Readers: Around this time every year, friends and colleagues start e-mailing me images (see above) of the 2017 Gartner BI and Analytics Magic Quadrant (referred to as the MQ). In the past, when I worked extensively with MicroStrategy, my colleagues would complain how IBM (nee Cognos) was ranked ahead of it. For the last two years, my friends […]

MicroStrategy Analytics Platform received top scores for the features technology professionals need to enable business user business intelligence (BI) self-service, as well as for the effectiveness of its advanced data visualization (ADV) functionality in the recently published Forrester Wave: Agile Business Intelligence Report for Q2, 2014. According to the report, “Forrester also scored MicroStrategy highly […]

Readers: Bryan Brandow, has posted his second new post on his new blog, Bryan’s BI Blog and it is a doozy. Bryan does an in-depth comparison of MicroStrategy vs. Tableau. Here is a link to the MicroStrategy vs. Tableau post. Best Regards, Michael  

Readers: Bryan Brandow, has posted his second new post on his new blog, Bryan’s BI Blog and it is a doozy. Bryan does an in-depth comparison of MicroStrategy vs. Tableau. Here is a link to the MicroStrategy vs. Tableau post. Best Regards, Michael  

Readers: I have some good news to share with you. Bryan Brandow, a Data Engineering Manager, has started (or perhaps restarted) blogging again. His new blog is called Bryan’s BI Blog and the first post is a must read. It is titled Evolving BI and Bryan shares his latest adventures, his thoughts on the current […]

Readers: I have some good news to share with you. Bryan Brandow, a Data Engineering Manager, has started (or perhaps restarted) blogging again. His new blog is called Bryan’s BI Blog and the first post is a must read. It is titled Evolving BI and Bryan shares his latest adventures, his thoughts on the current state of BI as he has observed and […]

Readers: Gartner has just released its 2014 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. I need a few days to soak this in and better comment on it. But, for now, I thought I would share the Magic Quadrant with you. You can see the entire report by clicking here. Best regards, Michael Gartner […]