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How to Choose a Big Data Solution
By James Maguire | Article Published March 06, 2014
A group of industry leaders discusses the many variables involved with selecting a Big Data solution.
Tags: business intelligence, big data, big data analytics
Fear of Big Data
By Jeff Vance | Article Published February 28, 2014
No one likes being told they’re wrong, but in the Big Data age, we better start getting used to it.
Tags: business intelligence, big data, Data Analytics
9 Big Data Lessons Learned
By Larry Marion | Article Published July 30, 2013
Early adopters offer insight on data management, visualization, and colocating data and apps in the cloud.
Tags: Hadoop, cloud computing, business intelligence, analytics, data integration, data warehouse, big data
Business Intelligence Comes to Office 365
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 09, 2013
In addition, the Office and Sharepoint Stores are expanding to more markets.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, business intelligence, SharePoint, app store, Office 365
Big Data Analytics Overview
By Jeff Vance | Article Published June 25, 2013
These are the challenges, vendors and trends shaping the Big Data analytics market.
Tags: business intelligence, applications, analytics, big data
Business Intelligence, Analytics Are Top Enterprise IT Priorities, Says Gartner
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 20, 2013
The research firm says BI could improve 79 percent of business processes.
Tags: enterprise software, business intelligence, BI, analytics, CFO, Gartner
Cloud Business Intelligence: Topping 50 Percent Adoption by 2014
By Larry Marion | Article Published April 22, 2013
Led by private cloud implementations, Business Intelligence is rapidly moving to the cloud.
Tags: cloud computing, business intelligence
Sales Data Analytics: Momentum Keeps Building
By Larry Marion | Article Published March 18, 2013
Lead optimization and customer lifetime value calculations are the new frontiers.
Tags: business intelligence, Data Analysis, lead generation
Business Intelligence Adoption: Gaining Ground
By Larry Marion | Article Published February 18, 2013
Usage of business intelligence and analytics tools is poised to break through the 30 percent barrier.
Tags: business intelligence, business intelligence software, business analytics software
Real Time BI is Right Time BI
By Larry Marion | Article Published January 17, 2013
End users will no longer accept excuses for batch-based delivery of business intelligence and analytics information.
Tags: business intelligence, BI, business analytics, analytics
IT Unemployment Only 3.3%
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 14, 2013
Consultants and cloud, mobile and BI skills are experiencing strong demand.
Tags: cloud computing, mobile, IT jobs, business intelligence, IT skills, consulting services, Dice.com, unemployment
Solving the Mobile BI Puzzle: Which Environment?
By Larry Marion | Article Published December 19, 2012
Microsoft's new tablet and smartphone OS may gain some traction in IT shops responsible for business intelligence infrastructure for mobile units.
Tags: mobile, Windows 8, business intelligence, BI, tablets
Data Analytics: Advanced Roll-Out is Accelerating
By Larry Marion | Article Published October 15, 2012
Social media, text mining and web analytics provide important new roles for IT pros.
Tags: business intelligence, business intelligence software, Data Analytics
BI Goes Wild: Business Intelligence Becoming Ubiquitous
By Larry Marion | Article Published June 19, 2012
BI and analytics use now extends way beyond finance and marketing to include HR, R&D and other functions.
Tags: business intelligence, BI, analytics
50 Open Source Replacements for Proprietary Business Intelligence Software
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 18, 2012
From simple spreadsheet applications to complete BI suites, the open source community has created dozens of applications that help enterprises store and analyze business data.
Tags: open source, business intelligence, BI, analytics
Embedded Business Intelligence: Beware The Traps
By Larry Marion | Article Published April 24, 2012
Embedded BI gets plenty of breathless praise, yet two key problems lurk beneath the hype.
Tags: enterprise software, business intelligence, BI, analytics
The Consumerization of Cloud Analytics
By Jeff Kaplan | Article Published March 21, 2012
You've heard of the trend toward the consumerization of IT. Now users of cloud analytics are getting on board.
Tags: cloud computing, business intelligence, analytics
The Top 10 Tech Priorities of CIOs
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 18, 2012

Tags: business intelligence, analytics, Gartner, priorities
Big Data Analytics Is Not a Niche Anymore
By Larry Marion | Article Published December 20, 2011
A mere buzzword a short time ago, Big Data Analytics is fast becoming a widely adopted enterprise strategy.
Tags: business intelligence, data mining, analytics, big data
SAP Touts Two HANA In-Memory Analytics Apps
By Paul Shread | Article Published September 14, 2011
SAP boosts its in-memory analytics offering with two additional HANA applications.
Tags: SAP, business intelligence, analytics, In-Memory
Business Intelligence Software for SMB: Buying Guide
By Drew Robb | Article Published August 24, 2011
Business intelligence software has historically been a tool used by large enterprises. Yet more and more small- and medium-size businesses are now getting on the BI bandwagon. Drew Robb details some choices.
