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September 2005 - Business Intelligence Content Archive

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Pitney Bowes to Acquire Firstlogic [Published: 09-01-2005]
Firstlogic will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pitney Bowes.

Business Intelligence Required for National Security and Civil Liberties [Published: 09-01-2005]
Knowledge management and business intelligence are key to achieving national security while preserving basic civil liberties.

Architecture versus Design [Published: 09-01-2005]
Designers and architects are not interchangeable, both are necessary.

DataMirror Partners with IIONE [Published: 09-01-2005]
The partnership offers data integration solutions.

AskMe to Integrate FAST InStream [Published: 09-01-2005]
FAST will serve as the search foundation for AskMe Enterprise.

Silverton Casino Deploys Teradata [Published: 09-01-2005]
Silverton Casino chose to install a Teradata data warehouse to better serve customers.

Orange County Department of Education Selects BusinessObjects XI [Published: 09-06-2005]
BusinessObjects XI, provides OCDE with a secure, user-friendly, and scalable business intelligence solution.

Worldwide Banks Plan to Upgrade Technology [Published: 09-06-2005]
Banks worldwide are becoming dissatisfied with old banking systems and plan to update technology.

Centro de Soluciones en Informatica Selects Captiva [Published: 09-06-2005]
Centro de Soluciones en Informatica will implement the solutions to capture and transform information from new account enrollments.

Microsoft Acquires VoIP Technology Company [Published: 09-06-2005]
Microsoft enhances voice over Internet protocol technology

Cognos Customers to Benefit from Siperian Partnership [Published: 09-06-2005]
Siperian Hub Strengthens Cognos Customer Evaluation Solutions

Vertical Acquires Comdial [Published: 09-07-2005]
Vertical and Comdial will create a significant player within the IP-PBX space.

Medicare & Medicaid Services Select Teradata [Published: 09-07-2005]
CMS processes and retains health care-related data files.

Siperian Partners with Cognos [Published: 09-07-2005]
Organizations can achieve accurate customer views.

SAIC Awarded Union Pacific Railroad Contract [Published: 09-07-2005]
Union Pacific Railroad to supply and install one of its integrated intermodal solutions.

Pat Wynne Named Group Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific Region [Published: 09-07-2005]
Wynne will be responsible for sales and operations.

Data Overload [Published: 09-07-2005]
The fusion of IT and life science has accelerated development of new fields.

Cencosud Signs Teradata [Published: 09-07-2005]
Teradata to implement an enterprise data warehousing solution.

Appfluent Appoints Peter Gyenes to its Board of Directors [Published: 09-07-2005]
Peter brings strategic vision and business execution to this board position.

NWEA Selects MicroStrategy [Published: 09-08-2005]
MicroStrategy to maximize the information that schools and districts can derive from assessment and curriculum data.

Fair Isaac Releases Debt Manager 6.0 [Published: 09-08-2005]
Version 6.0 introduces valuable new innovations.

Microsoft Rebrands its Business Solutions Products [Published: 09-08-2005]
Microsoft CRM will be sold as a part of the Dynamics line and as a standalone product.

The IOUG Changes Name to Independent Oracle Users Group [Published: 09-08-2005]
The official launch of the new IOUG name will take place at Oracle OpenWorld.

Mindjet Releases MindManager Viewer Beta [Published: 09-08-2005]
Individuals can now expand and collapse map topics, email and print MindManager maps.

Guangdong Mobile Deploys Teradata [Published: 09-09-2005]
The solution will provide detailed customer information enabling GMCC to understand customer behavior and preference.

SWIFT Selects Cognos [Published: 09-09-2005]
SWIFT supplies standardized messaging services and interface software to financial institutions.

Bowstreet Introduces Sales and Executive Dashboards [Published: 09-09-2005]
Customers rely on Bowstreet's collaborative and transactional dashboards for real-time access to information.

Too Selects Marketmax [Published: 09-09-2005]
Marketmax will replace multiple legacy systems.

Geac Launches MPC 7 [Published: 09-09-2005]
Geac MPC builds on the single application architecture.

John Schwarz Named CEO of Business Objects [Published: 09-12-2005]
Schwarz now leads the Business Objects executive team.

Cognos Releases Cognos 8 [Published: 09-12-2005]
Cognos 8 integrates five products.

