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Things to Consider for Mobile BI Design

Rather it's the wave of the future or just a passing fad,  if you are designing information for the mobile BI users then this change applies to you!  There's a simple reason - what will your fancy report look like on a teeny-tiny, itty-bitty tablet? Cramped? Sliding off the page? Not ready for prime time?   [Read more about mobile BI predictions in my Mobile BI Is Arriving Soon... It Could…

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Added by Tricia Aanderud on August 15, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Applying Data Analysis Techniques to Solve Big Data Challenges

A recent article entitled "Nate Silver on big data's future: It's about attitude" appeared on fcw.com (The Business of Federal Technology).   The full article along with the points made below can be read here:

http://www.scoop.it/t/big-data-technology-applications-and-analytics

In the meantime, what came to mind has to do with different analytic approaches being used together to solve a…

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Added by Tony Agresta on February 26, 2013 at 1:22pm — No Comments

SAS Enterprise Guide: Best Practice for Centralized User Storage

Steve Overton shares this tip for SAS Enterprise Guide users and administrators!

fileslink SAS Enterprise Guide: Best Practice for Centralized User Storage

 

A nice feature of SAS Enterprise Guide is the “Files” folder.  This provides direct access to the file system where the workspace server is running.  You can take advantage of this by configuring a central location where users can store data, SAS…

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Added by Tricia Aanderud on June 11, 2012 at 4:44am — No Comments

Web Report Studio: Adding Drill-Down Filter Based on a Date

When I was creating the Summary and Detailed reports for the SAS Global Forum paper, I was demonstrating how to link from the weekly chart to the detailed report about the week.  On my first try with my Week Filter based on the date value – it just would not work.  Eeek!  To fix the problem I made a new data item that was a character value.  This posts talks about my strategy.  [You can read our paper "…

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Added by Tricia Aanderud on May 22, 2012 at 4:20am — No Comments

Data Analysis Using Relationship Graphs

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There are four key data visualization techniques used by data analysis pros in the government and local law enforcement.  As financial institutions, e-commerce organizations and social network analysts begin to apply data visualization more frequently, these techniques will help guide the process of uncovering meaningful insights hidden within mountains of disparate data.  This post focuses on advanced data visualization using relationship graphs.

In our last post…

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Added by Tony Agresta on February 1, 2011 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

4 Key Data Visualization Techniques Used by the Pros

For quite some time, Intelligence Analysts in key government agencies have used these four techniques to reveal significant insights hidden beneath layers of disparate data. Today, they can be applied to your business. Just follow these guidelines.

Whether you are a fraud analyst, cyber security expert or social networking analyst, you'll reveal essential information to manage your business…

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Added by Tony Agresta on January 24, 2011 at 10:53am — No Comments

5 Things You Can Learn About Analysis from the Intelligence Community

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Businesses have a large and growing need to analyze data. This is no easy task today with the exploding volumes of data pouring in from everywhere, and the enormous pressure to turn these mountains of data into information that can be acted upon quickly.



It is no surprise that organizations spend over $15B annually on Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Mining technologies. But with all of the focus on infrastructure technologies, there is little emphasis on the… Continue

Added by Tony Agresta on January 5, 2010 at 8:44pm — 2 Comments

Here's a Thought - BI Nuggets from SmartData Collective

An occasional series in which a review of recent posts on SmartData Collective reveals the following nuggets:


Who’s in charge here?
A recent survey of business and IT leaders carried out by Kalido shows that over two thirds of businesses have no clear data governance program, and have no plans to implement one — and 13% are unclear as to what data governance even is. The research also reveals that nobody knows…
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Added by Brian Roger on March 23, 2009 at 5:26pm — No Comments

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