The Rise of Self-Service Business Intelligence

One of the hottest trends in BI lately has been self-service data analysis. Most leading solutions are heavily marketed to business users with this tagline, promising fewer headaches and quicker insights than traditional BI. A recent survey conducted by Forbes and Qlik suggests that companies are enthusiastically agreeing with this reasoning. The survey’s respondents overwhelmingly [...]

By |Analytics|

4 Key Benefits from Using Self-Service for IBM MQ – Part 2 of 3

[This is Part 2 of a 3 part series. Catch-up with part 1, here.] Drivers for MQ Self-Service In Part I, we discussed the extensive interest in MQ Self-Service.  This interest is due to a number of factors, including:  the shrinking size of middleware staff, growing workloads and increasing application complexity. At the same time [...]

4 Key Benefits from Using Self-Service for IBM MQ” Part 1 of 3

The concept of self-service has evolved over many years.  It has led to very important innovations and technology in many industries in the way we work and live.  Until the earliest 20th century, people who went shopping were entirely dependent on clerks.  They would go to a store and give a list of items that [...]

By |APM, blog, Middleware, MQ|

Rewarding Impatience with User Self-Service

There seems to be a direct correlation between how successful business professionals are and their level of impatience. While I am not familiar with any studies on this particular subject, it is simple logic that the most productive employees are those who most frequently demand rapid response to service requests. Read the source article at [...]

By |APM, Middleware, MQ, Websphere|

Self-service, the DIY for WebSphere

  The DIY (do it yourself) movement while ageless, is experiencing a rising tide of popularity possibly due the economy’s lethargic performance.  You can judge it’s popularity yourself, just based on the number of cable channels dedicated to building anything from a bookshelf to an entire new house.  Homeowners needing to do more with less [...]

By |Middleware management, MQ, Websphere|

Join Nastel at Gartner Symposium

Nastel will be in booth #404 at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013, October 7th - 10th.  Please stop by our booth, #404 to enter a drawing for a Tablet, spin our wheel and try to win some cool prizes and talk to our experts on Application Performance Monitoring (APM). We will demonstrate AutoPilot's capabilities for Self-service, Preemptive [...]

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