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Posts Tagged ‘data discovery’

Perficient Expands Analytics Expertise with Southport Acquisition

We’re excited to announce the acquisition of Southport Services Group, an award-winning MicroStrategy consulting firm specializing in the development, implementation, integration and support of analytics, business intelligence and data warehousing solutions. Southport deepens Perficient’s analytics expertise and enables us to provide more powerful data-driven digital transformation solutions for our customers. Additionally, this acquisition increases Perficient’s […]

Cross-Industry Success with Tableau

Organizations are turning to self-service data visualization and analytics tools like Tableau to explore enterprise data without limiting users to pre-defined questions or IT requests. We’ve helped many companies across a variety of industries implement these data discovery solutions with great results. The following high-level overviews are a sample of these implementations, highlighting the power […]

Three Attributes of an Agile BI System

In an earlier blog post I wrote that Agile BI was much more than just applying agile SDLC processes to traditional BI systems.  That is, Agile BI systems need to support business agility.   To support business agility, BI systems should address three main attributes: Usable and Extensible –  In a recent TDWI webinar on business […]

Data Discovery – Part 3 – Product Offerings

The last in the series about Data Discovery tools discusses the current product offerings.Links to previous posts in the series. (Visual) Data Discovery ( Beauty or a Beast ? ) Data Discovery – Part 2 – Use Cases Lets look at the features that are most useful for a data discovery platform and then identify […]

Data Discovery – Part 2 – Use Cases

Second in the 3 part series. The first post  covered a brief overview of search technology and the need for data discovery. This article covers some use cases and problems that DD would help solve. Data Discovery would be a useful in. Data discovery would be useful whenever an analyst wants to perform adhoc analysis without […]

(Visual) Data Discovery ( Beauty or a Beast ? )

Search technology has been around for more than a decade now, but they have been used to index web files and to help users find what they are looking for. The search technology when used in the enterprise BI context brings two new capabilities to BI. First, search analyses data behind the scene that traditional […]