Articles in Category: Business Intelligence

Why do we need dashboards?

From origins and evolution to the current business context of dashboards.

Why do we need dashboards?

In a modern working environment, we often hear or talk about dashboards, an information hub that brings relevant information to our fingertips or more accurately our eyes. Before we dig into why we need a dashboard it helps to understand the origins of this term.

Migrating from Tableau to InPhase just got easier!

New InPhase v16 Halo now supports embedded Tableau data visualisations 9 Feb 2018

Migrating from Tableau to InPhase just got easier!

Businesses seeking to either co-exist Tableau and InPhase, or migrate fully from Tableau to InPhase now have a new option.

InPhase now supports embedding and integrating Tableau server visualisations.

The power of data insight – just what is self-service?

The process of finding a new car can be seriously daunting

The power of data insight – just what is self-service?

I recently needed to buy a car.

Mine was on it’s last legs.. well wheels anyway. I have to say, the process of finding a new one was seriously daunting. The nightmare of facing used car salesman, after used car salesman at a variety of local showrooms, dragging my kids trailing behind me, was about to become a reality for the next 2 – 3 weeks.

Or so I thought...

Can we fix the NHS? From the perspective of Performance Management and Business Intelligence

Too much demand, too many patients, not enough resources

Can we fix the NHS? From the perspective of Performance Management and Business Intelligence

The challenge that the NHS faces today is variously described as: too much demand, too many patients, not enough resources.

This blog examines these issues identified by the systems already in place in the NHS and suggests how we can act on the performance management and BI information as part of addressing this classic dilemma: demand is clearly greater than supply.

Why ‘great visualisations’ are not always great help

The importance of providing context with visualisations

Why ‘great visualisations’ are not always great help

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.

Data To The People With Distributed Business Intelligence

A Forbes Article by Hugo Moreno

Data To The People With Distributed Business Intelligence

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."

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