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Summer Shake-Ups in BI and Analytics: SalesForce, BeyondCore; Workday, Platfora and more

by Cindi Howson  |  August 23, 2016

What a busy month! I had only just arrived amid the rolling hills of Tuscany for a family reunion, vowing not to check email for a few days, when I...

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Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and the New Interactive MQ

by Cindi Howson  |  August 9, 2016

If you’ve been following my blog and tweets for a few years now, you know I love chocolate (and wine and coffee, in addition to BI and analytics!). So when...

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New Research: Hype Cycle for Business Intelligence and Analytics

by Andrew White  |  July 29, 2016

My colleagues Kurt Schlegel, Melissa Davis and Gareth Herschel just published two more hype cycles that completes our set of Hype Cycles for Data and Analytics: Hype Cycle for Business...

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Using the BI and Analytics MQ to Modernize and Select the Right Tool

by Cindi Howson  |  July 20, 2016

Yesterday, Rita Sallam and I presented a webinar on using the BI and Analytics Magic Quadrant to modernize and select the right tool for the right user.  If you missed...

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New Research: Updated IT Score for BI and Hype Cycle's for Information Infrastructure, Information Governance and MDM

by Andrew White  |  July 11, 2016

Out team published a couple of notes today. Cindy Howson and Alan Duncan just updated our IT Score for Business Intelligence and Analytics. Gartner's maturity model gives data and analytics...

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Qlik Sense 3, the Brexit, and More

by Cindi Howson  |  June 29, 2016

It’s been a distracting few weeks:  A Brexit, two industry privatizations, and Microsoft acquiring LinkedIn. Does anyone possibly think the technology sector is dull? So it’s almost easy to overlook...

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On Call Centers and Dodo Eggs

by Michael Maoz  |  June 22, 2016

Even though there were no Dodo birds on Mauritius or any other part of the planet from the 1800s onward, the mild epithet that one was a dodo bird continued...

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Help the CIO adjust for inattentional blindness

by Michael Maoz  |  June 20, 2016

Perhaps we all found Chabris and Simons' Invisible Gorilla studies amusing: how can 50% of viewers fail to see a gorilla traipsing across a crowded scene? If you are in...

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New Research: Select the Right Business Intelligence and Analytics Tool for the Right User

by Andrew White  |  May 24, 2016

My colleague, Cindi Howson, just published this note: Select the Right Business Intelligence and Analytics Tool for the Right User. Data and analytics leaders want to reduce the complexity of...

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Highlights from SAP Sapphire and SAP BusinessObjects Cloud

by Cindi Howson  |  May 18, 2016

Greetings from SAP Sapphire (well the airport, but you know what I mean)! This was my seventh Sapphire conference, and with so much happening in the SAP analytics world, I was...

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