Please Consider Your Business Users When Selecting an Analytics and Data Search Tool!

This article should serve as a plea on behalf of the average business user! Business users are business professionals who have expertise in an industry or market arena or perform a function to support the ongoing operation of the business – professionals who may be […]

Get Context-Driven Natural Language Processing for the Best Search Results!

If your business is focused on data-driven, fact-based decisions, your business users may be leveraging an analytics solution to gather, find and analyze data. Business goals include improving results and productivity, and getting the best results out of your data, as well as gaining meaningful […]

SME Businesses Must Engage in Culture Change to Successfully Integrate Self-Serve Advanced Analytics!

Small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) are often challenged to satisfy all the roles and responsibilities in the organization and most team members wear more than one hat. That feeling of being overstretched is typical of growing businesses and, in an increasingly competitive market with […]

Natural Language Processing (NLP): The Value of Context-Driven Searches!

Natural Language Processing (NLP) may not be a term that everyone is familiar with but all consumers and business users are certainly aware of its power. You use natural language processing every day when you perform a search in Google using questions written in the […]

Data Democratization Think of it as Home Renovation!

The focus of this article is on Data Democratization within the business enterprise, but the concepts and approaches involved in implementing this type of initiative are worth considering for any kind of major change within an organization. When thinking about business environments, how they are […]

Small and Medium Sized Businesses (SMEs) Needs Self-Serve Advanced Analytics!

If your small or medium sized (SME) business is looking for ways to improve forecasting, problem solving and market opportunities, it must have an agile, swift analytical process that will allow business users to leverage their role, their knowledge of their business function and their […]

Why Do You Need Self-Serve Data Preparation?

Self-Serve Data Preparation Takes the Headache Out of Data Analytics! Self-Serve Data Preparation (aka augmented data preparation) is all about efficiency and the presentation of sophisticated data preparation tools in an easy-to-use environment. The idea behind self-service data preparation is to give the average business […]

Is Self-Serve Data Prep the Same as Augmented Data Prep?

Self-Serve Data Preparation and Augmented Data Prep Go Hand in Hand! I was talking to a friend the other day and she shared with me her experience at a recent business intelligence conference. She was a bit confused by some of the terminology and we […]

Self-Serve Data Prep Puts the Power in Hands of Your Users

Self-Serve Data Preparation is Easy as Pie! Data preparation tools come in many shapes and sizes and not all are equal. If your business is interested in implementing a self-serve environment where its business users can become a greater asset to the organization, and use […]

Self-Serve Data Preparation Doesn’t Mean Traditional ETL is Dead!

Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) refers to a process of connecting to data sources, integrating data from various data sources, improving data quality, aggregating it and then storing it in staging data source or data marts or data warehouses for consumption of various business applications […]