An excellent article in Health Data Management gives some wonderful examples of the power of analytics to improve health outcomes.
SAP Research’s new Gravity Prototype gives a glimpse of the collaboration-enabled business future. Using Google Wave, participants can easily model new business workflows in near-real time.
IDC recently released several reports on business analytics market shares, including business intelligence and performance management. Should anybody other than the vendors care? Why?
Some new research attempts to show how social media engagement correlates with revenue and profits for the 100 Best Global Brands, with case studies including SAP.
Technology is indeed the answer! Or at least, that’s what is suggested by a new report from the Economist Intelligence Unit called “Staying the course? Technology decision-making in turbulent times”
The results of a survey called “In search of clarity: unraveling the complexities of executive decision-making”, conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit, were announced today. The report concludes that it is “cause for alarm…that executives themselves perceive the quality of decision-making at their company as mixed at best”, and identifies five ingredients of good decision-making. Obviously, supporting good decisions requires a lot more than technology, but I believe BI can help. (more…)