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November 2005 - Business Intelligence Content Archive

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Siperian Enables Customer Data Integration [Published: 11-01-2005]
Siperian’s Darlene Mann spoke with the Business Intelligence Network in an exclusive interview.

Informatica Releases PowerCenter 8 [Published: 11-01-2005]
PowerCenter 8 enables customers to cost-effectively deploy data integration across the enterprise.

Business Intelligence to Play Critical Role in Federal Information Sharing Initiative [Published: 11-01-2005]
The government is still struggling with the basic problem of information sharing that has become a barrier to so many government-wide initiatives.

Supporting the Smart Business: The Extended Corporate Information Factory [Published: 11-01-2005]
The Extended CIF and the Smart BI Framework are the two architectural components needed to create the Smart Business.

Washington Trust Bank Extends Use of KCI’s CONTROL [Published: 11-01-2005]
CONTROL’s dynamic database structure provides Washington Trust a solid foundation.

Similarity Systems Announces AXIO 5.0 [Published: 11-01-2005]
AXIO 5.0 enables organizations to discover the content, quality and structure of all types of data across multiple source systems.

SymphonyRPM Announces New Ease-of-Use Features [Published: 11-01-2005]
SymphonyRPM partners and customers can now benefit from a number of new features.

DATAllegro Releases Two New Data Warehousing Appliances [Published: 11-02-2005]
DATAllegro P2 and DATAllegro P5 are both "P" series appliances, which means they offer extremely high performance.

inGroup Partners with Panorama Software [Published: 11-02-2005]
This new partnership allows inGroup to extend its current business intelligence capabilities.

Access Intelligence Launches Go-to-Market Programs [Published: 11-02-2005]
Go-to-Market Campaigns explore the role new telecommunications applications are playing in the specific vertical industries.

Firstlogic Unveils IQ Watch [Published: 11-03-2005]
IQ Watch gives businesses a pragmatic, technology-based approach to manage interdiction list compliance.

Nissan Selects Proficy Plant Applications [Published: 11-03-2005]
Proficy Plant Applications Version 4.2 will ultimately help Nissan reduce downtime at its manufacturing plants.

Nanohousing and Relationship Folding: A Theoretical Step in the Journey of Nanohousing [Published: 11-03-2005]
Implementing 3D modeling tools and concepts can turn data modeling into business modeling.

Remembering Grace Hopper [Published: 11-03-2005]
Grace Hopper, who introduced the term "nanosecond", paved the way for today's computer programmers.

Borland Releases CaliberRM 2005 [Published: 11-03-2005]
CaliberRM 2005 is designed to increase communication, productivity and usability when managing requirements across the application lifecycle.

Engineering Ingegneria Informatica Contributes Business Intelligence Technology to ObjectWeb [Published: 11-03-2005]
Business intelligence software enables executives to make better decisions by efficiently accessing and analyzing business data.

CallTower Selects Siebel [Published: 11-03-2005]
CallTower provides growing companies with a comprehensive scalable suite of vertical market applications.

Leading Communications Provider Gets Its Business Systems Talking [Published: 11-04-2005]
XO Communications improves its customer service using Purisma Customer Registry. login required

Putting Quality Process in Place to Exploit Technology [Published: 11-04-2005]
This paper discusses the issue of corporate information quality in the context of a fusion of technology and organizational processes. login required

Informatica Releases PowerCenter 8 [Published: 11-04-2005]
PowerCenter 8 offers near-universal access to all enterprise data, unparalleled advancements in enterprise scalability and performance.

Teleran Announces Reselling Agreement with Sun Microsystems [Published: 11-04-2005]
Sun will resell Teleran’s software suite world wide.

Information Builders Introduce WebFOCUS Active Reports [Published: 11-04-2005]
WebFOCUS Active Reports the industry's first truly portable business intelligence solution.

Panorama Software Announces General Availability of Panorama CPM [Published: 11-04-2005]
Panorama CPM provides companies the ability to efficiently align strategy with actions across the organization.

Polaris Selects Infor [Published: 11-04-2005]
Infor's Manufacturing Essentials enables the company to move from green- screen to graphical applications that have a high degree of functionality.

