Evolution of data modeling languages & visual data modeling | Data Modeling Tools | bipp Analytics

The Art and Science of Data Modeling

The recent history of technology in 30 words or less: Approaches needed to solve old and new problems; IT departments and vendors try to do more with fewer resources; and one, undeniable reality: every company is a data company. And at the heart of a...
Data Models Give Companies the Good Oil for Data Governance | Data Governance Model | bipp Analytics

Data Models Give Companies the Good Oil for Data Governance

When mathematician Clive Humby coined the phrase, “Data is the new oil”, he emphasized the value of raw data as an incredibly valuable asset. But, like oil, there’s an underlying issue with data. While oil has undoubtedly contributed to the significa...
bipp uses modern software architecture | Business Intelligence Architecture | bipp Analytics

How bipp Used Modern Software Architecture to Build a Better BI Platform

Picasso taught me everything I know about software. Well, almost. You see, he once said, ‘Everything you can imagine is real.’ The prolific painter, sculptor, printmaker, and ceramicist dedicated himself to modernism, symbolism, surrealism, and co-fo...
bipp Achieves SOC 2 Type 2 compliance | bipp Analytics

bipp Achieves SOC 2 Type 2 Compliance – The Gold Standard for Data Security

As a part of our continued commitment to customers' data security, I am proud to announce that bipp has recently completed the SOC 2 Type 2 audit. This audit report confirms we have internal controls designed and implemented to meet the security and ...
bipp is an alternative to Chartio | Chartio Alternative | bipp Analytics

Why bipp is a Good Alternative to Chartio

In February, Chartio announced it had been acquired by Atlassian, with a plan to add data visualization to Jira. Blog posts celebrated with SQL puns: JOIN teams ON data anyone? Journalists reported without emotion, and Twitterers tweeted muted congra...
Gartner Magic Quadrant Analytics and BI Platforms 2021 insights | bipp Analytics

Four Mystical Insights from Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms

For the uninitiated, Gartner’s Magic Quadrants are market research reports published by IT consulting firm Gartner. They use qualitative research to rank and rate technology vendors and help buyers understand the competitive landscape. First of...
How to Choose the Right BI Tool | bipp Analytics

How to Choose the Right BI Tool

If you believe the hype, data-driven decision-making is taking over businesses. As they try to speed up decisions, whether it’s adjusting supply chains or deciding which product lines to focus on, it’s clear that intuition is nothing with...
Business Intelligence Survey highlights disparate BI needs across companies | bipp Analytics

Survey Results Say We're Singing the Right Tune

In 1975, The Outlaws released their debut album, best known for the hit, “There Goes Another Love Song.” When we first started talking about the business intelligence (BI) product we wanted to bring to market, I felt like people had a sim...
A Case for a Data Modeling Language |  BI Tools | bipp Analytics

A Case for a Data Modeling Language (and Better Wheels)

There’s a lot of talk about point-and-click BI. Some companies claim to make SQL the lingua franca of business (anyone can code!). And others still are talking about AI, ML and the death of SQL. At bipp, we certainly are looking ahead to the fu...
Five Tips for Creating Business Intelligence Project Brief |  BI Tools | bipp Analytics

Five Tips for Creating a Business Intelligence Project Brief

A common gripe we hear among business intelligence (BI) analysts is they don’t like the briefs they receive from business users. Business users don’t seem to fully understand how BI tools work. Part of the problem is that BI is such a vas...