Is your business data-driven, or just data-busy?

Is your business data-driven, or just data-busy?

In today’s digital world, businesses are understandably taking strides to become ‘data-driven’. But some businesses unwillingly end up in another situation which I call ‘data-busy’. I’ll tell you what that means… Quite simply, a data-driven business is one...
Part 2: Measure What Matters

Part 2: Measure What Matters

This is the second article in a four-part series about how to ensure that your BI efforts don’t just create reports and dashboards, but generate truly beneficial outcomes for your business. Part 2: Measure What Matters In part 1, ‘Results Before Reports’, I...
Part 1: Results Before Reports

Part 1: Results Before Reports

This is the first in a series of four articles about how to ensure that your BI efforts don’t just create reports and dashboards, but generate truly beneficial outcomes for your business. Part 1: Results Before Reports There’s an art to implementing business...
The Key to Creating Truly High Value BI Dashboards

The Key to Creating Truly High Value BI Dashboards

This article is part of a series being developed jointly between Saltare and Bloor Research (a leading independent research and analysis house that helps companies to intelligently evolve) to promote the use of analytics and make enterprises ready to make better...
Can Your Business Really Handle a Single Version of the Truth?

Can Your Business Really Handle a Single Version of the Truth?

A ‘single version of truth’ is a scenario where conflicting data from multiple disparate sources, is consolidated into one single source that conforms to agreed data standards. It’s a long-standing business intelligence goal which makes sense to all...