Purisma Launches Customer Identity Management [Published: 11-04-2005]
Customer Registry provides comprehensive, accurate customer identities to ensure a powerful foundation of reliable, consolidated customer information.

BroadVoice Ranked Best Internet Phone Service [Published: 11-04-2005]
BroadVoice was also identified as the "best choice for jet-setters".

Golden Gate Capital to Acquire Geac [Published: 11-07-2005]
Gate Capital to acquire Geac in an all-cash transaction valued at 11.10 per share.

Bernard Liautaud and John Schwarz Address Business Objects Insight 2005 [Published: 11-07-2005]
It’s time for performance on an entirely new scale.

Business Objects Awards Customers for Excellence in Business Intelligence [Published: 11-07-2005]
Business Objects recognizes the extraordinary way that customers are using our software to take profits and performance to the next level.

BUPA Selects Teradata [Published: 11-07-2005]
The new data warehouse will enable BUPA to streamline operations and boost efficiency.

NRL FCU Selects Open Solutions [Published: 11-07-2005]
NRL FCU will implement The Complete Credit Union Solution.

Integrating Medical Data [Published: 11-07-2005]
Medical and healthcare data has always been troublesome when it comes to integration and analysis. login required

ProClarity Releases Analytics 6 [Published: 11-07-2005]
ProClarity Analytics 6 provides a simple, powerful and adaptable interface that enables organizations to harness the complex BI features.

Panorama Announces Availability of Panorama 5.0 [Published: 11-07-2005]
Panorama 5.0 enables companies to proactively manage their business.

Omniture Launches SearchCenter 2.0 [Published: 11-07-2005]
SearchCenter 2.0 includes five new patent-pending features that further simplify the process of search engine management.

Systems Union Launches MIS DecisionWare [Published: 11-07-2005]
DecisionWare is a proven business intelligence platform to improve enterprise reporting and performance management.

Netezza and SPSS Announce Partnership [Published: 11-08-2005]
The optimized integration between these two technologies allows customers to further leverage the breakthrough performance of the NPS system.

Rogers Wireless Selects Netezza [Published: 11-08-2005]
The NPS data warehouse appliance provides a complete picture of the key issues facing all telecommunications carriers.

AssetMetrix Earns Certified Partner Status in Microsoft Partner Program [Published: 11-08-2005]
This program provides a rich set of benefits, including access, training and support.

Using Business Intelligence to See into the Eye of the Storm [Published: 11-08-2005]
The insurance industry must have better business intelligence information to prepare for natural disasters and understand their potential losses more fully.

Best Practices for Mining Retail Transactions [Published: 11-08-2005]
There are many benefits derived from analyzing transaction information in a retail data warehouse, particularly when taking “customer-centric” or "visit centric" retailing approaches.

BearingPoint Completes Study For RFID Baggage Handling Systems [Published: 11-08-2005]
The study to help airlines and airports quantify the potential business benefits and return on investment for RFID baggage handling systems.

Rogers Wireless Selects Netezza Data Warehouse Appliance [Published: 11-08-2005]
The Canadian telecommunications provider will leader Netezza Performance Server System for call detail record analysis

OutlookSoft Announces Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 [Published: 11-08-2005]
OutlookSoft software has been developed around Microsoft Business Intelligence Platform.

Kewill Acquires Interchain [Published: 11-08-2005]
Interchain's supply chain offerings would allow Kewill to support shippers and logistics providers.

Acorn Systems Announce the Availability of Enterprise Performance Suite 3.0 [Published: 11-08-2005]
Acorn Systems deliver better decision making through actionable information.

Ascentn Supports AgilePoint BPMS Suite [Published: 11-08-2005]
AgilePoint BPMS Suite was built to deliver a unique, standards-based BPM architecture.

eToys Direct Selects Inquisite’s Enterprise Feedback System [Published: 11-08-2005]
eToys Direct is able to garner valuable customer insight well in advance of the gift-giving season.

Cubist Deploys Spotfire [Published: 11-09-2005]
DecisionSite software adds a new dimension to Cubist's data analysis, enabling employees to ask and answer questions not in the standard, static BI reports.

ProClarity Releases ProClarity Analytics 6 [Published: 11-09-2005]
ProClarity Analytics 6 provides a simple, powerful and adaptable interface that enables organizations to harness the complex BI features.

