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Amazon seems poised to jump into business intelligence market

As the AWS re:Invent conference kicks off in Las Vegas, Amazon Web Services is believed to be on the verge of making an announcement that will see the public cloud company join the data analytics market.

The problem with mobile BI – and how to fix it

The few mobile BI apps released so far have been met with mixed success, and for good reason. As a result, many enterprises are steering clear of mobile BI apps for the moment, representing a huge lost opportunity for businesses. So what needs to happen to spur the creation and adoption of more robust mobile BI apps?

Startup Plate IQ develops smartphone app to turn paper invoices into useful data for restaurants

Startup Plate IQ has developed a mobile app for the restaurant industry designed to turn paper invoices into electronic records that can be stored, manipulated and analyzed, reported Tech Crunch.

Tableau gets into infographics with Infoactive acquisition

Visualization vendor Tableau Software has announced the acquisition of Infoactive, an infographics Web app startup. 

BI and analytics top IT investment priorities

Business intelligence and analytics have risen to the top spot when it comes to technology investments this year.

Progress partners with Logi Analytics to bring analytics to the enterprise

Progress Software has partnered with Logi Analytics to release a new custom analytics platform designed to unlock the value of operational data.

Big data is coming to hiring in a big way

Gild this week announced a new service called Gild Business Intelligence for Hiring that uses predictive intelligence to help managers make better decisions when it comes to bringing on new employees.

Old Country Buffet owner uses new mobile BI tools to track POS data

To get a handle on the enormous amount of data generated by its restaurants, Ovation Brands, which operates Old Country Buffet and other restaurants, employs Oracle's cloud-based system that collects data from its Micros point-of-sale systems and processes the data using the MyMicros business intelligence and Micros InMotion mobile tools.

IoT and big data a powerful combo, new studies find

The Internet of Things has been projected to grow substantially this year, and a primary reason turns out to be the growing use of IoT devices to capture big data.

Salesforce beefs up mobile offering for business intelligence

More and more, business managers want to access meaningful intelligence wherever they might be. Mobile is the next frontier for analytics, and Salesforce is charging ahead with the introduction Thursday of three new features for its Wave Analytics Cloud.