Business Intelligence

July 04, 2019 Salesforce Has Agreed to Acquire Tableau for the Share Equivalent Price of $15.7 Billion

Salesforce has agreed to acquire Tableau for the share equivalent price of $15.7 billion. Salesforce is the largest CRM platform and Tableau is the largest BI and analytics platform.

March 22, 2019 AI Continues to Fuel ERP Vendors’ Arms Race – Don’t Disregard This When Considering Your Next ERP Project

Artificial intelligence continues to fuel the arms race among ERP vendors. Last week Oracle announced that it has extended the AI (machine learning, to be more precise) capabilities within ERP Cloud and Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Cloud products.

March 11, 2019 Tableau Has Introduced a Revolutionary Way to Enable Self-Serve Reporting

Tableau 2019.1 includes a great new feature, which enables users to type “standard” English to query your data. It leverages a specific sub discipline of AI called Natural Language Processing.

October 18, 2018 Information Overload: Management’s Burden

It seems that we have become very skilled at generating information but less proficient at managing it. The desire or need to gather as much information as possible must be met with the ability to ask the right questions. Getting to the bigger picture faster should not only help with decision making for IT managers but also alleviate some of the stress associated with employees receiving so much information.