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Articles by Colin White

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Understanding Performance and Collaborative Workspaces Summary
Both performance and collaborative workspaces are key to providing business users with the personalized information they need to do their jobs.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Collaboration

by Colin White | 0 comments
12-18-2006
The Enterprise Data Mountain, Part 3 Summary
In a business intelligence environment, the master data documents how business information has changed over time, and this historical master data can be combined with other historical business transaction data to produce analytical reports.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Master Data Management (MDM)

by Colin White | 0 comments
11-27-2006
The Enterprise Data Mountain, Part 2 Summary
Most organizations do not have an enterprise master data management environment. Instead, there are multiple systems of entry for any given type of master data, making it difficult to maintain data quality and consistency.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Information Management, Data Quality, Query & Reporting, Master Data Management (MDM)

by Colin White | 1 comment
10-23-2006
The Enterprise Data Mountain, Part 1 Summary
There is no one-size-fits-all solution to enterprise data integration. The approach used will vary by project and the complexity of the data sources involved.

Topics: Data Integration, Business Intelligence, Information Management, Data Warehousing

by Colin White | 0 comments
09-18-2006
Integrating Business Intelligence into the Collaborative Workgroup Environment Summary
It is becoming essential that business intelligence solutions be integrated into the collaborative workgroup environment.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Collaboration

by Colin White | 0 comments
08-21-2006
What Does Web 2.0 Mean to the Enterprise? Summary
Web 2.0 represents a completely new approach to producing and sharing information in enterprises.

Topics: Open Source BI

by Colin White | 0 comments
07-17-2006
What Do SOA and ESB Mean in Business Intelligence? Summary
SOA and ESB technologies are immature and still evolving, but all business intelligence users should have a plan to move to an SOA environment.

Topics: Data Integration, Business Intelligence, Web Services, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

by Colin White | 0 comments
06-19-2006
What Does Software as a Service Mean for Business Intelligence? Summary
As companies move toward the use of software as a service, they must carefully evaluate the impact of this on the overall enterprise business intelligence system.

Topics: SaaS (Software as a Service), Business Intelligence, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

by Colin White | 1 comment
05-22-2006
Accessing and Analyzing CRM and ERP Data Summary
Users of CRM/ERP packaged applications face a bewildering number of options when developing a business intelligence strategy.

Topics: Business Intelligence, CRM, Information Management, Operational Business Intelligence

by Colin White | 0 comments
04-24-2006
The Role of Standards in Enterprise Content Management Summary
Industry standards in enterprise content management promise to ease burden of integrating unstructured and semi-structured data into the business environment.

Topics: Data Integration, Content Management, Web Services, Unstructured Data, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

by Colin White | 1 comment
03-20-2006
Master Data Management and Customer Data Integration Summary
MDM and C-MDM solutions must employ an enterprise-wide approach to data integration, data quality and metadata management.

Topics: Information Management, Business Intelligence, CRM, Metadata, Master Data Management (MDM), Customer Data Integration

by Colin White | 0 comments
02-27-2006
Connecting the Extended Corporate Information Factory to the Enterprise Summary
The combination of the Extended Corporate Information Factory and the Smart BI Framework enables business intelligence processing to work cohesively with business transaction and business collaboration applications.

Topics: Performance Management, Balanced Scorecard, Best Practices, Business Intelligence, Collaboration, Content Management, Knowledge Management, Real-Time Enterprise, Architecture, Dashboards

by Claudia Imhoff, Colin White | 0 comments
02-07-2006
Integration Trends for 2006 Summary
As investment in integration technology and products increases, IT organizations will need to continue to evolve their enterprise-wide integration infrastructure to handle user interaction, business process, applications and data.

Topics: Data Integration, Business Intelligence, Collaboration, Content Management, Data Warehousing, Web Services, Architecture, Master Data Management (MDM), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

by Colin White | 0 comments
01-23-2006
The Extended Corporate Information Factory Supports the Smart Business Summary
While the CIF includes the features of the original Corporate Information Factory, significant improvements have been made to accommodate new business intelligence technologies and enterprise-focused processes.

Topics: Data Integration, Best Practices, Business Intelligence, Content Management, Data Acquisition and Delivery, Data Marts, Data Mining and Statistical Analysis, Data Quality, Data Warehousing, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Enterprise Information Integration (EII), Architecture, Metadata, Unstructured Data, Customer Data Integration, Operational Business Intelligence

by Claudia Imhoff, Colin White | 0 comments
12-13-2005
Consolidating, Accessing and Analyzing Unstructured Data Summary
Although a great deal of business information is locked away as unstructured data, this data is valuable for optimizing and analyzing business processes.

Topics: Data Integration, Business Intelligence, Content Management, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Enterprise Information Integration (EII), Architecture, Metadata, Unstructured Data

by Colin White | 0 comments
12-12-2005

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