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November 2009 - Business Intelligence Content Archive

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Noetix Acquires Jaros Technologies for Business Analytics [Published: 11-02-2009]

Ardentia Business Intelligence Tools Chosen by South London Healthcare NHS Trust [Published: 11-02-2009]
South London Healthcare NHS Trust will use Ardentia’s business intelligence tools to support merger activities and help improve Trust performance.

Attunity Extends Partnership with Microsoft [Published: 11-02-2009]
Partnership helps customers address the challenges they are facing regarding real-time business intelligence and consistency of business information across heterogeneous data silos.

Kale Consultants Partners with MAIA Intelligence for 1KEY BI [Published: 11-02-2009]
Kale Consultants and MAIA Intelligence Pvt. Ltd. enter into a partnership to jointly help address the business intelligence (BI) requirements of the logistics and transportation Industry

Composite Information Server 5.1 Announced by Composite Software [Published: 11-02-2009]
Composite Software, Inc., began shipping Composite Information Server 5.1.

WhereScape Integrated Data Warehouse Development Environment Selected by IPC, a SUBWAY Purchasing Cooperative [Published: 11-03-2009]
The SUBWAY franchisee-owned and operated company is using WhereScape RED to build its Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Data Warehouse.

Klipfolio Prioritizes KPI Visibility for Daily Performance Decisions [Published: 11-03-2009]
Exclusive interview featuring Klipfolio’s Allan Wille

Klipfolio Emphasizes KPI Visibility as Key to Daily Performance Decisions [Published: 11-03-2009]
Exclusive interview featuring Klipfolio’s Allan Wille

Ochsner Health System Exec Describes Award-Winning Implementation of EMPI from Inititate Systems [Published: 11-03-2009]
Ochsner CIO Chris Belmont discusses his implementation of a scalable enterprise master person index in an interview with BeyeNETWORK Editor Mary Jo Nott.

myDIALS Selected by Janiczek & Company to Monitor and Manage Key Performance Metrics [Published: 11-03-2009]
SaaS-based solution from myDials to assist this leading wealth management firm improve client service and drive business growth.

Three Decades of Serving Federal Government Celebrated by Aquilent [Published: 11-03-2009]
Aquilent continues to deliver measurable customer results and helps government respond to President Obama’s technology strategy.

Predictive Modeling at the Transaction Level [Published: 11-03-2009]
Terry Hipolito describes the implementation of a simple policy component to efficiently apply predictive and risk models into the work flow.

Sales and Marketing Trends in Social Media, Engagement, Enterprise Marketing Management and Business Intelligence [Published: 11-03-2009]
Larry Goldman shares his take-aways from the Gartner 2009 CRM Summit and the Alterian Engaging Times Summit. login required

Talend Announces New Version of its Enterprise Open Source Data Quality Solutions [Published: 11-03-2009]
The new versions of Talend Open Profiler and Talend Data Quality enable organizations of any size to better manage their corporate data.

Birst Announces Comprehensive Cloud BI Suite – Birst 4 [Published: 11-03-2009]
Software-as-a-service (SaaS) business intelligence (BI) solution enbables pervasive BI at any organization.

Banking Business Intelligence Application Announced by SwiftKnowledge [Published: 11-03-2009]
SwiftKnowledge Customer Product Retention empowers bank branch managers and marketing teams to analyze customer acquisition and retention data over time in order to identify trends related to specific campaigns, demographics or geographies.

Oco’s New Solution Provides Powerful, Actionable Analytics Capabilities to Help Companies Achieve Greater Business Performance [Published: 11-03-2009]
Oco Customer & Sales Management Analytics solution is an innovative business analytics solution that provides companies with a 360-degree view of their customers.

Clarabridge Text Mining Solution Deployed by Choice Hotels [Published: 11-03-2009]
Choice Hotels International, Inc. has initiated the deployment of the Clarabridge Content Mining Platform to enhance guest satisfaction rates and increase efficiency for its franchisees.

A Technical Overview of the Sun Oracle Exadata Storage Server and Database Machine [Published: 11-04-2009]
This white paper outlines how Oracle Exadata and the Sun Oracle Database Machine provide a unified database platform that accelerates database performance allowing you to be more productive, easily scales to handle incremental growth and delivers mission-critical data availability and protection. login required

Oracle’s Performance Management Applications: Drive Profitable Growth Across the Enterprise [Published: 11-04-2009]
Hyperion performance management applications deliver a wide range of business benefits as well as IT benefits. This overview outlines key benefits that include: Improved performance across the enterprise Delivery of predictable results Improved confidence and compliance Increased business velocity Improved user productivity and lower training costs Reduced cost of ownership login required

Shewhart, Deming and Data [Published: 11-04-2009]
Malcolm Chisholm says that a brief reprise of some of the ideas in Walter Shewhart's 1939 book is in order, along with W. Edwards Deming's comments, because they seem to relate not just to data quality, but to data itself.

