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Articles by Colin White

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Revisiting What is a Data Warehouse Appliance? Summary
There have been many developments in the appliance marketplace, including the release of new products and the appearance of several new appliance vendors.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Appliances

by Colin White | 0 comments
02-27-2008
Using Enterprise 2.0 for Business Intelligence, Part 2 Summary
In this second article in a continuing series, Colin White looks at information collaboration and discusses how it aids the creation of collective intelligence.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Collaboration, Web Services

by Colin White | 0 comments
01-30-2008
Using Enterprise 2.0 for Business Intelligence, Part 1 Summary
Enterprise 2.0 does not replace current approaches – it simply provides innovative ways of quickly building some urgently needed business user capabilities.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Colin White | 0 comments
12-19-2007
Operational Analytics: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Summary
Embedded operational analytics help applications and business users take close to real-time action. However, there is another class of applications where even close to real-time analytics are not sufficient.

Topics: Analytics, Operational Business Intelligence

by Colin White | 0 comments
11-28-2007
After SAP's Acquisition of Business Objects, Where Next for Business Intelligence? Summary
How will SAP's recent acquisition of Business Objects and other acquisitions in the business intelligence space impact customer business intelligence investments and buying trends?

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Colin White | 0 comments
10-24-2007
The Need for Easier and Lower Cost Business Intelligence Summary
As customers look for BI approaches that are less costly and easier to use, a key focus for business intelligence vendors and implementers over the next few years is likely to be solving these cost and complexity issues.

Topics: SaaS (Software as a Service), Business Intelligence, Open Source BI, Appliances

by Colin White | 0 comments
09-19-2007
Business Intelligence Trends from the Pacific Northwest BI Summit Summary
The recent Pacific Northwest BI Summit proved to be fertile ground for discussing the impact of SaaS, open source for business intelligence, IT appliances, unstructured data and operational BI.

Topics: SaaS (Software as a Service), Business Intelligence, Open Source BI, Unstructured Data, Operational Business Intelligence, Appliances

by Colin White | 0 comments
08-22-2007
What is an Appliance? Summary
Using the evaluation criteria and approach suggested in this article, a better decision can be made as to the relevance of an appliance to the requirements of the business.

Topics: SaaS (Software as a Service), Business Intelligence, Open Source BI, Unstructured Data, Operational Business Intelligence, Appliances

by Richard Hackathorn, Colin White | 0 comments
08-16-2007
Do Portals Have a Future? Summary
Colin White rebuts a recent article, explaining why portals do have a future and are ideally suited for implementing Web 2.0 and SOA technologies.

Topics: SaaS (Software as a Service), Business Intelligence, Open Source BI, Unstructured Data, Operational Business Intelligence, Appliances

by Colin White | 0 comments
07-25-2007
A Phased Approach to Enterprise Master Data Management Summary
Enterprise master data management (MDM) should always be the objective of any long-term MDM plan, and the secret to implementing this plan is a phased and tactical approach.

Topics: SaaS (Software as a Service), Business Intelligence, Open Source BI, Unstructured Data, Operational Business Intelligence, Appliances

by Colin White | 0 comments
06-20-2007
The Role of Embedded Business Intelligence in BI Processing Summary
Vendors and analysts are talking about embedded business intelligence. What is it, and what is its relationship to operational business intelligence?

Topics: Data Integration, Business Intelligence, Operational Business Intelligence

by Colin White | 0 comments
05-23-2007
Using Unstructured Business Content in Business Intelligence Summary
Business content will have an increasing effect on business intelligence processing over the next few years.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Unstructured Data

by Colin White | 0 comments
04-25-2007
What is Mixed Workload? Summary
When selecting a database system for use in a mixed query environment, it is important to carefully evaluate the workload management capabilities of the product.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Information Management, Operational Business Intelligence, Appliances

by Colin White | 0 comments
03-21-2007
Web 2.0, BPM 2.0, BI 2.0: How Many 2.0s Do We Need? Summary
Business users and departmental IT organizations are forcing the industry to move away from the rigid and centralized IT approaches of the past.

Topics: Performance Management, Business Intelligence, Web Services

by Colin White | 0 comments
02-28-2007
The Impact of Web 2.0 on Business Portals Summary
Web 2.0 technologies add powerful capabilities to building and deploying portals and their associated workspaces.

Topics: Data Integration, Collaboration

by Colin White | 0 comments
01-24-2007

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