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As the fields of business intelligence and business analytics continue to develop and grow, organizations must be aware of the distinctions between the terms and understand their value. Adoption and usage of business intelligence and analytics tools show no sign of...
Business Analytics vs. Data Science "Business analytics" and "data science" -- are they basically interchangeable terms, or entirely separate professional pursuits? There's certainly overlap on the topic of Big Data and using data to inform decisions. There is no...
What is Business Analytics? Science and business continue to intersect, most recently on the topic of data analytics. Generally speaking, "data analytics" is the process of organizing and interpreting data to uncover valuable information. "Business [data] analytics"...
OLAP and Hadoop: A Great Pairing OLAP continues to be a relevant and exciting technology, most recently in pairing OLAP and Hadoop. As we are OLAP.com, we have ALWAYS seen the value of OLAP technology. We admit OLAP has been a bit out of style the last few years. Some...
Excel reports are just not cutting in today’s world of even larger and more complex organizations. Thankfully, there is a solution that not only gives companies the capability to access large amounts of data at the speed in which there is no “waiting around” time, but it enhances the every day use of Excel. Let’s take a look at how this is possible.
“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...