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...
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...
Don’t Get Seduced by the BI Development Honeymoon Period

Don’t Get Seduced by the BI Development Honeymoon Period

We all know about ‘honeymoon periods’ – those times when everything is going wonderfully and we don’t have a care or worry in the world. They happen at the start of something new, whilst the novelty is still there, and any negative aspects have yet to make themselves...
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...
When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

In When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, a new book published this month, author Daniel Pink shows how timing is everything, and how it’s a science not an art. The Daily ‘When’ The first part of the book looks at the best times of the day...