Business Intelligence: February 2012

Business Intelligence (BI), analytics, and data mining software and solutions. - Archive for February 2012

Oracle Enters In-memory Analytics Fray with Exalytics

February 29, 2012

Oracle ships in-memory analysis hardware for crunching Big Data, takes on SAP.

Alteryx Adds New Features to 'Desktop-to-Cloud' Analytics Software

February 29, 2012

Alteryx Strategic Analytics 7.0 adds enterprise cloud connectors, an Apache Hive connector that integrates data from Apache Hadoop, and …

Big Data Not the Answer to Business Agility

February 28, 2012

IT organizations must challenge vendors on their claims that their Big Data and business intelligence solutions "automagically" create …

Survey: Less than a Third of IT Pros 'Get' Big Data

February 27, 2012

A study conducted by LogLogic finds that most IT professionals don't know what Big Data means, let alone possess the ability to come to …

Big Data Buyer's Guide, Part Two: IBM, SAS, Pentaho and More

February 27, 2012

Oracle and SAP have commanded much of the buzz around Big Data with their respective Exalytics and HANA products. But plenty of other …

Oracle Enhances Enterprise Healthcare Analytics with Data Integration Feature

February 22, 2012

The software giant says its Healthcare Analytics Data Integration consolidates, integrates, validates and loads source data from clinical, …

Getting Started with Workforce Analytics

February 17, 2012

Carl C. Hoffmann, one of three authors of “Calculating Success: How the New Workplace Analytics Will Revitalize Your …

Persistent Systems Rolls out Analytics Software Optimized for IBM Big Data Platform

February 16, 2012

Email analytics and social media analytics solutions run on top of IBM’s InfoSphere BigInsights platform.

Review: QlikView 11 Connects Comparative Analysis With Social Business Intelligence

February 14, 2012

User-driven business intelligence goes social in QlikView 11.

Fine Tuning Your Workforce with Analytics

February 13, 2012

As part of the red-hot human capital management market, workforce analytics is gaining attention from executives looking to derive …

Oracle Updates Advanced Analytics with Open Source R

February 10, 2012

Oracle adds enterprise support for the R statistical programming language to Oracle Database 11g.

In-Memory Analytics Buyer's Guide: Oracle Big Data/Exalytics Appliances vs. SAP HANA

February 8, 2012

Big Data has become a super-heated area of the business intelligence landscape, with companies hoping to extract actionable insights from …

Five Mobile Business Intelligence Blunders You Won't Want to Make

February 7, 2012

Organizations need to be aware of some common pitfalls that can really wreck a mobile business intelligence initiative.

TrackVia Rolls Out New Build-Your-Own App Features

February 1, 2012

Cloud-based database provider TrackVia adds more collaboration and reporting functionality to its online application builder, which it says …