ADERANT Releases Expert Executive Office Release 7.0 [Published: 11-09-2005]
Expert Executive Office Release 7.0 includes two new modules: Expert Performance Dashboard and Expert Analytics.

FileNet and Cognos Extend Alliance [Published: 11-09-2005]
FileNet P8 and Cognos 8 BI integration provides a holistic view of business processes in context with enterprise business performance.

Business Objects Unveils Retail Solution [Published: 11-09-2005]
Business Objects Planning for Retail, is aimed at helping retailers model and optimize performance, and promoting intra-departmental collaboration within the organization.

Comerxia and Vcommerce Announce a Joint Solution [Published: 11-09-2005]
This Solution enables companies using the Vcommerce on-demand platform to "click a button" to tap into Comerxia’s advanced international e-commerce solutions.

SPSS and Information Builders Partner to Assist Richmond Police Department [Published: 11-09-2005]
SPSS and Information Builders to implement a map-based application that forecasts locations most likely to experience crime in a specified time period.

Yahoo and TiVo Are Teaming Up to Integrate Services [Published: 11-09-2005]
The two will collaborate to offer Yahoo's Internet-based content and services through TiVo's digital video recording devices.

CBS and NBC Announced Deals to Offer Replays of Prime-time Programs For 99 Cents [Published: 11-09-2005]
CBS is teaming up with Comcast and NBC with satellite operator DirecTV to offer the on-demand replays.

Bellamy Software and Jinfonet Announce Partnership [Published: 11-10-2005]
Bellamy will embed JReport, Jinfonet’s powerful web-based reporting solution, into their financial suite of products.

Microsoft and XFormity Unveil New Version of BPx [Published: 11-10-2005]
BPx combines XFormity's data integration capabilities with the financial accounting and business analytics tools Microsoft Business Solutions.

Data Integration Projects Require Time, Money and Resources [Published: 11-10-2005]
When choosing a data integration solution, organizations must determine whether they should buy or build it.

Language Integration as a Form of Data Integration [Published: 11-10-2005]
As corporations are realizing the value of integrated data, the importance of language integration is becoming evident.

Barcoding Completes a Warehouse System Upgrade [Published: 11-10-2005]
Barcoding’s warehouse system increases the accuracy of inventory counts, reduce over-stocking of items, and minimize stock-outs.

IBM Introduces IBM System Storage N5000 [Published: 11-10-2005]
The N5000 series provides network attached storage solutions for small to midrange enterprises to help address a wide range of data storage needs.

Internal Revenue Service Selects BearingPoint [Published: 11-10-2005]
BearingPoint to compete four projects under the Total Information Processing Support Services umbrella contract.

ProClarity Launches a Formal Corporate Framework [Published: 11-11-2005]
The ProClarity User Group program provides a neutral forum for the exchange of best practices.

Satyam and Microsoft Team Up To Develop Enterprise Solutions Market in China [Published: 11-11-2005]
The Memorandum of Understanding signed by the two companies calls for the establishment of a Satyam Microsoft Adaptive Solution Center, in the Greater China region.

Dean Bank Selects Electronic Image and Item Processing [Published: 11-11-2005]
The Complete Banking Solution, a relational core data processing platform, to address its enterprise-wide data processing needs.

Ukrop's Selects Teradata [Published: 11-11-2005]
Teradata to help drive the retailer's strategic marketing initiatives.

Regulus Announced its Strategic Partnership With EC Wise [Published: 11-11-2005]
EC Wise, to provide management consulting and software development services.

ChoiceMaker Teams Up with Newstream [Published: 11-11-2005]
The two firms will focus on building partner relationships with systems integrators and independent software developers.

Foresight Announces the Availability of DataSwapper [Published: 11-11-2005]
DataSwapper, a solution that enables healthcare payers and providers to efficiently convert from traditional non-standard provider IDs to the proposed NPI numbers within the production transaction flow.

Standard Chartered Bank Selects Hummingbird Enterprise [Published: 11-14-2005]
Standard Chartered Bank, has invested in Hummingbird Enterprise for Contract Management to improve its management of contracts.

