The importance of providing context with visualisations
Recently several high profile companies have heavily sold the idea that a great looking, fast data visualisation the greatest business intelligence.
It is certainly great to have beautiful visualisations of data, but that is less than half the picture if you need to manage the business better.
What's really the point?
I was scanning through LinkedIn earlier when up popped an update with a great picture of 3 massive interactive screens showing a bunch of interactive charts, graphs & wizzy visualisations. It was posted by someone from SAP proclaiming this is what the future boardroom will look like.
Over the last 12 months I've met many organisations, both large and small. And after having many hundreds of conversations with senior managers and CxO's I've come to the conclusion that organisations fall into 3 distinct groups when it comes to Corporate Performance.
I meet with many potential InPhase customers in my role and everyone I meet comes up with interesting and novel ways to use our technology that I'd not thought of, so I thought I'd post on here some of the ideas that they have had.
A Forbes Article by Hugo Moreno
I've seen a great article in forbes from their insights editorial director Hugo Moreno, he writes about the 'new' case of distibuted business intelligence, data governance and security.
"The fact that corporations around the world are embracing business intelligence (BI) should come as no surprise. As you'd imagine, the advanced analytics developed by world-class BI practitioners leads to deeper insight and significantly enhanced performance."