Is HTAP the latest type of OLAP?

Is HTAP the latest type of OLAP?

Some vendors have run from the four letters OLAP…and yet, articles continue to be published, and assertions made, that “analytical processing” is entering a new phase. There’s a new acronym in the market, HTAP, which stands for Hybrid Transactional/Analytical...
Infographic: Why BI is Key for Competitive Advantage

Infographic: Why BI is Key for Competitive Advantage

A great infograhic from the Master of Science in Computer Information Systems program at Boston University.  The BU researchers focused on: growth of business intelligence, management of data, decision-making and budgeting.  Enjoy!   {Originally posted...
Excel-Friendly BI Helps Teach Business Analytics at the University

Excel-Friendly BI Helps Teach Business Analytics at the University

By Bill Tastle, our newest OLAP.com contributor As a Professor at an AACSB accredited business school, I am responsible for preparing  business students who are eager to enter the marketplace upon graduation. Naturally,  I spend a lot of time researching about what...
How Business Intelligence Benefits Call Centers

How Business Intelligence Benefits Call Centers

Business Intelligence, according to Wikipedia, makes interpreting voluminous data friendly and enables  implementing an effective strategy successfully. This post talks about how BI could benefit contact centers as a data management tool. See excerpt below. A more...