Business Intelligence

Business intelligence (BI) is a set of theories, methodologies, architectures, and technologies that transform raw data into meaningful and useful information for business purposes. BI can handle enormous amounts of unstructured data to help identify, develop and otherwise create new opportunities. BI, in simple words, makes interpreting voluminous data friendly. Making use of new opportunities and implementing an effective strategy can provide a competitive market advantage and long-term stability.
Posts about Business Intelligence
  • What is Big Data? What Are the Benefits of Big Data?

    … decisions. Why Is Big Data Different? In the old days… you know… a few years ago, we would utilize systems to extract, transform and load data (ETL) into giant data warehouses that had business intelligence solutions built over them for reporting. Periodically, all the systems would backup and combine the data into a database where reports could be run…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin EMail- 39 readers -
  • Smarter Marketing With a Data-Driven Technology Stack

    … platforms, like Spredfast. A great example of this in action would be brand advocacy. You can pinpoint your brand advocates across the different channels and communities, strategically track and monitor them and strengthen your brand by highlighting their positive experiences through strategic campaigns. Data-driven customer care: Businesses can…

    AllTwitterin Social- 28 readers -
  • The 5 Biggest Mistakes in Social Media Monitoring [Podcast]

    … Rebecca Lombardo, Director of Strategic Services at Tracx, and Eric Berkowitz, SVP, Global Services at Tracx, are the featured guests on this episode. Tracx is a social enterprise platform that helps organizations harness opportunities on the social web by providing brands key insights for business decision making. Tracx is also the sponsor…

    Relevancein Social- 32 readers -
  • Interview: Rudy Nadilo on Research and Data Visualization

    … to data visualization that enables real-time business decisions. About Dapresy’s Data Visualization and Business Intelligence Platform Dapresy‘s platform enables companies to transform their data into market and customer intelligence to quickly take action. Users can easily create and deploy visually compelling KPI dashboards for visual business…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 27 readers -
  • Lifting the lid of the search box: Excel tips for search marketers

    … advocacy than to name your beloved pet after a trademark? Or to tattoo the swoosh on your hip or a Harley Davidson eagle on your shoulder? Think outside the (search) box This digression meant to make a point: we can find consumer insights everywhere. You just need to be a bit creative to see them. I remember discovering Bing Ads Intelligence tool…

    State of Digital- 10 readers -
  • What Technologies are C-Level Marketers Investing In?

    … are to further advance brand relevancy and customer-centricity that will require dramatic improvement for Marketing Technology infrastructure and omni-channel capabilities. Access to advanced analytics to make smarter decisions” is the single greatest barrier to achieve success across the board. Inter-/Intra-department relationship building…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 27 readers -
  • Identifying your Best and Worst Clients with the Assessment Chart

    … Plan by Mike Michalowicz. I bought the book (Amazon link/main website link) and it became one of my favourites – I also have it as an audiobook and still listen to from time to time. In addition to being filled with great advice covering a variety of topics around business growth, the author has a great writing style and a cracking sense of humour…

    State of Digitalin Paid Search SEO- 18 readers -
  • Is search data the new crystal ball?

    … missing out on a big opportunity to create value for your company and customers. This is about modelling the real world in advertising campaigns with extra rigor and an opportunistic mind set thanks to the accessibility and democratisation of Business Intelligence tools, like PowerMap or Cortana Analytics . Finally, I am convinced that soon enough new…

    State of Digitalin Social- 19 readers -
  • 14 Data Visualization Tools to Tell Better Stories with Numbers

    … in our previous blog post “6 more studies prove Digital Marketing ROI” was created with Piktochart. MULTIPURPOSE Google Charts is the seminal charting solution for much of the web. It’s highly flexible and has an excellent set of developer tools behind it. It’s an especially useful tool for specialist visualizations such as geocharts and gauges…

    {grow}- 29 readers -
  • 10 Social Media Marketing Lies And Myths Debunked!

    … a lot more besides. For one thing, it’s an unparalleled channel for customer service, not to mention crowd-sourcing, traffic building, customer relations, sales, business intelligence and identifying brand ambassadors and key influencers. Whatever you do, do not simply dismiss social media marketing as a means only of getting your business…

    Kerry Butters/ GetResponse Blogin Social EMail- 21 readers -
  • 7 Link-Building Predictions for 2015

    …, including photos and videos. Use a KML (Keyhole Markup Language) sitemap in addition to your XML and HTML sitemaps. You want to make it as easy as possible for Google to crawl and index those URLs, giving your directory page an edge against websites that don’t have one. Thanks to Mary Bowling, Writer, Search Engine News for the above. Prediction No. 4…

    Nicolette Beard/ Raven Blogin SEO- 28 readers -
  • The Year Of Data-Driven Marketing: How To Make It Work For You

    … You know you need good data to inform your business decisions, but do you know where to find it? If you’re already investing in your social media strategy, you’ve got more valuable business intelligence at your fingertips than you may realize. Using social media data, you can tweak your marketing and sales operations to stay on top of consumer…

    Hootsuitein Social EMail How To's- 15 readers -
  • A Proposal To Unmask Hate On Twitter, Without Abandoning Anonymity

    … easily assess that user’s past behavior at a glance? Users could keep their anonymity and social networks wouldn’t have to become arbiters of free speech. All they’d have to do is leverage their own statistical analytics, data mining techniques and business intelligence know-how to call out the bad actors. The same technology used to target promoted…

    Marketing Landin Social Twitter- 22 readers -
  • Top 5 Advertising Predictions For 2015

    … companies who have recognized that excellence in digital advertising hinges upon in-house expertise. Here are some noteworthy press mentions over the past year: Ad Age, “AOL’s Bob Lord: Brands’ in-house programmatic teams driving growth” Ad Exchanger, “These tech disruptions will reshape advertising” Wall Street Journal, “Agencies must change…

    Nanigans- 20 readers -
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