Gordon Gekko, Russian Mobsters, and Visualizing to Jazz

Tableau Zen Master, Dan Murray, Presents for Berkeley Tableau User Group (BTUG) Dan Murray Tableaus harder than you!!! …And he’s certainly creative in explaining its power too. Upon my walking in, Dan had already begun laying the foundation for his presentation through a comparison of what a smartphone would cost in 1981 and what even […]

Finding the Balance Between Big Data and Bad Data

Big data may have permeated the enterprise, but the space where human judgment meets data still needs work. The recent Target security breach and the GM court case are demonstrating the extreme effects of ignoring data—or else not paying attention to the right data. Target’s IT staff chose to ignore the breach warnings issued by […]

Webinar 3rd April, 10am PST: Advanced KPI Alerting

– 3rd April, 10am PST – With the current buzz of Big Data, businesses have been focused on collecting as much data as possible to run their operations.  Now is the time for them to try and generate value out of that data by understanding which Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) are important to their employees […]

How UPMC Handled the Data Explosion

Some organizations, by virtue of their size alone, give new meaning to the words “big data.” UPMC, a major healthcare provider and insurer based in Pittsburgh, operates 22 hospitals and 400 outpatient sites, with locations in the United States, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Canada and China. The organization’s Insurance Services Division has nearly 2.3 million members. […]

Investing More, Getting Less: Why BI Investments Are Losers

There’s a running joke that you never have a bad sales meeting in the BI world. Everyone wants better information, so it’s an easy sell. The majority of enterprises—70%—are either running big-data projects or planning to deploy them, according to research by IDG Enterprise. Enterprises are slated to spend $8M on big data initiatives this year […]

There’s a New Way to Think About Data

Why is it that despite beautiful visualizations, better performance and lower cost, BI still might as well stand for Business Incoherence? The KPIs, metrics and charts that were supposed to liberate the average business user have ended right back up in the back office with the business analysts. According to research by BI tools expert […]

Metric Insights wins 1st place at O’Reilly Strata + Hadoop World Startup Showcase 2013

New York, NY (Oct, 29, 2013) Metric Insights has been selected as the 1st place winner by a panel of judges, made up of leading investors, at this years Strata + Hadoop World Startup Showcase in NYC.  Steve Mock, COO, presented the company’s innovative Push Intelligence platform, that cuts through the noise of Big Data, to […]

Strata & Hadoop World 2013 Interview with Steve Mock, COO of Metric Insights

Keith Swafford of O’Reilly Media interviews Steve Mock about Metric Insights and the problems we solve in Big Data and Business Intelligence. Hear how our KPI warehouse makes it easy for enterprise users to track KPIs and metrics that are important to them, and enhances the Business Intelligence Dashboards they already use.

Metric Insights Showcases UCI Health Services Evolution of Healthcare Analytics at O’Reilly Strata RX Conference

San Francisco, CA (Sep 26, 2013) – Metric Insights announced today at the O’Reilly Strata Rx Conference in Boston, that University of California, Irvine (UCI) Health Services has become a leading data-driven healthcare organization using Metric Insights’ Push Intelligence Platform. A UCI case study and demonstration of the Metric Insights solution can be seen at […]

Data-driven alerting and email notifications for Tableau

We often get asked how our Push Intelligence for Tableau solution is different from the Tableau 8 Subscriptions feature. Tableau 8 Subscriptions provides a way for users to access reports or worksheets that are important to them, through email notifications. An image of that report or worksheet is emailed to them every day at a designated […]

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