Blog Posts: 1 Michael Goul currently serves as department chair and professor of information systems at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University (ASU), ranked top 30 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report for both graduate and undergraduate business schools. With nearly 30 years experience at the W. P. Carey School, Goul is passionate about how the explosion of big data, cloud computing and the mobile/social Web affect the global economy. For additional information, please visit wpcarey.asu.edu. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Articles by Michael Goul
2014 Analytics, BI, and Information Management SurveyThe desire to simplify data analytics and business intelligence has been gaining steam for years. But this year, interest in visual data analysis tools came to the forefront, and the use of Hadoop and NoSQL databases made slow but steady gains. While established companies like IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and SAS are still the top dogs for BI and analytics, smaller and nimbler vendors like Tableau and QlikTech are forcing the giants to innovate.
2014 Analytics, BI, and Information Management SurveyITís tried for years to simplify data analytics and business intelligence efforts. Have visual analysis tools and Hadoop and NoSQL databases helped? Respondents to our 2014 InformationWeek Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Information Management Survey have a mixed outlook.