Visual Mining Introduces Sales Executive [Published: 09-12-2005]
Sales Executive for AppExchange provides a business intelligence service for the Appforce platform.

Peregrine Systems Releases Portal 5.2 [Published: 09-12-2005]
BI Portal 5.2, a business intelligence tool for advanced analytics.

AssetMetrix and RetroBox Announced a Combined On-Demand Solution [Published: 09-12-2005]
Businesses can determine recovery value of PCs being replaced or recycled

Oracle to Buy Siebel Systems [Published: 09-12-2005]
Oracle and Siebel expect the deal to close early next year.

StayinFront to Provide Pharmaceutical StayinFront CRM Software [Published: 09-12-2005]
StayinFront Data Quality Services features advanced customer master management.

OTS Group teams with Similarity Systems [Published: 09-13-2005]
Similarity Systems’ solutions enable organizations to tackle data quality one system at a time.

Business Objects Celebrates 15-years of Business Intelligence [Published: 09-13-2005]
Business Objects help organizations apply business intelligence.

Information Object To Reduce Views of Enterprise Data [Published: 09-13-2005]
Information Objects has the ability to combine planning and detail data.

CSI Executive’s Business Intelligence Blog [Published: 09-13-2005]
William McKnight's Blog Launched in August 2005; Initial Feedback Validates Value

Chordiant Partners With Infogain [Published: 09-13-2005]
Chordiant solutions deliver optimal role-based business processes to manage customer interactions.

DaimlerChrysler Services Selects Teradata [Published: 09-14-2005]
SPOT, will dramatically enhance information access for DCS business leaders.

Macromedia and Scene7 Announce a Strategic Reseller [Published: 09-14-2005]
This new alliance will enable companies to deliver next-generation rich Internet applications that drive sales.

Captiva Introduces Input Management Console [Published: 09-14-2005]
IMC monitors the operational performance of Captiva’s input management solutions.

Aegis Mortgage Standardizes on BusinessObjects XI [Published: 09-14-2005]
Aegis selected BusinessObjects XI for its seamless integration of business intelligence.

Business Objetcs Launches Six Mid-Market Solution Bundles [Published: 09-14-2005]
These new offerings provide complete business solutions to meet the needs of mid-market organizations.

CSC Wins Contract to Support U.S. Navy Education and Training Initiative [Published: 09-14-2005]
CSC will support the NETC SeaWarrior initiative by providing data center and systems operations.

FDA For Three Biodefense Vaccine Development Programs [Published: 09-14-2005]
DVC programs to develop recombinant vaccines for plague and botulinum neurotoxin serotypes A and B.

SAP’s NetWeaver Based RFID-Enabled Business Solution [Published: 09-14-2005]
Kimberly-Clark’s shipping and receiving process supercharged with SAP RFID technology.

MCOL Launches Free Consumer Driven Care [Published: 09-14-2005]
The site also provides specific sections for consumers and professionals to gather additional information.

IBM Announces a New Business Intelligence Solution [Published: 09-14-2005]
Business Intelligence is a process that companies use to help better understand their key business issues.

ProClarity Supports Microsoft Windows [Published: 09-15-2005]
ProClarity provides powerful analytic capabilities and unique data visualizations.

United States Missile Defense Agency Deploys Hummingbird [Published: 09-15-2005]
The system integrates seamlessly with the MDA’s legacy portal solution.

Protegrity Announces Availability of a New Suite of Services [Published: 09-15-2005]
Protegrity’s new suite of services designed to help companies mitigate the risks and costs related to data security breaches and non-compliance with security regulations and policies.

CSI Will Begin Trading on the American Stock Exchange [Published: 09-16-2005]
CSI common stock will be under the symbol ‘CVN’.

KXEN Announces Partner Program [Published: 09-16-2005]
KXEN to provide valuable enhancements to existing analytic solutions and to develop new solutions for their customers.

Maximizer to Support BlackBerry [Published: 09-16-2005]
BlackBerry users can access their Maximizer Enterprise CRM database to view customer details and appointments without having to synchronize or install extra software on the BlackBerry device.

Computer Program Explains A Long-Standing Mystery [Published: 09-16-2005]
Mystery reveals how the same proteins can play different roles in a wide range of cellular processes.

