By 2018, US will face a shortage of at least 140,000 data scientists. The numbers are from a McKinsey report about the frustration companies face when trying to hire these professionals. The demand keeps increasing as more and more companies look to leverage the value of data, so data scientist shortage won’t go away. This may not be a solution, but will sure help. (more…)
Splunk is the most popular software to analyse machine-generated data. The IT community is quite fan of Splunk, but business users see it as a complex technical platform. In other words: not for them.
As a result, businesses are ignoring a great deal of opportunities. The type of insights companies can get out of Splunk could improve sales and marketing results. (more…)
We are back to that time of the year when your children and nephews write their letter to Santa listing the gifts they wish to receive. Turns out companies also have wish lists. But let’s skip the most obvious requests like clients, revenue and a better coffee machine. With the help of BARC we managed to put our hands on companies’ wish list for business intelligence.
Salesforce is one of the most well known Business Software in the World.
From customer relationship management to social networking, Marc Benioff’s cloud computing company is a beacon of innovation and early adopting.
You can gather almost every business information with SF products, but what happens when you need to analyse it?
Natural Language Analytics is taking every industry by storm and revolutionizing the way we interact with data. Here are four examples of what is about to become the new norm. (more…)
If you know Splunk, you know it’s a web search-style interface from which you can search and analyse machine-generated data. You may also know that querying on it isn’t exactly like googling something, it is actually hard for business users… till now. (more…)
While major players keep betting on the producer vs explorer model to access data, a revolution is on its way fuelled by three main factors: startups, machine learning and natural language. Here is how entrepreneurs and technology are changing how we do business intelligence and shifting the paradigm of an old industry. (more…)
Fully embracing a BI tool can mean the difference between the full payoff of your data analytics investment and returns that are just so-so. Plus, it will put your company ahead of the competition.
“There’s a global revolution under way”. That is what Forbes states in their report “Analytical Enablement: How leaders harness distributed business intelligence to drive breakthrough results“. The revolution Forbes mentions is self-service analytics.
Gartner leaving Traditional BI tools out from the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics gave the discussion a new breath. Traditional BI tools still have the biggest market share but their revenues are decreasing. On other hand, Modern BI segment is increasing its revenue in 64%. Time to understand what tears them apart and who will win the fight.