Business Intelligence

BI is more than just corporate reporting. It's a way to improve decision making, to cut costs, and to identify new business opportunities.

  • Podcasts // Mar 2009

    Realities, Past And Present, Of Global Oil

    Thunderbird Professor Michael Moffett, Ph.D., works closely with oil and gas industry leaders as the academic director for Thunderbird's various International Consortia programs. "The expertise involved in the industry globally is absolutely amazing," Moffett said March 6 during a special homecoming presentation. "And they're pouring money constantly into further research...

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • Podcasts // Feb 2009

    Humanize Your Selling Strategy To Win

    Swim with the Sharks author and syndicated columnist Harvey Mackay built a multimillion dollar envelope company in Minnesota by learning people's names and humanizing his selling strategy, the entrepreneur says Feb. 17, 2009, at Thunderbird School of Global Management.

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • Podcasts // Apr 2010

    What Keeps The CEO Awake At Night? List Starts With China

    What keeps the CEO up at night? For high-potential managers in the Thunderbird International Consortia, the conversation starts with a single word: China. The managers shared their biggest challenges and concerns April 19 in the opening session of the Consortia, a 10-day executive education program that brings together a diverse...

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • Podcasts // Jul 2010

    Start With Your Weakest Link To Fix Service Delivery

    Any customer service organization is only as good as its weakest employee, Thunderbird Professor Sundaresan Ram, Ph.D., said June 30 at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona. "People who deal with others one-one-one create your brand," said Ram, an associate professor of global marketing. "If the person does...

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • Podcasts // May 2010

    Canadian Entrepreneur Plans Next Moves After Sushi Success

    Canadian entrepreneur Ken Valvur never tasted sushi until he arrived at Thunderbird in 1987 and decided to learn Japanese to boost his international career. "On pure commercial grounds, I picked Japanese," says the Thunderbird graduate. The decision has paid off for Valvur, who eventually returned from an expatriate assignment in...

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • Podcasts // May 2010

    New Frontiers In Emerging Markets

    The world is in the midst of a massive economic shift led by China, India and other emerging economies, Thunderbird President ?ngel Cabrera, Ph.D., said May 19, 2010, at Business Beyond Our Borders, a forum presented by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. Cabrera said entrepreneurs with a global mindset...

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • Podcasts // Jul 2010

    Fastest Way To Build Your Brand

    The fastest way for any customer service organization to build its brand is to admit a problem and then fix it, Thunderbird Professor Sundaresan Ram, Ph.D., said June 30 at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona. "We should not be afraid to say we are having problems," said...

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • Podcasts // Jul 2010

    Closing The Services Gap

    Services companies struggling to close the gap between their customers' expectations and perceived experiences need to look at four areas where blunders occur, Thunderbird Professor Sundaresan Ram, Ph.D., said June 30. "If perceptions exactly match expectations, then the gap is zero, and you have an ideal service," Ram said. "The...

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • Podcasts // Aug 2010

    Behind The BP Furor: Why Some Firms Face Ire And Not Others

    BP, Toyota and Goldman Sachs have taken public image beatings in 2010. Many would say deservedly so. But other firms linked to irresponsible behavior have escaped close scrutiny. Thunderbird Professor Nathan Washburn, Ph.D., has a theory why the public singles out some firms for criticism but not others. Working with...

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • Podcasts // May 2010

    Why The World Needs More Goldman Sachs

    Rather than destroy Goldman Sachs, over-regulate them or view them as the source of the global financial meltdown, the more rational approach would be to create an environment in the United States that rewards financial services innovation and develops more companies like Goldman Sachs. Thunderbird Professor F. John Mathis, Ph.D.,...

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • Podcasts // May 2010

    Straight Talk On Goldman Sachs Fraud Allegations

    Confused about the fraud allegations against Goldman Sachs? Thunderbird Professor F. John Mathis, Ph.D., reviews the allegations and puts them into perspective April 26, 2010. Mathis, director of Thunderbird's Global Financial Services Center, says the notion that Goldman Sachs deceived investors stems from misunderstandings about the bank's duties as a...

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • Podcasts // Sep 2013

    Speed to Lead

    Speed to Lead with mid-range solutions to accelerate your business transformation.

    Provided By Technologent

  • Podcasts // Nov 2011

    Delivering Faster BI

    In today's competitive market, companies everywhere are in need of an efficient and effective business intelligence (BI) tool that provides strong analysis and reporting features without the hefty price tag. Most organizations want a BI offering that has a low total cost of ownership, quick deployment, and supercharged performance capabilities...

