Every week, I share the most interesting and useful tech articles that I’ve found over the past week. This week’s top articles focus on the cloud, BI, and more. I hope you find them useful:
10 reasons why your users won’t use your BI solution
Did you know that half of all BI projects fail? Why is that? The biggest cause of BI failure is user adoption. Specifically, it’s difficult to make users start using a new BI solution. How can you fix this problem? While this article gives some good tips, there’s another great solution mentioned in this article: Why users don’t use business intelligence.
Will the cloud be the end of the IT department?
One of the biggest fears associated with cloud computing is the idea that it could diminish the role of the IT department. But, is that fear even accurate? This article explains why IT professionals shouldn’t worry about the cloud.
Are we allowed to mention that cheaper isn’t always better?
What’s more important: A cheap up-front price or long-term value? While the answer may seem obvious, many companies get blinded by the cheap up-front price when buying software, without considering long-term value.
9 valuable CSS tricks for responsive design
Building a web app with responsive design means that the application adapts to the device on which it’s being viewed. This article outlines a few tricks for building great responsive web apps.