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 why BI is failing business, 2013 IT priorities, and more. I hope you find them useful:
Why business intelligence software is failing business
While the need for business intelligence is growing, many BI solutions don’t adequately meet the company’s needs. Why not? This article highlights a few reasons, like poor usability and a lack of personalized notifications and alerts. BI software should be simple to use and should automatically alert users when certain data thresholds are met.
2013 IT priorities survey
Gartner surveyed attendees at their annual AADI summit, asking them to rank their top IT priorities and initiatives. Once again, the need to develop applications faster came in first. Click the link to see the other top IT priorities for this year.
Why database integrity matters
With the rise of “Big Data”, unstructured database have become increasingly popular. This article warns about the dangers of taking this approach, as it compromises data integrity and overall performance of your business applications.
Gartner: BI Software spending to hit $17.1 billion by 2016
As business generate more and more data, Gartner believes that mastering data analytics is a key driver for the next economic cycle. They predict that BI spending will continue to increase, reaching $17.1 billion by 2016.