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“Garbage in, garbage out” - a bad model for data collection...

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Data is becoming more important than ever for winning and wowing customers. But many organisations admit that their data collection just isn't good enough
14 Nov 2014

We could learn something from Salesforce when it comes to marketing, admits Tibco CEO Ranadivé

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CEO Vivek Ranadivé and COO Murray Rode discuss the need to focus on the 'prosumer' and the pressures that led to the private equity buyout
07 Nov 2014

Marks & Spencer: 'With Tibco Spotfire it's not like data-based decision making, it's like common sense'

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How Marks & Spencer is propagating analytics throughout the organisation to enable more informed decision making on-the-fly
04 Nov 2014

National Express drives away from Excel and Access for data analytics

National Express's Frank Kozurek tells Danny Palmer about the benefits QlikView's business discovery platform has brought to a company previously reliant on Excel for analytics
12 Aug 2014

Carphone Warehouse uses Android tablets to put MicroStrategy BI tools in the hands of retail staff

Paul Scullion, head of business intelligence for Carphone Warehouse, explains how business intelligence tools are improving performance across the company
10 Jul 2014

MicroStrategy CEO - We don't develop for BlackBerry because it's 'a lost cause'

Michael Saylor tells Computing that BlackBerry 'isn't coming back'
08 Jul 2014

Morson Group selects Intuitive Dashboards over "really, really expensive" QlikView

Recruitment firm claims it will save £123,902 per annum by implementing the solution
07 May 2014

Interview: Vin Murria, CEO and founder, Advanced Computer Software

Vin Murria explains why the UK has a cultural problem when it comes to start-ups, and allowing people to fail
11 Apr 2014

Putting digital first: An interview with Camden Council CIO John Jackson

Jackson tells Computing how the council’s digital strategy is changing the way its staff work
31 Mar 2014

British Gas deploys SAS analytics “as a service” to drive marketing campaigns

Analytic capabilities intended to mine customer information to power outbound marketing initiatives
12 Mar 2014

Security vulnerabilities found in Oracle Demantra

Four significant vulnerabilities found in part of Oracle's Value Chain Planning suite
04 Mar 2014

Claire House Children's Hospice chooses Tableau Software to improve data analysis

Charitable foundation using BI to get better insight into donors
19 Feb 2014

Camden Council bids to save money and improve services with new digital strategy

London borough plans to harness mobile technology and big data
10 Feb 2014

From saviour to separation: an interview with the Financial Conduct Authority’s CIO Gareth Lewis

Lewis tells Sooraj Shah how he was drafted into the FSA’s 'rescue mission', before overseeing the organisation being split into the FCA and PRA
26 Nov 2013

Cracking the NHS’s data analysis skills conundrum

On the back of Sir Bruce Keogh’s report, how can NHS staff better harness data to improve healthcare, asks Sooraj Shah
13 Sep 2013

Simply Business selects Microsoft's BI platform over Oracle to gain better customer insight

Oracle 'wouldn't give the same rigour, reliability and agility as Microsoft SQL Server 2012', claims company chief operating officer
03 Sep 2013

75 per cent of government IT budgets rising or flat, says Gartner report

But still not enough emphasis on security, says FireEye
14 Aug 2013

iPod generation fed-up of waiting for IT to build BI systems

People increasingly demanding BI self-service, claims Birst director Mike Hepburn in Computing web seminar
23 Jul 2013

Jaspersoft CEO Brian Gentile on big data hype, BI for mobile and the cloud

Gentile tells Sooraj Shah his views on the current trends in the enterprise space
27 Jun 2013

Mobility and BI key investment areas for airline IT, says SITA report

Industry survey shows all airlines investing in business intelligence, mobile and personalised passenger services
19 Jun 2013

Law firm DWF selects QlikView platform “on instinct”

CTO says there was no need for a “beauty parade” of vendors after meeting QlikView at an event
11 Apr 2013

Connecting the dots at HMRC

When HMRC was formed in 2005, its fraud detection systems were arguably far from cutting edge. However, a new system that can work with more data than ever – from different tax systems – is paying for itself many times over
21 Feb 2013

First BI-by-the-hour service launched by Jaspersoft

On-demand cloud business intelligence added to Amazon AWS
18 Feb 2013

Opinion: Can BI help Cameron to run the country?

Yes, but only if Number 10 has chosen the right type of solution
18 Jan 2013