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Collaborative Analytics: Sharing and Harvesting Analytic Insights Across the Business
Sadly, a division exists between business analysts and IT@they often perform separate data-related duties. There are benefits for companies that unite business

analytical skills meaning  of view of the analytical procedures themselves and in terms of bridging between the data warehouse and analytic environments, the rationale for this shift is undeniable. The challenge will be in bringing the spreadsheet-minded analysts on the journey. -Dr. Barry Devlin is among the foremost authorities on business insight and data warehousing. He is a widely respected consultant, lecturer and author of the seminal book, “Data Warehouse—from Architecture to Implementation”. Barry’s current interes

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SAP HANA-One Technology to Watch in 2012 (and Beyond)


Did you know that SAP HANA is much more than a high-speed analytic appliance? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reveals how HANA is a universal database that will enable companies to analyze large volumes of operational and transactional information in real time, from virtually any data source, and that will eventually deliver an entirely new class of applications that will change the way people think, work, plan, and operate.

analytical skills meaning  handle both transactional and analytical (decision-making) purposes. The logical philosophical question is then why have the transactional and analytical worlds been separated for all of these decades, and why have Hasso and SAP been the first to (almost) converge them in one database? The difference between online analytical processing (OLAP) and online transactional processing (OLTP) is not only in their use, but also in the way the data is organized. OLAP is suitable for non-volatile data types, i.e., Read More

Why Database-agnostic Enterprise Applications Are on the Way Out


Middleware agnosticism is the wave of the future, and the database platform is becoming part of the application. It has therefore become increasingly important that vendors of enterprise applications offer a wider range of middleware choices to organizations.

analytical skills meaning  such as online business analytical processing (OLAP) cubes can be built right into the application at the database tier, and this is where this type of functionality should naturally reside—as close to the actual data as possible. Database-agnostic applications often require different management tools and processes for the database layer than for the application layer. An application that is database-specific can lower costs by unifying the tool set and management time for both layers, thereby reducing Read More

The Formula for Product Success: Focus on Flexibility and Cooperation


Jeeves has retained the concept of having a single innovative product with broad and reliable functionality, and an open architecture. But beyond the solid nature of the product, Jeeves also takes pains to communicate effectively with both customers and partners.

analytical skills meaning  by using native online analytical processing (OLAP) capabilities in Microsoft SQL Server, or by using other business intelligence (BI), software users should have solid analysis tools. Recently, Jeeves entered into collaboration with a fellow Swedish BI provider, QlikTech , whereby Jeeves Enterprise will be extended with a new analysis tool, Jeeves Business Intelligence , which should simplify analysis and reporting for Jeeves customers. This tool introduces new conditions regarding data analysis; built Read More

Zooming into the Clothing Retailer Conundrum


If retailers in the vertical market of fashion apparel do not constantly refresh their presentation and assortment for consumers, they run the risk of being overtaken by their competition, regardless of how competitively they source and deliver.

analytical skills meaning  cost calculations; use advanced analytical tools; and automate global sourcing processes. Performing the above best supply chain practices concurrently rather than sequentially (where possible) has led to production times, on average, to be almost halved. Given this enormous decrease, manufacturers and brand wholesalers are able to streamline and reduce the product design cycle, for which successful downstream and upstream systems integration is important. As such, the PLM software category is taking on Read More

NAPM Puts The Spotlight On Change


TEC VP, James F. Dowling is quoted in the National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM) magazine Purchasing Today on the meaning of “Value”. The quote was in the context of how the understanding of the meanings of words change over time.

analytical skills meaning  Puts The Spotlight On Change Event Summary The National Association of Purchasing Managers (NAPM) is considering changing its title because the purchasing profession has evolved to strategic, value-adding supply chain management. NAPM seeks to recognize this evolution through a change in the name to the Institute for Supply Management Preparing Purchasing and Supply Professions for the Future according to the February 2001 issue of Purchasing Today , ( www.NAPM.org ). In the Strategies & Read More

The Lexicon of CRM - Part 2: From J to Q


C.R.M. itself is an acronym, standing for Customer Relationship Management. This is part two of a three-part article to provide explanation and meaning for most of the common CRM phraseology. Here, in alphabetical order, we continue the Lexicon of CRM.

analytical skills meaning  of Its Britches: Operational, Analytical, and Collaborative CRM are Born . Opt-In Marketing - This is a type of marketing where users give a company their permission, either directly or indirectly, to market to them. You often see requests for Opt-in marketing when filling out User Profiles on web sites. They often ask at the end if it would be OK for them to send your information to related and relevant parties who might have offers that would be interesting to you. By saying 'Yes,' you have Opted-in Read More

The Rise of Price Management


New analytical software tools have recently emerged to combine and condense a wealth of information that should give the salesperson a more definitive "yes or no" answer fairly quickly when it comes to offering specific pricing, while also giving management a higher-level view of business efficiency and profit/loss drivers.

