6 Business Intelligence Software Trends and Tips for June

During a 2012 episode of CNBC’s Squawk Box, host Joe Kernan asked his guest, Ann Winblad, acclaimed investor and principal at Hummer-Winblad, “What is the next really big thing?”   “Data is the new oil,” she asserted. Winblad’s pronouncement echoed Peter Sondergaard, SVP at Gartner, who said months earlier, “Information is the oil of the 21st century, […]

7 Business Intelligence Software Market Trends for 2Q 2018

With remarkable advancements, business intelligence software solutions continue to gain momentum in the marketplace. Choices are many. Features are myriad. Prices vary. Selection … challenging? So, consider the following three business intelligence trends identified by Gartner, along with four other items of market currency to help you make sound buying decisions when it comes to […]

IBM Watson Flops For Cancer Treatment: Why Did AI Fail?

MD Anderson Cancer Center recently announced it was dropping IBM Watson’s cognitive-computing system, which was supposed to use artificial intelligence (AI) to expedite physicians’ decision making when treating malignant tumors. Amid that move came a question: Was the problem with Watson – and artificial intelligence in general – or was it a human problem? Goals of Arrangement First, consider […]

5 Maintenance Solutions to Watch in 2017

Maintenance technology has come a long way. Traditionally, maintenance professionals have trailed behind with adopting technology, but recent advancements have quickly become mainstream. Key 2016 trends for computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) were to incorporate mobile access and offer cloud storage. In 2017, vendors will continue to build on these advancements with more intelligent analytics and […]