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The Allure of Low-Cost Business Intelligence Summary
Low-cost business intelligence (BI) is here to stay and hopefully will drive down the prices of the leading BI suites. Richard Skriletz provides sound advice to determine if low-cost BI is a good fit for your organization.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Richard Skriletz | 1 comment
01-20-2009
Data Warehousing After the Bubble Summary
Lou Agosta describes how the current economic and political dynamics reinforce several trends in data warehousing.

Topics: Open Source BI, Data Marts, Data Warehousing

by Lou Agosta | 0 comments
12-04-2008
Disruptor: The Rise of the Open Source Data Warehouse Summary
The open source revolution is impacting data warehousing, and this article provides suggestions for getting the most out of an open source data warehouse implementation.

Topics: Open Source BI, Data Warehousing

by Claudia Imhoff | 0 comments
12-02-2008
Thinking Critically About Open Source Software Summary
The objectives of this article are to point out how people make assumptions about software they purchase that may or may not be warranted and prompt some discussion about how to talk about software.

Topics: Open Source BI

by Pete Loshin | 0 comments
08-07-2008
Operational Business Intelligence: A Good Use for Open Source Summary
Between the cost savings and easier integration into applications, using open source for operational business intelligence makes sense.

Topics: Open Source BI, Business Intelligence, Operational Business Intelligence

by Mark Madsen | 0 comments
01-08-2008
Metadata and Sub-Metadata Summary
Are we forgetting about the messy end of the data spectrum?

Topics: Open Source BI, Business Intelligence, Operational Business Intelligence

by Pete Loshin | 0 comments
12-06-2007
Open Source Data Warehousing: Get Ready for Disruption Summary
The layers of open source that underlie what is needed for business intelligence (BI) have matured to the point that they are starting to take on the major players in our market.

Topics: Open Source BI, Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, ETL

by Mark Madsen | 0 comments
11-27-2007
OpenID: Another Approach to Identities Summary
OpenID is an open protocol for building identity across domains. At the moment mostly aimed at the blogosphere, OpenID could be useful in the enterprise arena too as a lightweight, distributed single sign-on (SSO) system.

Topics: Open Source BI

by Pete Loshin | 0 comments
11-08-2007
The Sky Isn't Falling Summary
After Microsoft’s announcement that their patents are being infringed by free/open source software, Linux and FOSS are getting more attention than ever from the mainstream media, and that can only be a good thing.

Topics: Open Source BI

by Pete Loshin | 0 comments
08-09-2007
List and Meta-List Summary
Pete Loshin provides further material to consider when determining whether or not open source offers a viable model for usable software.

Topics: Open Source BI

by Pete Loshin | 0 comments
06-07-2007
Dell, HP, Microsoft, Oracle, Red Hat, IBM Summary
When there's just one operating system to choose from, you don't really need to think about your choice; but lately, you have a lot of options -- and things are only getting more interesting.

Topics: Open Source BI

by Pete Loshin | 0 comments
05-03-2007
Computing, Control and the Desktop Summary
Shouldn't computing be more fungible? Who is breaking the mold?

Topics: SaaS (Software as a Service), Outsourcing & Consulting

by Pete Loshin | 0 comments
04-05-2007
How Software Developers are Turning Data into Knowledge Summary
This article directs your attention to three Web sites that give a glimpse into the future of business information and knowledge creation.

Topics: Open Source BI

by Pete Loshin | 0 comments
02-08-2007
The Linux Liability Problem Summary
The greatest differentiator between OS vendors is no longer a question of features, function, performance, customer support, security, reliability or any feature of the product itself. The future of computing may depend on the lawyers.

Topics: Open Source BI

by Pete Loshin | 0 comments
12-07-2006
Open Source, Outsourcing and Good Old-Fashioned Opportunity Summary
What does the future of open source hold for the next wave of entrepreneurs?

Topics: Open Source BI

by Pete Loshin | 0 comments
11-09-2006

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