We have become so used to using search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo that we almost live our internet lives around them, but how much time is wasted using these search engines, and how relevant are they really when it comes to results?
When using Google Analytics as your business metrics or KPI's you will come across what is termed as referral spam which is screwing your results.
This viz was retweeted 22 times after Paul Kedrosky published it on his blog, Infectious Greed. It shows how the venture capital flowing into software firms has been flat, while the venture capital flowing into biotech has been increasing.
Data analytics is not just about figures, matrixes and KPI's. The Hot Crazy Matrix visualises how Dana McLendon see's women and men.
Traditional Business Intelligence reporting has provided snapshots of business metrics and KPI's that has provided guidance and direction to companies wishing the achieve a goal.
Data Discovery technologies remove the guess work and the need for human involvement from the process of mining data that might tell a useful story about certain scenarios, behaviours or processes.
As more and more data is being produced and recorded by companies right around the world, organisations are looking for new ways to make use of raw information and Business Intelligence is rising to that challenge.