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September 2008 - Business Intelligence Content Archive

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38% of U.S. Retailers Do Not Verify Accuracy of Product Information, Says Survey by TIE Commerce [Published: 09-02-2008]
Master data management and data synchronization can help retailers optimize their interactions with consumers and suppliers.

Electronic Data Protection and Data Privacy Are the Top Business Ethics and Corporate Compliance Risks, According to New Report [Published: 09-02-2008]
Companies face obstacles from employee fears, corporate resources and international locales.

Exeros Introduces X-Profiler [Published: 09-02-2008]
Exeros delivers full-featured cross-system profiling software.

Deltek Acquires Planview MPM Division [Published: 09-02-2008]
Acquisition solidifies Deltek’s position as a comprehensive enterprise project management solution for project-focused businesses.

Siperian and Evaxyx Partner [Published: 09-02-2008]
As a part of this relationship, Evaxyx has developed the Evaxyx Siperian Services Framework.

DataDirect Technologies Announces Version 4.0 [Published: 09-02-2008]
The latest release of the JDBC drivers includes important new features and developer productivity capabilities with full support for the JDBC 4.0 specification.

Fujitsu Selects Apptitude [Published: 09-02-2008]
Apptitude to assist in a major UK Government agency’s application migration program.

HP Announces New Products, Services and Solutions [Published: 09-02-2008]
Recent global research conducted on behalf of HP revealed that while 86 percent of technology decision makers have implemented virtualization projects.

Tableau Supports Netezza [Published: 09-02-2008]
Netezza will now offer its customers Tableau Software's visual analytic capabilities as a frontend to its appliances.

Watt Germany GmbH Selects Software AG [Published: 09-02-2008]
Watt has embarked on a program of redefining its total operations from a business process perspective.

ASG Announces New Developments in its Integrated Content Management Suite [Published: 09-02-2008]
ASG’s Business Service Platform solutions for its Content Management solutions fulfil the company’s vision in providing customers with a comprehensive platform for the management of an organisation’s entire content infrastructure.

The Record: An Item of Master Data [Published: 09-03-2008]
Managing records represents a major challenge for enterprise information management, but it is one that must be faced.

Visual Numerics Delivers Embedded Analytics Via the IMSL Numerical Libraries [Published: 09-03-2008]
Exclusive interview featuring Visual Numerics’ Phil Fraher

Banco Sabadell Selects SAP [Published: 09-03-2008]
This project will be one of the largest implementations of Duet on a worldwide scale in a financial entity to date.

What is a good strategy for information lifecycle management? [Published: 09-03-2008] login required

Compassion International Selects Kalido [Published: 09-04-2008]
Kalido was selected over a traditional-style custom-built data warehouse because of Kalido’s ability to quickly deliver answers to business questions.

Americas’ SAP Users’ Group Announces the Global BusinessObjects Network [Published: 09-04-2008]
The new, notforprofit organization is memberled and provides participants from around the world with a network to exchange ideas, find answers to solution challenges, and establish a cohesive, powerful customer voice.

St.George Bank Implements Teradata 5550 Platform and Teradata 12 database in Australia [Published: 09-04-2008]
The new system consists of a threenode Teradata 5550 platform in addition to a hot standby node running on Linux for the Group Data Warehouse (GDW) production system.

Healthcare Companies Around the Country are Successfully Using Infor PM [Published: 09-04-2008]
The healthcare industry today holds many challenges for providers including labor shortages, growing costs associated with higher energy expenses, an increase in demand for services, and the economy’s impact on collections.

Lexalytics Releases Acquisition Engine 6.2 [Published: 09-04-2008]
The solution uses Lexalytics' Salience Engine to enable users to search, find and extract relevant data and content from desktops, the Internet, corporate intranets and extranets.

Banks in Europe and the Middle East Plan to Invest in CRM Technology [Published: 09-05-2008]
According to a new report commissioned by SAP AG and conducted by the Efma Europe and the Middle East view customercentric activities as a strategic differentiator and thus plan to invest in CRM technology.

Oi Selects Informatica [Published: 09-05-2008]
Oi is successfully using the Informatica data integration platform to simplify its IT infrastructure and help increase revenue, market share and customer loyalty.

Premier Selects Silver Creek Systems [Published: 09-05-2008]
Silver Creek’s DataLens System will automate the process of standardizing and matching unstructured product information as a core component of Premier’s product information management strategy.

Lexalytics Releases Acquisition Engine 6.2 [Published: 09-05-2008]
The solution uses Lexalytics' Salience Engine to enable users to search, find and extract relevant data and content from desktops, the Internet, corporate intranets and extranets.

