Business Insights

Dec 19, 2013

Strategy Day at Chateaux for Armored AutoGroup

2017-12-12T14:27:58-05:00By |Business Insights, Chateaux News, Cloud Computing|

Chateaux’s business is based on a methodology that includes a substantial investment in mentoring and support for our customers. The partnerships we cultivate with our clients are long-term commitments towards combining thoughtful collaboration with best practices. One of the many things we do to support and strengthen our relationships with clients is hosting them for [...]

Dec 3, 2013

Being Analytics-Ready is not a One-Time Event

2017-12-12T14:29:53-05:00By |Business Insights, Cloud Computing, Thought Leadership|

By Sam Somashekar, Senior Product Management / Marketing / Strategy Consultant When implementing a new BI solution, you typically hear the term “organizational readiness”. This refers to the preparation of an organization to use analytics, including training on BI tools and proper data use; establishing processes for support; and shifting or acquiring people with the skills [...]

Oct 10, 2013

Analytics Goes Real-Time with Operational Intelligence

2017-12-12T14:44:49-05:00By |Business Insights, Thought Leadership|

By Sam Somashekar, Senior Product Management / Marketing / Strategy Consultant Actionable insight is what propels a business. Operational Intelligence (OI) allows you to gain this insight from both historical data, typically used by Business Intelligence solutions, as well as real-time data feeds. With this combination businesses can immediately take action on decisions and change next-step [...]

Oct 1, 2013

Big Time for Big Data – Does it Make Sense for You?

2017-12-12T14:46:15-05:00By |Business Insights, Technical Insights, Thought Leadership|

By Hugo Toledo, Senior BI Architect Big Data has hit the big time. Brought to the forefront of all CxO’s attention after a Harvard Business Review cover story in 2012, Big Data is now a colloquialism for “massive amounts of data generating actionable business insight.”  Recently, Big Data further jumped into the spotlight as both [...]

Sep 26, 2013

What’s the Deal with SAP HANA?

2017-12-12T14:48:04-05:00By |Business Insights, Cloud Computing, Technical Insights, Thought Leadership|

Data and data sources are increasing at a tremendously fast pace. In addition to the volume of data being produced by the electronically-connected world, the number of different sources and types of information is growing at unprecedented rates. Organizations are attempting to make use of all this information by storing it in relational or non-relational databases for further analysis by a variety of Business Intelligence tools. However, with the high rate and volume of data comes the need for faster analysis.

Sep 20, 2013

A Lesson for Success with Operational Intelligence

2017-12-12T14:50:54-05:00By |Business Insights, Chateaux News, Thought Leadership|

Key Takeaways from Ray Dalio’s Recent Talk on the Future of Investments and World Economies By Alex Suzuki, Senior Account Executive The Japan Society frequently hosts programs for the international business community on U.S.-Japan relations and related current events. Recently, I attended their corporate program entitled “Where does the Future of Investments Lie?” featuring guest [...]

Sep 5, 2013

Data-Driven Techniques Transform Marketing into an Analytics-Ready Organization

2017-12-12T14:51:59-05:00By |Business Insights, Cloud Computing, Technical Insights|

Marketing Relevance Rises with Business Intelligence and Big Data By Sam Somashekar, Senior Product Management / Marketing / Strategy Consultant Photo credit: Carlos Veira Lorenzo There once was a time when the typical marketing strategy was “if you throw enough against the wall, eventually something will stick.” Marketing budgets were huge, and [...]

Jul 31, 2013

Assessing BI Org Readiness: Analytics Ready Organization (ARO) Development

2017-12-12T14:06:39-05:00By |Business Insights, Technical Insights|

By Sam Somashekar Data overload from both known and dynamic sources is becoming a huge challenge for businesses. Yet there is an enormous opportunity to harness the hidden power of data if tamed by the right organizational structures, processes, and platforms. In order to do this, a BI Organizational Readiness strategy and road-map must be developed. [...]

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