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Why Your Organization Needs Succession Planning


Succession planning is not a new concept—so why are so many companies not actively planning for the replacement of key positions, and risk losing valuable expert knowledge and skills with the imminent retirement of their leaders? Part of the problem may lie in not being well versed in the topic. TEC human resources (HR) analyst Sherry Fox addresses some FAQ so you can see the value of succession planning for your organization.

analytical skills meaning  Your Organization Needs Succession Planning Once thought to apply only to “taking over a family business,” today succession planning is pertinent to companies of all sizes in all industries—all over the world. In this article, I’ll address some frequently asked questions (FAQ) that shed light on succession planning and why it’s important for your company. In the follow-up to this article, you’ll learn about four steps to making your succession planning initiatives a success. Succession Read More

Case Study: WebTrends


WebTrends, a leader in Web analytics, needed a way to offer customers reporting and analytical access to the information generated by its Visitor Intelligence product, which combines off- and online data to provide insight into customers. WebTrends sought a scalable best-of-breed business intelligence (BI) solution that would integrate with its own product. Find out about the reporting and analytics solution it chose.

analytical skills meaning  offer customers reporting and analytical access to the information generated by its Visitor Intelligence product, which combines off- and online data to provide insight into customers. WebTrends sought a scalable best-of-breed business intelligence (BI) solution that would integrate with its own product. Find out about the reporting and analytics solution it chose. Read More

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analytical skills meaning  in selecting and deploying analytical solutions, building marketing databases, and implementing campaign management. These solutions have helped in some ways, but they do not help manage the marketing process or manage marketing assets and resources. Find out about how operational marketing applications can help you achieve more substantial benefits. Read More

It’s Time to Change the Game


This paper showcases an approach currently in use with the largest, and smallest, game changers across the country to maximize business insight: analytical assessment approach (A3). Learn the three steps defined in A3, as well as uses of the approach across companies of varying sizes and industries. Two cases-in-point are also featured—an American financial services company and a diversified and public manufacturer.

analytical skills meaning  to maximize business insight: analytical assessment approach (A3). Learn the three steps defined in A3, as well as uses of the approach across companies of varying sizes and industries. Two cases-in-point are also featured—an American financial services company and a diversified and public manufacturer. Read More

Kognitio


Founded in 1989, Kognitio is the most mature and proven provider of in-memory analytcial solutions, delivering high performance analytics to companies around the world. Kognitio pioneered in-memory analytics, releasing the first fully functional in-memory analytical platform that supports BI, OLAP and analytical applications on large and complex data. We offer a range of solutions, from software licenses to cloud-based services. Kognitio is a company with a global presence, with offices across North America and in Europe. We serve thousands of customers across a wide range of industries, including retail, media, online, telco, insurance, education and healthcare.

analytical skills meaning  first fully functional in-memory analytical platform that supports BI, OLAP and analytical applications on large and complex data. We offer a range of solutions, from software licenses to cloud-based services. Kognitio is a company with a global presence, with offices across North America and in Europe. We serve thousands of customers across a wide range of industries, including retail, media, online, telco, insurance, education and healthcare. Read More

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The analytical capability once reserved for large enterprises has now permeated the world of small to medium businesses (SMBs), providing visibility into what really matters for these companies. Not surprisingly, there has been a marked uptake in use of business intelligence (BI) solutions in the SMB market over the past year. Follow the road map for SMBs looking to achieve best-in-class performance through BI deployment.

analytical skills meaning  Sized Business (SMB) The analytical capability once reserved for large enterprises has now permeated the world of small to medium businesses (SMBs), providing visibility into what really matters for these companies. Not surprisingly, there has been a marked uptake in use of business intelligence (BI) solutions in the SMB market over the past year. Follow the road map for SMBs looking to achieve best-in-class performance through BI deployment. Read More