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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

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

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

BI Getting More Social

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

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

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

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

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

MicroStrategy Software Update Promotes Insight-as-a-Service

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

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

Heritage Announces $3 Million Healthcare Analytics Contest

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

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

Edmunds Deploys MicroStrategy Market Analysis iPad App

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

SAP Unveils Rapid Deployment Applications for Quick Gains

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

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

InsideView Sales Intelligence Will Be Preloaded in SugarCRM

SugarCRM users can access InsideView for Social Selling.

Actuate Turns Unstructured Data into Business Intelligence

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

Alteryx Secures $6M Funding From SAP Ventures

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

EMC Expands Greenplum Big Data Analytics

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

SugarCRM Acquires iExtensions CRM

SugarCRM announced it has acquired iExtensions CRM from iEnterprises.

Lawson Introduces New Analytics Tools

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