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Business Intelligence: April 2011

Business Intelligence (BI), analytics, and data mining software and solutions. - Archive for April 2011

Microsoft Demos PowerPivot Business Intelligence with Calendar Analytics

April 29, 2011

The Microsoft Business Intelligence team is offering a free download of Calendar Analytics, a new PowerPivot time management application.

Why Half of Business Intelligence Users Are Dissatisfied

April 28, 2011

A new survey indicates that users blame a lack of IT resources for business intelligence woes.

BI Getting More Social

April 28, 2011

I've long thought that business intelligence and social technologies were made for each other. Last January I wrote about BI and …

SAP, Oracle and Microsoft Lead Business Intelligence Market

April 21, 2011

Strategic business intelligence projects returned in 2010, sending the BI market past the $10 billion mark.

Gartner: BI Spending Grows 13.4 Percent in 2010

April 21, 2011

It seems companies turn to business intelligence to give them a competitive edge in a still-shaky economy. Enough of them did it last year …

MicroStrategy Business Intelligence 9.2 Offers Visual Insight

April 20, 2011

New features help business users explore data from across the enterprise to quickly find answers to business questions without the need for …

Panorama Social Business Intelligence Platform Puts Focus on Relevancy

April 19, 2011

The Necto Business Intelligence (BI) platform introduces the concept of true relevancy.

MicroStrategy Software Update Promotes Insight-as-a-Service

April 19, 2011

I think the whole "as a service" phrase has jumped the shark as I was quick to tell a Verizon representative who recently walked …

QlikTech Sees Mobile Business Intelligence Moving to HTML5 Browsers

April 15, 2011

Mobile business intelligence has evolved from browser-based clients to native apps — and back.

Heritage Announces $3 Million Healthcare Analytics Contest

April 14, 2011

The Heritage Health Prize will award the most accurate predictive algorithm for reducing healthcare costs and improving care.

SAS, EMC Team Up for High-Performance Analytics

April 13, 2011

The two companies will use the EMC Greenplum Appliance to analyze large amounts of data.

Edmunds Deploys MicroStrategy Market Analysis iPad App

April 11, 2011

The new iPad app is built on the MicroStrategy Mobile platform.

SAP Unveils Rapid Deployment Applications for Quick Gains

April 11, 2011

Easily deployed offerings in CRM, ERP, business intelligence, supply chain and other areas give businesses software and predefined services …

What Agile Business Intelligence Really Means

April 7, 2011

Agile business intelligence isn't a one-time upgrade, but a continual process.

InsideView Sales Intelligence Will Be Preloaded in SugarCRM

April 7, 2011

SugarCRM users can access InsideView for Social Selling.

Actuate Turns Unstructured Data into Business Intelligence

April 6, 2011

Actuate claims to be the first to use unstructured data sources in business intelligence systems.

Alteryx Secures $6M Funding From SAP Ventures

April 6, 2011

The investment will fuel growth of agile and geo-spatial business intelligence (BI) Software.

EMC Expands Greenplum Big Data Analytics

April 6, 2011

The company announced new appliances for archive layer analytics and accelerated data-loading for big data.

SugarCRM Acquires iExtensions CRM

April 6, 2011

SugarCRM announced it has acquired iExtensions CRM from iEnterprises.

Lawson Introduces New Analytics Tools

April 5, 2011

Lawson Software unveiled two new analytics tools designed to improve user experience.