    Provided By Actian

  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    BI Survey 10 Findings

    In the latest edition of the BI Survey 10, results from over 3000 business intelligence (BI) and performance management users were gathered to provide detailed product reviews, market analyses, and best practices. Part of the survey results show that the top three problems businesses encounter are: Data quality...

    Provided By Actian

  • Podcasts // Mar 2012

    Maximizing BI Tools for Improved Performance

    The rise of social media, mobile technology and geospatial data has made increasing amounts of data available to companies. Now more than ever, organizations are looking to mine and extract value from these data assets to drive profits and deliver better products and services. The task of analyzing growing...

    Provided By Actian

  • Podcasts // Dec 2011

    Having It All: Breath Taking Data Visualization + Record Performance

    Seeing is believing, and thanks to the latest data visualization and rapid reporting analytics, you can start realizing your data as it happens. This informative webcast walks you through the newest data visualization and analytics performance platforms on the market. Watch now to discover data visualization insight and learn...

    Provided By Actian

  • Podcasts // Nov 2011

    Make Your BI Solution Faster and Easier to Use

    A slow business intelligence (BI) system can decrease your ROI and value of information. Watch this webcast with Fred Gallagher, CM Vectorwise of Actian, and Ian Fyfe, VP of Product Marketing at Pentaho, to learn some keysteps to increasing your database performance. Watch now to discover a faster, more...

    Provided By Actian

  • Podcasts // May 2012

    The Need for Speed: Conversational Analytics for Complex Challenges

    Conversational Analytics: The Need for Speed Reveal the essential characteristics of enterprise software, the good and the bad Provide a forum for detailed analysis of today's innovative technologies Give vendors a chance to explain their product to savvy analysts Allow audience members to pose serious questions...and get answers!

    Provided By Actian

  • Podcasts // Jun 2013

    HP and SAP HANA relationship

    Watch Alex Marx, Director at SAP, as he explains how their strong HP and Intel relationship has provided the innovation to go to market with their SAP HANA in-memory technology platform using HP clustered x86 servers running on Intel® Xeon® processors. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon®...

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • Podcasts // Jul 2012

    Podcast: IBM's James Kobielus on Getting Past Big Data Hype

    Big data is a well-hyped concept that can purportedly deliver wisdom and riches to those who know how to use it. In this podcast, the speaker discusses the difference between of traditional business intelligence projects and analyzing a company's ever-growing data resources.

    Provided By Wellesley Information Services

  • Podcasts // Sep 2012

    Creating Good Visualizations To Tell Data Truths

    In this podcast, the speaker discusses why he feels business culture needs to change to better understand data processing and analytical methods, what elements make up a powerful data visualization, and why today's tools for analytics and visualizations are only the beginning of a potential paradigm shift.

    Provided By Wellesley Information Services

  • Podcasts // Aug 2012

    Podcast: IBM's James Kobielus on How to Implement Big Data

    In this podcast, the speaker discussed the difference between of traditional business intelligence projects and analyzing a company's ever-growing data resources. The speaker also discussed how business executives, including CMOs and CIOs are driving big data implementations.

    Provided By Wellesley Information Services

  • Podcasts // Jul 2012

    Podcast: The Importance of Creating Sandboxes for Business Intelligence Analysts

    Business intelligence analysts are busy people, often with several well-defined and recurring projects based on data preparation and standard reporting. In this podcast, the speakers discuss the importance of creating an environment where analysts have the freedom to play with data for the sake of uncovering unexpected business value.

    Provided By Wellesley Information Services

  • Podcasts // Aug 2013

    Trends in Video Collaboration and Unified Communications

    Unified communication solutions can help organizations improve their productivity, stay competitive and be more agile. But knowing what type of communication solutions your organization solutions your organization needs can be difficult and time-consuming. In this on-demand webinar, AVI-SPL's vice president of Collaboration Solutions, Shai Moshe, shares insights and advice...

    Provided By AVI-SPL

  • Podcasts // Apr 2014

    Extend the Cloud to the Branch with Citrix CloudBridge (ANZ)

    In this podcast, the speaker will cover the comprehensive enhancements to the Citrix CloudBridge platform, including new appliances, new solution partners and new features that expand and enhance application delivery and management to the branch. Gain a better understanding of the new CloudBridge 800 and 400 appliances for small and...

    Provided By Citrix Systems

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Business Requirements Scoping Techniques

    In this podcast, the user will learn how to define clear business objectives and corresponding success metrics, how to craft a focused vision statement and how to specify other elements of the business requirements.

