Business Intelligence

Rather than deploying expensive and complex BI software on-site and paying up-front, choosing a SaaS model allows you to pay as you need it. Cloud-based BI allows you to create interactive analytical dashboards for all your users to view, to get instant spreadsheet statistics and deliver operational reports to mobile devices.


Tech giants conspire to promote Hadoop with Open Data Platform

Feb 26, 2015 Joe Curtis

The Open Data Platform will test and promote open source Big Data technologies based on Apache Hadoop

Bristol IoT project turns whole city into research lab

Feb 5, 2015 Joe Curtis

Bristol Is Open project sees council use sensors to overcome urban challenges

Nisa Retail draws on cloud to improve business intelligence

Nov 4, 2014 Rene Millman

Corner shop chain wants to help retailers gain a better understanding of customers

IBM and Twitter team up on business data analytics

Oct 30, 2014 Rene Millman

Partnership will turn tweets into business intelligence via the cloud

SAP teams with Birst to add data analytics to HANA cloud

Oct 13, 2014 Rene Millman

Partnership could eliminate long waiting times for business intelligence


Nine things you need to know about the Internet of Things

May 27, 2014 Nick Booth

How will machine to machine comms across the cloud work? Here's what you should know

Business intelligence in the cloud - education is the key

Oct 29, 2013 Tom Brewster

Companies are slowly realising the benefits of BI in the cloud but they still need to learn some lessons

The benefits of business intelligence

Oct 21, 2013 Maxwell Cooter

A well implemented business intelligence strategy can deliver real insight for your company

CIO planning: time to master a different range of skills

Jun 25, 2013 Lesley Meall

The CIO now needs to keep his or her eye on a whole new set of skills to keep a business running

Best business apps to download in 2013

Jun 10, 2013

We all download apps now. Every month, we're going to be publishing a list of the best business apps

Case Studies

Hotel meets customers' demands with cloud-based system

Jun 25, 2012 Miya Knights

Lack of reliability from an on-premise hotel system led to the Hunley Hotel turning to cloud to meet demand