An innovative approach to data analysis is gaining a foothold in the analytics industry: it is called Solution as a Service (SolaaS). This idea places a new spin on proven strategies with a two-pronged approach that combines:
“The notion that BI software can auto-magically enable people without analytical skills to make sense of data is ludicrous, yet it’s an appealing lie.” Stephen Few
In his March 17, post on his blog Perceptual Edge, Stephen Few shows hi
“Most presentations of quantitative business data are poorly designed – painfully so, often to the point of misinformation.” Stephen Few
Decisions are made more quickly when information is presented visually in well-designed charts and
When businesses seek out an analytics vendor for a data analysis project, they’re often hyper-focused on questioning and investigating the potential vendors’ backend, or engine. While the analytics engine ought to be checked, few custo
If you assume most analytics project failures are the fault of a weak analytics engine, you’d be mistaken. So, where do many analytics projects fail? Answer: during the final stretch – the presentation of results and insights – often re
There’s a saying that rings particularly true when applied to the world of data analytics, “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” As businesses dive into data analytics, they must choose a solution with an analytics eng
Top talent is scarce, and hanging on to the best employees once they’ve been hired can be a challenge. Any human resources manager would agree, but it’s a particular pain point for those seeking to fill roles in the world of data analy
In August the NYTimes published a piece that reflected on the challenges data science professionals must tackle before they’re even able to look for insights in “big data.” The author does a great job illustrating the reality behind the big
Statistically, you’ve got a 45% chance to succeed with your business analytics project. What do you need to know to put yourself in the successful minority?
Business analytics technology has become more mainstream and accessible, but that
“Big data” might be the defining buzzword of the 21st Century. You can hardly look anywhere these days without data being referenced as an integral part of any successful business.
Data → Key Insights → Business Decisions → Success