FCC To Provide Millions for Telecom [Published: 09-16-2005]
The USF's low-income program will be used to provide evacuees and those without phone service with wireless handsets.

Denis Kosar Joins GRT [Published: 09-19-2005]
Denis Kosar has joined the company as Principal Consultant for Financial Services.

Improving Business Intelligence Usability [Published: 09-19-2005]
Widespread business intelligence adoption will require the use of dashboards and business user portals.

Noetix Partners with Oracle [Published: 09-19-2005]
The Noetix solution for PeopleSoft will feature business views that sit on top of the PeopleSoft transactional database.

OneSource Announces Account Intelligence for Salesforce [Published: 09-19-2005]
OneSource has announced an easy-to-install product module that embeds business information directly within salesforce.com’s on-demand CRM system.

Teradata Extends the Range of its Financial Management Solution [Published: 09-19-2005]
Logical Data Models will expand the insight, capacity and power of business users.

Business Objects and Teradata Expand Partnership to Deliver Business Intelligence [Published: 09-19-2005]
BusinessObjects XI provides a business intelligence platform to build queries, reports and dashboards that fit a retail business user's analytic requirements for Teradata Retail Decisions.

Siebel Buy May End IBM Alliance [Published: 09-19-2005]
Siebel is casting IBM as a partner of convenience that can be abandoned without any customer disruption.

Medicare Launchs Medicare Drug Focus [Published: 09-19-2005]
Medicare Drug Focus will deliver a blend of balanced news to provide a comprehensive perspective on the Medicare drug benefit.

Netezza Corp Launches Low Cost Servers [Published: 09-20-2005]
Netezza’s competitively priced servers invade India.

Boston Medical Center Selects BusinessObjects XI [Published: 09-20-2005]
BusinessObjects Performance Manager XI will help Boston Medical Center communicate strategy and manage group decisions.

Data Quality as a Productivity Tool [Published: 09-20-2005]
Data quality can provide a solid hard-dollar payback that can be measured in millions per year.

Bioinformatics in Biomarker Discovery [Published: 09-20-2005]
Bioinformatics tools aid in the discovery of disease biomarkers.

Verint Receives Order for ULTRA Solution [Published: 09-20-2005]
Wireless Communications Company to Deploy Verint Speech and Data Analytics.

UpStream Software Announces Strategic Alliance with Ranzal [Published: 09-20-2005]
UpStream will leverage its webLink packaged data integration application and compliance features for Hyperion financial management.

North Carolina Central University Selects SAS [Published: 09-20-2005]
SAS gives university leaders powerful reporting capabilities with rapid retrieval.

Siebel Systems and Haley Systems Sign OEM Agreement [Published: 09-20-2005]
Using Haley technology, Siebel will be able to provide a simple, graphical user interface for defining rules.

Business Objects and Teradata Expand Partnership [Published: 09-21-2005]
Expanded relationship will produce integrated business intelligence solutions.

InsureWorx Joins IBM's ISV Advantage Initiative [Published: 09-21-2005]
IBM's ISV Advantage Initiative, a program designed to provide independent software vendors with technical and marketing support.

Nykredit Extends Sales Performance Using Siebel Business Analytics [Published: 09-21-2005]
Nykredit is extending its sales performance by harnessing business intelligence across the organization.

Defense Intelligence Agency has Renewed InFact [Published: 09-21-2005]
InFact identifies the subject, verb, and object of each sentence and organizes the data in a way that makes it easier to analyze.

IMS Health and SAS Launch IMS Sales Force Effectiveness Precision Suite [Published: 09-21-2005]
This new offering helps pharmaceutical marketing and sales executives optimize their sales resources in markets around the world.

LogiXML Announces its New LGX Info Flex Edition [Published: 09-21-2005]
The LGX Info Flex Edition offers IT managers the ability to extend dynamic analytic capabilities.

SAP Promotes RFID Technology [Published: 09-21-2005]
SAP anticipates that many more companies will use RFID over the next few years.

Transformation Server Completes BEA Validation Program [Published: 09-21-2005]
The BEA Validation Program provides a testing framework to verify the technical readiness of partner solutions.

