What is Data Preparation and why is it vital for data analytics?

Before we get into the exceptional benefits offered by data preparations, let us have a quick look at what exactly it is in simple words.

What is data preparation? – Prior to analyzing any data, data must be transformed to appropriate form for trouble free analysis process. This is called data preparation. Data from various sources are cleaned and transformed to improve its quality in order to use it for business analytics purposes. The data preparation process involves various steps like data discovery, data profiling, data cleansing and transformation. Continue reading »

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Is the necessity of intelligence in a business being overrated, regardless of its size and industry?

The answer is simple. BIG NO.

From a small fruit vendor to multinational manufactures, every business applies intelligence in their process to survive. Both the parties analyze their past record and current scenario to foretell the right amount of sales they could make in the near future. Continue reading »

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Do businesses really need BI solutions to be successful?

Yes, every business requires BI solution to survive.

Whether you are a small, medium or large enterprise, your company is facing a competition on a global scale. Only information makes your company more agile and provides you the insights you need to succeed. Nowadays you can hear the words BI, business intelligence or big data are used around business community very often only because the effectiveness of an intelligence solution to a business is very critical for its success. Continue reading »

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