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

Lack of know-how is the greatest challenge to implementing Hadoop

A BARC survey reveals that a lack of skills and know-how pose the greatest challenge to Hadoop implementations, especially in European countries.

Top drivers and benefits of cloud BI differ significantly by company size

A BARC survey finds that small and mid-size companies benefit from the elimination of hardware costs, while large companies benefit from scalability and speed of deployment when implementing cloud BI.

Avoiding The Most Frequent Problems in BI Projects

This article identifies the most common obstacles to the deployment of business intelligence applications and offers advice on how to deal with them.

Traditional security with a universally high adoption across all sectors

Traditional security products like firewalls or endpoint security solutions have a higher adoption rate through all sectors than advanced solutions.

Small companies more likely to implement BI tools and data warehouses in the cloud

A BARC Survey reveals that small companies are more likely than large or mid-sized companies to implement BI tools and data warehouses in the cloud.

Best-in-class companies use whole spectrum of big data technologies

Looking at the list of big data technologies companies are using, the divide between best-in-class companies and laggards is extremely evident.

Users view Hadoop as a technology for implementing new types of use cases

A BARC survey reveals that users view Hadoop as a potential technology for implementing new types of use cases that were not possible with their previous systems.

Data integration is equally important across all company sizes

A BARC survey shows that data integration between on-premises and cloud applications is ranked an equally important use case across all company sizes.

Comparison of the Best Business Intelligence Software Products in 2019

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

BI implementation, usage & satisfaction (part 1)

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