Forty-four percent of companies don’t have a formal data governance policy, and 22% of firms without a data policy have no plans to implement one. Here are the key steps to getting data governance and quality going in your organization.
As I’m sure everybody knows by now, SAP launched Business Suite 7 last week. Despite skepticism about some of the claims made for the new suite, analysts declared that the inclusion of BusinessObjects analytics into the suite was a big part of its appeal.
Branding and other forms of internal marketing are absolutely essential for successful BI projects — and it’s an area where the teams don’t often have a lot of expertise. This article touches on some of the key things teams should to do promote BI projects successfully.
Today, SAP launched SAP Investigative Case Management for Public Sector, a new solution to support police and other investigating authorities in the efforts to prevent, detect and investigate crime. It’s a great example of the new SAP Business Suite 7 applications that integrate technology from the Business Objects acquisition, combining both operational and analytic expertise into a single solution.
It’s the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth this week . Evolution has left us with a legacy of poor decision-making. Technology should help more.
MicroStrategy reports product license growth of -12%. Is this the start of the end for independent BI vendors, or just an indication of MicroStrategy’s new product cycle?
Does naming a cow lead to more milk production? Yes, says a recent study — but what’s the “real” reason? BI analysis often doesn’t go far enough to distinguish correlation from causation…
Selected topics I found interesting from the Gartner Europe BI Summit 2009: Star Schema 2.0 rock!; Successful BI requires a BI strategy; BI governance is evolving; Megavendors dominate; SAP standardization and innovation; The future of decisions; Performance management showdown: the CEO vs. the CIO; Other coverage