Attensity Analyze for VOC Version 5.2 Provides New Capabilities for Customer Analytics [Published: 11-04-2009]
Attensity Analyze for VOC offers users deeper capabilities for understanding and acting on customer feedback.

Teradata Announces that Ufone Will Expand its Teradata Active Enterprise Data Warehouse [Published: 11-04-2009]
Ufone expands its Teradata Active Enterprise Data Warehouse to help improve customer service.

EMC Expanded Services and Solutions for Microsoft Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse and SQL Server Enable Timely and Relevant Business Insight [Published: 11-04-2009]
The new offerings demonstrate EMC's commitment to helping organizations fully leverage their information for better insight, decision making and competitive advantage.

Chaucer Insurance Selects Harte-Hanks Trillium Software for Data Governance, Risk and Compliance [Published: 11-04-2009]
Chaucer, one of Lloyd's of London's leading independent insurance underwriting groups, will use Harte-Hanks Trillium Software to ensure the quality of the data it uses to guide its syndicates toward maintaining a profitable, yet risk-balanced business book compliant with their approved underwriting capacities.

Analyzer from Pentaho Released as First Deliverable in Agile BI Initiative [Published: 11-04-2009]
This new ease-of-use business intelligence (BI) development capability will further enable widespread adoption of Pentaho amongst the technical personnel responsible for building BI applications.

Maximizing Operational Efficiency with Oracle Business Intelligence Applications [Published: 11-05-2009]
Global competition and pricing pressures place an extraordinary demand on organizations to strive for new levels of efficiency, innovation and competitiveness. This technology highlights how BI applications can integrate information across data sources and departments, provide a single, integrated view of customer and enterprise information, and enable greater alignment of decisions and execution to drive higher customer profitability and share of wallet. login required

Maximizing Customer Value with Oracle Business Intelligence Applications [Published: 11-05-2009]
The process of finding, acquiring and supporting customers is arguably the most important and strategic business activity within an organization. Business intelligence (BI) applications can enable organizations to maximize the value of each customer relationship and interaction, growing revenues and profits while optimizing the efficiency of customer-facing processes. This technology brief highlights how BI applications can integrate information across data sources and departments; provide a single, integrated view of customer and enterprise information; and enable greater alignment of decisions and execution to drive higher customer profitability and share of wallet. login required

Data Integration Transformed with SnapStore from SnapLogic [Published: 11-05-2009]
SnapStore enables rapid and easy solutions to data integration challenges using the SnapLogic DataFlow data integration platform.

Syncsort's MVP Accelerates Benefits and Reduces Risks of Physical-to-Virtual Server Migration [Published: 11-05-2009]
Syncsort's MVP service is performed by technical specialists who help plan, manage, verify and rapidly deploy minimally-disruptive physical to virtual migration of data, applications and servers.

Civitium LLC Joins Quantrix Partner Program [Published: 11-05-2009]
Civitium LLC has joined its partner program to offer Quantrix Modeler software and services to clients.

BIReady is Now Available for Free [Published: 11-05-2009]
This no license fee, just maintenance offer is valid until the end of the year.

Why Do Industry Giants Get Caught Flat-Footed? [Published: 11-05-2009]
Will some of the new, promising technologies take established industry giants by surprise? Bill Inmon thinks they might.

An Interview with Malcolm Gladwell [Published: 11-05-2009]
In this interview with Lou Agosta, Malcolm Gladwell shares his views on Enron, the Wall Street meltdown and what it takes to get really good at something. login required

IBM Launches Business Analytics Center of Competency in India [Published: 11-06-2009]
The Center will house experts with unique skills and expertise in deploying IBM patented analytics capabilities and assets that address specific, targeted analytical applications.

Business Intelligence Conundrum [Published: 11-07-2009]
What if you could build business intelligence into your software applications and reduce your R&D and support costs? Learn how Stonefield Query can provide a BI/reporting solution which is specifically customized for your applications. login required

BKV Selects SAS Visual Data Discovery’s Advanced Analytics [Published: 11-09-2009]
BKV’s analytics department is using SAS Visual Data Discovery’s advanced analytics, exploratory data analysis and interactive data visualization to optimize national direct-response campaigns.

