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Comparison of the Best Business Intelligence Software Products in 2018

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This article provides advice on how to implement BI software. Based on data from over 2,500 projects.

Diversity of data lake usage

BARC's Hadoop Survey finds that data lakes are more likely to be deployed for preparing and using data in North America than in Europe.

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Mobile Business Intelligence: What it is and how it works

This article sets out to define Mobile BI, explain the technologies behind it and show how companies can benefit from using it.

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Comparison of the Best Business Intelligence Software Products in 2018

Featuring high-level comparisons of business intelligence products based on end-user ratings and BARC analyst expertise.

What you need to know about Integrated Business Intelligence and Performance Management [Interactive]

This article defines integrated BI and PM, shows why it matters and gives you advice on what to consider when selecting a suitable software solution.

What Are the Right Criteria for Choosing BI Software? Lessons Learned from Over 2,500 BI Projects

This article provides an analysis of the selection criteria that yield the greatest benefits in BI implementations. Based on data from over 2,500 projects.

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Diversity of data lake usage

BARC's Hadoop Survey finds that data lakes are more likely to be deployed for preparing and using data in North America than in Europe.

Automation: an important aspect of security analytics

A BARC survey shows that the majority of best-in-class companies consider automation as a very important aspect of security analytics solutions

Elimination of hardware and infrastructure costs: The main benefit of running BI in the cloud

BARC's BI and Data Management in the Cloud survey reveals that elimination of hardware and infrastructure cost is the top benefit for companies that run BI in the cloud, followed by scalability and low administration costs.