• Business gets smart, video game style

    Business Intelligence software is more like interactive gaming than you'd think.

    By Wayne Morris, CEO, myDIALS.

    Decision making in business should be easier than ever: Next generation business intelligence software gives everyone from entry-level employees to CEOs the ability to make important decisions from data that is clean, current, easy to access and, most importantly, interactive.

    (We've come a long way from traditional intelligence solutions that relied on historical data that only MORE

    Jan 20, 2010 10:00 AM ET
  • Apple's growing slice of the music business - in pie charts

    The NPD Group on Tuesday issued what at first appears to be a pair of contradictory facts:

    Apple (AAPL) now controls the largest share of the music business, its iTunes Store accounting for 25% of unit sales in the first half of 2009, up from 14% in 2007.
    Compact discs are still the most popular format for paid music, accounting for 65% of unit sales.

    How can this be? The trick is that MORE

    - Aug 18, 2009 2:50 PM ET
  • iPod holiday sales: Hot or cold?

    We're getting an unusually sharp divergence of expert opinion on how well the iPod is likely to do this holiday season.

    The conventional wisdom -- reflected in Arik Hesseldahl's "Apple's iPod Problem" in Businessweek -- is that everybody who wants an iPod already has one, and doesn't see much reason to upgrade, especially with the economy in the dumps. "As a result," he wrote, "some analysts believe this will be the MORE

    - Dec 3, 2008 12:41 PM ET
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