    Provided By Modern Analyst Media LLC

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Best Practices for Designing, Formatting and Publishing Better Reports

    In this podcast, the speaker explains the business intelligence and analytics product evangelist for Dell software group. It helps the user will learn tips and tricks for better reporting like: visually designing world-class reports, reporting tips for formatting, filtering and grouping data, sharing, publishing and exporting reports with business users...

    Provided By Modern Analyst Media LLC

  • Podcasts // Dec 2013

    BA Effectiveness Through Social Traceability & Collaboration

    In this podcast, the speaker will discuss the value of past collaboration and the role it plays in providing traceability and context for teams across the organization. They also demonstrate why engaging with stakeholders early and capturing project context provides a clear path for engineering to understand, react, and engage...

    Provided By Modern Analyst Media LLC

  • Podcasts // Dec 2012

    Database and Hadoop as a Service with VMware Data Director

    VMware Data Director allows administrators to create standardized database templates for virtualized deployment on vSphere, enabling end users to self-service perform routine tasks like provisioning, refresh, backup, and restore. Data Director supports Oracle, SQL server, Postgres, and Hadoop.

    Provided By DABCC

  • Podcasts // Dec 2012

    Veeam Backup Management Suite 6.5 - Advanced Monitoring for Backup

    Veeam Backup Management Suite offers capabilities that make it easier than ever to know the user's virtual environment is protected. With 24x7 monitoring of the backup infrastructure and features that let the user easily identify unprotected VMs, optimize backup resources, automatically document backup status, and more.

    Provided By DABCC

  • Podcasts // Jun 2014

    Xen Mobile 9 Device Manager Cluster Upgrade

    With the Release of Xen Mobile 9, the legacy tomcast (multicast) clustering feature is being replaced with a multi-node direct connection to the database architecture. It removes the need of multicast broadcast providing a more scalable and enhanced environment.

    Provided By Citrix Systems

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Canary in the Coalmine: How Social Data Can Prepare Us for Big Data

    In this podcast, the speaker will discuss how organizations are addressing the challenges of social data - technological, organizational and cultural - and what it can teach the user on the road to big data.

    Provided By oreilly

  • Podcasts // May 2014

    Configuring and Troubleshooting XenDesktop Sites

    Citrix XenDesktop introduced a number of new concepts and processes for desktop administrators. In this podcast, the speaker is to demystify these concepts and provide a tactical approach to deployment and troubleshooting of a XenDesktop environment.

    Provided By Citrix Systems

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    STO5464 - Leading Edge: Evolving To A Software-Defined Data Center

    The Software-Defined Data Center takes an architectural approach, driven by a set of innovative technologies. It starts with a basic, commoditized, hyper-standardized infrastructure. The key is an intense focus on automation of every possible operation, based on two big ideas.

    Provided By DABCC

  • Podcasts // May 2013

    Arsys Serves 280,000 Customers with Symantec Appliances

    In this podcast, the speaker will explain about the cloud and appliance-based transformation at the company's data center and how it is able to serve its 280,000 customers more efficiently.

    Provided By SYMA S.C.

  • Podcasts // Sep 2008

    Data Protection and Virtual Environments

    In this podcast, the speaker will give an overview about the key trends in virtualization and data protection, and how Symantec backup exec 12.5 can help organizations protect their data in virtual environments.

    Provided By SYMA S.C.

  • Podcasts // Apr 2006

    Data Protection: A Broad and Vital Task

    Data protection is an essential business need. But how do the users secure their business data, and how do the users keep it safe so that they can access that data at a future date and time? In this podcast, the speaker will explain about the data protection and how...

    Provided By SYMA S.C.

  • Podcasts // Jul 2011

    Private Cloud Trends and Challenges

    In this podcast, the speaker will discuss some of the trends and challenges facing data centers as they move to the private cloud, challenges around moving some of the more business critical applications to virtual environments, trends around using commodity wherever possible.

    Provided By SYMA S.C.

  • Podcasts // Oct 2009

    Scaling XenApp Farms with Oracle Database

    In this podcast, the speaker explains about the Citrix XenApp 5 and Oracle database 11g with Real Application Clusters (RAC). XenApp IMA data store is the central database of farm-wide XenApp configuration data. The Oracle database 11g with RAC ensures enterprise class service and uptime for large scale XenApp environments.

    Provided By Citrix Systems

  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    Business Intelligence 2.0

    Business intelligence systems are making the jump from reporting on past results to providing real-time analysis to decision makers. In this podcast, the speaker defines business intelligence 2.0 and explains how it can help organizations pursuing high performance.

    Provided By Accenture