ffgMost of us are busy, and so most of us appreciate brevity. The FAT FREE GUIDES inform on a particular topic without all the bloat and repetition. They are fairly terse and dense – but as far as possible deal with the essence of a topic in as few words as possible. These are new on the Butler Analytics web site and so there isn’t much of a choice yet. At least one will be produced each week – so come back regularly if you find them useful.

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How to Exploit Complex Data

Article sponsored by Sisense:  Businesses are gaining insights from data that simply were not possible just a few years ago. This capability is powered by...
Machine Learning in the Enterprise

What is The Internet of Things?

What is the Internet of Things? The internet we are most familiar with is the Internet of People. You and I interacting, either anonymously or...

5 Ways to Screwup Your Business With Big Data

Big data is exciting, full of potential, and dangerous. The term now encapsulates data mining, business intelligence, predictive analytics, data visualization, and pretty much...

Business Intelligence Software Vendors

Business Intelligence Software Vendors 2015 The essence of a Fat Free Guide is brevity, and so there will be no feature-by-feature comparisons, which are fairly...

Data Mining and Business Intelligence

Understanding Data Mining and Business Intelligence To get started with this we need to define these two terms. Data mining is the act of trawling through...

Integrated Enterprise Analytics

Enterprise Analytics Enterprise analytics should deliver unambiguous models, avoid duplicated effort, provide ample mechanisms for monitoring model performance and resulting business performance, promote transparency, and support...

Neural Network Data Mining Explained

Neural Network Data Mining Explained Neural network data mining uses artificial neural networks, which are mathematical algorithms aimed at mimicking the way neurons work in...

What is Business Intelligence? – Fat Free Guide

Fat Free Guide to What is Business Intelligence? Business intelligence is the eyes and ears of your business - or at least it should be....