CLEVELAND, Ohio (January 24, 2013)—The explosion in the number of applications claiming to be the Holy Grail of Business Intelligence has left many companies with a “solution” that is bigger than the problem itself. Visual Data Group, one of the leading BI consultancies in North America, has a new partner in the war on application bloat: LogiXML, the fastest and easiest way to develop web-based, agile Business Intelligence applications.
CLEVELAND, June 28, 2012—Using technology to solve big problems with large data sets became so second-nature to folks like Darren Ball and Jim Harder that they wondered, “what if we applied our knowledge of large-scale real-time analysis toward analyzing your investment in web properties?”
Every Friday I participate with business intelligence thought leaders in a tweet chat hosted by BIWisdom’s Howard Dresner, of Drenser Advisor Services. One particular week the subject was Big Data. What we all agreed was that Big Data was misunderstood by many therefore a bit scary. So what is it? Basically it’s a lot of data with a lot of challenges.
Qonnections is the most exciting time of the year for a QlikView partner. The annual conference is filled with tons of information, fun, friendship and inspiration. Unfortunately I was not able to attend this year, but that didn’t mean that I couldn't participate. Thanks to my good friends at Industrial Code Box (QVSource) and the Twitter hash tag #Qonnections, I was able to communicate with my QlikView Social Media friends.
Miami, April 23, 2012 — Visual Data Group (VDG) delivers one-stop Business Intelligence consulting and solutions with the addition of products from Attivio, Inc. Attivio’s Active Intelligence Engine® (AIE®) is the leading real-time unified information access platform.
Cindy Balon Harder, a principal at Visual Data Group, was quoted this week in an article in the BrainYard, InformationWeek's social business blog.
As sales processes change with the economic conditions, marketing has been expected to become more responsive to return on investment. Obviously collecting customer data is not enough; marketing must contribute to the analytical process. Unfortunately, data is collected in multiple sources such as internal databases and external social networks. How can marketing effectively and successfully add value and dollars to the bottom line with the data available within the organization?
Who doesn’t love a good story? I believe the best stories teach us something about our world, the people who live in it and ultimately ourselves. To me stories, connect people by imparting a message. By the end of the story we have learned something, possibly have been entertained, and probably given insight to situations that we would not have concluded without the events of the story. So therefore, we remember them well. Just like a good story, good business intelligence dashboards also give us insights to draw conclusions and make good decisions. It is a benefit because we remember them.
Visual Data Group has made some significant advancements in the last couple of years. Although we would like to take all the credit, we just can’t do it. This could have never been accomplished without our Sr. Consultant Aaron Couron of Couron Data Solutions. On December 30th, he introduced his new blog. Read more about it…