A couple of thought provoking articles in this morning’s Information Management Magazine newsletter:

 

Mobile BI Success

by MARTHA BENNETT

 

Having the right business intelligence and mobile technology helps, but isn't enough.
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The author makes a bold statement: mobile BI will be a differentiator between industry leaders and laggards. She also raises an important point about mobile access providing the most current information, not just static versions of prior reports. Mobile access and tools come with Tableau Server without the need to buy additional modules.

 

How Predictive Analytics Reinvents These Six Industries

by ERIC SIEGEL

Predictive analytics reinvents how our world's primary functions are executed, across sectors.
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Healthcare is named among these six. Directions include using analytics for “predictive medicine”. A theme we can hope to develop with our group is outreach to clinical and research coworkers to make Tableau a tool for more than just looking at clinical data for business purposes.