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News: June 2011

Industry and product news on CRM, Business Intelligence, ERP, supply chain management, and other enterprise applications. - Archive for June 2011

Business Intelligence Market Led by SAP, IBM and Oracle

June 30, 2011

MicroStrategy, Panorama Software and QlikTech were other winners in a strong 2010 for business intelligence sales, according to IDC.

Microsoft Office 365 Is Also for the Enterprise

June 28, 2011

Microsoft CEO Ballmer talked up SMBs at the Office 365 launch, but he knows which side his bread is buttered on.

Actuate Adds Hadoop to Open Source Business Intelligence

June 28, 2011

Application developers can now use BIRT 3.7 from the Eclipse Foundation to access Hadoop using Hive Query Language (HQL).

Oracle's Software, Database Sales Drive Growth

June 24, 2011

Apps and databases are strong, and CEO Larry Ellison slams rivals for having 'nothing' in key business segments.

Pentaho 4 Improves User-Driven Business Intelligence

June 23, 2011

Business intelligence isn't just for an elite few anymore.

Oracle Acquires FatWire for Web Experience Management

June 22, 2011

The acquisition will combine web experience management (WEM) with CRM and ecommerce.

SAP Releases HANA In-Memory Analytics, Refreshes Business One ERP

June 21, 2011

SAP releases its in-memory analytics appliance software and overhauls its ERP system for small businesses.

BI Should Be BMOC -- Big Major on Campus -- in College

June 21, 2011

The need for more BI education comes out strongly in a State of Business Intelligence survey conducted by the BeyeNETWORK and Saint …

HP Vertica 5.0 Accelerates Big Data Analytics

June 20, 2011

The latest version of the HP Vertica Analytics Platform improves real-time performance for demanding business intelligence and analytic …

Pronto Combines ERP and Business Intelligence

June 17, 2011

Pronto-Xi Dimensions combines enterprise resource planning (ERP) transactions and IBM Cognos business intelligence in a unified solution.

Oracle Exadata Certified for SAP Applications

June 16, 2011

The Oracle Exadata Database Machine is now optimized for rival SAP customers.

SAS Fraud Management Boosts Detection and Prevention

June 15, 2011

The latest SAS Fraud Management version provides faster and more accurate enterprise fraud detection.

SAP Unveils Business Intelligence Software for Small Businesses

June 14, 2011

SAP Crystal Server 2011 and BusinessObjects Edge BI give small businesses entry-level and advanced business intelligence tools.

CIOs Invest in Business Analytics to Tackle Big Data: IBM Study

June 13, 2011

A new IBM study finds that midmarket CIOs are investing in business analytics to address big data challenges.

NetSuite Adds Demand Planning Features to ERP

June 10, 2011

Using real-time data, companies can align sales forecasts with inventory replenishment plans.

Oracle Targets Global Markets with Latest Oracle Insurance Release

June 9, 2011

Oracle Insurance Insbridge Rating and Underwriting 4.5 extends rating and underwriting to international insurance markets.

Pegasystems Adds Analytics to BPM

June 7, 2011

The latest version of Pega BPM offers predictive and adaptive decision-making components.

Informatica Overhauls Data Integration Platform for Big Data and Social Media

June 6, 2011

New features in Informatica 9.1 support social media data and Hadoop.

Shared BI Responsibility Leads to Success

June 3, 2011

I love a story about a successful deployment of business intelligence. (Who doesn't?) So I enjoyed reading about Station Casinos' …

VMware Acquires Socialcast for Collaboration

June 2, 2011

The acquisition of Socialcast advances VMware's vision for a modern end-user computing model.