Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Glen Rabie, CEO of global Business Intelligence (BI) software vendor Yellowfin, has said that the organization’s upcoming Big Data & BI Best Practices Webinar series, to be held in conjunction with database experts Actian Corporation, will help to “demystify” the excitement and confusion surrounding Big Data analytics.

The Webinars, scheduled to run throughout Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd October 2012, will analyze the origins of, and driving forces behind, the Big Data phenomenon, as well as explore its practical implications and applications.

Register for a Webinar time here: http://www.yellowfinbi.com/YFCommunityNews-Webinar-Event-Big-Data-BI-Best-Practices-118430

“There’s an avalanche of research and marketing materials from both vendors and analysts espousing the benefits of Big Data analytics, and it’s becoming difficult to separate hype from reality,” said Rabie. “According to Gartner’s 2012 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, Big Data has almost hit the ‘Peak of Inflated Expectations’.

“Now, we believe that there is very real value that can be achieved by capturing, analyzing and applying growing volumes of actionable data to clearly defined business objectives. But, carefully outlining realistic benefits, and the necessary steps required to achieve the specific benefits sort in each use case, is essential. That’s what this best practice Webinar series is all about – avoiding Big Data hysteria and understanding its true usefulness.”

To register for a session, click here: http://www.yellowfinbi.com/YFCommunityNews-Webinar-Event-Big-Data-BI-Best-Practices-118430

There are three concise forty minute Webinars scheduled throughout Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd October 2012.



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Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) software vendor passionate about making BI easy. Yellowfin is headquartered and developed in Melbourne, Australia, offering a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics solution. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a leader in mobile, collaborative and embeddable BI as well as Location Intelligence and data visualization. For more information, visit www.yellowfinbi.com

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Business Intelligence (BI) refers to a broad range of computer software applications and tools used to report, analyze and present data in a range of formats, to help businesses identify trends and opportunities, and support fundamental decision-making.

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Actian Corporation (formerly Ingres Corp.) is the first to unveil a cloud development platform for building Action Apps. Action Apps are lightweight consumer-style applications that automate business actions triggered by real-time changes in data. Actian products incite action at more than 10,000 customers worldwide by driving their mission critical workloads and providing rapid action insights to their data. Actian is headquartered in Redwood City, California with offices in New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, and Melbourne.

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