Forrester Research, Inc. Finds Spending on IT Security will Continue to Grow [Published: 09-05-2008]
Only 6 percent of respondents anticipate having to cut their security budget next year despite the current economic uncertainty.

Star Analytics Signs James & Monroe as Reseller for Australia and New Zealand [Published: 09-05-2008]
James & Monroe is reselling Star Integration Server as the financial data integration platform within its BPM offering.

Alliance Consulting Launches Two Companies [Published: 09-05-2008]
The two companies, Alliance Life Sciences Consulting Group, Inc., and Alliance Global Services, will continue to be majority owned by Saints Capital.

Experian Examines the Payment Behavior of the Small-Business Owner in Relation to the Current Mortgage Crisis [Published: 09-08-2008]
The study found that business owners with a severe mortgage delinquency were more likely to pay their business obligations instead of their mortgage.

MEGA Extends Global Partners Program to Eastern Europe and Russia [Published: 09-08-2008]
MEGA has extended its global partners program to Eastern Europe and Russia by signing an agreement with BPM International, based in Budapest, Hungary.

Embarcadero Announces High-Performance InterBase SMP 2009 Database [Published: 09-08-2008]
InterBase SMP 2009 Database for embedded and enterprise applications offers new security, portability, performance and uptime capabilities.

Actuate OnPerformance Drives ICOR's Business and Provides Easy Access toPerformance Management Metrics [Published: 09-08-2008]
Actuate Corporation announced that ICOR LLP, a strategic management and technology consulting firm has selected Actuate OnPerformance, Actuate’s Performance Management software-as-a-service solution.

Quantivo Delivers On-Demand Customer Behavior Analytics for Retailers [Published: 09-08-2008]
First "Affinity Analytics" service enables high-speed, large-scale customer analysis at a fraction of the cost.

Xtiva Financial Systems Chooses MicroStrategy [Published: 09-08-2008]
Xtiva chose the MicroStrategy Business Intelligence Platform to be included in the industry's first financial-services data enabled business performance management portal.

SERIT SICILIA Chooses SAS Financial Management [Published: 09-08-2008]
SERIT SICILIA needed to verify collection processes, monitor business activity and implement corrective actions.

Software AG Announces Availability of webMethods Insight [Published: 09-08-2008]
The release builds upon a new strategic OEM partnership with Progress Software for the Actional line of enterpriseclass SOA management products.

Leading Labels Selects Eurostop [Published: 09-08-2008]
Leading Labels has implemented Eurostop’s epos in all its stores to track sales at the till and record data at its head office.

Greenplum and Talend Partner [Published: 09-08-2008]
Customers are processing an ever–increasing volume of data from heterogeneous sources and need high–performance solutions to enable them to gain insight and competitive advantage from all of their data.

SPSS Simplifies Decision Making with New Viz Designer [Published: 09-08-2008]
SPSS Viz Designer is loaded with new and unique graph types and users can create their own visualizations by applying custom styles, developing animations and exploratory graphics that better illustrate correlations and trends in data.

Are service-oriented architectures mature enough frameworks to support external data services? [Published: 09-08-2008] login required

Customer Value Management [Published: 09-08-2008]
Today’s emphasis on gaining return on the marketing investment, companies must differentiate their higher and lower value clientele. This white paper presents a customer value management capability with predictive analytics. login required

iQ4bis Delivers Simple to use Business Intelligence [Published: 09-09-2008]
Exclusive interview featuring iQ4bis’ Siegfried Plommer

Companies Announced Reduced Profits [Published: 09-09-2008]
Struggling companies considering restructuring, downsizing or selling off assets may have better alternatives.

Adaptive Technologies Researches Need for Business Leaders [Published: 09-09-2008]
ATi showcases how millions of dollars were at risk for one company when marketing focused on driving quantity of prospect leads through multiple channels without knowledge of the likelihood to convert to new business.

Chartered First Bank Korea Selects Teradata Relationship Manager [Published: 09-09-2008]
This software package is designed to help marketers fully leverage the power, speed and realtime capabilities of the Teradata Enterprise Data Warehouse.

ThinkNet, Inc. Launches QlikViewHQ [Published: 09-09-2008]
QlikView uses patented, nextgeneration association technology to work the way your mind works, connecting related data from many sources.

Bank of China Selects the Progress Apama Algorithmic Trading [Published: 09-09-2008]
BOCI has selected the Progress Apama Algorithmic Trading Platform to strengthen its investment banking infrastructure.

