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FYI Solutions Blog: Archived by data

Apr 14, 2015

Visualize With Tableau What You Can Imagine

The Wikipedia definition of Imagination says “Imagination helps make knowledge applicable in solving problems and is fundamental to integrating experience and the learning process.” Tableau lets you turn what you imagine into a visualization that you can share with other […]

Sep 18, 2014

Big Business is Watching!

Big business is watching and they will continue to watch more carefully in the next few years!  From what your favorite TV shows are to what your favorite candy bar is, businesses that will continue to grow successfully will need […]

Aug 08, 2014

Data Virtualization Overview

Written by: Kevin Jacquier Overview This document has been written to provide an entry level introduction to Data Virtualization.  The majority of the information in this paper is based on information gathered during a one day class presented by Dave […]

Aug 01, 2014

Tips for Growing out of BI Immaturity

Author: Jeff Busch As I visit various clients and potential clients, and as I talk to colleges and network at events and conferences, I am amazed at the evidence I see that BI immaturity remains an issue. One would think […]

Jul 16, 2014

The Value of Early Prototyping

Author:  Kevin Jacquier I recently joined a project that just baffled my mind with respect to the amount of time and resources that had been spent prior to any true visual representation of the requirements and functionality.  Unfortunately, my peers and […]

Jun 10, 2014

Applying Predictive Analytics to Electronic Health Records

Author:  Joan Frick With all the hype about “big data” and “predictive analytics” lately, I am surprised that more companies are not embracing emerging technologies that can take them to the next level.  There is so much data that can […]

Mar 18, 2014

Strategy roadmap… where do I begin?

A recent IBM Big Data, Integration & Governance Forum in NYC drew a significant audience from various industries, all with a common interest to hear about the promoted topic of “Advancing your information strategy for big data and analytics”. There […]

Feb 18, 2014

Challenges and Benefits of Business Analytics in Midsized Companies

IBM recently published an article regarding midsize business and their growing interest in – and need for — business intelligence.  A recent survey of IT managers in midsize companies, conducted by Slashdot, identified the key challenges and incentives midsize businesses […]

Jan 08, 2014

What IT skills and roles will be in demand this year?

Recruiters share the scoop. Each January, there is an abundance of articles and blogs predicting what the new year will bring.  FYI Solutions would be remiss if we did not offer our view of the world for 2014.  We look […]

Dec 03, 2013

From ‘Buzz’ to ROI

Social Media has become a significant and valuable contributor to the glossary of useful information in the realm of Big Data. And its availability for purposes of driving more effective analytics is priceless, as it adds yet another element of […]