Data Analysis

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True Self-Service Reporting

  Self-service reporting has long been a goal of the IT departments I consult with. They long for the ability to pass along tasks involving query writing and data retrieval to the end-user. Basically, they want their user base to...
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How to best design Datasets

I had a post recently on the Informer Community web page asking us how to best design Datasets. There are a couple of alternatives worth discussing. Datasets bring the concept of data modeling to the forefront. Designing your Dataset requires...
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Top IT Issues for Higher Education

According to a recent article by Susan Grajek and the 2017–2018 EDUCAUSE IT Issues Panel, the 2018 Top 10 IT Issues show how digital technology is remaking higher education through four key themes: institutional adaptiveness, improved student outcomes, improved decision-making, and IT adaptiveness....
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Luxury or lemon: how to tell the difference between good and not-so-good reporting vendors

In the auto world, performance is important. It’s no different with data reporting, but in today’s crowded field of business intelligence (BI) vendors there are bound to be some “lemons” out there. So how do you tell the difference?

Important Announcement! Release of Informer’s New Test Drive Feature

Entrinsik has officially released the new Test Drive feature of our Informer software! The new test drive allows visitors interested in experiencing Informer to access a free trial version of the software instantly on their own web browser. Within this...
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Webinar Highlights: Coastal Carolina Delivers Informer Dashboards Via Mobile App

We recently partnered with Coastal Carolina University to present a live webinar that aired on Wednesday, December 4th, as part of our customer-led webinar series. In case you missed it, you can download the webinar recording on our website by...
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Using Informer Metadata to Support Your Report Writers

Jane Fleury is a Senior Business Intelligence Analyst in the Office of Information Technology at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island. Within her role as an IT and BI professional, Jane provides support for the school’s reporting...
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Reflections from ICON 2013

Here at Entrinsik, we’ve returned  to our Raleigh home after another successful Informer User Conference! We had a great time with our customers, partners, and guests at Myrtle Beach, and we would like to thank everyone who attended for coming...
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Business Intelligence and The Hype Cycle – What it means for “big data.”

What is “Big Data,” really? The term “big data” has been thrown around a lot over the last few years. But what is it really? Although there is some debate over the specifics, the most well-known definition has to do...
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BI & IT: 4 things your tech-savvy employees should know

It goes without saying that any company’s IT department should be knowledgeable about the overall technical specifications and abilities of its current or prospective BI solution. What may not be so obvious is that beyond the technical side of things,...
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