Entries by Crystal Meyers

Stop the Wrangle Over Data Wrangling

According to ‘The Economist’, data is the new oil. It is now the world’s most valuable resource. The volume of data available to organizations to capture, store, and analyze has changed the ways in which organizations address innovation, and analytics is a true competitive differentiator. Unfortunately, business analysts, data scientists, and other line of business […]

The BI Tool Roundup: Finding What Fits

The BI software market is continually becoming larger and more complex to navigate.  Any organization looking to implement, update, complement, or replace BI tools has surely been inundated with information from dozens of vendors offering potentially hundreds of business analytics technologies.  How does one begin the process of narrowing the playing field and choosing the […]

How Data Management and Governance Can Enable Successful Self-Service BI

Ironside’s Crystal Meyers was featured in Vol. 19, No. 4 of TDWI’s Business Intelligence Journal. Her points are particularly relevant as business analytics begins a more pronounced shift toward a bimodal model in 2016. Reprinted with permission of 1105 Media, Inc. As published in TDWI’s Business Intelligence Journal. Abstract How can you build a dashboard […]

Ironside Webinar Series: Putting Data on the Map with Location Intelligence

On October 1st, Ironside hosted a webinar on Putting Data on the Map with Location Intelligence. You will get all the key facts on location intelligence and hear a Q&A panel of Ironside developers, Ironside data scientists, and location intelligence specialists from our partner Pitney Bowes. Topics covered include: Defining what location intelligence is and why you need […]

Top 5 Trends in Cloud Data Warehousing and Analytics for 2015

In 2014, cloud data warehousing services led the information management category in increased adoption rate, jumping from 24% to 34% according to surveys by Information Week [1]. For organizations challenged by data urgency needs that can be difficult to meet with traditional data warehouse infrastructures, cloud services offer an alternative that can provide value at […]