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  • high wave

    Forrester Raises the Bar for Enterprise BI Platforms With Latest Wave

    Take most of what you've read about ranking enterprise business intelligence (BI) platforms and set it aside. Forrester Research introduced new criteria to select its leaders for its latest Enterprise BI Platforms With Majority On-Premises Deployments Wave.

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    Microsoft Power BI Report Server Adds Support for New Data Sources

    Microsoft added muscle to Power BI Report Server (PBRS), its on-premises self-service analytics and enterprise reporting solution, in the latest preview release.

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    Databricks' $140M Funding Will Drive AI, Engineering Investments

    Databricks, a San Francisco-based business and customer analytics platform, will double its engineering staff, build out its analytics suite using artificial intelligence (AI), focus on specific verticals and expand globally thanks to a $140 million investment.

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    Thoughtspot Nets $60M, Debuts AI-Driven Analytics

    ThoughtSpot, a business intelligence and analytics provider, has released an artificial intelligence-backed analytics platform on the heels of a $60 million funding round. The funding — which closed in January but was announced for the first time today — brings the Palo Alto-based company's total funding to more than $160 million.

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    Artificial Intelligence Is the New Business Intelligence

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is a theme that’s been frequently dramatized by the entertainment industry. We see it in the form of humanoid figures with superhuman intelligence.  These AI marvels work 24/7, nearly at the speed of light, yet they never get tired or complain.

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  • ClearGraph team members, from left to right: Naomi Bancroft, Ryan Atallah, Andrew Vigneault and Vidya Setlur.

    Tableau Acquires ClearGraph to Raise Augmented Intelligence Play

    Tableau, a Seattle-based business intelligence and analytics provider, announced this morning that it has acquired ClearGraph.  Based in Palo Alto, Calif., ClearGraph provides smart data discovery and data analysis natural language query solutions. The purchase price has not been disclosed.

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    3 Vendor-Created Barriers to AI Adoption

    Gartner issued a warning yesterday to any vendor busy marketing their artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities: your hard sell could be counterproductive.  According to Jim Hare, research vice president at Stamford, Conn.-based Gartner, the push to build and market AI products has been so intense that many vendors have forgotten

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  • COPC's RevealCX Monitoring App Takes Quality Assurance One Step Further

    COPC, a customer experience management consulting company based in Winter Park, Fla., had struggled for years to recommend a quality assurance monitoring system to its clients before it decided to build one itself. COO Kathleen Jezierski remembers the client that finally put COPC on the path of software developer.

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  • Microsoft Executive Vice President for AI and Research Group Harry Shum

    Microsoft Lays Out Its AI Ambitions

    As Microsoft partners and customers watched Satya Nadella take the stage at the Inspire conference this week in Washington, D.C., Harry Shum, executive vice president of Microsoft’s AI and Research Group was speaking at an entirely unrelated, but arguably as important, meeting in London. While Nadella was unveiling Microsoft 365

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    Microsoft Power BI Premium Delivers Business Intelligence with Muscle

    Microsoft announced the general availability of Power BI Premium at its Microsoft Data Insights Summit, which took place June 12 to 13 in Seattle. Power BI will now work with nearly all Microsoft applications and is also embeddable with a number of third-party applications.

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    Analytics Buzzword Bingo: Which Solution Is Right For You?

    At this point, everyone understands the importance of and need for analytics.  But understanding the need and actually knowing how to go about leveraging analytics are two very different things.  Adding to the confusion is the ambiguity around the term itself.

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  • Qlik CTO Anthony Deighton

    At Qlik Qonnections, Intelligence Comes From Data + Humans

    If anyone thought business intelligence and visualization provider Qlik would fade into the background after private equity provider Thoma Bravo acquired it for $3 billion last August, this morning should have quelled their fears. "We are going to show you more than we have ever shown you.

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    How to Conquer Analytics Dashboard Fatigue

    Business leaders are experiencing fatigue following the onslaught of big data and analytics hype over the past few years. They’ve listened to the “experts” and spent millions on infrastructure, cloud computing and business intelligence tools, expecting to gain transformative insights.

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    The Right Way to Make Your Data Deliver

    Data is valuable: worldwide revenues for business analytics are expected to grow from $130 billion in 2016 to more than $203 billion in 2020. But some companies remain unclear on the true capabilities offered by these analytics.

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