What is the Difference Between BI and Analytics?

BI and analytics are both umbrella terms referring to a type of data insight software. Many providers use them interchangeably, but some use them in conjunction, claiming to offer both business intelligence and business analytics.

This of course makes us wonder: what’s the difference?

The short answer is: it depends on who you ask. As Timo Elliot, Innovation Evangelist at SAP so eloquently put it, “everybody has an opinion, but nobody knows, and you shouldn’t care.”

Elliot got it mostly right. You should care about the terms used to describe the applications you’re buying, particularly when it comes to embedded software destined to become part of your product.

The short answer is: it depends on who you ask. As Timo Elliot, Innovation Evangelist at SAP so eloquently put it, “everybody has an opinion, but nobody knows, and you shouldn’t care.”

It’s important to enter sales conversations armed with the

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Carteret Community College to host grand opening of NC Military Business Center | News

MOREHEAD CITY — Carteret Community College will host the grand opening of the North Carolina Military Business Center from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Hospitality and Culinary Arts Center.

The center will be located on CCC’s campus in Morehead City at the Big Rock Career Center.

The grand opening will include remarks from CCC President Dr. Tracy Mancini and U.S. Rep. Greg Murphy, R-N.C.

“The NCMBC is an excellent complement to the college’s Small Business Center and other business support services,” Dr. Mancini said in a press release about the opening. “We are proud to house this NCMBC on our campus and to serve as a hub for education, support and access for local businesses that could benefit from government contracts in the many industries that support military bases.”

The role of the NCMBC is to identify contract opportunities, source them to businesses across the state and provide

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Abbott cuts 2021 profit forecast on lower COVID-19 testing demand

The Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 rapid tester is seen before a news conference, at a pop up COVID-19 vaccination sight at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, U.S., April 14, 2021. Mary Altaffer/Pool via REUTERS/Files

Abbott Laboratories (ABT.N) on Tuesday cut its full-year 2021 profit forecast as it expects a sharp decline in revenue from its COVID-19 tests as more Americans get vaccinated, sending the medical device maker’s shares down more than 6%.

“This has been driven by several factors, including significant reductions in (COVID-19) cases in the U.S. and other major developed countries, accelerated roll-out of vaccines globally and, most recently, U.S. health authority guidance on testing for fully vaccinated individuals,” the company said.

The new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued in May allows people who have been vaccinated to travel in the U.S. without getting tested before or after travel. (https://bit.ly/3fEF3cb)

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Music Is Serious Business Atul Churamani On The Future Of The Music Events Industry

The easy availability of music, difficulty in discovery, and lacklustre marketing of new acts, has led to a decline in the appreciation for the talent, says Atul Churamani, MD, Turnkey Music & Publishing.

With 34 years in the Indian Music Industry, Atul Churamani, Managing Director of Turnkey Music & Publishing is a fount of knowledge on the subject. From reviewing the latest music releases in the 80s for Sun Magazine, to setting up India’s first standalone music publishing business, he has done it all. His experience and commitment to good music led to his association with ShowCase Events as Music Advisor. 

In a candid chat with Everything Experiential, he discusses the transition to virtual events and the future of the music industry. Excerpts from the interview:

You have been associated with the music industry for decades. How did you enter this segment without a traditional background in music?

I used

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