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Yellowfin To Host Collaborative Business Intelligence Best Practices Event Global Business Intelligence (BI) software vendor, Yellowfin,

will host a series of Collaborative BI best practice Webinars throughout Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 December. Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, December 10, 2012 -- Register for a Webinar time HERE > s-122683 According to Gartner, 80% of BI projects fail, largely due to poor communication and collaboration, said Yellowfin CEO, Glen Rabie. Collaborative BI the integrati on of information sharing features and functionality of popular Web 2.0 technolo gies and social media platforms within a BI platform has been vaunted by many in dustry analysts and pundits as the answer to BI failure and persistently poor BI user adoption rates. This best practice Webinar will outline how to leverage Collaborative BI capabili ties to underpin BI success. The upcoming Collaborative BI Best Practices Webinar series will explain how to: Add context and human knowledge to organizational data assets to unearth BIs true usefulness Instill an analytics culture within an organization and take the best collective fact-based action possible Utilize Collaborative BI best practices to increase user adoption and BI ROI As a feature-set, Collaborative BI is capable of facilitating pervasive BI deploy ments, underpinning an analytical culture, and hence supporting improved BI ROI via better, faster enterprise-wide decision-making, said Rabie. Rabie said that key benefits of embracing best practice Collaborative BI include d: The ability to facilitate cross functional and departmental knowledge sharing an d building The ability to derive amplified value from data assets The ability to make faster, better, more cohesive fact-based decisions Improved external stakeholder collaboration The ability to respond to business threats and complete key projects faster Decreased timelines for crucial business process and time-to-market for new prod ucts or services Improved employee satisfaction stemming from heightened sense of voice According to research reported by Information Management, best practice Collabor ative BI deployments have the ability to improve productivity and visibility acr oss the breadth of organizational operations, via enhanced knowledge sharing. Th e study found that those organizations that embraced and implemented best practi ce Collaborative BI enjoyed a 44 percent improvement in customer responsiveness, a 42 percent boost in employee productivity, a 30 percent increase in business process efficiency, and a 40 percent rise in BI adoption. There are three concise forty minute Webinars scheduled throughout Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 December. Following the Webinar, attendees will receive a recording of the presentation fo r on-demand viewing.

To register for a session, click HERE > s-122683 About Yellowfin Yellowfin is a global Business Intelligence (BI) software vendor passionate abou t making BI easy. Yellowfin is headquartered and developed in Melbourne, Austral ia, offering a highly intuitive 100 percent Web-based reporting and analytics so lution. Founded in 2003 in response to the complexity and costs associated with implementing and using traditional BI tools, Yellowfin is a leader in mobile, co llaborative and embeddable BI as well as Location Intelligence and data visualiz ation. For more information, visit What is Business Intelligence software? Business Intelligence (BI) refers to a broad range of computer software applicat ions and tools used to report, analyze and present data in a range of formats, t o help businesses identify trends and opportunities, and support fundamental dec ision-making. For further media information, interviews, images or product demonstration, plea se contact: Lachlan James, Communications Manager on +61 03 9090 0454, 0431 835 658 or lachl For regular updates and news, follow Yellowfin on Twitter (@YellowfinBI), Linked In (Yellowfin Business Intelligence) or email to subscribe to Ye llowfins free e-newsletter. Contact : Lachlan James Yellowfin Level 46, 360 Elizabeth Street Melbourne 3000, Victoria +61 0 3 9090 0454