Satyam and Oracle Announces that the Oracle EBusiness Suite is Successfully Implemented for Kenya Airway [Published: 09-09-2008]
The Oracle Applications have streamlined the airline's financial, human resources and procurement processes and enhanced its ability to manage people, processes and resources.

Roles and Responsibilities in Business Intelligence Teams, Part 2 [Published: 09-09-2008]
In this article, Part 2 of a series on roles and responsibilities in business intelligence teams, Maureen Clarry focuses on project roles.

A Systems View of Business Analytics, Part 2 [Published: 09-09-2008]
In this second article of a three-part series, Dave Wells describes system archetypes the recurring patterns that are found in systems and illustrates how they relate to the patterns found in time-series analysis.

ODIN Releases the Industry’s First Scientific Evaluation of Passive RFID Technology Focused on IT Asset Tracking [Published: 09-09-2008]
The IT Asset Tracking Benchmark reveals passive RFID technology.

Infor Announces Availability of Infor PM Business Edition [Published: 09-09-2008]
Infor PM Business Edition delivers the performance management functionality used in larger enterprises but configured for the smaller footprint of the SMB.

BPW Ltd Selects Phocas Business Intelligence [Published: 09-09-2008]
By implementing PHOCAS these four companies can now, essentially, empower all employees throughout their organizations to make better decisions – helping them to quickly understand how they are performing.

Pervasive Business Intelligence [Published: 09-09-2008]
Understand the challenges of deploying a pervasive business intelligence solution within your enterprise and discover solutions to accelerate acceptance throughout the user community. login required

SPSS Announces Availability of SPSS Statistics 17.0 [Published: 09-10-2008]
SPSS Statistics 17.0 extends the power of Predictive Analytics, from the nontechnical user to the expert programmer/analyst.

Business Objects Announces Availability of BusinessObjects Metadata Management XI 3.0 [Published: 09-10-2008]
Metadata Management XI 3.0 includes the industry’s first metapedia – an encyclopedia that translates metadata into business definitions, allowing for easier navigation and data discovery by business users.

Quest Software Announces Launch of SQL Server 2008 [Published: 09-10-2008]
LiteSpeed features a completely overhauled interface, along with categorization and analysis capabilities that are essential in today’s large environments.

Fujitsu Siemens Computers Selects Lixto Software [Published: 09-10-2008]
Siemens Computers is using Lixto Software’s Online Market Intelligence solution.

Princeton Financial Systems to Acquire all of the Outstanding Stock of Aquin Components GmbH [Published: 09-10-2008]
Aquin will allow Princeton Financial to significantly expand and accelerate its leadership and product offerings to the global marketplace.

Oracle Announces National VAR Program for Oracle Technology Products [Published: 09-10-2008]
Oracle VAR partners will be able to gain access to Oracle server technology experts from across the nation

ASGViewDirect Integrates with the Hitachi Content Archive Platform [Published: 09-10-2008]
The integrated solution addresses customer challenges of managing growing volumes of diverse content while satisfying the need for rapid retrieval and high availability.

Rainier Pacific Bank Selects Harland Financial Solutions’ Phoenix [Published: 09-10-2008]
Rainier Pacific Bank has selected Harland Financial Solutions' Phoenix System as its enterprise core processing solution.

CA Launches Governance, Risk and Compliance Solution for Power and Utilities Industry [Published: 09-11-2008]
Companies can address multiple reliability standards with a sustainable NERC compliance program.

Information Builders Announces Growth in its Higher Education Business in North America [Published: 09-11-2008]
Numerous higher education organizations are using WebFOCUS as their universitywide business intelligence standard.

SAP Survey Reveals Banks are not Creating their own Destinies [Published: 09-11-2008]
82 percent of European bankers feel that external factors such as the credit crisis will increasingly determine the future of their industry, more so than internal changes they can initiate.

SAS and Tata Consultancy Services Announce a Global Partnership [Published: 09-11-2008]
The companies will deliver a complete and innovative technology solutions that improve performance, enhance profitability, and deliver insight and intelligence.

Endeca Technologies Unveils Two New Information Visibility Solutions for Engineering and Sourcing Professionals [Published: 09-11-2008]
Each solution features a customizable webbased user experience that integrates Endeca’s search, business intelligence, and Guided Navigation and Guided Summarization capabilities.

The Archival Environment [Published: 09-11-2008]
Considerations of archival data are the wave of the future even though they are looking squarely at the past.