San Luis Obispo County Selects Hummingbird Enterprise [Published: 09-21-2005]
San Luis Obispo will be able to efficiently capture, manage and distribute electronic documents.

Microsoft Anounces Major Realignment [Published: 09-21-2005]
Realignment should increase execution of software and services strategy.

SAP and IBM Unite to Deliver Low-Cost Analytics Solution [Published: 09-22-2005]
IBM BladeCenter and TotalStorage solution provides high business performance.

QlikTech’s “Think Outside The Cube” Contest Begins September 21st [Published: 09-22-2005]
$5,000 contribution goes to the winner’s charity of choice.

Executive Dashboards Survey Results [Published: 09-22-2005]
Widespread usage of dashboards, portal-based deployments and improved decision making.

A History of Database Evolution [Published: 09-22-2005]
The database is the precursor of the data warehouse and data mart, with its future pointing to unstructured data and archival and nearline processing.

State of New Jersey Selects Teradata [Published: 09-22-2005]
The mission of the Division of Taxation is to attain the highest level possible of compliance among taxpayers.

AAA Washington/Inland Selects Verint ULTRA Solution [Published: 09-22-2005]
AAA Washington/Inland will use the ULTRA suite for targeted cross-selling initiatives to extend the growth and success.

Vodafone Launches Datacard for the USA [Published: 09-22-2005]
When traveling in the USA, customers simply need to remove the Vodafone Mobile Connect 3G/GPRS datacard and replace it with the Vodafone Mobile Connect EVDO datacard.

Verizon Wireless to Provide Internet use on the go [Published: 09-22-2005]
A joint venture between Verizon Communications, Britain's Vodafone and Strigl's firm will have its high-speed mobile technology built into the units.

U.S. Airlines to Allow In-flight Internet Connections [Published: 09-22-2005]
The Federal Communications Commission proposed relaxing its nearly 15-year ban on wireless phone use during U.S. flights.

Crime Prevention Software [Published: 09-23-2005]
Crime prevention program teams up with management software organization.

Improving Child Care with Business Intelligence [Published: 09-23-2005]
INCCRRA uses the solution to enable each agency to track and manage child care program information.

COPLINK Releases COPLINK 4.0 [Published: 09-23-2005]
The new version expands the power of the company's crime fighting and intelligence solution suite.

MicroStrategy Announces the Next Generation of x86-compatible 64-bit Server Processors [Published: 09-23-2005]
MicroStrategy continues to keep pace with the latest developments in information technology.

National Credit Reporting Companies Announce Coordinated Encryption Standards [Published: 09-23-2005]
This announcement further advances consumer data protection by providing data furnishers.

Astea International Acquires FieldCentrix [Published: 09-23-2005]
The vision of the combined companies is to enable the seamless integration of information.

PEMSTAR Selects DataMirror Real-Time Data Integration Suite [Published: 09-23-2005]
PEMSTAR selected Integration Suite to gain better visibility into tracking, understanding and managing performance.

DataLoom Stands behind Its Healthcare Business Intelligence [Published: 09-23-2005]
A money-back guarantee to the first two hospitals to install HealthWeaver business intelligence.

ARLEX de Mexico Selects Epicor [Published: 09-23-2005]
ARLEX de Mexico has purchased Epicor Vantage as part of its expansion plan and commitment to offer the best quality in medicines to consumers.

Google Launches Google Enterprise Professional [Published: 09-23-2005]
The new program allows service providers and software developers to be trained in Google's professional products.

Movaris Announces the Release of Movaris Certainty 9.0 [Published: 09-26-2005]
Version 9.0 now includes built-in Flex-Select ad-hoc reporting that is designed for finance managers to easily create or modify reports.

Oracle to Build Next-Generation Software [Published: 09-26-2005]
Project Fusion, to build the next generation of enterprise technologies, applications and services.

BearingPoint Awarded $6.85 Million Contract by Afghanistan [Published: 09-26-2005]
BearingPoint will help the Ministry build its accounting and financial management capacity.

Caixa Catalunya Selects SAP [Published: 09-26-2005]
The application's flexible structure and open reporting functions help banks improve internal risk management.

Comverse Launches Klonies [Published: 09-26-2005]
Subscribers create unique characters that reflect their personalities, moods and interests.

