Webinar Event: Cloud BI best practices

Are you considering a cloud-based Business Intelligence deployment? You’re not alone.

Three short years ago (2011), research from Saugatuck Technology found that just 13% of enterprises worldwide had BI deployments based in the cloud. By the end of 2014, Gartner expects almost 50% of organizations to deliver their mission-critical BI via the cloud.

To get your checklist for Cloud BI success – and discover why Nucleus Research found Cloud BI deployments can deliver 1.7 times the ROI of on-premise implementations – join Yellowfin for our Cloud BI Best Practices Webinar series.

And why do we have the authority to speak about Cloud BI best practices? Because Yellowfin has been the top ranked Dashboard and Ad-hoc Reporting vendor in Cloud BI in BARC’s The BI Survey, the largest annual study of BI users, for the last three years in a row.

“Cloud BI is clearly a space that Yellowfin dominates”
– Founder and CEO of BARC, Dr Carsten Bange

When and How

There are three forty minute Webinars scheduled throughout Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 December for your convenience.

But seats are limited, so reserve yours now!

Register for a session now by clicking on the link that suits you below:

Webinar 1 (Best time for Americas)

Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 3:00PM – 3:40PM, New York EST

Webinar 2 (Best time for Asia-Pacific)
Thursday, December 11, 2014, 2:00PM – 2:40PM, Australian EDT

Webinar 3 (Best time for Europe)
Thursday, December 11, 2014, 10:00AM – 10:40AM, London GMT

What will you learn?

Attend to:

  • Discover the commercial and technological features and implementation strategies you need to successfully deliver pervasive cloud-based BI
  • Learn from successful Cloud BI use cases
  • Find out how you can get started with best practice cloud-based BI today
“Many observers see Cloud BI as the next wave in the industry”
– BARC’s The BI Survey 14

According to a recent MarketsandMarkets study – Cloud Analytics Market: Global Advancements, Delivery Models, Market Trends, Enterprise Roadmap, Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013 – 2018) – the global cloud analytics market will grow from $5.25 billion at the end of 2013 to $16.52 billion by 2018. That’s a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 25.8% over the forecast period.

Benefits and drivers of Cloud BI

Best practice Cloud BI deployments can deliver many benefits, including:

  • Enhanced scalability and flexibility: Easily meet growing demand and scale up and down as workload fluctuates – only ever use what you need
  • Faster, seamless, deployment: Get your BI environment up and running in minutes, not months
  • Easier access for anyone, anywhere, anytime: Easily deliver BI to any device or platform – “cloud analytics services are easily scalable, allowing enterprises to include anyone with an authentic email ID in their BI solution” (MarketsandMarkets)
  • Lower operating costs and total cost of ownership: Remove the day-to-day strain of managing and maintaining your BI environment – “cloud BI lowers both the system resources required for support and significantly reduces the full-time employee equivalent count” (Nucleus Research)
  • Optimized IT resources: Free internal IT resources to work on innovative value-add projects that assist business to drive demand
  • Reduced delays and bottlenecks: Give IT the time they need to respond to report development and enhancement requests
  • Easier connection to cloud-based data: “As more data sources move to the cloud, it makes more sense to also adopt cloud BI solutions because that’s where the data is” (Gartner Research Director, Joao Tapadinhas)

Gartner has listed system costs and complexity, as well as lack of responsiveness to user needs for faster and more functional data analysis, as key barriers to broad analytics adoption. Additionally, Gartner also found that more than 70% of enterprise IT budgets are spent on operations and maintenance.

Best practice Cloud BI has the power to change these facts, and significantly enhance the value of business analytics.

Yellowfin and Cloud BI

With more than one million end users, Yellowfin has been ranked by BARC’s The BI Survey as the top Ad-hoc Reporting and Dashboard vendor in Cloud BI for the last three years in a row.

Get started with Yellowfin on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace today for free. For more information, GO HERE >

As a 100% browser-based solution, with no thick client, Yellowfin was built from the ground-up for cloud-based deployment. Easily deliver a secure multi-tenant BI environment and seamlessly scale throughout the enterprise.

Yellowfin provides the scalability big BI deployments demand, able to be clustered on multiple servers to cater for thousands of concurrent users, enable high availability and load balancing. Yellowfin’s flexible subscription-based licensing model also means it’s commercially as well as technologically scalable, allowing you to go from hundreds to millions of users.

Please note: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining your chosen Webinar.

Following the Webinar, attendees will receive a copy of the presentation slides and a recording for on-demand viewing.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Best regards,

The team at Yellowfin

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