Topic: BI

Tesco Clubcard creator outlines future of analytics

Tesco Clubcard creator outlines future of analytics
By Lindsay James | 28 July 2016

Edwina Dunn says that personal data should only be used for the greater good

Gartner identifies Microsoft as a BI and analytics platform leader

Gartner identifies Microsoft as a BI and analytics platform leader
By Sean Dudley | 09 February 2016

New report places company furthest in vision within the Leaders quadrant

Business intelligence market to reach US$16.9 billion in 2016

Business intelligence market to reach US$16.9 billion in 2016
By Lindsay James | 04 February 2016

New Gartner report says the shift to modern BI and analytics has now reached a tipping point

Creating an intelligent business

Creating an intelligent business
By Lindsay James | 23 December 2015

German mobile network operator taps into the power of big data with Microsoft BI

German mobile network operator taps into the power of big data with Microsoft BI

What to expect from the new and expanded Azure Data Lake

What to expect from the new and expanded Azure Data Lake
By Lindsay James | 29 October 2015

The expanded Azure Data Lake is now available in preview


SQL Server 2016: turn data into intelligent action

SQL Server 2016: turn data into intelligent action
By Lindsay James | 29 October 2015

Microsoft’s Joseph Sirosh outlines what to expect from the latest SQL release

Alteryx brings data blending and advanced analytics to Power BI

Alteryx brings data blending and advanced analytics to Power BI
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 October 2015

Alteryx Analytics 10.0 users can now output data to Power BI, where it can be analysed by other users

Microsoft makes series of updates to Power BI Desktop

Microsoft makes series of updates to Power BI Desktop
By Sean Dudley | 25 September 2015

44 new features added across report authoring, data modeling, data sources and data transformation

Microsoft to acquire organisational analytics start-up VoloMetrix

Microsoft to acquire organisational analytics start-up VoloMetrix
By Rebecca Lambert | 04 September 2015

The company’s solution will be integrated with Office 365 and Delve Organizational Analytics

Azure and Power BI helps Boys & Girls Clubs of America gain valuable insights

Azure and Power BI helps Boys & Girls Clubs of America gain valuable insights
By Sean Dudley | 28 August 2015

Fort Worth branch of national organisation able to chart and examine the efficacy of its programmes 

Building data-driven business systems in financial services

Building data-driven business systems in financial services
By Sean Dudley | 12 August 2015

In conversation with Microsoft’s Rupesh Khendry, we discover how the company is helping its customers in the financial services sector garner insight from data

Rupesh Khendry explains how Microsoft is helping customers in the financial services sector garner insight from data

Know thy guest: the value of timely and accurate information dissemination

Know thy guest: the value of timely and accurate information dissemination
By Guest | 07 August 2015

Hospitality CEOs need the CIO’s help with timely and accurate information dissemination to differentiate their properties from the competition and from other brands within their group, says Tad W. Remington

Tad W. Remington at InterDyn BMI discusses the value of integrated BI solutions for hospitality companies

Microsoft Power BI is now generally available

Microsoft Power BI is now generally available
By Rebecca Lambert | 27 July 2015

More than 500,000 people who signed up for the preview will automatically be transferred to the new service

Hearst Television elevates its access to key analytics with cloud BI solution

Hearst Television elevates its access to key analytics with cloud BI solution
By Lindsay James | 24 July 2015

US broadcaster Hearst has moved its BI solution to Azure, reducing costs by 35%

Seeing the bigger picture: realising the value of master data management

Seeing the bigger picture: realising the value of master data management
By Rebecca Lambert | 24 July 2015

Companies have a variety of options to choose from when deploying a master data management solution, as we discover in conversation with Profisee’s Ian Ahern

Profisee’s Ian Ahern discusses the deployment options for a master data management solution

Pyramid Analytics features are built into Microsoft Power BI Desktop

Pyramid Analytics features are built into Microsoft Power BI Desktop
By Rebecca Lambert | 23 July 2015

Collaboration will allow organisations to publish a Power BI Desktop file to the Pyramid Analytics Server

Microsoft acquires mobile BI solutions provider Datazen

Microsoft acquires mobile BI solutions provider Datazen
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 April 2015

Datazen technology will work with Power BI and SQL Server to provide data visualisation tool

Life Care Centers of America adopts Microsoft business intelligence solution

Life Care Centers of America adopts Microsoft business intelligence solution
By Sean Dudley | 06 February 2015

US rehabilitation service provider improves data analysis and business performance

New version of data analysis tool Power BI will be available for free

New version of data analysis tool Power BI will be available for free
By Rebecca Lambert | 28 January 2015

Microsoft is releasing a free version and a reduced price full-featured option called Power BI Pro

Sibos 2014: Microsoft Treasury uses business intelligence to analyse data

Sibos 2014: Microsoft Treasury uses business intelligence to analyse data
By Sean Dudley | 30 September 2014

BI tools improve risk assessment, help visualise data and enable better decision-making

ZAP and Microsoft sign global ISV partnership agreement

ZAP and Microsoft sign global ISV partnership agreement
By Rebecca Lambert | 26 August 2014

New alliance will raise the profile of ZAP’s business intelligence solutions in the Dynamics marketplace

Smart and sustainable buildings

Smart and sustainable buildings
By Rebecca Lambert | 30 June 2014

Rebecca Lambert talks to Microsoft's Bill Mitchel, senior director of Worldwide Public Sector, about how cities can implement innovative technologies in order to reduce the carbon footprints of their energy-intensive buildings

Rebecca Lambert talks to Microsoft about how innovative technologies can reduce the carbon footprints of governments' energy-intensive buildings

Finnish bus operator saves money with Power BI for Office 365

Finnish bus operator saves money with Power BI for Office 365
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 April 2014

Helsinki Bus Transportation uses analytics to improve fuel economy and driver performance

Microsoft releases SQL Server 2014 to manufacturing

Microsoft releases SQL Server 2014 to manufacturing
By Sean Dudley | 19 March 2014

New release furthers Microsoft’s commitment to embracing in-memory technology

Carillion deploys Microsoft BI solution for management reporting

Carillion deploys Microsoft BI solution for management reporting
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 February 2014

UK-based buildings and infrastructure support services firm rolls out Tagetik software platform

UK-based buildings and infrastructure support services firm rolls out Tagetik software platform