Analytics

Analytics

Recommended reading for the digital enterprise

Actionable insights, democratized data, and you

The emergence and large-scale adoption of cloud computing enables innovative alternatives to traditional business intelligence, including the ability to virtualize the BI ecosystem and completely transform the way we deliver and consume analytics. Visit our resources section below, selected by Birst's vice president of product strategy, to learn how analytics will enable IT leaders to extend the adoption of BI across the enterprise with confidence.

Resources

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

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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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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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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