A New Perspective on BusinessObjects XI for Performance Management [Published: 11-14-2005]
The latest release of BusinessObjects XI provides enhanced business intelligence and performance management capabilities.

The Common Performance Management Pitfalls [Published: 11-14-2005]
Five surefire ways to reduce the likelihood of success for your business performance management project.

Ortho Evra’s Birth-Control Patch May Be Harmful [Published: 11-14-2005]
Users of the Ortho Evra birth control patch are being exposed to more hormones, and are therefore at higher risk of blood clots and other serious side effects.

High Toxic Chemicals Are Found in Household Products [Published: 11-14-2005]
Toxic chemicals found in everyday household products that, when absorbed through the skin lead directly to liver toxicity, nervous system disorders, and cancer.

Satyam and Microsoft Jointly Develop a Multi-Billion Enterprise Solutions Market [Published: 11-14-2005]
Satyam and Microsoft both see Greater China region as a booming enterprise market with an appetite for innovative.

Microsoft Launches Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005 [Published: 11-14-2005]
Microsoft emphasized that these versions give all manufacturing organizations a chance to learn about the way that many of the important next generation applications will be built, delivered and maintained.

Merger Talks End Firstlogic to Remain Independent [Published: 11-14-2005]
Pitney Bowes, and Firstlogic have verbally agreed not to extend their merger agreement.

OMX Extends Agreement with Kaupthing Bank [Published: 11-14-2005]
OMX Technology will provide a new pan-Nordic solution for back-office operations.

The MathWorks has Leveraged an Evolving Rhythmyx ECM Solution [Published: 11-14-2005]
Rhythmyx has enabled the company to reduce the IT staff responsible for web updates 60 percent, while gaining additional productivity.

Choosing a Data Integration Solution: ETL, EAI and EII [Published: 11-15-2005]
Although choosing a data integration product can be difficult, finding the right one can cut overhead costs and labor.

Business Intelligence Plays a Major Role in the Entertainment Industry [Published: 11-15-2005]
Business intelligence can mean the difference between staying relevant or becoming obsolete.

Business Objects Announces the Availability of Crystal Xcelsius [Published: 11-15-2005]
Crystal Xcelsius allows users to turn ordinary Excel spreadsheets into interactive visual analytics.

Hummingbird Unveils Innovative Client for BlackBerry [Published: 11-15-2005]
Hummingbird Enterprise Client for BlackBerry, provides seamless integration to Hummingbird Enterprise from the BlackBerry e-mail application.

CSC to Support United States Transportation Command [Published: 11-15-2005]
CSC will develop plans, processes, tools and analyses for DoD transportation.

MABE Selects Hyperion [Published: 11-15-2005]
MABE uses Hyperion software to perform detailed analysis and generate 7,000 detailed, analytic reports, segmented by customer, product and region.

Inxight Software and Kapow Technologies Integrate Products [Published: 11-15-2005]
Inxight and Kapow Technologies have entered into an agreement to integrate and jointly market and sell the Kapow web Integration platform with Inxight SmartDiscovery Analysis Server.

DataMirror Forms Strategic Partnership with Constant Data [Published: 11-15-2005]
DataMirror will resell Constant Replicator software to offer a cross-platform high availability solution for IBM i5.

Wipro Announced a Global Reseller Agreement with MicroStrategy [Published: 11-15-2005]
Wipro will resell MicroStrategy’s technology to its enterprise scale customers covering a broad spectrum of industries.

Hummingbird Partners with Perfectus Solutions [Published: 11-15-2005]
The Hummingbird Enterprise Contract Management solution seamlessly integrates with Perfectus Solutions’ patented and multilingual document creation product.

Children's Hospital Boston Selects BusinessObjects XI [Published: 11-16-2005]
Children's Hospital Boston selected BusinessObjects XI, citing reliability and performance of the product, as well as easier support and control of the data.

Insightful Releases InFact 3.1 [Published: 11-16-2005]
InFact’s provides support for “text-to-data” applications, enhanced search capabilities, and providing TCO flexibility.

The Data Warehousing Institute Explores Drivers for the Growing Data Warehouse Appliance Market [Published: 11-16-2005]
More data warehouse appliances in corporate data centers result from purpose-built architecture, fast query performance and business value.

