Hey Business Intelligence! Show me the money

Business Intelligence Utopia !

Imagine if you could ….

  • Identify who are your best customers
  • Tell/predict the amount of money they are willing to spend over the next three months
  • Predict energy consumption over the next two weeks based on average demand
  • Use data from different weather patterns so as to best negotiate energy generation and delivery contracts
  • Automatically assess global commodity prices
  • Continuously review product profitability and eliminate the worst performing items from the catalog
  • Compare supplier performance based on credit-worthiness [product availability, compliance with contract terms, and product pricing to reduce the number of approved vendors]
  • The list could go on and on

But wasn’t this the promised land of Business Intelligence?

In the following article, Have we lost the true meaning and purpose of Business Intelligence? the author asks some deep questions and asks us to be honest about the true purpose of business intelligence.

The bottom line is

  • Turning Information into Knowledge
  • Turning Knowledge into Actionable Plans
  • Turning Actionable Plans into making or saving more Money

Continue reading Show me the money! Business Intelligence


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Google spent over 28 billion in acquiring companies but was it all waste of money?

But the main question is, what happened to the acquired companies? Was it all waste of money?

With the recent re-structuring, Google became a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., which now owns most of the parts.

Using infocaptor kpi metrics dashboard and visualization software, we analyze the list of companies, products and services that Google has acquired since 2001.

Google has acquired around 184 companies as of October 2015. Google has spent atleast 28 billion USD on acquisitions.

Read the complete list of top google acquisitions in an interactive dashboard with a beautiful sankey diagram


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What is the most dangerous food at Olive Garden?

Olive Garden is one of the favorite destination for Italian food and today we got hold of the entire Olive Garden menu along with their nutrition data.

If you choose Beer over Wine, you reduce your Calorie intake but check out the other baddy in the name of “Sugar”

Read more at: http://www.infocaptor.com/dashboard/what-is-the-most-dangerous-food-at-olive-garden


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Bigfoot vs UFO analytics

Bigfoot and UFO remain elusive but know their ways to make news from time to time. Read more at: http://www.infocaptor.com/dashboard/bigfoot-vs-ufo-analytics


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List of acquisitions by Microsoft a data journey

Observations: After United States, Luxembourg, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway are the countries where Microsoft has spent the most in acquisitions What are the favorite spots for Microsoft to go shopping Read more at: http://www.infocaptor.com/dashboard/list-of-acquisitions-by-microsoft-a-data-journey


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Reddit 10 year growth analysis and visualization

In this article we will analyze the 10 year growth history of Reddit using simple visualizations. Read more at: http://www.infocaptor.com/dashboard/reddit-10-year-growth-analysis-and-visualization


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List of acquisitions by Microsoft a data journey

If we look into the SEC data for Microsoft and other tech companies, Microsoft spends the most in Research and Development from [by dollar] Read more at: http://www.infocaptor.com/dashboard/list-of-acquisitions-by-microsoft-a-data-journey


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US Consumer Law Attorney Rates

The hourly rate in any consulting business or practice increases by the years of experience in the field. How does the average attorney rate increase by years in practice? Read more at: http://www.infocaptor.com/dashboard/us-consumer-law-attorney-rates


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What is the most dangerous food at Olive Garden?

Olive Garden is one of the favorite destination for Italian food and today we got hold of the entire Olive Garden menu along with their nutrition data. A typical meal at Olive Garden starts with a drink, appetizers [free bread sticks], main dish and finally the desert. So going in the same sequence let see […]


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Cloudera certifies InfoCaptor for Big Data analytics on Hadoop

Rudrasoft, the software company that specializes in data analytics dashboard solutions, announced today that it has released an updated version of its popular InfoCaptor software, which includes integration with Cloudera Enterprise. The integration takes advantage of Impala and Apache Hive for analytics. “Our clients are increasingly looking to adopt Hadoop for their data storage and […]


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