A recent Harvard Business Review Analytic Services report, An Inflection Point for the Data-Driven Enterprise, reveals that organizations are keenly aware how important data and analytics is to their business future. But to stay on the right side of digital disruption, most need to move quickly to get their data and analytics house in order.
This “where we are” vs. “where we want/need to go” realization is reflected in the five most popular enterprise analytics posts of 2018 from MicroStrategy. Trends, predictions, innovation, benefits, and top takeaways from analytics leaders brought the most pageviews in our end-of-year review. Here are the posts most-read by our business intelligence and analytics audience:
- Top 10 Benefits of Data Mining
Data mining is critical to success for modern, data-driven organizations. A recent IDG survey of 70 IT and business leaders found that 92% of respondents want to deploy advanced analytics more broadly across their organizations. The same survey revealed no less than 30 different ways that data mining had positively impacted the respondents’ businesses. We’ve listed the top ten and more.
- 8 Enterprise Analytics Trends to Watch in 2018
As organizations focus their 2020 (and even 2030) vision, there are some key trends that leading big data and analytics influencers say deserve executives’ attention. In 2018, top experts weighed in, including Forrester Research VP Boris Evelson, Constellation Research Founder Ray Wang, and big data and digital transformation influencer Ronald van Loon. See what they said, as they all still apply to 2019.
- 18 Top Takeaways from MicroStrategy World 2018
What do you get when you bring the best and brightest in business intelligence and analytics together under one roof? A treasure trove of insights, best practices, lessons learned, and a look ahead at the future of analytics. Ready for even more top takeaways? Now’s the perfect time to register for MicroStrategy World 2019.
- 12 Data and Analytics Predictions through 2025
Speaking of looking ahead at the future of analytics, want to know what our digital universe will look like in 2025? It’s going to be huuuuuuuuuge. Get ready for 163 zettabytes of data, with 60% of that being created and managed by enterprise organizations. Is your organization ready?
- Building an Alexa Skill with MicroStrategy
Make it easy. Make it better. Get it faster. In an age where speed and convenience reign, we’re all becoming like the fictional Veruca Salt, able to get almost anything we want just by asking—even a list of top sales performers and revenue for the last quarter. Check out voice’s role in the future of analytics.
Looking for interesting reading in 2019? Want to be one of the first to see next year’s trends predictions? Subscribe to the MicroStrategy blog’s RSS feed. And for a look at how your organization currently compares to peers in analytics use, benefits, investments, and event challenges, download a complimentary copy of the Global State of Enterprise Analytics Report.