The Financial Planning Disruption with Technology 

Disruption is everywhere and the Office of Finance is no exception.  Have no fear, change is a good thing and technology disruption can drive amazing business benefits.  The CFO and Finance teams are often the ring leaders of disruption in progressive organizations that are embracing technology and new ways of doing things. Teams are being asked to do more in less…

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Metadata Advantages

To be successful in analytics, a business should deploy a platform solution that employs a metadata layer.  Today, there are a plethora of options. Making a decision can appear to be daunting and complex.  But when it comes down to it, there’s no comparison to metadata advantages in a centralized, object-oriented architecture.  The key to…

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Deploying Modern Business Intelligence: Why Enterprise Still Matters

By François Ross Business intelligence (or whatever we call it now) is a critical component in consuming information for decision-making. There is no doubt that the technology landscape, deployment strategy, and tool selection have become far more complicated in the last couple of years. The "one size fits all" and platform normalization have become challenging…

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Microstrategy: What’s New In 10.8

The newest feature release of Microstrategy, Microstrategy 10.8 delivers critical capabilities across enterprise analytics, enterprise mobility, embedded analytics and new features for MicroStrategy Desktop, MicroStrategy Web, MicroStrategy Mobile.   With this new release, R and the R Integration Pack are bundled and installed with MicroStrategy Server making it easier to leverage machine learning capabilities, AI…

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MicroStrategy: Report Sharing and Delivery Options

Not surprising, MicroStrategy has many options to choose from when it comes to sharing a report or dashboard. This post will outline those options, and discuss a few of the MSTR specific options, so you will be well prepared the next time you need to deliver your MicroStrategy insights to others within your organization. From…

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