Trends in Data Warehousing for the Second Half of 2008 [Published: 09-11-2008]
Lou Agosta looks at three events that are driving data warehousing trends: column-oriented analytic databases, the maturing appliance market and open source databases.

Yucheng to Supply Citic Bank with a New Operational Data Store [Published: 09-12-2008]
This is Citic's first enterprisewide business intelligence implementation, and it will provide its senior management with critical customer and business information to facilitate realtime decision making.

Vitria Introduces M3O Operations Book [Published: 09-12-2008]
M3O Operations Book empowers business users with visibility and actionable insight into business and operational performance in realtime.

The Right and Wrong Approaches to Enterprise Master Data Management Journeys [Published: 09-15-2008]
Ravi Shankar describes how master data management lessons learned can be leveraged to drive more effective data governance across other lines of business and more elements of the system’s infrastructure.

HyperRoll Announces Real-Time Access to Hyperion Financial Management [Published: 09-15-2008]
Faster analysis and reporting of HFM data using Oracle Essbase and Hyperion Planning

Kognitio and KXEN Partner to Deliver High-Performance Analytics [Published: 09-15-2008]
Two technologies unite for increased speed, productivity and visibility.

Weyerhaeuser Deploys Siperian [Published: 09-15-2008]
Weyerhaeuser Company has deployed Siperian MDM Hub to manage master data related to customer, product, location and other entities.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Begins Shipping Proteome Discoverer Software Powered by InforSense [Published: 09-15-2008]
This is the first Thermo Fisher Scientific software that embeds the IVM and marks a major milestone in a long relationship between the two companies.

First Rate Selects Information Builders [Published: 09-15-2008]
First Rate can now offer interactive, online analysis capabilities so customers can more easily track their investments.

Infobright Announces the Availability of Infobright Community Edition [Published: 09-15-2008]
Infobright announced availability of its new open source data warehouse software, Infobright Community Edition (ICE).

Infobright Secures $10 Million in Series C Round of Investment [Published: 09-15-2008]
The capital infusion will be used largely to fuel the growth of the new open source community and the Infobright Community Edition open source data warehouse.

Pentaho Announces the Availability of Predictive Model Markup Language [Published: 09-15-2008]
The Predictive Model Markup Language is an open standard, XML–based language developed by the Data Mining Group.

Data Governance: Challenges in Establishing a Measurable Road Map [Published: 09-15-2008]
The pursuit of quality data governance remains an elusive goal of financial institutions This article offers a framework for understanding the challenges and developing a meaningful reference data governance road map.

Do you need a data warehouse any more? [Published: 09-15-2008] login required

Gartner States Spending in India is Expected to Grow [Published: 09-16-2008]
This prediction, supplemented by a robust gross domestic product averaging 8.08 per cent growth from 2007 through 2012.

InterSystems Ensemble is Now Available to the North, Midlands and East of England [Published: 09-16-2008]
Ensemble rapid integration platform is now available to the North, Midlands and East of England (NME) Trusts under the NHS National Programme for IT (NPfIT).

Experian QAS Announces Two New Services QAS Email and QAS Phone [Published: 09-16-2008]
QAS Email and QAS Phone are designed to reduce time wasted on manually identifying and fixing incorrect email and phone information while assisting organizations to develop a more accurate view of its customer base.

InforSense Announces PartnerSense [Published: 09-16-2008]
The InforSense PartnerSense Program will provide resources and support for partners to achieve their business goals and meet the advanced business intelligence and analytic mashup needs of their customers.

Postbank Goes on SAP Payment Engine Application [Published: 09-16-2008]
Postbank is a long–time SAP customer and the first customer to implement SAP core banking solutions.

iQ4bis and Horseshoe Partner [Published: 09-16-2008]
Blue Horseshoe will offer the industry leading iQ4bis Analysis and DataServer software suite.

HSBC to Create a Client Integration Solution Using SAP NetWeaver [Published: 09-16-2008]
With SAP, HSBC will standardize corporate–to–bank integrations to greatly reduce the complexity and time needed to associate workflows between its clients.

Trends in Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence [Published: 09-16-2008]
Ajay Bhargava introduces his expert channel and describes the trends that are driving organizations to collect as much data as possible about themselves, their business processes, their customers, and their product and service offerings.

Dashboards and Business Intelligence in Government [Published: 09-16-2008]
This article describes how national program leaders at the Cooperative of State Research Education and Extension Services use a dashboard to quickly review the project status of grants awarded to the research, education and extension communities.

