What are Some Business Intelligence Trends for 2015

What are Some Business Intelligence Trends for 2015 There are going to be a lot of exciting trends for business intelligence in 2015. Watch my “Ask SWC” video to learn more. Social When we talk about social and business intelligence there are two aspects to this. The first is that people are going to be a lot more social around business intelligence, meaning they are going to be collaborating around dashboards and different types of reports, sharing this information and having a more engaged, less static situation. Chicago Business Intelligence Solutions 630.572.0240 Secondly, companies are looking for more social data about their organizations. Items are being posted on Yammer, Facebook and many other different social media channels and they are going to be bringing in a lot of that data to run analytics on what consumers are saying about their company, products or services, and also what some of their business partners are saying about them as well. Cloud And … [Continue reading]

A/E/C Marketing Tactics Shift With Ever-Changing Internet Landscape

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A/E/C Marketing Tactics Shift With Ever-Changing Internet Landscape Buildings, parks, green space, neighborhoods, cities, water supply, energy works—these all comprise our built environment, or the “human-made space in which people live, work and recreate on a day-to-day basis.” As the built environment sprawls forward to fit a … [Continue reading]

Skype for Business is Coming!

Author Anthony Caragol SWC Technology Partners

Skype for Business is Coming! Microsoft announced last November that the next version of Lync will be branded Skype for Business. This came as a surprise to many, but isn’t altogether surprising that Microsoft would want to align the two juggernauts. Alone, Skype’s statistics are impressive: Over 300 million active and connected users … [Continue reading]

Twitter Strikes Deal to Show Tweets in Google Search Results

Author Mary O'Brien SWC Technology Partners

Twitter Strikes Deal to Show Tweets in Google Search Results Google and Twitter have joined forces in the latest “firehose” deal which gives Google full access to Twitter’s feed, allowing Google to index tweets in real time. If you recall, a similar deal was hatched but then later revoked in 2011, when Twitter took away Google’s access … [Continue reading]

Don’t Take the Bait – Tips for Protecting Yourself Against Phishers

Tommy Montgomery SWC Technology Partners

Don't Take the Bait - Tips for Protecting Yourself Against Phishers Over the past few years, attackers have gotten lazy. Instead of constantly trying to find new vulnerabilities by fuzzing away at applications, they have decided that it’s much easier to use social engineering to attack your weakest link, your users. Users in general are happy … [Continue reading]