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AP, Working Capital, and Tungsten Network: Fitting Everything Together

Accounts Payable is often regarded as a tactical function. In this video, Principal Analyst Scott Pezza discusses how the efficiencies that come with procure-to-pay automation can help AP make a more strategic contribution to the enterprise. To provide some additional…

Choosing TIBCO LogLogic for Centralized Machine Data Management and IT Operational Intelligence - Slide Deck

The machine data generated by the various components of an IT environment offer a treasure trove of data regarding system operations and interactions, providing insight into current needs, pending issues, or historical trends. As such, the ability to read and identify patterns and…

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Natural Language, Innovation, and the Next Step for BI

When it comes to business intelligence (BI) software, the user interface is the crown jewel of just about any offering. Significant sums of money are spent on the balancing act between usability and robustness of capabilities. However, advances in natural…

(4 of 5) Why the IBM / Apple Deal Matters To You: Five Key Questions

In response to IBM and Apple’s announcement that IBM will be Apple’s strategic global partner for enterprise mobility services, Blue Hill Research has identified the key questions that you need to think about as you consider the implications of this…

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The Hidden Costs of Spreadsheets in Compliance and Risk Management

Due to their versatility and ubiquity, spreadsheets tend to become the default solutions for a variety of enterprise functions. Within compliance and risk functions alone, they frequently occupy roles supporting process management, controls management, risk analysis, audit, and reporting. However,…

BI Platform vs. Tool: Choosing Birst Over Tableau for Enterprise Business Intelligence Needs

This report summarizes the decision process of five firms as they navigated the BI vendor selection process with a specific focus on two often compared competitors Birst and Tableau. Each of the five studied firms are current Birst customers and…

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