Pervasive Software Launches Pervasive Data Integrator on Pervasive DataCloud 2 [Published: 11-09-2009]
The combination allows customers and partners to rapidly configure and deliver Integration-as-a-Service solutions that dramatically cut traditional integration costs.

A Business Intelligence Report is a “Thesis” that Requires Effective Writing [Published: 11-09-2009]
Richard Herschel will offer his business intelligence students a new course on critical writing skills that are often lacking in recent graduates.

Jackson National Life Insurance Company Selects CSC [Published: 11-10-2009]
Jackson National Life Insurance Company has licensed CSC's Business Analytics software to access and analyze business intelligence information from its multiple financial services systems.

ClearPeaks Launches Business Intelligence Training Academy [Published: 11-10-2009]
Developing a team of internal BI experts and skilled end-users is a key factor in the success and sustainability of any BI investment.

BOARD Announces the Release of Board Financial Consolidation [Published: 11-10-2009]
Board Financial Consolidation (BFC) is a solution to the consolidation and reporting requirements of international groups of companies.

Panopticon Releases Version 5.3 of Panopticon EX Visual Data Analytics Software [Published: 11-10-2009]
The new version allows rapid deployment at the workgroup or enterprise level and allows users to visualize data from virtually any source, including real-time streaming feeds.

Get More from BI by Understanding Your Analysis Needs [Published: 11-10-2009]
Only when you deliver on the breadth of analysis needs in your user communities can you truly unleash the power of business intelligence (BI) to drive better decisions and results. login required

iDashboards Announces Spanish Version for iDashboards Software [Published: 11-10-2009]
iDashboards 6.5 includes many new features including input parameters, analytics, new charts and much more, the new language capabilities should help iDashboards continue to expand its presence globally.

bizjournals, Inc. Selects Caspio [Published: 11-10-2009]
bizjournals Inc. has selected Caspio's enterprise solution for building and deploying database-driven cloud applications.

Intermountain Healthcare Implements Initiate Interoperable Health [Published: 11-10-2009]
The system will facilitate advanced clinical decision support within an environment of information sharing.

NGC Introduces ARMS [Published: 11-10-2009]
ARMS puts powerful, flexible and easy-to-use information management and reporting capabilities in the hands of the user community.

High Availability Using WebSphere MQSeries [Published: 11-10-2009]
Learn about high availability (HA), the business drivers behind it, how it is measured and architectural guidelines to achieve it. This paper explicitly addresses the various HA options for WebSphere MQSeries in different practical business scenarios. login required

Oracle Unveils Oracle GoldenGate [Published: 11-10-2009]
Oracle GoldenGate allows real-time data movement between heterogeneous source and target systems with minimal overhead on the IT infrastructure.

Martin’s Point Health Care Achieves 1,185% ROI with Payback in One Month Thanks to IBM Cognos BI [Published: 11-10-2009]
The new BICC reduced the costs of report creation and improved the productivity of data users.

Hudson’s Bay Company Selects QuantiSense [Published: 11-10-2009]
Hudson’s Bay Company has selected QuantiSense retail analytics and business intelligence application to help standardize the company’s enterprise-wide approach to inventory accounting.

Casual Male Selects Netezza [Published: 11-10-2009]
Casual Male has selected the Netezza data warehouse appliance to gain deeper insight into its existing data and to meet its goal of serving customer needs in a quick and efficient manner.

SharePoint360 has Been Accepted into a Microsoft Early Adoption Program [Published: 11-10-2009]
SharePoint360 was selected as a result of its work in highlighting Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 within Microsoft SharePoint Server.

bet365 Selects Kognitio WX2 [Published: 11-10-2009]
bet365 has installed Kognitio WX2 high performance analytical database in order to gain insight and intelligence from data.

CDC Software Completes Acquisition of Activplant Corporation [Published: 11-10-2009]
The acquisition of Activplant Corporation is expected to position CDC Factory as a market-leading solution in the packaged Manufacturing Operations Management solutions space.

MedRisk, LLC to Offer Clients Benefit Informatics Data Analysis and Reporting Solutions [Published: 11-10-2009]
MedRisk, LLC has contracted with Benefit Informatics to assist clients in managing risk by integrating proven data analysis and reporting solutions.

JDA Software Group to Acquire i2 Technologies [Published: 11-10-2009]
The combination of the two companies creates a global leader in the market for supply chain planning and optimization.

