Selecting a Data Catalog: What to Look for In a Solution

Aug. 24, 2017 2:00PM EDT Virtual event
Join analytics industry veteran Howard Dresner of Dresner Advisory Services as he shares a perspective on the critical features delivered through data cataloging solutions backed by insights from the first survey-based, end user study of the data catalog market. He’ll share: Why 77% of organizations find that locating relevant content for analysis is difficult Which business functions benefit the most from a data catalog What features to prioritize when selecting a catalog Plus, Alation's Head of Product Aaron Kalb will give a live demo of some of the key features of a data catalog, as delivered by the Alation Data Catalog, named a leading solution in the study.
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What BI Buyers Need to Know - Insights from the 2017 Dresner Market Study

Aug. 16, 2017 10:00AM EDT Virtual event
Every year, Dresner Advisory Services releases the Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study to help analytics buyers and application teams understand how they should invest and leverage business intelligence technologies. Join Howard Dresner in this webinar to explore the findings of his latest report, which assessed 26 BI vendors. He'll dive deep into the changing analytics landscape and touch on which vendors are leading the market, including Logi Analytics who received a "Perfect Recommend" score for strengths in product customization and customer experience.
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2017 Real Business Intelligence Conference

Jul. 11, 2017 9:00AM EDT MIT Tang Center - Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Real Business Intelligence® conference is a unique event designed for business and IT leaders and will focus upon strategies for success with business intelligence, analytics and information management. Designed as an interactive executive forum, we’ll be focusing upon those topics which enable attendees to help their respective organizations become more performance-directed and information-driven. For example, topics will include: how to organize for success, establishing a governance program, data story telling, the digital enterprise and more.
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Dimensional Insight Customer Conference (DIUC17)

Jun. 07, 2017 9:00AM EDT Hyatt Harborside Hotel, Boston, MA
DIUC17 is the conference for business intelligence professionals who utilize the Diver Platform and applications built on Diver. These software users analyze their businesses and improve decision making using Dimensional Insight software. These Divers either use the software directly, administer the software to others, or manage users of Diver and the applications built on the Diver Platform.
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Information Builders Summit

Jun. 06, 2017 1:30PM EDT Gaylord Texan Hotel, Grapevine, TX
Information Builders is dedicated to bringing you an educational experience that covers the complete spectrum between Data and Analytics. At Summit 2017, you'll have access to 140 sessions, including more than 50 customers and partners sharing their successes with detailed case studies; executives and experts discussing innovations, best practices, and techniques; high-profile analysts who've come to offer their perspective and knowledge on industry trends; and much more.
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Collaboration is the secret to modern business intelligence

Mar. 14, 2017 11:00AM EDT Virtual event
Howard Dresner, noted business intelligence analyst, and Peter Sprague, VP of Product Management, discuss Howard’s latest research around collaborative BI, what collaborative BI really means, and how organizations are using collaborative business intelligence to increase adoption, reduce content
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Top 9 Business Intelligence Trends for 2017

Jan. 24, 2017 1:00PM EDT Virtual event
The data landscape is constantly evolving, and the proliferation of smart devices, machine learning, and embedded analytics promises to introduce many exciting new breakthroughs in business intelligence in 2017. Join our panel of thought leaders to discuss their predictions for BI in 2017. This webinar will cover: Atomization and deconstruction of the dashboard towards interacting with data everywhere via bots and smart devices AI and machine learning becoming a driving force in analytics technology Embedded Analytics enabling pervasive insight, context, and natural interaction with operational applications Cloud analytics leveling the playing field for smaller organizations, and providing faster time to action Managed BI: bridging the gap between IT and top management, outsourcing BI to complement IT capabilities BI as a competitive advantage, a key differentiator, and a driving factor for strategic decisions
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Analytics in 2017: Trends and Insights

Jan. 19, 2017 11:00AM EDT Virtual event
Organizations large and small continue to struggle with making sense of all the data available to them. A few challenges facing companies today include a shortage of skilled analytic resources, the arrival of the IoT, and a proliferation of analytic technologies, tools, and coding languages. As your organization embarks on its resolution to make more data driven decisions in 2017, what questions should you be focused on to capitalize on analytics? Please join industry luminaries Howard Dresner and Shawn Rogers to review key insights from Dresner Advisory’s Flagship Research along with a forward-looking discussion on key trends in analytics for 2017. Topics include: What are organizations investing in? IoT, Machine Learning, Text? What roles do the Chief Data Officer and Chief Analytic Officer play? How are organizations dealing with the analytics skill shortage?
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Wisdom of Crowds