Tags: business intelligence, BI software
Users Now Run BI (Get Over It, IT Pros)
By Larry Marion | Article Published May 25, 2011
Business intelligence software is no longer the exclusive province of the IT department.
Tags: business intelligence, BI software, business intelligence software, Enterprise IT, BI
How 'Social Business Intelligence' Can Help Your Business
By Linda Cole | Article Published March 23, 2011
A Forrester research analyst discusses the convergence of several key knowledge management trends.
Tags: business intelligence, business intelligence software, social media, Enterprise IT, business analytics software
Conducting a Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse Assessment (the Smart Way)
By Denise Rogers | Article Published February 25, 2011
Even faced with a tightened budget and aggressive timelines, a Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse assessment can be properly conducted.
Tags: business intelligence, data mining, data warehouse, Assessments, assessment software
Microsoft Touts Business Intelligence Upgrade in Dynamics GP
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 22, 2010
Although Microsoft upgraded its business intelligence not long ago, it's already touting new features in its upcoming Dynamics GP enterprise resource planning (ERP) package for mid-sized businesses.
Tags: Microsoft, business intelligence, business intelligence software, BI, business analytics software
Tableau Updated Business Intelligence Software
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 09, 2010
The business intelligence software vendor Tableau claims that its new data engine is 100 times faster than the previous version.
Tags: business intelligence, BI software, business intelligence software, business analytics, business analytics software
How to Improve Business Intelligence Software ROI
By Jeff Vance | Article Published November 01, 2010
IT loves to blame vendors when business intelligence projects fail to deliver on lofty goals, but what factors are really to blame?
Tags: business intelligence, BI software, business intelligence software, business analytics, business analytics software
Beyond PowerPoint? SlideRocket Challenges Presentation Leader
By David Needle | Article Published October 06, 2010
The latest version of the cloud-based SlideRocket presentations service features real-time feeds and interactive elements.
Tags: business intelligence, business intelligence software, PowerPoint, collaboration software, analytics tool
Why Your Business Intelligence Apps Need a Tablet Strategy
By Larry Marion | Article Published September 28, 2010
As the iPad and competing tablets take over the workplace, business intelligence applications must become compatible with this form factor.
Tags: iPad, business intelligence, business intelligence software, tablet, business analytics
IBM Boosts Business Intelligence with Netazza Purchase
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published September 20, 2010
IBM will buy business intelligence software firm Netazza for approximately $1.68 billion in an all-cash deal.
Tags: IBM, business intelligence, BI software, business intelligence software, business analytics software
SAP Unveils Business Analytics Apps Aimed at Industry Verticals
By Thor Olavsrud | Article Published September 15, 2010
The enterprise software giant seeks to give companies an anywhere, anytime X-Ray view of their business with a host of new business analytics applications.
Tags: SAP, business intelligence, business intelligence software, business analytics, business analytics software
Study: Firms Lack Business Analytics Benefits
By Thor Olavsrud | Article Published August 27, 2010
A Deloitte study indicates a full third of enterprises are missing the benefits from business analytics.
Tags: business intelligence, business intelligence software, business analytics, Bus/IT Alignment, Business Intelligence Systems
Business Intelligence Software: Key Applications
By Jonathan Hassell | Article Published August 12, 2010
A look at the offerings from key vendors in the business intelligence software market.
Tags: enterprise software, business intelligence, business intelligence software, business analytics, business analytics software
Sybase Taps HP for BI Reference Architecture
By David Needle | Article Published August 10, 2010
In a partnership with HP, Sybase says its Sybase IQ 15 business intelligence software is now available as a reference architecture for HP ProLiant DL785 servers.
Tags: Oracle, SAP, business intelligence, business intelligence software, data warehouse
Michael Tejedor on Business Intelligence Software
By James Maguire | Article Published August 04, 2010
The Microsoft senior product manager talks about business intelligence software and how his company’s BI platform fits into the overall marketplace. Video interview.
Tags: Microsoft, business intelligence, BI software, business intelligence software, analytics
IBM Rolls Out Business Intelligence Platform for Traders
By Larry Barrett | Article Published June 23, 2010
Pre-integrated software package is all about speed, allowing financial services providers to draw from more than 100 different data feeds to find trading triggers.
Tags: IBM, business intelligence, trading, financial software, BI software
Lessons From a Business Intelligence Software Breakdown
By Larry Marion | Article Published May 26, 2010
A pre-built business intelligence software solution turned into a user nightmare for one firm, providing valuables lessons for users of off-the-shelf BI applications.
Tags: business intelligence, BI software, business intelligence software, BI, business analytics
Four Key Strategies for Successful Business Intelligence
By Ann All | Article Published May 19, 2010
Optimal Business Intelligence efficiency includes competency centers, increased user education and improved process.
