty and revenues. However, there remain some fundamental EIoT issues, including privacy and security that must be resolved before EIoT can become mainstream. The infographic below from our friends over at Exponential Solutions (The CUBE) offers a detailed look into these issues.