IMS launches IMS Promo.360 [Published: 11-16-2005]
IMS Promo.360, a powerful portfolio of global offerings that equips pharmaceutical marketing teams with a comprehensive, consistent and tailored approach to promotion management.

Microsoft Releases Microsoft Dynamics GP 9.0 [Published: 11-16-2005]
GP 9.0, increases the impact people can have on their organizations by providing them with a role-based user experience that fits with their existing systems.

Halifax General Insurance Selects Verint ULTRA Solution [Published: 11-16-2005]
Verint's ULTRA suite to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction across its five contact centers.

DataMirror Supports Microsoft SQL Server 2005 [Published: 11-16-2005]
DataMirror’s real-time, bi-directional data integration solution, fully supports Microsoft SQL Server 2005.

Lighthouse1 Selects Siebel CRM OnDemand [Published: 11-16-2005]
Siebel CRM OnDemand to support its customer-facing business processes.

Syncsort Releases Backup Support for 64-Bit Systems [Published: 11-16-2005]
Backup Express 2.35 has improved support for 64-bit processors providing customers with added confidence and tools to protect business-critical, data-intensive enterprise applications.

Using Data to Protect Public Health [Published: 11-16-2005]
Solucient, and Knightsbridge Solutions, collaborated to build the technological foundation of NCHESS.

PerformanceRetail Announced the Latest Version of InSite Retail Intelligence Suite [Published: 11-16-2005]
InSite Retail Intelligence Suite delivers visibility into product, cashier, store and chain-level performance through an intuitive web-based interface.

Core Integration Leverages Data Warehousing and BI Expertise [Published: 11-17-2005]
Ron Powell of the Business Intelligence Network recently spoke with Core Integration’s Mike Lampa in an exclusive interview.

CSC Announces Business Systems Modernization Program for the IRS [Published: 11-17-2005]
The system is a powerful tool for budgeting, planning, tracking and reporting, providing timely, accurate and relevant financial information.

Wachovia Selects Teradata Warehouse [Published: 11-17-2005]
Wachovia Bank has selected Teradata warehousing technology and the Teradata Financial Services Logical Data Model as the foundation for its risk data platform.

Data Integration After The Fact [Published: 11-17-2005]
There are many tips and tricks available to speed up loading after the database is designed and produced.

John Zachman - One of the Best Architects I Know [Published: 11-17-2005]
John Zachman, who created the “Zachman Framework,” has been very influential for today’s computer professionals.

iDashboards Develops Business Intelligence Dashboard Solutions [Published: 11-17-2005]
The solution provides real-time visibility of KPIs through enterprise performance management dashboards.

First Magnus Federal Bank Selects i-flex Solutions [Published: 11-17-2005]
First Magnus has become the first United States retail bank to opt for i-flex’s FLEXCUBE for its complete banking platform.

CipherLab Introduces the First Seamless Replacement for the Retail Industry [Published: 11-17-2005]
The new CipherLab 8020 enables retailers and distributors to painlessly adopt the latest data capture technology for the same cost as a few simple repairs to their existing Telxon field units.

MicroStrategy Provides Business Intelligence to Students [Published: 11-17-2005]
Teradata University Network, providing user-friendly business intelligence technology resources to over 500 universities in 53 countries.

Google Provides Free Wi-Fi Service [Published: 11-17-2005]
Google to provide free city-wide Wi-Fi service to Mountain View, California.

You Have to Get Off Your A** To Make A Dollar [Published: 11-18-2005]

MicroStrategy Provides Business Intelligence to Students [Published: 11-21-2005]
Teradata University Network, an online learning portal designed to further the education of data warehousing, business intelligence, and database administration.

Customer Data Integration, Data Quality and Data Standards [Published: 11-21-2005]
For successful customer data integration, organizations must rely on a core set of information principles.

The Role of Right-Time and Embedded Business Intelligence Processing [Published: 11-21-2005]
There is significant business potential in using right-time business intelligence.

CSC Wins Contract to Support Missile Defense Agency [Published: 11-21-2005]
CSC will assist the JPO in executing the GMD element of the MDA's Ballistic Missile Defense System.

Ipedo Releases New Version of Ell Platform [Published: 11-21-2005]
Ipedo XIP 4.1 incorporates several important new product enhancements that focus on improving the user experience in enterprise deployments.