Healthcare Uses Business Intelligence to do Extraordinary Things [Published: 09-27-2005]
Accurate data drives business intelligence decisions and gets results.

Telecom Business Performance Management Metrics [Published: 09-27-2005]
Standard measurements for dashboards and scorecards can often be faulty, especially when dealing with statistics, definitions and relative terms.

CSC Wins Department of Defense Contract [Published: 09-27-2005]
CSC to provide web hosting and applications support services to the Defense Technical Information Center.

Sun Introduces New Version of StarOffice Software [Published: 09-27-2005]
StarOffice 8 software is the first commercial office suite using the open document format for office applications.

Equity Office Selects MicroStrategy [Published: 09-27-2005]
MicroStrategy to offer financial reporting across multiple functional areas.

Fair Isaac Acquires RulesPower Technology [Published: 09-27-2005]
Fair Isaac will integrate RulesPower's rules execution technology into Blaze Advisor.

ProClarity Launches Global Beta Program [Published: 09-28-2005]
ProClarity 6.1 expands on Microsoft business intelligence.

DataMirror Forms Alliance with Treehouse Software [Published: 09-28-2005]
DataMirror and TSI deliver the unique ability to integrate ADABAS databases in real-time with other platforms and databases.

firstRain Announces Search-Driven Business Intelligence [Published: 09-28-2005]
firstRain delivers highly relevant, timely, personalized intelligence from across the web.

Jordan Telecom Announces Multi-Million Dollar Deal with IBM [Published: 09-28-2005]
The deal between Jordan Telecom and IBM includes four major technology projects that encompass a broad range of IBM software.

CSC Wins Contract to Support Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services [Published: 09-28-2005]
The value of the contract to CSC is approximately $384 million over eight years.

CSC Wins Task Order to Support Naval Surface Warfare Center [Published: 09-28-2005]
CSC will provide a full range of program management and engineering services.

Business Intelligence Tools Become Valuable [Published: 09-29-2005]
While business intelligence tools are gaining importance, many IT users find they cannot support as many tools as they could in the past.

SAP Selects Charles Mahan as Vice President of Homeland Security and Defense [Published: 09-29-2005]
Mahan will drive forward SAP's industry leadership and substantial growth.

SRA Awarded Two Contracts to Support the Federal Aviation Administration [Published: 09-29-2005]
SRA will provide engineering and technical services to support the FAA Airport Technology Research and Development branch.

Where’s The Loyalty? [Published: 09-29-2005]
Today, many companies and their employees have a lot less loyalty toward each other.

Analyzing Retail Transactions: Avoiding Obstacles [Published: 09-29-2005]
There are numerous ways to effectively analyze transaction information, such as using less data, simplifying the structure and using horsepower wisely.

ABI and SAS launch the Operational Risk Insurance Facility [Published: 09-29-2005]
ORIC members will benefit from the ability to evaluate the collective experience of the insurance industry's operational loss data.

Satori Group Launches Procube OneGlance [Published: 09-29-2005]
ProCube OneGlance enables knowledge workers throughout the enterprise to gain and share actionable insight.

New Study Projects CDI Software Will Reach $1 Billion by 2008 [Published: 09-29-2005]
Study and industry scorecard shows that customer data integration is an ongoing, strategic investment for most large businesses.

CSC Wins Department of Defense Contract [Published: 09-30-2005]
CSC will provide the National Gateway Center with engineering services.

Panorama Announces the Beta Release of Panorama 5.0 [Published: 09-30-2005]
Panorama 5.0 is the company's flagship business intelligence solution.

Corporate Emphasis on Converting Data into Practical Enterprise Initiatives [Published: 09-30-2005]
Executives are transforming raw data into better decision making through enabling business intelligence technologies.

Cloudmark Delivered through Qpass to Block Mobile Spam [Published: 09-30-2005]
Cloudmark as delivered through Qpass will enable carriers to protect subscribers from the nuisance, cost and security risks posed by mobile spam.

Cutting Edge Information Reports on Pharmaceutical Business Intelligence [Published: 09-30-2005]
The report takes an in-depth look into each brand's unique profile as it approaches launch.

GE Healthcare Acquires IDX [Published: 09-30-2005]
Both companies pointed to the compatibility of their offerings as a major reason behind the deal.