One Source of the Truth: Common Business Intelligence Terms Defined [Published: 09-16-2008]
Consistent definitions for business intelligence concepts will help to insure compatibility between the requirements and the implemented architecture.

CSC Positioned in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Managed and Professional Network Service Providers [Published: 09-17-2008]
The report evaluates vendors that deliver information technology (IT) services for business communications systems on a global basis.

Netezza and Actuate Complete Reseller Agreement [Published: 09-17-2008]
Customers will be able to deploy the new appliances quickly and cost-effectively for applications geared toward banking and other financial services.

Melissa Data and Maponics Partner [Published: 09-17-2008]
Visitors to Melissa Data's free Lookups Web site now have the ability to view and print full color maps showing the boundaries of a carrier route on a local street map or aerial view map.

Expert System Announces the Launch of COGITO Advertiser [Published: 09-17-2008]
COGITO Advertiser analyzes the text on each page and ensures ads are placed appropriately to increase click–through rates.

Envision Launches Envision Centricity [Published: 09-17-2008]
Envision Centricity significantly expands performance management capabilities by capturing, aggregating and displaying valuable information at the agent, contact center and enterprise levels.

Software AG and SYRACOM AG Introduce a New Solution [Published: 09-17-2008]
The new solution brings together a SWIFT—certified enterprise service bus with advanced business process management and business rules management.

Infobright and Jaspersoft Announce Plans for a Joint Source BI and Data Warehouse Solution [Published: 09-17-2008]
The new joint project bundle will be based on Jaspersoft and several Sun open source products, as well as the new open source data warehouse software, Infobright Community Edition (ICE).

DataMentors Forms Strategic Partnership Agreement with Cronin and Company [Published: 09-17-2008]
The strategic alliance brings together expertise from all aspects of the marketing field to offer businesses an extremely cost effective, fully integrated marketing solutions suite.

Altosoft Introduces Insight Personal Edition [Published: 09-17-2008]
With Insight PE, a user can connect to and visualize data from one or many data sources, including databases like Oracle and SQL Server, applications like Microsoft Excel, or even existing data warehouses and data marts.

New Rules for Performance Management, Part 1 [Published: 09-17-2008]
There are some technology aspects of performance management that should be addressed soon to prepare for the required transition from U. S. GAAP to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Vendor Differentiation in Business Performance Management [Published: 09-17-2008]
The market is responding favorably to the efforts of 2nd tier business performance management vendors.

Panorama Unveils Update to Data Analysis Solution [Published: 09-18-2008]
The new release enables greater numbers of consumer and enterprise users to take advantage of the power of analytics.

Three New Insurers Select CSC's POINT IN Midrange Policy Administration System [Published: 09-18-2008]
Under the agreements, Florida Peninsula and Lititz Mutual will also deploy CSC's Agency Link software, which enables independent agents to directly serve current accounts and initiate new ones over the Internet.

Wavelink and Vangard Voice Systems Partner [Published: 09-18-2008]
Wavelink will utilize Vangard Voice Systems AccuSpeech Mobile technology to enhance the Wavelink Speakeasy product family.

NetSuite Launches NetSuite OneWorld in Australia and New Zealand [Published: 09-18-2008]
NetSuite enables its ERP, CRM and e–commerce functionality – including NetSuite OneWorld capabilities – to be accessed anywhere simply by opening a browser.

Harland Financial Solutions Announces TouchA CRM [Published: 09-18-2008]
TouchA CRM combines standard CRM functionality with business intelligence features and enterprise–wide messaging.

U.S. Airports Selects S3 Matching Technologies [Published: 09-18-2008]
The system improves matching accuracy but needs the TSA to release the No Fly List and the No Fly “Selectee” or Watch List to a secure, private server.

COA Partners with Ardentia [Published: 09-18-2008]
The integration of PLC into COA Solutions’ Collaborative Planning budgeting and forecasting system, enables users to perform annual and strategic planning.

The Master Data Dilemma [Published: 09-18-2008]
Bill Inmon looks at the two ways of thinking about master data as reference data and as subject area data.

Quality of Data and Quality in Context [Published: 09-18-2008]
There is value in an objective score for data, especially for direct comparison across different activities or data suppliers.

Teradata Corporation Introduces the Teradata Data Warehouse Appliance 2550 [Published: 09-18-2008]
The new appliance easily delivers up to five to 10 times performance improvement over other appliances at competitive price points, delivering the industry’s best price-performance appliance solution.

thincSoft Integrates thincVIew with Netezza Spatial [Published: 09-19-2008]
The partnership will take advantage of the growing need for location-specific information in today’s enterprises.