CSC Ranks as World's Sixth Largest Software Company by Software Magazine [Published: 11-10-2009]
CSC was ranked the sixth largest, up from eighth the previous year, with calendar year 2008 revenue of $16.5 billion. CSC was also named the leader in the Outsourcing Services category.

Quantivo Announces Quantivo for E-Commerce [Published: 11-10-2009]
This analytics solution was created by combining Quantivo's unique, award-winning Behavioral Analytics technology with real-world expertise gained from working with leading e-commerce companies.

SAS Business Analytics gives Blue Cross and Blue Shield an Advantage as US Health Insurance Industry Considers Change [Published: 11-10-2009]
Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurers overwhelmingly seek benefits of the SAS Business Analytics Framework

How Executive Information Systems Evolved Into Performance Dashboards [Published: 11-10-2009]
Comparing executive information systems with performance dashboards, Craig Schiff states that the good news for business performance management is that now most vendors and many companies are getting it right.

Attensity Announces Attensity E-Service Version 6.1 [Published: 11-10-2009]
Attensity E-Service provides consistent, proactive and personalized customer experiences across every channel, via an easy-to-use service application.

Oracle Unveils Oracle GoldenGate [Published: 11-10-2009]
Fast real-time data integration for improved business insight and continuous availability.

Informatica 9 is a Comprehensive, Open Economical Platform [Published: 11-10-2009]
Informatica 9 is the largest release in last decade.

EDA Gives Clients Competitive Edge via Deduplication Tool [Published: 11-11-2009]
Equipment Data Associates' (EDA) goal is to provide its clients with metrics and analytical tools to gain strategic insights into customer behavior and identify new prospects. With such detail-driven data, EDA knew it had to ensure total and complete accuracy and solved the problem of duplicate records with MatchUp Object, a multiplatform API from Melissa Data. login required

Harnessing the Right Analytics in Auto Finance [Published: 11-11-2009]
This paper gives an overview of the importance of analytics in the auto finance industry. It also discusses the important areas in the auto finance business where analytics can play a significant role to improve the overall business performance for the enterprise. login required

Integration Pattern-Message Routing [Published: 11-11-2009]
The message-oriented middleware (MOM) approach for integrating applications is a current trend for enabling service integration and orchestration. When designing MOM integration solutions, routing messages is a key aspect to be considered for successful implementation. This paper discusses the different patterns of routing which can be implemented for architecting a winning MOM solution. login required

Decision Support System Outputs [Published: 11-11-2009]
Dan Power emphasizes that decision support system designers and builders need to understand exactly what information a manager needs and wants in a specific decision situation.

IBM Opens Advanced Analytics Center in Washington, D.C. [Published: 11-11-2009]
The new IBM Analytics Solution Center in Washington, D.C., will draw on the expertise of more than 400 IBM researchers, experts in advanced software platforms, and consultants with deep industry knowledge in areas such as transportation, social services, public safety, customs and border management, revenue management, defense, logistics, healthcare and education.

Connotate Announces Developer Edition to the Agent Community GEN2 Platform [Published: 11-11-2009]
Connotate’s feature rich Developer Edition enables developers and programmers to customize Agents using Microsoft’s award-winning Visual Studio.

Xetsa Joins the Visual Mining Partner Program [Published: 11-11-2009]
Xetsa joins the Visual Mining Partner Program as a value-added reseller for NetCharts Performance Dashboards (NCPD).

Schumacher Group Chooses Hitachi Consulting for BI Implementation [Published: 11-11-2009]
Gwen Guillotte speaks with BeyeNETWORK Editor Mary Jo Nott about the value a business intelligence solution provides for a smaller-sized business.

Truviso Reveals a Technology Breakthrough [Published: 11-11-2009]
This innovative unique-user tracking feature is part of Truviso’s Continuous Analytics software version 3.2.

Data Governance for Data Warehousing: Top Five Critical Success Factors [Published: 11-12-2009]
Data governance for your data warehouse is a great starting point for undertaking an enterprise data governance initiative so that your data warehouse information can be as accurate and clean as possible. This white paper reviews the five critical success factors for a fully governed data warehouse. login required

Lixto to Launch Online Competitive Pricing Tool for Hotels [Published: 11-12-2009]
This lastest version of Hotel OMI can manage data extraction for up to 100 specific online hotel websites with preconfigured online reports and dashboards designed to be used by revenue managers of hotel chains and their hotel managers.

Information Quality Professionals as Consumer Advocates [Published: 11-12-2009]
Larry English emphasizes that the challenge for IQ professionals today is to help executive leadership bring back a true customer focus.

