Embedded BI

Creating Your First Software Product? 3 Ways to Plan Your Support Practice

By |2019-06-03T16:05:44+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Embedded BI, Products, Software Product Practices|

When you build software, your approach to customer support is strategic.  If you endeavor to create your first software product, thinking about support from the beginning will help you resource your product properly once it is actively used by your customers.  The strategic question is how do you want to differentiate yourself with your support

Simple Authentication

By |2017-12-20T14:37:50+00:00December 20th, 2017|Data Practices, Embedded BI, Engineering, Products|

When Blacklight evaluated technologies for the partners in our platform, the cloud provider was a major piece of the decision. We needed a partner that was robust, provides virtually infinite scale, clear pricing and most of all the breadth of tools our customers most need. While other providers offered great integration for a specific stack,

Observations from AWS re:Invent

By |2017-12-04T17:02:37+00:00December 4th, 2017|Architecture, Artificial Intelligence, Data Practices, Embedded BI, Machine Learning, News|

Amazon certainly knows how to go big at a conference.  With nearly 50,000 attendees AWS re:Invent was spread across Las Vegas hotels and included fully booked sessions from end to end.    Over 1000 sessions were held and venues spanned the MGM, Aria, Venetian, LINQ and Mirage elevating conference logistics and unfortunately wait times to

Testing Automation in Embedded BI

By |2017-11-19T13:37:42+00:00November 19th, 2017|Embedded BI|

Congratulations, you’ve made the choice to embed a BI solution into your product line. You have thought through the implications of building it yourself and have decided you want to focus your team on what makes you money, your specific domain. Unless you sell a BI solution, you don’t want to keep up with the