Posts Tagged ‘ Business Intelligence ’

What’s in a Place: How Location Intelligence Empowers SAP Users (Watch Video)

by Clarence Hempfield | July 17, 2014 | No Comments

Pitney Bowes and SAP join business intelligence and location intelligence.

For some time now, the biggest challenge for businesses involving location intelligence isn’t understanding why it’s important to know where their customers are. That’s a given. It’s putting location intelligence in the “front seat” – making it a part of everything businesses do. That’s what Ventana Research’s Mark Smith said in June at the MapInfo […]


Leverage GIS to Generate New Insights and Produce Location-Intelligent BI

by Clarence Hempfield | April 22, 2014 | No Comments

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Imagine that today one of your executives comes to you and says that she or he wants a view of all customers by geography. What will you provide – an extract of your CRM system in the form of spreadsheet? How helpful is that? How does that help them answer the questions that they don’t yet […]


Data, Data, Everywhere…

by Craig Pinhorne | April 11, 2014 | No Comments

Data Everywhere

“Data, Data Everywhere…” It can sometimes appear a little daunting to locate, understand and apply the good stuff… It’s an incredibly exciting time to be involved with data.  New and innovative collection, application and dissemination methods, influence our work, home and social lives.  I’m truly amazed by the pace of change and how it can affect […]


Business Intelligence and Location Intelligence: A Marriage of Necessity

by Clarence Hempfield | April 4, 2014 | No Comments

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Location intelligence has the potential to revolutionize enterprise business intelligence. Most businesses already collect data that has a location component, such as static addresses or dynamic real-time data like the flow of customers in a store. However, most businesses are failing to leverage location data to their best advantage. At present, location data helps businesses […]


Bigger than the sum of its parts

by Kit Hamilton | October 28, 2009 | No Comments

Filling a gap in intelligence needs Business intelligence. Predictive analytics. Data mining. Businesses today are truly recognizing the power that lies in their customer data. The challenge is in harnessing that power, and doing so efficiently.  BeyeNetwork blogger Krish Krishnan captures this issue – particularly as it pertains to the gap in solutions that can […]


Spokane Teachers Credit Union wins TDWI Best Practices Award for Customer Intelligence

by Deb Purcell | July 14, 2009 | No Comments

Clarence Hempfield, Pitney Bowes Business Insight   We were very proud to learn that during The Data Warehousing Institute’s (TDWI) World Conference, Spokane Teachers Credit Union (STCU) will be awarded a Best Practices Awards.  Every year the TDWI reviews hundreds of use cases and, through its panel of independent judges, selects 11 companies which it […]


Featured Customer: eScholar

by Deb Purcell | July 1, 2009 | No Comments

At the 2009 Insights Conference, we had an opportunity to sit down with Stewart Colvin of eScholar. Founded in 1997, eScholar provides solutions for collecting, cleansing, identifying, analyzing and reporting on the data that educators need for tracking and improving student performance. eScholar’s technology has become the recognized standard in data warehousing systems, providing the […]