Pitney Bowes MapInfo Introduces MapXtreme [Published: 09-19-2008]
MapXtreme 2008 enables software developers and IT professionals to create custom mapping and location intelligence applications that provide tailored views of geographic data and automate and augment business processes.

Teradata Partners with Manthan Systems [Published: 09-19-2008]
The combination of Teradata's centralized, integrated data warehouse platform with Manthan's ARC 5.8 retail business intelligence solution enables large retail store chains to analyze and report on financial and operational performance.

DataMentors Partners with Cronin and Company [Published: 09-19-2008]
The strategic alliance successfully brings together expertise from all aspects of the marketing field to offer businesses an extremely cost effective, fully integrated marketing solutions suite.

ABI Research Completes Online End–User Survey [Published: 09-19-2008]
186 organizations worldwide responded to the survey, providing a detailed picture of the current state of RFID adoption and identifying key markets trends, system requirements, expenditures and more.

Serena Software Mashups Available On-Demand [Published: 09-19-2008]
Serena Mashups On-Demand offers new features to create more consumer – looking Mashups, which will encourage more end users to embrace Mashups as a way to solve simple business problems and be more productive.

Skytide Announces Availability of a Turn–Key Application [Published: 09-19-2008]
The new Skytide application offers online broadcasters and webcasters a simple, effective way to identify the details of video consumption across key segments.

Powering the Quest for Real-Time Business Intelligence [Published: 09-22-2008]
Sami Akbay explains why active data warehousing is an important, growing initiative for any organization striving to gain a stronger understanding of their customers and business and to excel in today’s competitive market.

SenSage Event Date Warehouse Speeds Corporate Decision Making [Published: 09-22-2008]
Exclusive interview featuring SenSage Inc.’s Jim Pflaging

Lyzasoft Introduces Lyza for Desktop Analysis [Published: 09-22-2008]
Lyza enables analysts to sythesize, explore and visualize data on their desktops.

ATi and Integrato Form Partnership [Published: 09-22-2008]
The partnership will provide the world's first automated one-to-one dynamic direct marketing communications solution using advanced science and technology to accurately predict results.

GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms Announces the Release of Proficy DataMart [Published: 09-22-2008]
Proficy DataMart reaches deep within manufacturing operations across a business to provide a single, unifying view into operational performance.

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to Acquire Entology, Inc. [Published: 09-22-2008]
The acquisition includes a group of client service professionals with significant industry, operational and IT expertise.

SPSS Announces that Cablecom GmbH Won First Place in the Customer – Strategy Category of the Gartner & 1to1 Customer Awards Program [Published: 09-22-2008]
SPSS Predictive Analytics provided the technological ingenuity that enabled the success of the program.

Infobright Unveils New Subscription Pricing that Makes Data Warehousing Affordable [Published: 09-22-2008]
The use of business intelligence is accelerating across all industries, outpacing the technical expertise and budget of many organizations.

As ad hoc queries increase, can you upgrade dashboards on the fly? [Published: 09-22-2008] login required

SAS and Wipro Technologies Partner [Published: 09-22-2008]
Together, the two companies will deliver BI and analytics software solutions to meet increasing global demand across various industries.

JNetDirect Partners with Dataupia [Published: 09-22-2008]
This partnership will provide customers with a complete business intelligence solution with enhanced reporting, dashboard, data ETL and data warehousing capabilities.

MythosTech S.r.l. Becomes SeeWhy's Distributor for Italy [Published: 09-23-2008]
MythosTech is the company’s first partner based in Italy and is responsible for the distribution and marketing of SeeWhy in Italy.

RSR's Research Study Finds Many Retailers are Confused About the Business Processes [Published: 09-23-2008]
While RSR's benchmarks typically find ROI, cultural resistance to change, and tangled, difficult to change infrastructures the biggest internal issues retailers face, Real–time BI poses very different, more basic challenges.

TIBCO Software Continues its Market Leadership in CEP [Published: 09-23-2008]
TIBCO marks another year as the undisputed CEP leader.

Kalido Unveils New Subscription-Based Offering of the Kalido Information Engine [Published: 09-23-2008]
The more manageable cost structure will allow the mid–market to implement BI programs without the massive risk, capital and resources that typify a enterprise BI projects.

NHP Electrical Engineering Products and Jetset Travelworld Group Select iQ4bis [Published: 09-23-2008]
Each organization will utilize the iQ4bis solution for increased visibility into the transactional and operational information for competitive advantage in their respective industries.

Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 Previewed [Published: 09-23-2008]
Latest release offers significant enhancements across human resources, financials, supply chain and CRM applications.

Business Intelligence Opportunities – A General Overview [Published: 09-23-2008]
This overview of the broad concept of business intelligence is adapted from The Profit Impact of Business Intelligence.

Exploring Ethics in Business Intelligence [Published: 09-23-2008]
Ethical practices affect the very nature of an organization’s processes, products and services.

Business Insight/CMU-RC to Host Green IT Seminar [Published: 09-23-2008]
Business Insight, a CMU-RC Consulting Group, will host "Plan it Green: Producing Increased Value through Predictive Analytics," October 2nd in Livonia, Michigan.

The State of Louisiana Selects SAP [Published: 09-24-2008]
The deal marks a strategic win over competitors Oracle and CGI, while building on SAP's momentum in U.S. public sector.

Hyundai Securities Selects Teradata [Published: 09-24-2008]
Hyundai Securities first adopted Teradata's customer relationship management and data warehousing technology in 1999.

Lexalytics Announces Two New Customer Initiatives [Published: 09-24-2008]
The momentum is fueled by increasing demand for sentiment analysis and entity extraction capabilities that help companies quickly discover, react and respond to market biases or opinions.

Jaspersoft Translates European Roots into Commercial Success Across the Region [Published: 09-24-2008]
New customers, partners represent Jaspersoft's growth throughout Europe.

CDC Announces that More than 45 Customers are Planning to Deploy the Pivotal 6.0 CRM Platform [Published: 09-24-2008]
Pivotal CRM 6.0 provides task–based navigation, embedded Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Microsoft Office System 2007 applications, easy customization, a smart client user interface, high user adoption and a low total cost of ownership.

Infobionics Releases Beta Version 2 of the Infobionics Cellular DBMS [Published: 09-24-2008]
This industry–first capability allows you to more quickly locate and refine both what you’re looking for and where to find it.

GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms Releases Proficy DataMart [Published: 09-24-2008]
Proficy data mart reaches deep within manufacturing operations across a business to provide a single, unifying view into operational performance.

Using Enterprise 2.0 for Business Intelligence, Part 6 [Published: 09-24-2008]
In this sixth article in a continuing series, Colin White looks at new web technologies for building richer and more flexible web-based business intelligence applications.

Shaw Industries Selects Varicent [Published: 09-25-2008]
Shaw Industries Group has chosen Varicent SPM to track variable pay for 2000 payees across its commercial and residential lines of business.

Quantivo and Netezza Partner [Published: 09-25-2008]
This partnership will make it seamless for companies to extend the power of their Netezza data warehouse appliance to include Quantivo's unique Affinity Analytics capabilities.

Oracle Introduces the HP Oracle Database Machine [Published: 09-25-2008]
The HP Oracle Database Machine delivers 10x faster performance than current Oracle data warehouses.

The Short-Lived Data Mart [Published: 09-25-2008]
Bill Inmon discusses the short life span of data marts and provides some reasons for this phenomenon.

Data Warehouses, Schemas and Decision Support Basics [Published: 09-25-2008]
Dan Power explains why a data warehouse is not a complete decision support system, but rather a dominant component for a data-driven decision support system.

AMB Releases an In-Stream Data Profiling Option [Published: 09-25-2008]
In-Stream profiling provides the capability to compare an incoming or outgoing data stream to a baseline to assess the data stream's match to guidelines.

Oracle BI Suite EE Plus Introduces New Integrations with Oracle Enterprise Performance Management [Published: 09-25-2008]
Oracle's approach helps customers to simplify computing environments, lower cost and risk, and provides greater choice and flexibility.

Actuate Unveils Actuate for Sustainability Management [Published: 09-25-2008]
The application has over 100 built–in metrics available to organizations, enabling them to effectively manage and measure key indicators such as employee satisfaction, environmental impact, access to training and education and community engagement.

Stortext Launches Omnidox [Published: 09-25-2008]
Omnidox is an Internet based, hosted document management and workflow solution.

Pacific Coast Companies Deploys Predictive Analytics Software from SPSS [Published: 09-26-2008]
The organization sought to proactively mitigate risk, generate revenue and control expenses, so it selected SPSS Predictive Analytics data mining technology for its ease–of–use and flexible architecture.

Patni Computer Systems Unveils Patni Financial Exchange Management [Published: 09-26-2008]
Patni Financial Exchange Management, streamlines the operations of stock, commodity and mercantile exchanges.

