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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2012/08/24 - Glen Rabie, CEO of global Business Intelligence (BI) software vendor, Yellowfin, has said that the vendor's soon-to-be-held Location Intelligence (LI) Best Practices Webinar series would help organizations stop wasting their data - YellowfinBI.com.
“Many organizations collect spatially significant data, they just don’t have the capabilities to effectively leverage that information to achieve business insights and positively impact decision-making,” said Rabie.
Rabie said that Yellowfin’s Location Intelligence Best Practices Webinars, to be held throughout Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 August, would:
• Analyse the major trends underpinning the rising importance of location-aware data analysis tools and location-based data;
• Demonstrate how geospatial mapping technologies can deliver deeper organizational insight by revealing important patterns and relationships between different data types;
• Explain how to utilize LI technology and communicate the information produced effectively.
Research and advisory firm, IDC, has indicated that over 80% of organizational data has a spatial element. But according to TechTarget’s 2012 Revealing the ‘Where’ of Business Intelligence using Location Analytics report, only 11% of senior IT staff were even familiar with the term ‘Location Intelligence’.
“This research demonstrates that the majority of organizations aren’t able to utilize their data effectively,” said Rabie. “If you’re unable to analyse the data you collect and turn that information into knowledge, what’s the point?
“As a recognized leader in Location Intelligence, Yellowfin is able to equip organizations, across a breadth of industries, with the technology and skills necessary to exploit location-based data assets for competitive advantage.”
Yellowfin’s Macquarie University BI implementation was recognized by international research firm, Ventana Research, as the best 2010/11 worldwide example of LI, and the most likely to produce significant business value in 2012.
There are three concise forty minute Webinars scheduled throughout Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 August.
Following each Webinar, attendees will receive a copy of the presentation slides and a recording of the event for on-demand viewing.
Yellowfin (yellowfinbi.com) 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.
What is Location Intelligence?
Location Intelligence (LI) enables business analysts and report consumers to apply geographic contexts to business data by combining location-based data with traditional metrics captured within a BI system.
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