Analytics

Analytics

Recommended reading for the digital enterprise

Actionable insights, data discovery, and you

Embedded intelligence. Data discovery. Extranet deployment. Agile centralized business intelligence provisioning. These are just a few of the expanded capabilities today’s analytics and BI platform should deliver to users. Download the 2018 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms report to learn how Birst’s industry-leading, full-stack analytics platform gained Gartner’s highest marks.

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2018 Gartner Critical Capabilities

Discover how Birst’s BI and analytics platform leads the industry.

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Resources

To learn more about the future of analytics, explore the selection of resources below.

Blog

Will A.I. increase the reach of BI and analytics?

Because both artificial intelligence and BI systems use machine learning to make predictions, this synergy positions the BI industry to use and apply A.I. successfully—and generate data insights of better value.

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Use analytics to navigate the digital transformation in manufacturing and distribution

Thanks to new and smart technologies like IoT, big data, blockchain, and machine learning, digital transformation is creating new possibilities for manufacturers and distributors. Navigating these technologies can be a difficult journey, if you don’t know how to use data to your advantage.

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eBook

Monetizing the data exhaust

Customer data is now no longer just relevant only to an organization’s internal departments. Do you have applications, connected devices, and other systems that create a constant stream of data, so you can turn your data exhaust into revenue?

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Data to dollars: How data monetization drives business transformation

Companies that can successfully monetize their data will not only have a clear advantage over their competitors but will also be better positioned to drive real business transformation.

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Solution brief

Unlock the power of Networked BI to deliver analytics like never before

Businesses today do not operate as a collection of disconnected silos. Your BI and analytics solution shouldn’t either. Utilizing trusted data, Birst Networked BI connects every part of your organization via a shared analytical fabric, accelerating the delivery of analytics across the enterprise.

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What you’ll get by dipping your toe in a fresh, clean data lake

Today’s world is awash in tweets, texts, IoT data, orders, invoices, inquiries, compliments, complaints, and a thousand other data types that might be useful later. How do you organize all of this data? For many businesses, you don't. A data lake makes storing and searching this data more economical.

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White paper

Governance in the age of data discovery

The business intelligence market is undergoing another major evolution. As the pace of modern business increases, traditional BI platforms have failed to keep up with evolving analytical requirements. Business users have adopted desktop-based discovery tools seeking speed and ease of use for data visualization.

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The hooded suit: Enabling a 2-tier analytics model

In the suits vs. hoodies analogy of BI, "suits" represent traditional, centralized BI, "hoodies" represent decentralized teams looking for greater speed, ease of use, and autonomy. Why must we choose? Perhaps the "hooded suit" is the better analogy because it symbolizes the opportunity to bridge the gap between centralized BI teams supporting enterprise requirements and user-led decentralized teams looking for greater autonomy.

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The virtualization of business intelligence

The virtualization of BI will redefine our approach to enterprise analytics, enabling IT leaders to extend the adoption of BI across the enterprise with confidence. With networks of virtual instances, businesses can deliver governance that moves at business speed, eliminating data silos and giving people freedom to work with data on their own terms.

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White paper

Making the business case for analytics

Business analytics help decision makers understand and improve their business. Nevertheless, it can be hard to make the case for investing in analytics solutions. In order to secure funding, you must demonstrate a business need and quantify the financial impact.

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Redefining business intelligence for the enterprise

Infor's agreement to acquire Birst, a pioneer of cloud-native analytics and data visualization, will combine data discovery tools and machine learning to generate not only rich analytics, but also operational reporting-at scale from across the enterprise-it brings structure to data that may have been sitting in disparate systems.

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White paper

The future of BI is networked

Networked BI is a breakthrough approach to data analytics that connects every part of your organization via a shared analytical fabric that every person can easily access and extend. It eliminates analytical silos once and for all, empowering everyone with self-service BI tools that enable you to leverage the collective business intelligence of your organization.

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Transforming enterprise BI

The Birst platform, combined with Infor's analytical capabilities, delivers the capability, scale, and data governance that IT needs with the agility, speed, and usability of consumer-grade desktop tools.

 

Curated by: Pedro Arellano

Pedro Arellano

Pedro Arellano is Vice President of Product Strategy at Birst, an Infor company. In this role, Mr. Arellano is responsible for product marketing, go-to-market initiatives, and market intelligence. Prior to Birst, he held leadership positions at MicroStrategy in Product Marketing, Professional Services, and Technical Support.

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