Whose job is it anyway?

Whose job is it anyway?
There was an accountant; he used to know which entry goes on the debit side and which on the credit side. If that is all he knew, his job has since long disappeared.
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Citizen Data Scientists Benefit the Biz

Smarten Self Serve BI Creates Citizen Data Scientists
If you are interested in, or work in, technology, you are familiar with Gartner and its analysis and predictions for the world-wide technology landscape. One of the key predictions Gartner has made in the past few years is the advent and growth of data democracy and the increasing importance of Citizen Data Scientists.
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Clickless Analytics

Clickless Analytics
One of the things which cause distress in a lot of activities is the click. We have to point and click. You can use your mouse, or finger or your nose if the hands are busy, but you have to click. Point and click was a solution invented for a purpose which we have extended to all areas of life. Since we work in the world of data science and analytics, I will restrict my discussion to this, though I have a plenty of opinion in the other areas.
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Smart Data Visualization and Data Discovery Tools Empower Business Users

Smart Data Visualization and Data Discovery Tools Empower Business UsersComplex BI tools are not suitable for the self-serve environment. These tools are meant only for programmers and data scientists. To empower business users and allow them to achieve goals and contribute to the bottom line, you provide advanced analytics and smart data visualization tools in an easy-to-use environment that encourages user adoption and report and data sharing.

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Smarten Advanced Data Discovery is All the Buzz!

Self-Serve-Data-Preparation (1)If you are frustrated with BI tools, and looking for self-service Advanced Analytics to achieve your goals and empower users, you should understand the difference between traditional BI tools and the Smarten Advanced Data Discovery approach. The Smarten Advanced Data Discovery gives users the freedom to leverage data beyond simple visual data analysis and dashboards.
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Fact or Fiction? Smart Data Visualization Tells the Tale

Smart Data Visualization Tells the TaleIf you are considering a Business Intelligence solution, you ought to give some consideration to the concept of Smart Data Visualization and review your prospective solution to determine its capabilities in that regard. Smart Data Visualization provides many benefits to the organization and to the business users, who will leverage the selected BI tools to gather, analyze, share and report on data. Smart Data Visualization goes beyond data display to suggest options for visualization and plotting for certain types of data, based on the nature, dimensions and trends inherent in the data. It allows users to perform advanced analytics, using sophisticated tools in an easy-to-use, drag and drop interface, with no advanced skill requirement for statistical analysis, algorithms or technical knowledge. Your users can go beyond data monitoring to ‘discover’ subtle and important factors that will identify issues and patterns, and help the organization capitalize on opportunities.
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Self-Serve Data Preparation: Help Yourself!

self-serve1The Self-Serve Data Preparation trend is growing by leaps and bounds. Why? Well, there are a lot of reasons to like Self-Serve Data Preparation and Self-Serve Business Intelligence solutions. Here are just a few:
  • Empowering Business Users
  • Making the Best Use of Resources
  • Using Existing Knowledge and Skill to identify Trends and Patterns
  • Bring agility in the decision making process
  • Reducing time to analyze data by empowering business users do data prep on their own
  • Leveraging BI Tools to Gain Competitive Advantage, Improve ROI and TCO
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White Paper: Citizen Data Scientists Engender Business Success

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This white paper discusses the emergence and importance of Citizen Data Scientists and the role of self-serve data preparation, smart data visualization and plug n’ play predictive analysis in transforming business users into Citizen Data Scientists. Organizations must integrate data from disparate sources, and provide sophisticated, yet easy-to-use tools that recommend report presentations and visualization formats and clearly identify trends to support precise analysis. ###Details >