The Latest Articles, Research and News from the World of BI & Analytics

Data leaks are the most feared type of cyber-threat

BARC Survey shows that leakage of customer data is feared the most when looking at cyber-threats.

Almost 50 percent of companies using cloud BI choose a public cloud

BARC's BI and Data Management in the Cloud survey reveals that the public cloud is the preferred deployment platform for cloud BI compared to less than a third (30%) for hybrid cloud and 24% for private cloud.

Hadoop users prefer on-premises installations

BARC survey reveals that companies primarily use commercial tools and Hadoop distributions for project implementations.

Press and media the key sources of increased awareness of cyber threats

Big Data and Information Security survey reveals the main drivers of the increased awareness regarding cyber threats and risks.

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.

More than half of companies run BI tools and servers in the cloud

A BARC survey reveals that companies are more likely to run BI components in the cloud than implement data warehouses, data marts and data integration tasks there.

Commercial Software and In-House Hadoop Distributions Are The First Choice for Implementations

Survey reveals that almost a third of participants surveyed use commercial products or Hadoop distributions to implement Hadoop projects.

2/3 of companies think that security threats have increased in the past 12 months

Survey explores how companies estimate the change in the number of security threats within the last year.

High Relevance of Data Integration in the Cloud

A large percentage of organizations use the cloud to integrate cloud applications with each other and with on-premises applications.

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 which yield the highest benefits in BI implementations. Based on data from over 2,500 projects.