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6 Illusions of Big Data

Take a look at 6 illusions that executives have about big data. There is always a lot of buzz around the term big data and many different opinions and definitions. It is time to get to the bottom of some of the common mistaken beliefs.

How Does Microsoft SQL Server work with Olation?

Olation® and Microsoft SQL Server, how do they work together? In this article, we’ll dig a little deeper into the details of this loving relationship. Olation is a software that lives alongside SQL Server. One of the most important technological facts about...

4 Areas of Healthcare Where Big Data is a Game Changer

Bernard Marr, a bestselling author and keynote speaker, recently wrote an article “Big Data: A Game Changer in Healthcare.” In this article, Marr brings 4 top areas of healthcare to the surface and explains how the use of Big Data and Analytics are providing vital...

How “Business Intelligence” is Failing you

“Business Intelligence.” You’ve used the term in countless meetings. It started to gain momentum in the early 2000’s and has remained hot ever since. The term clocked in at a 98 in Google Trends as recently as April of 2016 (the max is 100). Your boss (and your...

Collecting and Analyzing Data in Sports is Here to Stay

Millions of dollars and the hopes and dreams of sports fans worldwide now more than ever depend on Big Data. Collecting data, crunching numbers and generating detailed reports is now a very big part of every sports franchise. No longer does all the action take place on the field, track, pitch or court.

Why do you need a Business Intelligence (BI) Solution?

With the amount of data stored by companies growing exponentially, it is no surprise that finding the right data management solution continues to show up on the priority list of Chief Information Officers (CIO). Data has to be secure and distributed efficiently for...

What Benefits can you expect to see from PowerOLAP?

You asked, so we answer! “What benefits can I expect to see from PowerOLAP?“ When considering a Business Intelligence tool, the most important thing to ask the solution provider is, “What key benefits will I get from implementing this solution?’ Well, here...

How can You Leverage Existing Software Applications?

  “I have 10 different software applications, why can’t they work together seamlessly?”   Well, they actually can. How much more could you get out of your data if all of your different applications could communicate and collaborate together, 24/7? How many...

We are replacing the PowerOLAP Trial

We have replaced the PowerOLAP Trial (Version 14) with a new offering. No more 60-day limits!   PowerOLAP Personal is a light version of PowerOLAP Version 16.  It includes all the PowerOLAP benefits for amp-ed up personal productivity.  You can connect to a data...