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How AI is Lowering the Barrier to Entry for BI and Analytics - Birst

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I've spent most of my career in Business Intelligence, either as part of a technology organization developing BI tools or as an analyst using BI and analytics to make decisions. I've always been passionate about using cutting edge technology to solve business pain points, so I was very excited to join Birst to lead the development of Smart Analytics. Driven by Machine Learning, we aim to make Birst Smart Analytics usable by any business person to generate insights needed to understand what is impacting their business, without the assistance of an analyst or IT.


How AI is Lowering the Barrier to Entry for BI and Analytics - Birst

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I've spent most of my career in Business Intelligence, either as part of a technology organization developing BI tools or as an analyst using BI and analytics to make decisions. I've always been passionate about using cutting edge technology to solve business pain points, so I was very excited to join Birst to lead the development of Smart Analytics. Driven by Machine Learning, we aim to make Birst Smart Analytics usable by any business person to generate insights needed to understand what is impacting their business, without the assistance of an analyst or IT.


How A.I. Is Bridging the Gaps in Business Analytics

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Big data has unlocked a wealth of insights for corporations large and small. Yet one key challenge many businesses face is figuring out how to bring it all together. Key information is often stored in a mish-mash of data centers and department databases, making it impossible to analyze in full. San Francisco-based startup Birst is using machine learning software and the cloud to solve that problem. Jay Larson, CEO of Birst, discusses what the company's embedded business intelligence analytics is and how his products work.


Birst Launches Birst 6; Empowers Business Users to Connect to a New Level of Trusted Insights - insideBIGDATA

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Birst, a leader in Cloud BI and Analytics for the Enterprise, unveiled Birst 6, the next evolution of its networked business analytics platform that empowers business users to connect to a new level of trusted insights. With Birst 6, business users can transform raw data into connected insights quickly and effortlessly. Connected insights means people can connect their prepared data to a network of analytics, enriching their own insights and those of others throughout the organization via Birst's enterprise-scale, multi-tenant cloud architecture. Only Birst enables people to extend their analytics, data models and visualizations through a seamless, networked integration of data and analytics deployments across their organizations. The Birst 6 networked business analytics platform will deliver technology capabilities, beginning immediately with connected, end user data preparation (data prep), and throughout 2017.


Birst Smart Analytics: Using AI to Operationalize BI - Birst

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How do you deliver more insights out to more people? Operationalizing BI and analytics – that is, putting the power of data in the hands of everyone across the enterprise, not just analysts and data scientists – has always been the mantra for Birst co-founder Brad Peters. According to research from Eckerson Group, when an organization deploys a BI and analytics system, roughly 10% of employees have the skills needed to produce insights from corporate data and deliver them to decision makers. That means much of the organization depends on a few experts to leverage data to make decisions. Do you see the bottleneck?