Why companies are data rich but insight poor

Why companies are data rich but insight poor

Getting the most out of your data isn't easy. Often, barriers like poor quality data and lack of technical know-how prevent businesses from using their data for maximum impact.

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Don't be quick to criticise Big Data

Don't be quick to criticise Big Data

Are you quick to criticise Big Data? Don't be. Here's a few ways it's helping you.

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How Big Data is helping small businesses

How Big Data is helping small businesses

It's easy to assume that Business Intelligence (BI) is a tool too expensive for small businesses. In this blog, we challenge this view and explain why BI is something even small businesses should take advantage of.

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Business Intelligence: The trend is all about mobile

Business Intelligence: The trend is all about mobile

These days we need to be on the move in our professional lives. Meetings abroad, appointments wit...

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To build or to buy - that is the question...

To build or to buy - that is the question...

Perhaps surprisingly, some of the biggest buyers of business intelligence (BI) software are themselves manufacturers of technology. So why does the need to gain accurate business insights cause software providers such a big headache?

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Are your data analysis tools equipped for modern business?

Are your data analysis tools equipped for modern business?

In this article, we look at the changing trends in data analysis and whether the average company has the tools in place to get the most from their data.

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Best practice when starting a Business Intelligence project

Best practice when starting a Business Intelligence project

The design of dashboards is a very important stage of any business intelligence project. In this article, we look at common mistakes associated with new BI projects and how to follow best practice to ensure yours goes smoothly.

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Is your business decision making informed or informal?

Is your business decision making informed or informal?

We take a look at data driven business decisions and why businesses need to equip themselves with the right tools to make them.

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Interview - Big Data - Buzzword or revolution

Interview - Big Data - Buzzword or revolution

Speaking at Big Data Paris 2015, Access France sales director Mathieu Chabeaud considers whether Big Data is here to stay.

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Making BI decisions - IT vs Management

Making BI decisions - IT vs Management

In this article, we'll look into who really should be making the decision to implement a Business Intelligence solution.

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5 Reasons to invest in an agile BI solution

5 Reasons to invest in an agile BI solution

If you can identify with one or more of the five issues described, it’s time to review your analytics and reporting systems. You may already be missing huge business opportunities due to poor data visualisation and analysis.

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Why now is the time to embrace Business Intelligence

Why now is the time to embrace Business Intelligence

Selecting the right Business Intelligence tool from the hundreds on offer is no easy task. This article examines the factors your business needs to consider.

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Business Intelligence 2.0 – Are you ready?

Business Intelligence 2.0 – Are you ready?

As the availability of data increases there are going to be big changes in business intelligence (BI) and how we gather, analyse and use information and the sources we get it from...

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Think BIG for the future of Data

Think BIG for the future of Data

Thursday 13th of March, Access hosted an introduction to Big Data, what it is and what it means for organisations. The event was held at Google's headquarters with speakers from Access, Isotrak, Renault & Google...

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BI Project : How to counter the common objections of IT and the board

BI Project : How to counter the common objections of IT and the board

So, you’ve identified the requirement for a business intelligence solution and found a good fit with your needs. But you need to ensure IT and...

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7 reasons to purchase a business intelligence solution

7 reasons to purchase a business intelligence solution

We’ve looked over the history, technology, advantages and key functionality available in today’s dashboard solutions. Now, here are our top seven business benefits...

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Business Intelligence software: what you should look for

Business Intelligence software: what you should look for

Today’s business intelligence solutions vary hugely in their levels of sophistication and it can be difficult to know what’s right for you. When choosing dashboard software...

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Business intelligence : are you prepared to "ride the storm" ?

Business intelligence : are you prepared to "ride the storm" ?

In the business world, the stakes are rarely life-and-death, but right now there is a similar ‘perfect storm’ of powerful new technology forces brewing that threaten to overwhelm organisations who do not see them coming...

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