Carlsberg Importers Selects QlikView [Published: 11-12-2009]
Carlsberg Importers has successfully implemented QlikView for a single view of sales, customer and product analysis.

ParAccel and Database Architechs Partner [Published: 11-12-2009]
As a ParAccel partner, Database Architechs will integrate ParAccel Analytic Database (PADB) into custom-developed information systems and assist ParAccel customers with maximizing the analytic capacity of PADB.

St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Manages Costs and Improves Health Needs of Community with Actuate Performance Management Solution [Published: 11-12-2009]
BeyeNETWORK Editor Mary Jo Nott interviews Malcolm Hopkins about the performance management solution deployed across 30 departments and 50 different projects at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital.

Cloud9 Analytics Integrates Goals, Bookings and Sales Data For salesforce.com Customers [Published: 11-13-2009]
Industry’s first unified sales pipeline movement dashboard yields new sales management capabilities.

Universal Data Quality [Published: 11-16-2009]
Highly accurate, effective and efficient data matching is vitally important — it is at the heart of successful MDM, CDI, PIM, data quality and other data-focused initiatives, products and offerings. In a recent Gartner analysis, Netrics was identified as the only easily embeddable matching system — “enabling the deployment of data quality-related services inside any type of application.” login required

Trends in the Healthcare Business Intelligence Marketplace [Published: 11-16-2009]
Jason Oliveira looks at the trends in health information technology, emphasizing that exploiting the wealth data remains a formidable challenge for today’s healthcare organizations.

Saddle Creek Deploys MicroStrategy for Enhanced Reporting and Analytics [Published: 11-16-2009]
Saddle Creek Corporation has deployed MicroStrategy software to provide its customers with access to expanded, real-time reporting capabilities.

SAP AG Announces the Continued Momentum for its SAP BusinessObjects OnDemand Offerings [Published: 11-16-2009]
SAP BusinessObjects OnDemand offerings are delivered as SaaS and complement a company's existing BI investments, they help deliver quick value to business units at minimal cost, without dependency on IT.

Aster Data and SAS Partner [Published: 11-16-2009]
Aster Data will work with SAS to help companies manage vast and growing data volumes, perform deep data analysis, and benefit from faster business insights.

OPERA Announces OPERA for Oracle Environments [Published: 11-16-2009]
OPERA tightly integrates Texas Memory Systems’ Flash Solid State Disks with Oracle 11g, Oracle ASM, and Oracle Real Application Clusters to ensure that every performance sensitive I/O is handled at RamSan speed.

Siperian Announces New Enhancements to its Siperian Business Data Director Offering [Published: 11-16-2009]
The new version of Business Data Director significantly improves the overall productivity of business users by allowing them to customize the look and feel of the application to suit their preferences.

U.S. Navy Awarded CSC a Task Order to Support the Littoral Combat Ship Program Office [Published: 11-16-2009]
Under the terms of the task order, CSC will provide program, business and financial management; systems and life cycle engineering and support; and production planning for LCS seaframes and combat systems currently under construction by Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics.

Composite Software, Inc. Announces the Availability of the "TDWI Checklist Report: Data Federation" by Wayne Eckerson, Director of Research, TDWI [Published: 11-16-2009]
The report defines data federation, and explains when and how enterprises should use data federation middleware to fulfill critical information needs, faster with fewer resources.

Lockheed Martin has Awarded CSC a Subcontract to Provide Data Capture Center Support for the U.S. Census Bureau [Published: 11-16-2009]
Under the terms of the agreement, CSC will operate the Baltimore Data Capture Center to capture data for the U.S. Census Bureau.

NextIO Signs Deal with Texas Memory Systems [Published: 11-16-2009]
NextIO will provide data center customers with an extremely high performance storage solution that is highly space efficient.

Teradata Selects Symantec [Published: 11-16-2009]
Symantec NetBackup will be the primary backup, archive and recovery (BAR) software technology to support the Teradata Purpose-Built Platform Family.

SAS and Netezza Expand Partnership [Published: 11-16-2009]
SAS and Netezza Corporation have expanded their partnership to bring in-database analytic processing to mutual customers.

Melissa Data Announces New IP Locator Object [Published: 11-16-2009]
Melissa Data's new solution allows users to identify where Internet visitors are coming from to help increase click-through and sales.

