New Ways to Drive Top-Line Growth

How IT Can Drive Top-Line Growth By Joe Mullich As the world emerges from 24 months of economic turmoil, “companies are looking for technology, innovation, and reinvention of their business models,” says Kevin Turner, Chief Operating Office at Microsoft. In his position, Turner is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the company’s worldwide…


Risk Reduction Advice from a Legend

Balanced Scorecard Co-Creator Dr. Robert Kaplan’s New Ways to Improve Communications and Risk Management By Joe Mullich In formulating strategic plans, senior executives tend to overlook two key elements: effectively communicating those plans to the employees who must execute them, and factoring in what might go wrong with the plans. So says Dr. Robert S…

Think Big. Think Broad. Think BI in 2020.

Your BI TV host, Bruno Aziza welcomes in the New Year BIG with a preview of where BI TV is heading in 2011. Highlights include WHO we’re talking to, WHERE we’ll be and WHAT you’re saying. January focuses on Predictions in 2020. February brings with it some of the best thought leaders in the data…


The Emerging Role of Business Intelligence in Financial Services

Karen Cone, Microsoft General Manager of Financial Services, talks about the rapid changes in the financial services landscape – from loss of customer trust and increased regulations to the dramatic demographic and generational changes occurring — factors which drive the need for faster and more accurate decision making in the banking world than at any…


Business Intelligence and Social Media

You are probably wondering what the social media and business intelligence connection is all about. Hear what three thought-leaders in the industry have to say about applying business intelligence to data generated by social channels such as Twitter.  

Business Intelligence (BI) in the insurance industry: Erez Nir, CTO, Mitchell International

Mitchell international is a leading insurance claim organization that works with 9 out of 10 insurance companies in this market. We sat down recently with Senior Vice President of Technology, Erez Nir to discuss how Mitchell uses business intelligence internally as well as externally in order to helping clients to increase profitability, maximize opportunities, and…


Microsoft CIO Tony Scott talks about BI

Business Intelligence is top of mind for Microsoft Corporate Vice President and CIO, Tony Scott. Watch as Bruno Aziza gets the inside scoop on how Tony’s team thinks about BI.  


Jack in the box: Interview with Debra Jensen, CIO

Jack in the Box CIO, Debra Jensen wanted to enable better decision making among franchisees by providing a consistent BI infrastructure that helps monitor inventory to reduce fraud and increase sales visibility to control costs. Watch the interview to learn how her organization is winning with Business Intelligence solutions.  

Jack in the box: Interview with Michael Verdesca

We also took the opportunity to sit down with Director of POS Systems, Michael Verdesca to talk about the unique challenges and rewards that come with empowering employees and partners with the accurate and timely information they need to help drive business effectively in the retail industry. Watch the video to hear his recommendations for…