We ♥ Business Data

I love looking at word clouds when trying to analyze free-form text.  They help me quickly perceive the most prominent terms that are present in a body of text, and many times can be helpful in analyzing the topics or themes that are most important to the writer (or speaker).   So – what topics are […]

Large Single Servers for Business Intelligence

Bardess brings years of experience on large servers. When you get into large servers plus large BI applications and you want peak performance, then everything about your processors, memory and memory bus becomes an issue.   For example, as you increase the DIMMs per channel (4 channels per processor), the memory controllers cannot operate at […]

The Importance of a Proper Quality Assurance Framework

Imagine it’s a Monday morning and you are heading into work thinking about your upcoming day when the phone rings.  It’s your lead infrastructure team and your shared Business Intelligence environment is having issues.  Your users are complaining that their dashboards are running extremely slow and others are complaining that their dashboards are not being […]

Spotfire 5.5 Now Generally Available

We at Bardess are happy to announce that TIBCO’s Spotfire v5.5 has now been released and made generally available to users. The analytical powerhouse has unveiled a new suite of features that is sure to provide further productivity to users. Existing customers can expect all the tools they love from Spotfire’s previous software as well […]