First Magnus Selects i-flex FLEXCUBE [Published: 11-22-2005]
First Magnus is the first U.S. retail bank to opt for i-flex's FLEXCUBE.

ISVs and Solutions Supports Oracle OLAP [Published: 11-22-2005]
Oracle OLAP, is fully integrated into the database, enabling customers to reap benefits of an industrial-strength calculation engine.

Primal Solutions Releases IP Correlytics [Published: 11-22-2005]
IP Correlytics enables providers to extract critical business intelligence from IP transactions.

Marvel Entertainment Selects Fadel Partners [Published: 11-22-2005]
The RRM software will help Marvel improve revenue and increase financial return on intellectual property rights.

SAP to Acquire Khimetrics [Published: 11-22-2005]
Khimetrics, allows retailers to deliver accurate profitability forecasts and implement long-term sales strategies that promote customer retention.

Healthcare Organizations Embrace RFID [Published: 11-22-2005]
Industry-wide spending on RFID is poised to dramatically increase beginning in 2007.

Kpit Cummins Acquires SolvCentral.com [Published: 11-23-2005]
Kpit Cummins will strengthen its business intelligence practice by creating a new line of business.

DataJungle Software to Partner with Collective Intelligence [Published: 11-23-2005]
DataJungle Software to resell and provide services for its Matrix application.

Parallels Introduces Workstation 2.0 [Published: 11-23-2005]
Parallels Workstation 2.0, the company's efficient, cost effective, easy-to-use desktop virtualization solution.

Insurity Launches Insurance Decisions [Published: 11-23-2005]
Insurance Decisions provides effective decision-support to all parties in the insurance value chain.

Information Builders Announce a New Alliance Program [Published: 11-23-2005]
The program is designed to promote business intelligence on the new IBM System z9.

DataMirror Releases Transformation Server 5.3 [Published: 11-28-2005]
DataMirror Transformation Server 5.3, delivers improved conflict resolution and complex transformation.

Tempe Launches Wireless Network [Published: 11-28-2005]
The network will provide wireless access as well as voice-over-IP to residents and businesses of the city.

Translations.com and Percussion Software Announce Partnership [Published: 11-28-2005]
The Partnership creates a powerful one-stop-shopping solution for organizations that want to roll out a robust and highly scalable multi-site web presence.

CMBC Selects Accenture and SAP [Published: 11-28-2005]
Accenture and SAP will help CMBC continue to drive advancement and innovation in the industry.

Test Study [Published: 11-28-2005]

Testings [Published: 11-28-2005]

Business Objects and Red Hat Sign Global Alliance Agreement [Published: 11-29-2005]
The two companies will embark on several co-marketing and co-selling programs to help customers derive the benefit from the use of business intelligence.

Achievo to Acquire Jeyo Computer Technology Limited [Published: 11-29-2005]
This acquisition further expands Achievo's operations in China beyond its existing presence in Beijing.

Five Steps to Healthcare Business Intelligence Success [Published: 11-29-2005]
Healthcare organizations embarking on business intelligence must strive for predictive analytics and dig into unstructured data for success.

My Most Recent Business Intelligence Experiences [Published: 11-29-2005]
The telecom industry's constantly changing business plans benefit greatly from business intelligence enhancements.

NEON Systems Delivers Real-Time Business Intelligence [Published: 11-29-2005]
NEON's solutions now can be integrated to deliver single product architecture, with a central management and control interface.

Edison Properties Standardizes on BusinessObjects XI [Published: 11-29-2005]
BusinessObjects XI to replace a time-consuming manual process of building reports with the ability to perform ad hoc queries.

Fuji Announces Teradata Warehouse Goes into Full-Scale Operation [Published: 11-29-2005]
The purpose of the global data warehouse is to store, manage and analyze more data.

Plexis Healthcare Systems and Applix Announce Strategic Partnership [Published: 11-29-2005]
Applix and Plexis have developed a new reporting "dashboard" that allows users to perform claims analysis, predictive analysis, and review details of claims by status.

Satori Group Announces Integration of proCube with North Side Foods [Published: 11-30-2005]
Integration will improve budgeting and planning efforts.