Nov. 16, 2016 2:00PM EDT Virtual event
Consumers trust the Wisdom of Crowds® Business Intelligence Market Study to help them understand how their peers invest in and leverage business intelligence technologies. In this webinar we go straight to the source of that report — noted analyst Howard Dresner. Dresner will dig into the 33 customer-reported metrics that makeup the report and how Looker was able to gain a “best-in-class” rating in 14 of those categories and an “overall leader” status in the Customer Experience and Vendor Credibility quadrants. Join Looker and Howard Dresner as we discuss: Consumers’ top BI priorities How end users view their investment in various BI tools How a company’s customer success practices influence perceived value What customers had to say about Looker
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Small and Mid-Sized Enterprise BI with Dresner Advisory Services

Nov. 15, 2016 1:00PM EDT Virtual event
Join us for a collaborative webinar with Howard Dresner from Dresner Advisory services. We will focus on how business intelligence is being used in small and mid-sized organizations. Register to learn about the top trends for small and medium-sized enterprises in the business intelligence market, such as: The most important objectives for deploying BI Top BI investment priorities Departments that are driving BI adoption At the end of the event, a copy of the Small and Mid-Sized Enterprise Business Intelligence Market Study will be given to registrants.
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Location Intelligence with Dresner Advisory Services

Nov. 03, 2016 1:00PM EDT Virtual event
From executives through management, location intelligence ranks as important information to help users create, consume, and personalize data visualizations. Join us for a live webinar, “Location Intelligence with Dresner Advisory Services,” Thursday, November 3, 2016. Howard Dresner will discuss findings from the 2016 Location Intelligence Market Study that explores how location intel can help users create, consume, and personalize data visualizations. Register today to see how an integrated location intelligence solution can provide the interactive experience to deliver company-wide insights.
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Unify your Corporate Strategy & Objectives with Integrated Planning

Oct. 26, 2016 2:00PM EDT Virtual event
Whether your enterprise plan is top-down or bottom-up, building strong links between strategic and operational plans is hard. additionally, as economic shifts occur more frequently, flexible business planning becomes essential. Why not make it easy? Instead of everyone working in silos, integrated planning draws together all of the functional departments into an enterprise-wide approach. Integrated planning makes it easy for the CEO to drive strategy to all parts of the organization. Join Howard Dresner and Jedox to learn more about how to make your planning cycles as effective as possible! - Learn how to unify actuals and budget to strengthen analytics - How real-time modeling empowers you to create driver-based models and instantly run what-if scenarios with sophisticated trend analysis - Why automatic data integration is key for a quick process and increases accuracy - Find out about the benefits of Integrated Planning by improving compliance and controls around the planning process - See real examples from companies like FIAT and SANOFI that have mastered Integrated Planning!
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Trends in Cloud Analytics for the Age of the Customer

Oct. 06, 2016 9:30AM EDT Dreamforce
Join Howard Dresner as he shares the latest trends in Cloud Analytics and how companies of all types are challenging traditional ways of developing their go-to market strategy, and augmenting processes with better analytics.
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Webinar: 2016 Wisdom of Crowds® Business Intelligence Market Study

Sep. 29, 2016 1:00PM EDT Virtual event
This year we celebrate the 9th anniversary of Dresner Advisory Services! Since 2007, Dresner has set the “bar” high—striving for innovation and offering ever greater value with each successive year and in the recent 2016 The Wisdom of Crowds® Business Intelligence Market Study, we can now say that the wealth of information and analysis exceeds such expectations offering even more than value to both consumers and producers of BI technology and services. Attend this webinar and discover how to: Enable comparisons of current vendor performance to industry norms & selection of new vendors Gain key insights into BI software supplier performance Understand how your peers leverage and invest in BI and related technologies
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Webcast: What’s in the Dresner Business Intelligence Market Study? – Analysis revealed!