Tags: business intelligence, BI software, business intelligence software, BI, business analytics
Business Intelligence Software: 10 Common Mistakes
By Larry Marion | Article Published May 14, 2010
Business intelligence software can add to your company’s bottom line – if you avoid these BI common mistakes.
Tags: management, IT, marketing, business intelligence
Handling Metadata in Your Business
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 12, 2010
Metadata, or information about information, is potentially boundless, yet can be harnessed to enable more effective business decisions.
Tags: IT manager, business intelligence, business intelligence software, information technology, metadata
IBM's SPSS Update Blends Social, Business Data
By Larry Barrett | Article Published May 11, 2010
Big Blue's new data mining and text analytics software culls information from Facebook and blogs to give companies a faster and more detailed understanding of their customers' needs.
Tags: IBM, business intelligence, data mining, business intelligence software, analytics
Ten Leading Business Intelligence Software Solutions
By Thor Olavsrud | Article Published May 05, 2010
An overview of the business intelligence software solutions that dominate the market, including offerings from the established titans and the newer BI challengers.
Tags: business intelligence, BI software, data mining, business intelligence software, predictive analytics
Business Intelligence Software Coming Up Short?
By David Needle | Article Published April 29, 2010
Business intelligence software tools provide for great reporting, but are difficult to use and don't handle more free-form information requests well, claims new study.
Tags: search, business intelligence, BI software, business intelligence software, business analytics
Microsoft Gives Dynamics GP an Overdue Update
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published April 21, 2010
First update in three years offers both on-demand features as well as integration with current Microsoft software.
Tags: Microsoft, business intelligence, business intelligence software, ERP, on-demand
Nine Emerging Trends in Business Intelligence Software
By Larry Marion | Article Published April 21, 2010
Business Intelligence software's biggest emerging technology involves the smallest devices. Plus BI trends for the cloud, mobile, and data mash-ups.
Tags: cloud computing, business intelligence, BI software, business intelligence software, BI
Business Intelligence Software
By Thor Olavsrud | Article Published April 15, 2010
Business Intelligence software enables companies to better analyze business data for improved decision making. Plus: the leading Business Intelligence software companies.
Tags: open source, business intelligence, BI software, business intelligence software, predictive analytics
Business Intelligence Software and Predictive Analytics
By Jeff Vance | Article Published March 24, 2010
Business intelligence software already enables forecasting, but predictive analytics attempts to put hard numbers beneath what are sometimes little more than educated guesses.
Tags: business intelligence, BI software, business intelligence software, predictive analytics, BI
Jeff Jonas on Business Intelligence Software
By James Maguire | Article Published March 22, 2010
A leading expert in business intelligence software talks about how data needs to accumulate context to reveal its true value to enterprise managers. Is BI software the Holy Grail of IT management?
Tags: business intelligence, BI software, business intelligence software, BI, business analytics
Business Intelligence Software: Ten Leaders
By Jeff Vance | Article Published March 01, 2010
The Business Intelligence software market is dominated by giants, yet a number of smaller BI contenders are working to get a piece of the pie.
Tags: business intelligence, BI software, business intelligence software, BI
Business Intelligence Software: Industry Scorecard
By Larry Marion | Article Published March 01, 2010
As the Business Intelligence software market is racked by mergers and emerging technology, you need a scorecard to track all the changes.
Tags: business intelligence, BI software, business intelligence software, BI
Business Intelligence Software: Cloud Burst Ahead
By Larry Marion | Article Published February 24, 2010
Business Intelligence software, once exclusively the province of in-house datacenters, is now riding the cloud computing wave – and offering far more benefits to many more companies.
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, business intelligence, business intelligence software, BI
Jaspersoft 3.7 Expands Enterprise Business Intelligence
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 12, 2010
New open source BI release with enterprise functionality in mind -- and "in-memory."
Tags: open source, business intelligence, Jaspersoft
SAP Launches Sustainability Management App
By Larry Barrett | Article Published December 10, 2009
Software giant's new sustainability management application simplifies data collection and analysis to help companies meet environmental and social standards.
Tags: SAP, business intelligence, network, Enterprise, optimization
SAP and HP Ally on Business Intelligence
By Larry Barrett | Article Published October 14, 2009
SAP and HP announced an expanded partnership agreement to integrate the software vendor's Business Warehouse and business intelligence tools with HP's Neoview data warehouse.
Tags: IBM, business intelligence, Sun Microsystems, HP, Enterprise
How Companies Use Crowdsourcing
By Steve Andriole | Article Published July 06, 2009
Crowdsourcing is project-driven outsourcing that makes a lot of sense in these tough economic times.
Tags: services, management, IT, business intelligence, technology
Cut Costs (And Save Your Job) Using Business Intelligence
By Larry Marion | Article Published June 10, 2009
Business Intelligence software can cut the bloat from five key corporate cost centers – and ensure the job of that smart individual who understands its potential.
Tags: business intelligence