5 top-rated BI apps for collaborative analytics

5 top-rated BI apps for collaborative analytics

Data analytics is no longer carried out by data scientists alone. Every employee—from salespeople in the field to your HR manager—needs to understand and participate in data-driven decision-making.

Collaborative analytics is the key to shared data insights. This includes the components within the data analytics process that help analysts and other team members work together to achieve shared goals. These elements include:

  • Data sharing
  • Collective analysis
  • Joint decision-making

Despite potential benefits, such as increased revenue and speedier decision-making, 41 percent of organizations lack the collaboration needed between analytics and business teams.

What is stopping businesses such as yours from collaborating on data? One issue is that the different teams within your organization don’t even know what resources other teams have and may be unaware of shared goals.

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A security assessment template for small businesses: Evaluate your IT security

A security assessment template for small businesses: Evaluate your IT security

“Through 2020, the majority of organizations will continue to misuse average IT security spending figures as a proxy for assessing security posture” –IT research and advisory firm, Gartner (full report available to clients)

In other words, businesses are mistakenly relying on IT security spending as their sole strategy to protect themselves against cyberthreats. This false sense of security means businesses are neglecting continual assessments and system updates.

Data breaches at large firms with deep pockets, such as Delta Air and Sears, are proof that IT security spending alone does not safeguard your business—you must also invest the time and effort needed to assess your organization’s security health.

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