A multitude of factors influence any organization's decision on whether or not to move their data and computing to the cloud, including efficiency, collaboration, security, and of course, cost. Amazon Web Services (AWS) just announced the launch of a new Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) calculator aimed at helping customers make the decision to move to the cloud.
Big data is everywhere. As the rise of multimedia, internet, social media and large enterprise data continues to skyrocket, the need for talented individuals to extract value and evolve the data will become lean. These individuals will be critical in leveraging the information in order for executives to make strategic business decisions moving forward.
At 110 Consulting we understand that the demand to differentiate and improve your ROI is more important than ever, and we believe an organization's ability to leverage and manage their business information is critical in achieving these goals. To help you better develop business intelligence solutions that will streamline your data in order to increase productivity, deepen insights, empower users, and improve company operations, we've put together our top 5 most popular blog posts of all time covering business intelligence best practices, product comparisons between PowerView and Tableau 8, BI funding and much more!
I wrote an article back in June about Big Data, Big Returns and companies staying ahead of their competition as it pertains to leveraging their data and data management. Companies using their data to make qualified business decisions and harnessing all of the data into simplified and concise metrics to increase ROI and stay ahead of the competition. This means making the data as simple and versatile as possible, so it can be executed across various departments and teams. We like to refer to it as simplified business intelligence.
I had the pleasure of attending the Business Journal Live with Christian Chabot, CEO & Co-Founder of Tableau Software this morning in downtown Seattle. I first have to say how impressed I was with his very humble and enthusiastic demeanor. He spoke at length about his journey from a classroom at Stanford to planting his roots here in Seattle. He discussed his almost 11 year journey and he and his partners approach to stay true to their mission and build a culture where everyone matters, while cultivating the power of data and helping businesses all over the world quickly and seamlessly extract their data and stories.
Visit the El Castillo cave in Cantabria, Spain and you’ll experience ‘storytelling through visualization’ that dates back to the Paleolithic age. Humans have been using pictures to tell stories for 40,000 years. Fast forward to 2013 and we’re hearing a lot of new buzz about storytelling through data visualization. Believe it or not, the two concepts have something in common: