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Live from IBM World of Watson: Putting the ‘Business’ into Social

Traditional BI ‘collaboration’ is one-to-many eg publishing infographics to a website  or emailing a PDF – it’s like running a webinar where the participants are on mute (‘listen only mode’). The future of collaborative BI must evolve to ‘many-to-many’ – including abilities for co-authoring of BI content, as well as co-consumption, annotation, discussion, sharing, editing. […]

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The parallel between software design and music

As an aspiring jazz guitarist with a lot of musician friends in the software industry (including many at Rocket), I often reflect on the parallels between software design/development and music. For example: how the “workflow” of product design should be harmonious and keep a relationship “to the tonic,” i.e. the objective of the tool or […]

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Simplifying some of the 35,000 decisions you make every day

Many nights I find myself awake, working through more thoughts than I imagined possible. While the majority are work related, inevitably financial issues, home repairs and everything else creeps into the conversation in my head. Little did I know that experts estimate that the mind thinks between 60,000 – 80,000 thoughts a day, which averages […]

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Rocket Discover: you bring the data, we’ll provide the insights

We just launched our next release of Rocket Discover and people are taking notice. Here are a few of the news stories that have already appeared. Silicon Angle: Rocket Software adds Cognos self-service query/visualization engine Database Trends and Applications: Rocket Software Introduces Discover 1.5 TDWI: Rocket Software Introduces New BI Tools for IBM Cognos Users […]

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See what’s new in Rocket Discover 1.5

Rocket Discover’s development team has launched three feature-rich product releases in the last eight months. This is the result of a team that closely adheres to the principles of agile development. Agile methods foster greater flexibility compared to more traditional approaches where features are locked in early and in most cases can’t be adjusted to […]

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Rocket Discover: the results are impressive!

The results are in, and Rocket Discover delivers! Rocket Discover, a self-service, intuitive data-preparation, visualization, and discovery solution for business users, launched on April 30th, and the feedback on product usage and value is impressive. Nucleus Research was commissioned to assess Rocket Discover and to interview beta participants. The result is a comprehensive view of […]

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Start your FREE trial of Rocket Discover!

Rocket Discover–our new self-service business intelligence and visualization tool–is revolutionary in business intelligence because it’s totally self-service. You can choose files and analyze your business on your laptop or mobile device, anytime and anywhere, without anyone’s help. Discover is self-explanatory. And connecting to a database is easy. You can choose a file in your business […]

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