Jul. 21, 2016 1:00PM EDT Virtual event
Join Howard Dresner, thought leader in the Business Intelligence community and founder of Dresner Advisory Services, as he discusses key findings from his "2016 Business Intelligence Market Study." In this webcast, Howard will describe market forces currently impacting the BI and performance management landscape and will also discuss Dell Statistica's role within that market. John Thompson, Dell Statistica General Manager, will join Howard to talk about how Dell Statistica’s business model and solution offering earned top ranking in both “customer experience” and “vendor credibility” models in its first year to be included in the report. Dell Statistica scored best-in-class for technical support product knowledge and consulting product knowledge.
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Live Webinar: Dresner’s Wisdom of Crowds on the Importance of End User Data Preparation

Jun. 28, 2016 11:00AM EDT Virtual event
Self-service data preparation is an invaluable tool when you need to get at critical information as quickly as possible. By enabling easier access to time-sensitive and previously inaccessible data in unstructured formats like PDFs, web pages, log files and more, less time can be spent on data gathering, allowing more time to be focused on the analysis needed to support business-critical decisions. Dresner Advisory Services recently completed their 2nd Wisdom of Crowds report on End User Data Preparation. All survey respondents said end user data preparation was important if not critical to have and industry vendors believe this demand will continue to grow.
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Information Builders Summit

Jun. 14, 2016 8:00PM EDT Grand Sierra in Reno, Nevada
Howard Dresner is one of the foremost thought-leaders in business intelligence, having coined the term "business intelligence" in 1989. As founder and chief research officer at Dresner Advisory Services, he and his team engage with a global community to redefine how research is created and shared. Howard has published two books on the subject, "The Performance Management Revolution - Business Results through Insight" and "Action and Profiles in Performance - Business Intelligence Journeys and the Roadmap for Change." Prior to Dresner Advisory Services, Howard served as chief strategy officer at Hyperion Solutions and was a research fellow at Gartner, where he led its business intelligence research practice for 13 years.
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Predictive Analytics: Extracting Big Value from Big Data

May. 24, 2016 11:00AM EDT Virtual event
Speakers: Howard Dresner, Chief Research Officer, Dresner Advisory Services Lars Bauerle, Chief Product Officer, RapidMiner As organizations adopt big data technologies, there continues to be a growing interest in advanced & predictive analytics to extract big value including: revenue growth, lower costs, and compliance & governance. Real value comes not only from finding the best model, but in actually implementing that model and turning predictive insights into actions. Join us as we explore the Predictive Analytics lifecycle from data prep, to building & validating models, and embedding analytic results in business processes. In this webinar you’ll learn: Key trends shaping the predictive analytics market Must-have product features when adopting a big data predictive analytics solution How data science teams can move more quickly than ever across the predictive analytics lifecycle Importance of a predictive analytics platform that speaks native Hadoop (hint: it’s so data scientists can concentrate on data science) Product demonstration showcasing the speed more efficient approach to data science
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The State of Data Preparation: Uncovering 2016’s Biggest Insights

Apr. 21, 2016 1:00PM EDT Virtual event
Data preparation is a new market, but it’s growing—fast. As more and more organizations rely on big data to drive value, effective data preparation is critical to improving data intelligence and increasing efficiency. But how are organizations currently approaching data preparation, and what roadblocks stand in their way to success? In this webinar, we explore the key trends shaping the data preparation market, what’s at stake for organizations to gain, and several must-have product features when adopting a new data preparation solution. Acclaimed analyst Howard Dresner of Dresner Advisory Services (Howard coined the term “Business Intelligence”) will join Trifacta to review insights from his latest research on the end user data preparation market. Specifically, we’ll cover: The importance of end user data preparation Current user scenarios including frequency, effectiveness, third-party data Prioritized end user data preparation features
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Dresner Embedded BI Market Study Webcast

Nov. 17, 2015 12:00PM EDT Virtual event
Howard Dresner
Report author and worldwide authority on business intelligence, Howard Dresner, will share the latest market trends and provide true insight in to what is happening in the BI arena today.
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Wisdom of Crowds: What you need to know about the evolving performance management landscape

Oct. 17, 2015 2:00PM EDT Virtual Event
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Join us as author and Chief Research Officer Howard Dresner discusses his analysis and findings in the “Wisdom of Crowds®” series study on Enterprise planning. Learn why the study concluded that Prophix “has a perfect recommend score,” amongst other vendors. Howard and Prophix COO, Alok Ajmera, will discuss some of the key findings from the study and real world challenges growing businesses need to consider for planning and related solutions.
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Collaborative Business Intelligence–What it is and why it’s critical for success

