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Best business intelligence articles, 1 - 8 December

Don't miss last week's biggest BI and data stories! We've gathered them here for you.

Business Intelligence Software: Where It's Headed

(Page 1 of 2) Business Intelligence (BI) software has had a bit of a struggle as of late. Although the concept has been around for decades, it's been overshadowed by the shiny new thing, Big Data, which has its roots in BI but adds on much more.

What is HTAP?

HTAP stands for Hybrid Transaction / Analytical Processing - and it's the future of business applications. The term was coined in early 2014 by analyst firm Gartner to describe a new generation of in-memory data platforms that can perform both online transaction processing (OLTP) and online analytical processing (OLAP) without requiring data duplication.

Dont believe the hype. Or 7 ways to tune up your BI which really are different

Don't believe the hype! Or, 7 ways to tune up your BI which really are different. Introduction There are a number of ideas about leveraging Business Intelligence currently popular in the IT media; ideas like big data, self-service BI, mobile data etc. They're all interesting but they're getting enough coverage.

Twitter And IBM: How The Unlikely Partnership Will Enrich Business Decision-Making

Did you hear that? That was the sound of Twitter making another huge, market shaking business decision. Building momentum from their test deployment of the new "buy" button, Twitter has inked a deal with IBM that could revolutionize business intelligence.

Transforming Marketo data into marketing insights in an interactive dashboard

You may, like us, use Marketo for all your marketing activities. And you may, like us, have noticed that the out of the box reporting tools in Marketo are a little bit, shall we say, modest.

Facial Analysis: Wall Street's Next Big-Data Tool

Researchers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology are analyzing facial expressions of corporate execs, as well as other data streams, to forecast stock market trends. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Facial expressions can provide a window into a person's unspoken thoughts. But can these nonverbal tells provide real-time insights for financial traders?