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On CRM initiatives, the CIO in 2017 is the Supportive Gatekeeper.

by Michael Maoz  |  June 22, 2017

On a call the other day with a very innovative financial services company somewhere across a sea, the wonderful Global Head of Digital Channels described their CIO as a supportive gatekeeper. What...

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New Research: How to Control Disengagement, Gain User Trust and Modernize BI and Analytics

by Andrew White  |  June 5, 2017

My colleague Joao Tapadinhas just published Five Steps to Control Disengagement, Gain User Trust, and Modernize BI and Analytics. Many data and analytics leaders supporting traditional BI struggle to deliver...

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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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Hey, but the guitar is in great shape, and other lessons in empathy.

by Michael Maoz  |  April 13, 2017

Empathy is wonderful, yet hard to scale. It is hard to scale out from the CEO, to senior leadership, down to Corporate Communications, to Customer Relations, to the Sales and...

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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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Research Corner: New research that covers, relates to, or mentions Oracle: Predictive Costing and Business Intelligence

by Andrew White  |  March 28, 2017

Research Corner: Highlights new research that covers, relates to, or mentions Oracle. Marc Halpern and Janet Suleski just published Adopt Predictive Costing to Deliver Winning Products at Greater Profit. Manufacturing companies...

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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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