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Timely Product Insights: Microsoft Power BI, SAS Visual Analytics, and More

by Cindi Howson  |  August 10, 2017

Hi! Remember my New Year’s resolution, and reference to a vague goal I couldn’t tell you about in January? It is that Gartner is officially piloting more frequent updates to the...

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Pervasive BI and Analytics: Are We There Yet?

by Cindi Howson  |  August 2, 2017

Based on our just published survey note, BI and analytics adoption has nudged up to about 32% of employees in an organization. Are you a glass-half-full person who thinks this...

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Behind the Scenes at the Data & Analytics Summit in Brazil

by Cindi Howson  |  July 12, 2017

Last month I was lucky enough to again participate at our Data and Analytics Summit in Sao Paulo, Brazil, but this year, with a touch more pressure.  Here is a...

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A Call to Lead: SAP Sapphire Part Two

by Cindi Howson  |  June 26, 2017

Last month, at SAP’s Sapphire NOW in Orlando, I had the opportunity to attend an amazing program titled, “A Call to Lead.” If the topic of women in tech and...

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SAP Sapphire 2017: BI and Analytics Highlights

by Cindi Howson  |  May 31, 2017

SAP continues to battle for BI and analytics market leadership on multiple fronts both in the cloud and on-premises, within its captive applications customer base and beyond. Here are my...

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Qlik Reveals More Roadmap and Vision

by Cindi Howson  |  May 19, 2017

I'm just back from Qlik's annual partner and user conference in Florida. Now as a privately held vendor, Qlik was able to share more of their detailed roadmap than they...

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MicroStrategy: Longevity and Re-invention

by Cindi Howson  |  May 3, 2017

Last month, MicroStrategy hosted its 20th user conference in Washington, DC, with over 2800 attendees. There are only a couple BI and analytic vendors that can lay claim to such...

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Tableau Adds Subscription Pricing: Is It Good For You?

by Cindi Howson  |  April 13, 2017

Last week, Tableau announced new subscription based pricing for on-premises software.  The new model lowers the entry price for users, but is it a good deal? Many BI and analytic...

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Words of Wisdom from Women in Tech

by Cindi Howson  |  March 29, 2017

We've had a whirlwind of summits the past five weeks: Sydney, Dallas, and London. In Dallas, I co-chaired with Debra Logan our our first women in technology and diversity forum...

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BI Bake Off and ReducingTraffic Fatalities

by Cindi Howson  |  March 15, 2017

Last week, we held our third annual BI Bake Off at the Gartner Data and Analytics Summit in Dallas, Texas. I’ve been doing bake offs for 10 years now, and...

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