Business Intelligence Basics

A Beginners Guide to Multitenancy in Dundas BI

Learn the basics and benefits of multitenancy in Dundas BI

How Business Intelligence Simplifies Remote Work and Maximizes Performance

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the move to a full 'work from home' environment is a reality for many. Learn how data analytics can help both workers and managers operate remotely without a hitch.

What Is Active And Passive Failover And Why Does It Matter In BI?

You need to consider different backup strategies when it comes to delivering enterprise-quality Business Intelligence and Data Analytics.

Here's Everything You Need to Know About Aggregators

Every Business Intelligence and Data Analytics tool uses the idea of aggregation when expressing data in visualizations, and it's a concept you need to understand in order to use them.

Why Business Intelligence Is A Must Have In Today’s Global Environment

When the economy is in a downturn, we need to make sure that we’ve battened down the hatches and become as efficient as we can be. Business Intelligence is the key to keeping your business on track

A Simple Way to Calculate the ROI of Business Intelligence

How do Business Intelligence activities lead to a Return on Investment (ROI)? Struggling to justify the implementation and software costs of a Business Intelligence solution?

KPI 101 - The Basics

In this video, we talk about some of the key terminologies around Key Performance Indicator (KPI) theory. We will discuss definitions, identification, and some tips on using KPIs.

The Importance of Annotations in Business Intelligence

Context and communication are vital when it comes to providing good visualizations to your users. Leverage annotations to better understand what your data is telling you.

Questions to Ask When Evaluating the Flexibility of a BI Tool

If you’re evaluating a BI tool, you need to make sure that the tool you choose will be able to grow and expand as your requirements grow and expand. Flexibility is paramount to meeting your needs

Databases are Trash Cans

A poor database can be the bane of a BI project. Let’s talk about the problems that databases can have, and how a unique data layer like what Dundas BI offers can solve these problems.

Why Does Flexibility Matter in a Business Intelligence Tool?

Most BI tools aren't flexible enough to meet your requirements. Let's dive into why flexibility is so important and why a business intelligence tool being easy to use simply isn’t enough.

5 Ways Sales Can Use Business Intelligence to Impact Revenue

When companies are looking to invest in a new business intelligence platform, it’s often the Sales department that’s leading the way.

Why Business Intelligence Projects Fail

In this video, we’re going to tell you the most critical factors in ensuring your business intelligence project is a success, and what common pitfalls to avoid when implementing a solution.

Dashboards vs. Reports

Dashboards and reports are often used interchangeably, however, there are distinct differences between the two. We examine those differences and offer recommendations for when each should be used.

Self-Service on a Silver Platter

Explore the differences between self-service and silver-service and provide some alternative methods of providing users with self-service capabilities. Sometimes less is more.

Business Intelligence vs. Excel

Excel is undeniably the single most popular data analytics tool in the world. But is it always the right tool for the job? That’s the million-dollar question!

The Benefits of Visualizing Data

By using data visualizations, you’ll be able to drive instant decision-making, which will lead to better results.

4 Things to Look for in a Business Intelligence Vendor

Are you evaluating business intelligence vendors? You've probably noticed there's A LOT out there.

What is Business Intelligence?

What is business intelligence? This is something I'm asked quite a lot and it's usually for a few reasons - let's take a look at what they are!

What's the Deal with Embedded Analytics?

So, what IS the deal with embedded analytics? Well, in this video I'm going to give you a great definition, and I'm also going to let you know why a lot of people are doing it wrong!

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