Investing an Agile Analytics Expansion

At Blue Hill Research our core mission is to identify drivers that compel technology investment decisions and to document the impacts of these decisions on the organizations that make them. As such, when we had the opportunity to conduct a dedicated research study into Lavastorm and to document exactly why their customers choose them, we jumped at […]

Self-Service Analytics: IT and Business Collaborate

Admit it. The analytic supply chain is broken. With limited resources, IT (the supply side) receive a massive demand from business while still maintaining the integrity of the data. Business analysts (the demand side) have lost their patience with IT bottlenecks but desire self-service, speed to insight and transparency. It’s time to prove that IT […]

Infographic: How to Get More Value Out of Your Data Visualization Tool

Data visualization tools are essential for organizations looking to derive actionable insights from large quantities of data. In our upcoming webinar featuring Lyndsay Wise, Research Director of Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing at EMA, we will examine best practices in consolidating, transforming and delivering critical data through dashboards. Join our August 19 webinar by enrolling here If you’re a visual […]

Empower Your Analysts to Implement Agile Analytics (and Satisfy Your Governance Needs too!)

Yes, now you can finally have your cake and eat it too! The days of traditional analytics are long gone, and the need for business agility and self-service analytics are changing the governance equation within organizations of all sizes. The dilemma of balancing the demands for business agility with IT governance and control often comes […]

What’s New With Big Data and Analytics in December – Get Out Your Crystal Ball

by Sean Creamer, licensed under Creative Commons In December, naturally everyone was talking about the New Year and what they think lies ahead in 2014.  After scouring the Web for research on big data and analytics we uncovered a series of articles, each of which takes a slightly different perspective on what the future holds., […]