Delivering actionable information to improve decision making capabilities, should be an implicit and fundamental goal of any Business Intelligence initiative. In my role as Retail Practice Advisor, I have seen many companies fall well short of this goal, largely due to their underlying approach.
Companies need to consider, and approach, BI as an enabling technology and seek to integrate all available data and develop the relevant analytics, unfettered by their existing reporting portfolio. Utilizing an information centric approach to guide the design, measurements and solution architecture enables quantum advances in business insight and analytic capabilities.
This video is a quick introduction to using Visual Insight to build grids in your MicroStrategy v10 dashboards. Check it out, share it with your end users, and keep an eye out for what’s to come from Pandera Training in 2016! And if you want to see this kind of video with your own data, or if you have any questions and want to learn more, send us a message!
Creating a powerful dashboard isn’t just about pulling a simple grid of data from the database and letting it tell its own story. You have to choose the right visualization, format it appropriately, lay it out intuitively, and highlight the important aspects.
Pandera has been featured amongst CIO Review’s Most Promising CEM Solution Providers list for our expertise in helping organizations engineer solutions for success instead of building to specs, embedding the agility and responsiveness crucial for aligning objectives as the market redefines success.
Many organizations have thought about moving to the Cloud but quickly get overwhelmed with all the options and decide to either wait and deal with it later, or simply not make any changes at all. Pandera’s cloud management experts specialize in evaluating your current environment and migrating it quickly, cost effectively and choosing which Cloud solution best fits your environment.
Pandera is proud to have recently been selected by Information Builders as an exclusive channel partner for WebFOCUS Express. WebFOCUS Express empowers everyone in your organization to identify the factors that impact business, formulate more accurate forward-looking strategies, and increase efficiency and profitability – affordably and within minutes.
We will be co-hosting an event in Atlanta on November 17, to demonstrate how you can get quickly mash up data from multiple sources into coherent actionable analysis and introduce you to other Atlanta business leaders over cocktails and conversation.
For more information about the event, and to download a trial of WebFOCUS Express, visit our event page.
The addition of “Derived Attributes” constitutes a massive upgrade to the v10 Visual Insight tool, but I had a hard time wrapping my head around it conceptually. It wasn’t until I ran into a couple of specific situations where I really started to understand some new possibilities that weren’t available in the old Visual Insight. Hopefully, this post helps you see a situation or two where derived attributes might save you some headache.
The healthcare system business and technology environment is pushing organizations to move beyond traditional, reactive and silo-based data management approaches to a managed – even predictive – approach that treats their clinical, operational and financial data as a strategic asset and uses it to create business value and advantage.
Traditionally, healthcare understood all too well what it took to manage assets such as treatment facilities, clinical staff, and patient relationships. However, when it comes to data, healthcare often fails to implement the responsibilities and accountabilities needed to manage it effectively. The result is deficiencies in data availability, accuracy, timeliness, protection and accessibility. Additionally, when employees aren’t certain who is responsible or where to go for data management, they begin to churn and become misdirected as to what is process related versus what is a technical deficit.
Thank you to all of you who attended the North Carolina User Group Meeting on September 30, 2015. As some of you know, we had a very collaborative session during which we talked about the rigorous upgrade testing and actual upgrade process/timeline that we followed in one of our most thoroughly tested and effectively implemented projects. As some of you veterans might recall years ago, MicroStrategy releases a Major Upgrade approximately every 4-5 years. These major upgrades typically come with significant change, and with significant change, thorough testing and validation is required. The version 9.x to 10.x upgrade introduces substantial changes, not only in the analytical engine, but also through new tools, processes, and of course the actual user interface. By designing and following an upgrade plan, including test cases and mock upgrades, you are more likely to experience a successful and stream-lined upgrade process.
The Carolina User Group Conference connected 140+ MicroStrategy users for an afternoon of networking, customer presentations, and unique breakout sessions designed for intimate peer dialogue. The event was hosted by Pandera and MicroStrategy teams at The Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte.
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