OLAP and Excel

OLAP and Excel

  The Power of OLAP and Excel Should Excel be a key component of your company’s Business Performance Management (BPM) system? There’s no doubt how most IT managers would answer this question. Name IT’s top ten requirements for a successful BPM system, and they’ll...
Excel is Not a one Stop Shop for your Data Needs

Excel is Not a one Stop Shop for your Data Needs

“There’s nothing inherently wrong with spreadsheets; they’re excellent tools for many different jobs. But data visualization and data communication is not one of them.” – Bernard Marr We couldn’t agree more with what Bernard is saying in his article, “Why You Must...
11 of the Best Practices for Business Intelligence

11 of the Best Practices for Business Intelligence

Dennis McCafferty of CIO Insight recently wrote an article that addresses 11 of the top practices of Business Intelligence. With Business Intelligence controlling such key factors in today’s companies such as, analytics, business performance management, text...
BIG Data Road Blocks to Tackle

BIG Data Road Blocks to Tackle

As I think most of us would agree, Big Data has made big leaps in providing the business world with a large advantage. Luc Burgelman does a great job of identifying the three hurdles that he believes are holding businesses back from reaping the most benefit from their...