Data Revolution is yet to fulfill its potential. Yes, the world is drowning in data but extracting meaningful information out of it is still a challenge. There are three main reasons for this to happen: there isn’t an easy way to access and analyze data; the volume of data is increasing faster than we are able to analyze it and most of data is unstructured. However these obstacles to Data Revolution have a new solution available… at least for companies.
As a co-founder and CTO of Wizdee, I have to say that during all these years of hard work we had faced a lot of difficult challenges. We were able to win adversity, but most of the times not without a fight. The weapons we used were all gathered while back in academia, where we worked with a wide range of Artificial Intelligence approaches to solve real world problems. Having this experience was crucial to build a product that transforms Business Intelligence in something that anyone can do by themselves. (more…)
Oh the irony… we are drowning in data yet we struggle to access insightful information. Extracting real knowledge from data has become mandatory for companies to achieve success. The question is: how are BI vendors responding to this urge to convert data into insights? Here are 5 trends that are shaping the future of the Business Intelligence industry.
You are looking for a Business Intelligence tool. It must be easy to use, let you explore data by yourself, give real-time insights and have flexibility in the type of data it can handle. You read something about Natural Language BI tools. Seems cool and you want to know what is the best vendor in the market. But how do you evaluate them? What should you be looking for?
We give you seven different criteria.
The biggest changes on Business Intelligence industry have always been towards a more user friendly experience. No surprise when Natural language technology takes over to give BI user experience an extreme makeover, making it more, well… human.
What a week for Wizdee… Just a year ago we were attending Dreamforce, the gigantic Salesforce conference, for the first time and as users. This year we were invited by Salesforce to be a speaker and present Wizdee on stage.
When you use your smartphone to look for a restaurant nearby or compare prices while shopping those are micro-moments: a search for information with a highly specified intent and that requires an immediate answer. Normally you would use Google, but what happens if you need business answers right away? (more…)
Why are major BI vendors adopting Natural Language technology? Why are Natural Language BI startups gathering so much attention and investment? The answer is simple: Natural Language is the future of BI. It has gone beyond being a cool extra feature to be the perfect solution for three critical issues on the BI industry: unstructured data, user adoption and mobile.
Wizdee is among a restricted group of companies that were chosen by Salesforce to have early access to its API. For the last months we have been working closely with Salesforce to give users a new and exciting experience – exploring their data just by speaking or typing queries using everyday language.