Sep. 22, 2015 11:00AM EDT Virtual Event
Howard Dresner
Notable BI industry expert Howard Dresner identifies collaboration and adoption as critical factors that differentiate successful BI initiatives from all the rest. What is collaborative business intelligence and why is it so critical for success? Join Howard Dresner, Chief Research Officer of Dresner Advisory Services and Peter Sprague, VP Solutions Engineering at Pyramid Analytics for a discussion about collaborative BI and why higher adoption and collaboration is correlated to BI success and higher return on investment.
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Collaborative Business Intelligence Webinar

Sep. 17, 2015 11:21PM EDT Virtual Event
Hear from Howard Dresner, Chief Research Officer at Dresner Advisory Services, and Dundas Solution Architects on the importance of collaborative BI. Learn about core BI collaboration requirements, data story telling and about the collaboration tools included in Dundas BI.
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Emerging Trends ― Predictive Analytics in Regulated Manufacturing

Aug. 19, 2015 1:00PM EDT Virtual event
More than 70 percent of organizations have already deployed, or are about to deploy, predictive analytics. And many are achieving unprecedented success. So how can you take advantage of the latest trends and techniques? With a crash course led by none other than the man who coined the term “business intelligence” himself, Howard Dresner. Howard and renowned analytics expert Dr. Tom Hall will share what they’ve seen from the frontlines. They’ll show you what’s working for other companies, and how you can employ those same techniques to gain a competitive edge. By the end of this session, you’ll know how to improve decision making, optimize processes, ensure governance and much more.
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Wisdom of Crowds: What You Need To Know About The Evolving BI Landscape, featuring Howard Dresner

Jun. 09, 2015 1:00PM EDT Virtual event
Lack of trust is one of the greatest barriers to success in business intelligence programs”, writes Howard Dresner, the “godfather” of BI and founder and chief research officer at Dresner Advisory services. As user-led decentralized teams increasingly conduct their own data analysis outside the BI Competency Center, the need to bridge the gap between end-user self-service and enterprise data governance has become critical. The Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study, published by Dresner Advisory Services, is a comprehensive source of objective industry research that enables companies to compare different BI providers and understand how successful organizations leverage BI and analytics technologies. Join Howard Dresner and Birst for an in-depth review of the findings of the 2015 Wisdom of Crowds report and learn where your peers are investing today to ensure BI success
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What Direction Is the BI Market Heading?

Jun. 01, 2015 4:00PM EDT Information Builders Summit - Orlando, FL
In this session, veteran industry analyst Howard Dresner shares the latest findings from his annual “Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study.” He’ll answer questions such as: Who’s driving business intelligence (BI) within the organization? Who are the targeted users and how are they changing? Which organizations are most successful with BI and why? What do organizations hope to achieve with BI and how is that changing over time? Which technologies and initiatives are most important, which are climbing, and which are falling? What is the current state of data and how has this changed since last year? How are people sharing BI-derived insights within their organizations and has this improved since 2014? How has user adoption of BI changed in recent years and why?
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Analytics and the Wearable Revolution - Innovation That Never Stops

May. 13, 2015 1:00PM EDT Virtual event
Today, watches and wearables continue to change our lives with the introduction of the Apple Watch and other smart watch products. Salesforce is ready to support every enterprise customer with wearables that are contextually relevant, unobtrusive, and provide all the context through every data point you need to understand and act.
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Myth or Reality – Learn How to Make IoT Analytics Work for Your Organization

Apr. 09, 2015 1:00PM EDT Virtual event
In today’s hyper-connected world, applying analytics to the internet of things is becoming more of a reality. However, with all of the data and technology available, how does one turn the deluge of information into in actionable insights? What role does analytics, mobility, self-service, and location intelligence play in IoT? In this educational webinar, join us to hear thought leader Howard Dresner share with us his views on possible ways to derive value from existing investment in IoT; as well as explore major themes and trends that are shaping the future for IoT analytics. Also, learn how customers and software solutions that exist today can assist in creating a visionary deployment of IoT within your organization.
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