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The Myths of Business Analytics Part 5: Combining the Solution

By |2020-08-25T19:38:39+00:00August 25th, 2020|Artificial Intelligence, Data Practices, Embedded BI, Machine Learning|

The world and the way businesses operate is quickly changing, it is up to each organization to step up to the challenge. The good news is that most organizations have the power to transform their business through data they are likely already collecting. Companies that are waiting for things to “go back to normal” will be left

The Myths of Business Analytics Part 2: Databases Replace Data Lakes

By |2020-06-22T15:43:24+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Data Practices, education|

In part 1 of this series we discussed the confusing landscape of business analytics and the components necessary for a complete solution. In part 2 of the series, we will discuss one aspect of business analytics solutions that is vital for success - the utilization of a data lake. The data lake is a place for all your data sources to enter

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,

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

BI Vendor Analytics – Q4 2017

By |2017-10-19T16:22:36+00:00October 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

We like to use our data skills to help people. We have found that to be a quick route to trust and credibility. One of our most popular recent posts made use of research Blacklight had conducted on business intelligence tool features. Choosing a BI tool has gotten wildly complicated as the web proliferates with

Avoid Making Your Data Ten Times More Expensive

By |2017-10-16T11:36:30+00:00October 16th, 2017|Data Practices|

When 83% of companies believe their revenue is affected because of data quality problems, we need to take a look at what is going wrong. Few endeavors have received the media attention, promise, and even hype as the revolution organizations today are undergoing to become data-driven. But the value from that investment and work evaporates when the data