Business Intelligence and Analytics Trends in 2024

As organizations continue to generate massive amounts of data from various sources, the need for effective data analytics and business intelligence (BI) solutions has never been more pressing.  Here are some general trends for data analytics and BI:  Use of Advanced Algorithms in Data Analysis  Advancements in machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are…

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How to Become a Citizen Data Scientist

The job responsibilities of a citizen data scientist include dealing with new data, using automated tools to process big data, and creating additional models to gain additional insights. Their primary job is not to make predictions directly from big data, or develop prescriptive analytics, but to build models and use tools that accomplish those goals….

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Three Key Commandments of Effective Dashboards

A dashboard is a visual snapshot of business performance using KPIs (key performance indicators) to help users make smarter, data-driven decisions. An effective dashboard simplifies the visual representation of complex data and helps stakeholders understand, analyze, and present key insights at a glance. At the core, the objective of a dashboard is to make complex…

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Data Analytics Platforms: Features and Benefits

Data analytics platforms offer a collection of powerful tools that enable organizations to make sense of the vast amount of data they generate and collect. These platforms offer a range of capabilities, including data integration, data cleansing, predictive modeling, and real-time reporting.  The platforms usually provide a comprehensive suite of tools and techniques for analyzing…

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2023 DATAVERSITY Top 20

As the year draws to a close, we here at DATAVERSITY have an annual tradition of digging deep into our data and reflecting on the hits and misses. What was the most popular Data Management content on dataversity.net and our training center over the past 12 months? Which core topics did you – our data…

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Four Ways SMBs Can Maximize the Value of Data

Businesses of all sizes are collecting more data, continuously, than ever before. But many – particularly small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) – have trouble understanding where their data sits, how to connect and act on it, how to manage it, and, most importantly, how to drive value from it.  While there’s been a huge surge…

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Fundamentals of Document Databases

A document database (sometimes referred to as a “document store” or a “document-oriented database”), is a NoSQL or non-relational database. However, document databases use an index to associate “keys” with “documents,” making them more efficient at retrieving data. Unlike relational databases, document databases are not structured with a format of rows and columns, but scale…

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How to Leverage Data Management for Efficient Patient Billing

Better transparency of expenses gives great insights to patients. It also helps healthcare organizations in managing patient billing processes. But how to get this transparency in the system has always been a question for many. After thorough research, I found that proper management of patient data can do wonders for the healthcare sector. Do you want to…

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Data Management and Analytics: Are You Ready for These Worlds to Collide?

The once-disconnected worlds of data management and analytics are increasingly colliding in front of our eyes, even if not everybody sees it. We are in the midst of a quiet revolution and entering a new era in which all the key ingredients for successful decision-making are coming together. That combination will see the emergence of…

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Fundamentals of Hyperautomation

Hyperautomation describes a mixture of advanced technologies – robotics, artificial intelligence, machine learning – currently being used to make automated processes drastically more efficient and to augment humans. It encompasses a range of tools which can be automated, especially the more sophisticated aspects of automation, including analysis, discovery, design, measuring, monitoring, and reassessing. To function…

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