Clarabridge Announces the General Availability of Clarabridge Enterprise 4 [Published: 11-16-2009]
The new version makes the implementation and operation of customer experience management programs easier in multi-departmental deployments

Text Data Quality [Published: 11-17-2009]
Seth Grimes emphasizes that understanding text data quality concepts and techniques is imperative if you want to take full advantage of the full-spectrum of enterprise information sources available, and he offers 5 text data quality lessons.

Hitachi Consulting Wins BeyeNETWORK Award for Helping Schumacher Group Improve Emergency Care in Hospitals [Published: 11-17-2009]
Hitachi Consulting received the BeyeNETWORK 2009 Vision Award for Business Impact in the Business Intelligence category.

Starview Technology Announces the Availability of Starview Smart Enterprise Platform v 6.0 [Published: 11-17-2009]
The Smart Enterprise Platform enables business users to detect patterns of behavior in real-time, gain insight into these patterns and predict outcomes, and drive actions based on the insights.

Jinfonet Software Announces the General Availability of JReport 9.1 [Published: 11-17-2009]
JReport Cloud provides agility for rapidly and inexpensively re-provisioning infrastructure resources, greatly reduces the cost on hardware, software and services when users pay only for what they use.

Nstein Technologies Announces the Release of Semantic Site Search [Published: 11-17-2009]
3S leverages Nstein's patented text-mining technology to power a new kind of site search.

Come and Get It! Making Business Intelligence More Consumable, Part 2 [Published: 11-17-2009]
In this second part of a three-part series, Claudia Imhoff and Colin White describe the information requirements for the two types of information workers and outline approaches that can help satisfy those requirements while at the same time making information more consumable.

Panopticon Data Visualization Software Available to Customers in Russia, Brazil, Sweden and China [Published: 11-17-2009]
These new partner firms provide a range of professional services to support Panopticon implementations and are capable of integrating the firm's products into the BI infrastructure for client companies.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Awarded CSC the Information Technology Infrastructure Operations IDIQ Contract [Published: 11-17-2009]
Under the terms of the agreement, CSC is one of two companies eligible to compete for task orders in two of the four functional areas defined in the IDIQ.

Gryphon's Enhanced Version 3.1 of PrivacyAdvisor is Now Available on the Salesforce.com AppExchange [Published: 11-17-2009]
PrivacyAdvisor for Salesforce CRM certifies federal and state compliance with contact privacy laws in real time across all channels and displays the result directly within Salesforce CRM.

Foster Hinshaw Returns to Dataupia as Chief Executive Officer [Published: 11-18-2009]
Hinshaw, known as the father of data warehouse appliances, founded Dataupia to drive appliance technology into the mainstream data warehousing market.

EMANIO Offers Predictive Analytics and BI Software for Competitive One-Two Punch [Published: 11-18-2009]
EMANIO gives businesses the foresight needed to proactively adjust to changing customer needs and behaviors, market dynamics and risk.

Syncsort Announces New Channel Strategy Raising the Bar on its Commitment to the Reseller Channel [Published: 11-18-2009]
The new strategy is designed to enable reseller partners to create value with advanced solutions and service offerings that meet today's critical data protection and data management challenges.

ACL Laboratories Selects Accenx Exchange [Published: 11-18-2009]
ACL Laboratories has chosen Accenx Exchange to provide rapid and seamless EMR integration from ACL Laboratories to its customers, including physician practices and other reference labs.

Kickfire Announces the Top 3 Organizations Demonstrating the Most Compelling Stories of Data Warehouse Pain [Published: 11-18-2009]
Kickfire announced that Discovery Solutions, Handmark and Globalpark were selected as the top 3 organizations demonstrating the most compelling stories of data warehouse pain.

Callidus Software Unveils New Cloud Computing Products at Dreamforce '09 [Published: 11-18-2009]
The suite of cloud-based solutions helps companies of all sizes optimize their sales compensation processes, from sales plan distribution and sign off, to commission projections, claims and approvals.

Expanding Business Intelligence Accessibility Through Dashboards [Published: 11-18-2009]
Lyndsay Wise explains that the use of dashboards can help organizations achieve greater visibility and overall insights without requiring huge overall business intelligence investments. login required

Open, Interoperable Cloud Computing [Published: 11-18-2009]
Mike Evans, Red Hat's Vice President of Corporate Development, and Cyrus Golkar, the BeyeNETWORK's cloud computing expert, discuss Red Hat’s strategy for cloud computing and provide helpful advice for organizations that would like to benefit from cloud computing. login required

Quantivo Announces Quantivo for Online Media [Published: 11-18-2009]
Quantivo for Online Media is a complete behavioral analytics solution that includes 22 of the most critical online media audience behavior insights as out-of-the box reports.

