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 how mobility will change the economics of IT, a free BI guide that will help you cut through the confusion surrounding the topic, and more. I hope you find them useful:
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Here’s a nice write-up about…us! Okay, so the article isn’t technically about us–it’s about our recently released Business Intelligence Guide. The free BI guide helps you cut through the confusion surrounding the topic, and pick the right option for your business.
How mobility can change the economics of IT
Besides the “always-connected” benefit of smartphones, they also give many companies a better, and cheaper way to operate. As explained in the article above, smartphones offer viable alternatives to expensive, proprietary business equipment. If you’d like to see another example, this company uses off-the-shelf smartphones and bluetooth scanners in place of expensive, industrial scanners.
To break up the IT bottleneck, stop covering your you-know-what
I frequently cover the topic of productivity, and ways the IT department can improve efficiency. However, the article above covers an angle that I haven’t touched on, but is all too real in many companies.
Business analytics: Why not experiment?
Rather than simply using business analytics as a way to better understand your business, this article offers another idea: Use business analytics to drive innovation.