How To Be An Analyst with Self-Service Data Analytics Tools – Business Intelligence Article

Self-service analytics tools are helpful for a trained IT professional, but they are also a great asset for someone entirely new to BI. These programs are changing the way businesses handle BI, and are giving businesses of all sizes the power of insight. Business Intelligence analytics aren’t just for large corporations with dedicated IT departments anymore. How can you be an analyst with self-service data analytics tools? Find out how by learning more business intelligence analytics. 

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Learn the various Connector menu ribbon functions – Business Intelligence Article

In our last tip, we looked at the functionality of the different icons provided on the Report Manager menu ribbon. You can find this tip here. Now, we’re going to do the same for the Connector module. Take note that icons will activate / deactivate based on your selection in the object window.  These icons are available on software using Sage Intelligence Core 7.3 and above. Related …

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IBM Cognos Analytics – Conditional Notifications – Business Intelligence Article

Bryan Scheck Business Analytics Specialist John Daniel Associates, Inc. Bryan’s Profile Recently I was asked by a client to setup notifications for a daily report output. This is a routine request that can be addressed within the Cognos portal by creating and scheduling a job for the report. The unique challenge presented in my case however was that the client wanted results to be emailed to one set of recipients under a different condition than that for another set of recipients. Specifically, when…

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Essential Questions for Data Prep & Analysis – Business Intelligence Article

Data preparation can be a tedious and time consuming activity.  However, it is a fundamental part of the data analysis process in order to produce accurate information that can be trusted. If you are responsible for preparing data for analytics, you have to ask questions based on the expectations and demands of the business. What is the problem you are looking to solve? To address the concern, you need to ask specific questions to your audience, from the report creators…

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