SAP Opens its Doors to SAP Customers and Partners to Create New Business Solutions at SAP Co-Innovation Lab in Bangalore, India [Published: 11-18-2009]
SAP Co-Innovation Lab in Bangalore, India, has opened its doors to SAP partners and customers for collaborative development projects intended to address the most pressing business concerns in their respective industries.

SAP and Microsoft Help Customers Improve Business Planning and Consolidations [Published: 11-18-2009]
Microsoft Corporation supports the SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation application, version for the Microsoft platform, as a preferred solution for customers running their business applications on the Microsoft platform.

Infobright and Talend Announce Availability of Two Integrated Virtual Machines [Published: 11-18-2009]
The joint solutions give developers the ability to quickly and easily download, install, test and deploy a powerful, self-managing analytic database in conjunction with a market-leading ETL tool and business intelligence functionality.

Companies are using SAP BusinessObjects GRC Solutions to Improve and Automate their Compliance and Risk Management Processes [Published: 11-18-2009]
Customers are using SAP solutions to help achieve higher compliance ratings, promote substantial cost savings and help increase transparency across different lines of business to operate more efficiently in regulatory-mandated industries.

Coffing Data Warehousing Announces Partnership with Microsoft [Published: 11-19-2009]
Coffing DW’s Nexus query tool will ship with every Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse.

Why Has Data Mining Struggled So Much? [Published: 11-19-2009]
While Bill Inmon agrees that data mining has struggled over the years, he contends that it is still too early to call the practice a bust. login required

Entity and Identification [Published: 11-19-2009]
David Loshin looks at the problem organizations face when attempting to consolidate customer data for reporting and analysis, especially in support of business activities such as customer retention or cross-selling and up-selling. login required

BOARD International Releases BOARD 7.1 [Published: 11-19-2009]
BOARD 7.1 is an all-in-one flagship product that integrates BI and CPM in a seamless self-service environment.

SAP Named a Market Leader in Business Performance Solutions by Forrester Research [Published: 11-19-2009]
In the November 2009 report – "The Forrester Wave: Business Performance Solutions, Q4 2009" – SAP was positioned as a leader and ranked with the strongest overall current offering 1 out of 10 other vendors.

Telerx Leads an Interactive Workshop Entitled A Brave New World: Emerging Customer Relationships in Social Media [Published: 11-19-2009]
Workshop participants discussed how leaders can use this channel to increase loyalty and drive value for their organizations.

Nebraska Educational Service Unit #1 Selects InetSoft’s BI Software [Published: 11-19-2009]
Nebraska Educational Service Unit #1 uses InetSoft’s Style Scope business intelligence application to gain advanced analytics and reporting on student performance and programs run by the special education department.

Symphony Metreo Launches Operations Services [Published: 11-19-2009]
Operations Services is a new set of technology-enabled service offerings for sales and operations planning, revenue management and pricing.

Janya Launches Semantex4.5 [Published: 11-19-2009]
Semantex4.5 is the latest version of Janya's advanced text analytics platform.

Host Analytics Poised for Rapid Growth Per Forrester [Published: 11-20-2009]
Forrester refers to Host Analytics as having a well-rounded offering and a clear vision and strategy for BPS.

Market America Uses Automated Data Mastering to Drive Product Selection to Millions of Online Items [Published: 11-20-2009]
This massive scaling is enabled by automated data mastering solutions from Silver Creek Systems.

American Express Launches American Express Business Insights [Published: 11-20-2009]
American Express Business Insights is a new analytics and consulting organization that draws on the power and reach of the Company's global network to help business customers develop better-informed strategies to grow their business.

Oracle Named a Leader in Business Performance Solutions by Forrester Research, Inc. [Published: 11-20-2009]
According to a November 2009 report from independent analyst firm Forrester Research, Oracle is a leader in business performance solutions (BPS).

Impax Laboratories Selects IBM Business Analytics [Published: 11-20-2009]
Impax Laboratories, Inc. is using IBM business analytics technology to gain stronger insights into their business and better predict risks and market opportunities.

Nottingham Trent University Selects IBM Business Analytics Technology [Published: 11-20-2009]
The IBM business analytics technology will help streamline information on finance, human resources, estate and student records.

Silver Creek Systems Announces that Partsearch Technologies has Selected DataLens System [Published: 11-23-2009]
Partsearch Technologies has selected the DataLens System to standardize, cleanse, enrich and repurpose supplier data allowing them to rapidly scale-up the number of sources and automate the on-boarding of new items on their website.

