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    Why Analytics Platforms are Failing Your Data Scientists

    Many data scientists spend more time accessing and prepping data than analyzing it.

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    Without Data, CNP Fraud Protection Could Be Out of Reach

    In this guest post, ClearSale Executive VP Rafael Lourenco discusses the value of capturing and analyzing sales and fraud data to give ecommerce businesses real-time, dynamic information to keep pace with rapid changes in the way fraudsters operate.

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    How to Cut Data Preparation Time for Visualization Tools

    Organizations can reduce the time it takes to prepare data if they adopt end-user friendly ETL processes; integrate ETL processes on the same platform with other data analysis, visualization, dashboard, and reporting functionality; and expose machine learning during data preparation so business users can apply algorithms to the raw data instead of aggregated data.

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    Pyramid’s Analytic Calculations Engine

    Our calculation engine is designed to solve all calculations required in solving analytic questions.

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    Don't just collect data, Make it work

    Organizations have nearly unlimited access to both structured and unstructured data, which can all be stored indefinitely. The problem has evolved from one of scarcity to one of choice paralysis caused by an overabundance of data sources and uncertainty about the value of individual data points.

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    The Business Intelligence Trends of 2019 Discussed

    Your data is only as good as what you do with it. If you want to be in control of your data – and your business – you’ve got to know what business intelligence experts are saying about up-and-coming trends and changes.

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    What separates narrative reporting from traditional reporting?

    While organizations throw numerous cross-department teams at BI programs or embark on yet another technology initiative to generate faster insights, reports never seem to keep up. Why does analytic reporting always seem to fall short of expectations? There are two contributing factors. Read more!

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    Power to the people: Citizen data scientists need the right tools to succeed

    While there is no shortage of enthusiasm for using data to make decisions, and while many aspire to use Big Data and Machine Learning techniques in everyday business scenarios, few citizen data scientists have access to tools that allow them to do rigorous analysis without advanced skills. But they can only succeed if they are given the right tools to analyze data.

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    Pyramid Analytics is the ONLY on-prem BI platform for Microsoft Stack

    Pyramid Analytics is a Microsoft co-seller and gold partner. Our enterprise analytics platform, BI Office, is the only business intelligence product able to host Power BI content. Given that, I want to address Microsoft’s Power BI Premium announcement. The announcement has caused quite a bit of chatter—a lot of it from confused Microsoft customers. Allow me to make clear what Power BI Premium means.

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    Learn the top reasons ProClarity customers are migrating to Pyramid Analytics - part 3

    Welcome to part 3 of my 3-part blog series, where I am sharing reasons #5 and #6 on why ProClarity customers are migrating to Pyramid Analytics BI Office. As you have likely heard, ProClarity support is coming to an end so there has never been a better time to make the move!

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    What is governed data discovery? - Part 2

    A premier Governed Data Discovery solution is important, yet many solutions barely scratch the surface of the necessary components and objectives. Pyramid Analytics’ CTO, Avi Perez, takes you through the needed aspects and elements to explain a true Governed Data Discovery Business Analytics solution.

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    Gartner Data and Analytics Summit 2017: useful analytics versus futuristic applications

    Pyramid Analytics attended the Gartner Data and Analytics Conference 2017 in London. Watch our video blogs live from the event.

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    A playbook for the Chief Data Officer: How to be successful in this ground-breaking role

    To all the CDOs, analytics executives and BI leaders, the time is now for you to help lead your organization on this journey of transformation. And we look forward to partnering together with you to drive success.

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    Learn the top reasons ProClarity customers are migrating to Pyramid Analytics - part 2

    Welcome to part 2 of my 3-part blog series, where I am sharing reasons #3 and #4 on why ProClarity customers are migrating to Pyramid Analytics BI Office. There is no better time to consider making the move as ProClarity support is coming to an end.

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    Learn the top reasons ProClarity customers are migrating to Pyramid Analytics - part 1

    Welcome to part 1 of my 3-part blog series, where each week I will share the top 2 reasons ProClarity customers are migrating to Pyramid Analytics BI Office. There is no better time to consider making the move as ProClarity support is coming to an end.

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    Buying the right BI: Four questions to ask when choosing an analytics platform for your business

    Choosing the wrong business intelligence platform can create IT bottlenecks, security and governance risks, and disconnected analytics experiences—as well as require a high cost of ownership. However, the right BI platform can quickly take your business from data-blind to data-driven, empowering your people to make smarter, more informed decisions that will drive your business forward. Learn the four questions every enterprise should ask when considering the best platform for their needs.

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    A brief history of business intelligence

    BI has a longer history than one might think, predating computers themselves. This article gives a general overview of how BI came to be what it is today.

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    The public cloud for business analytics: learn why it’s not for everyone

    Pyramid Analytics has been named a finalist for the 2016 Microsoft Health Partner of the Year. Pyramid and Microsoft have been working together since 2010 with Pyramid Analytics’ BI Office and Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services. We have a proven record of helping companies use their existing investments in the Microsoft BI infrastructure with a robust analytics engine. As a result, they can implement self-service BI in the whole organization with BI Office and SQL Server.

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    Factors to consider for the true high cost of Tableau

    There are a lot of things to consider as you compare different analytics platforms. For costs, you can better calculate the total cost of ownership (TCO) by considering the full use across your enterprise in areas like content reuse, content management, report distribution, advanced analytics, and security.

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    The explosive growth of data and advanced analytics

    Many organizations understand that data is valuable, but don't quite know its true worth or how to harness it. This will change, however, as business intelligence and analytics technologies converge with a clearer understanding of data.

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