Business Intelligence White Papers and Analyst Reports
Below you will find InetSoft-written white papers that can help those looking for a business intelligence tutorial, gathering information about the business intelligence market, as well as learning about unique aspects of InetSoft's business intelligence software, such as our data mashup functionality.
|Business Case for Data Mashup
This white paper explains what data mashup means in the BI space and makes the business case from both the business-side and the IT-side for enabling this ultimate level of self-service – a unique capability of InetSoft's BI solutions.
|Data Mashup - Under the Hood
This white paper compares data mashup technology to more traditional data warehousing approaches, discusses the particular benefits offered by the InetSoft data mashup engine, and details its performance characteristics.
|Visual Analytics for the Masses
This white paper explains the roots of visual analytics, how visual analysis is applied in a business environment, and chief considerations for effectively making visual analytics applications available to average business users.
|The Executive Guide to BI Success
This white paper introduces a revolutionary new approach to BI that incorporates the best practices of traditional business intelligence with the benefits of real-time information flow.
|Exploratory Operational BI
This white paper addresses the dynamic aspect of operational information needs and discusses how an exploratory process can best serve this need.
|The Secrets to a Successful Business Intelligence Implementation
Successful BI implementations require new thinking in data access, delivery and interactivity based on the needs of new users across the enterprise. This business intelligence white paper is useful for those looking for a business intelligence tutorial.
|Agile Business Intelligence - Gleanster
This industry analyst survey report (externally hosted, registration required) summarizes the results of surveying the customers of 36 BI vendors and includes advice on best practices and insights on vendors. InetSoft ranked in the top 10 across all dimensions and the top 5 for ease of use.
|Enabling Data Discovery - Wise Analytics
This industry analyst report discusses the realities of deploying data discovery solutions in organizations of varying sizes. Best practices and lessons learned are shared from surveying over one hundred companies. Three case studies are provided including one from an InetSoft customer.
|Data Mashup Report: "Achieving Analytic Agility with Data Mashups" - Ovum
This industry analyst report authored by Madan Sheina, Lead Analyst for Ovum's Information Management research practice, goes into depth about what data mashups are and explains why they are a fundamental application for delivering self-service business intelligence.
|Agile BI Report: "Three Steps to Analytic Heaven" - Aberdeen Group
This analyst report surveys enterprises about the agility of their business intelligence function. Recommendations are provided on how to make BI implementations more agile so managers can easily find the information they need as business needs change.
|"InetSoft Advances Business Intelligence to Deliver Business Analytics" - Ventana Research
This write-up (externally hosted, no registration required) discusses why InetSoft is worth evaluating next to the megavendor options in business intelligence.
|"Wayne Eckerson's Whiteboard Lesson: BI Mashups" - TechTarget
View this short but informative introduction to what mashups are and why they're helpful. (externally hosted, registration required)
|Style Intelligence Product Datasheet
Visualization-driven operational BI - InetSoft's flagship business intelligence software which includes dashboard, reporting and visual analysis.
|InetSoft Executive Summary
Overview of InetSoft advantages compared to traditional, expensive and inflexible "Big BI" solutions.