Quest Announces the Latest Version of Foglight Database Performance Analysis [Published: 09-26-2008]
The new version addresses the needs of customers who increasingly deploy Performance Analysis across the enterprise and rely on it to alert them of changes, baseline deviations, threshold violations and tuning opportunities.

Greenplum Announces General Availability of Greenplum Database 3.2 [Published: 09-26-2008]
With Greenplum Database 3.2 featuring MapReduce, Greenplum is delivering on the promise of parallel computing and the promise of multicore computing efficiency.

Bayer CropScience Renews its Commitment to use Linguamatics’ I2E Semantic Knowledge [Published: 09-26-2008]
Bayer CropScience has been using I2E since mid–2007, primarily for the analysis of patents and scientific literature.

Moneynoodle and Teksouth Enter Into a Strategic Relationship [Published: 09-26-2008]
The relationship will merge Teksouth’s expertise in data analytics with moneynoodle’s mission of helping money make sense.

The Path Toward Pervasive Business Intelligence at Smith Barney’s Global Stock Plan Services [Published: 09-28-2008]
Learn how Smith Barney Global Stock Plan Services (GSPS) improved customer service and provided new BI capabilities to their staff with Actuate. login required

Composite Information Server has been Certified for Interoperability with HP Neoview [Published: 09-29-2008]
The Composite Information Server delivers advanced data virtualization software for quick access to business-critical information regardless of data source or geographical location.

Attensity Announces Tremendous Momentum in 2008 [Published: 09-29-2008]
Attensity won the 2008 KMWorld "Trend-Setter" Award for the fifth consecutive year.

Premier Manufacturing Support Services Selects Information Builders [Published: 09-29-2008]
The initiative is a key component of Premier’s vision of being the preferred industrial service partner to the world’s leading manufacturers.

iQ4bis and Tectura South Asia Partner [Published: 09-29-2008]
Tectura South Asia will sell and support the industry–leading iQ4bis software suite in the Asia Pacific region.

Quantrix Collaborates with Professor Jeffrey Gramlich of the University of Southern Maine [Published: 09-29-2008]
Quantrix 64 is the business modeling and analytics software solution developed by Quantrix.

Greenplum Introduces New Training Courses [Published: 09-29-2008]
Greenplum's new courses equip customers and partners with the knowledge required to administer and optimize Greenplum Database in a wide range of business intelligence environments.

QSM Announces SLIM Suite 7.0 [Published: 09-29-2008]
QSM enables organizations to estimate, track, and benchmark their software development and maintenance projects.

Composite Software Announces its Composite Information Server is Certified for Interoperability with the HP Neoview Enterprise Data Warehouse Platform [Published: 09-30-2008]
Customers can save money and improve data accessibility by leveraging the joint HP Neoview and Composite Software solution.

Success Metrics Launches Birst [Published: 09-30-2008]
Birst allows users to go from data to dashboards in minutes.

Improving Business Intelligence: The Six Sigma Way [Published: 09-30-2008]
This article describes a business intelligence continuing improvement program that is based on Six Sigma concepts and methods. It includes a discussion of the Six Sigma breakthrough formula and how it is used.

First Steps To and Beyond Operational Business Intelligence [Published: 09-30-2008]
This article outlines some steps organizations can take as they move from "traditional" business intelligence (BI) toward operational business intelligence and enterprise decision management.

SAP AG and Business Objects Announce New Offerings [Published: 09-30-2008]
The latest certification and solution are the most recent examples of how SAP continues to lead the market with solutions for global trade compliance.

RiskTech Announces a Number of Key Achievements [Published: 09-30-2008]
RiskTech has won three new consulting and implementation contracts in the U.S. in the areas of credit and operational risk.

CSC Signs New Information Technology Services Contract with the UK's Royal Mail [Published: 09-30-2008]
Contract to deliver a national mobile service to 25,000 delivery vehicles in its letters and parcels operation.

CallMiner and Co-nexus Execute a Reseller Agreement [Published: 09-30-2008]
The integrated offering will address the specific challenges and opportunities of small-to-medium-sized contact centers by adding speech analytics to the CXM Recording and Quality Monitoring solution from Co-nexus, Inc.

Management Information Tools, Inc. to Offer MITS Report Product as an Ad Hoc Reporting Tool for the High Performance InterSystems CACHÉ Object Database [Published: 09-30-2008]
MITS is a supplier of business intelligence (BI) and reporting tools for MultiValue (MV) databases.

Discuss the challenges of integrating on premises and software as a service (SaaS) applications. [Published: 09-30-2008] login required