Business Intelligence & Analytics · Project Management

1. PM Stammtisch: Project Success Factors for BI and Big Data

In the Project Management Stammtisch on 28-September, we covered the topic “Project Success Factors for Business Intelligence (BI) and Big Data”. The discussion was on a comparative analysis of Big Data Analytic and Business Intelligence projects from our project success study. In short, the study compared 52 demographic and project attributes. None of the organizational… Continue reading 1. PM Stammtisch: Project Success Factors for BI and Big Data

Project Management

Benchmark: Business Intelligence, BigData, and Analytic Project Success

Based upon our Decision Support Project Survey, we have created a template for a benchmark comparison that can be used to share best practices or identify areas of improvement.  The survey analyzed 78 projects for critical success criteria and factors and created a classification model. The classification model has been documented and peer reviewed by… Continue reading Benchmark: Business Intelligence, BigData, and Analytic Project Success

Business Intelligence & Analytics · Project Management

Survey Results: BI, BigData, & Analytic Project Success

The aim of the research was to understand the success criteria for decision support projects and what influences the performance of those projects. “Decision support projects are implementation projects that deliver data, analytical models, analytical competence, or all three, for unstructured decision-making and problem-solving. They include subspecialties such as big data, advanced analytics, business intelligence,… Continue reading Survey Results: BI, BigData, & Analytic Project Success

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Socialmedia use and monitoring in the workplace

In his January 2014 Computing article ‘Corporate Risks from Social Media’, Brian M Gaff highlighted several risks related to the use of Social Media in the workplace. While Brian encouraged organizations to leverage the benefits of social media, he suggested that they should be vigilant in establishing internal controls policies and policing. His explanation of… Continue reading Socialmedia use and monitoring in the workplace

Project Management

Federico Bellani on “Adoption and Evolution of Agile Practices Over Time”

Today, Federico Bellani released his research on the Adoption and Evolution of Agile Method Practices. The research is an extensive litature review supported by survey results from 194 worldwide participants and extensive survey analysis. Some of his findings on agile practices fall inline with the results from the VersionOne annual survey on the state of… Continue reading Federico Bellani on “Adoption and Evolution of Agile Practices Over Time”