Data Manufactory – NextGen Unified Data Management [Published: 11-23-2009]
Data manufactory is a coordinated management process recognizing that organizations manufacture data and can dramatically improve their efficiency and quality by adopting manufacturing best practices. login required

CSC Signs Agreement with the UK's Royal Mail Group to Provide Cloud Computing IT Services [Published: 11-23-2009]
The new agreement expands the company's current contract signed with Royal Mail Group in 2003 to maintain its desktop computers and manage and develop its servers, mainframes and IT processes.

PivotLink and OrderMotion Help Online Retailers Improve Performance [Published: 11-23-2009]
PivotLink and OrderMotion announced an on-demand business analysis solution to help online retailers utilize their data to boost revenues and reduce operating costs this holiday season and throughout the year.

CSC Honors Insurance and Self-Insured Firms [Published: 11-23-2009]
15 insurance and self-insured organizations received awards for innovation and leadership in the areas of technology, quality enhancement and collaboration at CSC's Connect 2009 Conference.

MEGA in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools [Published: 11-23-2009]
MEGA is positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner, Inc.’s November 2009 “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Tools”.

Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing: Leading Change and Growth [Published: 11-23-2009]
Maureen Clarry explains how understanding the change styles of individuals in your organization will help you select communication approaches that improve the likelihood of an effective change.

Bobby Ghosale, Enterprise Business Intelligence/IT Manager and Leslie Fowler, Manager of CIM IT, Freescale Semiconductor [Published: 11-24-2009]
Ron Powell, BeyeNETWORK Founder presents Freescale Semiconductor with a 2009 Vision Award for Business Impact in the business intelligence category for its Teradata implementation.

MicroStrategy Announces MicroStrategy Reporting Suite Provides a Seamless Interface to Microsoft Analysis Services [Published: 11-24-2009]
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) provides online analytical processing and data mining functionality for business intelligence applications.

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AssistMed, Inc. Selects InterSystems Ensemble [Published: 11-24-2009]
AssistMed, Inc. has chosen the InterSystems Ensemble rapid integration and development platform to provide integration capability for its AssistMed EHR.

Telerx Welcomes Ocean Spray to its King Mountain/Charlotte Site [Published: 11-24-2009]
Ocean Spray has joined the existing blue chip companies that Telerx services at this facility.

Nygård International Extends BI Platform to Mobile Users with MicroStrategy [Published: 11-24-2009]
BeyeNETWORK Editor Mary Jo Nott interviews Nygård International executives about their award-winning mobile business deployment extended to every BlackBerry.

Brian Canning, CTO of TRA, Describes Award-Winning Analytics Implementation of Kognitio [Published: 11-24-2009]
TRA adopted Kognitio WX2 as a part of Media TRAnalytics® and describes its successful deployment in an interview with BeyeNETWORK Editor Mary Jo Nott.

MicroStrategy Reporting Suite Provides Seamless BI Reporting for Microsoft Analysis Services [Published: 11-25-2009]
Free reporting software package helps business users make timely decisions from Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services data.

Sussex Health Informatics Service Selects BOARD [Published: 11-30-2009]
Sussex Health Informatics Service (HIS) and partner organisations have chosen the BOARD solution to deliver improved reporting and KPI’s.

Enteros Joins the Neptuny Business Partner Program [Published: 11-30-2009]
The Neptuny Business Partner Program is designed to support partners in reselling its solutions and providing their consulting and support services on Caplan.

Dashboards, Dashboards Everywhere [Published: 11-30-2009]
There is a new administration, and dashboards are cropping up everywhere – an auspicious start for a government that aspires to be transparent, collaborative and participative. And this is also good news for BI practitioners since it will provide us with more, and hopefully better, sources with which to work the problems at hand.

Run Queries Against Any Database with Nexus [Published: 11-30-2009]
The Nexus queries every major database, graphs and charts data, pivots data, and even allows users to join answer sets from completely different systems. The Nexus does almost everything and anything that that a user, DBA, manager, or analyst needs. Customers have expressed how beneficial it is to be able to perform their jobs with one easy-to-use tool that can be used across the entire enterprise. Partners benefit because their systems can be integrated into any environment and their customers can instantly begin to reap the full potential of their system, while also being able to bring together data from other systems. The Nexus was designed by Coffing so all large systems could be queried simultaneously and seamlessly. Click Here To Download A Free Version Of Nexus!