Category Archives: Business Intelligence

Why Build a Data Warehouse? [Revisited]

Data Warehousing Return on Investment (DW ROI): 1000%

Nucleus Research ROI case studies found
organizations earn an average of
$10.66 for every dollar spent on
deployments of analytics applications
such as business intelligence (BI),
performance management (PM), and predictive analytics. Continue reading

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The Data-Driven Imperative: A Shift To Digitized Decisioning

Myth: Traditional reporting and analytics provide a ‘good enough’ perspective for forecasting success of Consumer Goods companies.

Reality: Forward-looking analytics that incorporate big data are a must-have for decision makers angling for a strong competitive edge. Continue reading

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Mobile Business Intelligence set to revolutionise world ports

Australian innovation to revolutionise world ports Source:Transport and Logistics News DP World is claiming to be leading a revolution on the waterfront with the help of a new Australian business application called ‘PushBI’. The software delivers real-time performance information every … Continue reading

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Celebrating the opening of Altis Consulting’s London office

April 13, 2012 By Peter Hopwood I am excited to formally announce the opening of the London office for Altis Consulting. We are taking our specialist expertise in business analytics, business intelligence, data management and data warehousing to the UK … Continue reading

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Lessons in Data Warehousing – Executive briefing with Warren Thornthwaite

March 19, 2012 By Nadine Hamilton Last week we were fortunate to have Warren Thornthwaite and Margy Ross from the Kimball Group deliver an excellent Data Warehouse Lifecycle In Depth training course in Canberra. Seizing the opportunity to gain insight … Continue reading

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Sharepoint and Information Management Best Practices

October 31, 2011 By Nadine Hamilton A colleague and I recently attended Sharepoint Saturday in Canberra. A day-long conference of all things MS Sharepoint. The sessions were broad ranging, appealing to business focussed and highly technical alike. Most business intelligence … Continue reading

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SAP Busines Objects bets on in-memory, mobility in new BI release

SAP is hoping to gain ground in the increasingly heated market for BI (business intelligence) software, announcing a suite on Wednesday that focuses on areas like mobility and real-time data analysis. Business Objects 4.0, which encompasses both BI and EIM … Continue reading

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