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Business Intelligence: May 2011

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

Oracle Offers Prebuilt Analytics App for Retail Merchandizing

Oracle unveils a new analytics application for retail performance metrics.

Progress Software and Joe Isuzu: Process Intelligence, Not Business Agility

Progress Software promises to improve business processes, but can the company also improve business agility?

Oracle Gets Actionable with Retail Analytics

Lots of organizations want business intelligence to be not just about collecting data and creating reports, but about directly facilitating …

IBM Taps Hadoop for Social Media Analytics, Funds 'Big Data' Research

IBM announces new software capabilities to analyze massive volumes of streaming data and commits $100 million to massive scale analytics …

eCRM Guide Becomes Enterprise Apps Today

eCRM Guide is getting a redesign and a new name - along with expanded coverage of enterprise applications like CRM, ERP and business …

SAS Speeds Text Analytics and Information Discovery with Taxonomy Kits

The new SAS Industry Taxonomy Rules starter kits improve the speed to value from text analytics and unstructured data.

SAP Unveils Performance Management, ERP and Mobile Apps

It was all about real-time, mobile applications at this week's SAP Sapphire Now conference.

Analytics Can Change Health Care: Study

An International Institute for Analytics (IIA) research study finds that analytics is critical in the health care and life sciences …

Accountability Is Key to Data Governance

As I wrote last week, citing a recent study by the MIT Sloan School of Management's Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson, there's a …

EMC Unveils Hadoop Appliance for Big Data Analytics

EMC's Greenplum HD Data Computing Appliance supports the Apache Hadoop open source software as an enterprise-ready tool for Big Data …

'Big Data' Offers Big Challenges - And Big Rewards

As all sorts of data becomes available for storage, analysis, and retrieval — so called "big data" — there are potentially huge …

Data-driven Decisions a Best Practice, but Still Not Mainstream

Technology itself provides few game-changing benefits. It's all in how organizations apply technology to improve their business processes. …

Business Intelligence Must Mesh with Your Business to Work

Business intelligence solutions must be easy to use and fit into the way your employees work if your BI system is going to be a success.

YouTube Founders Acquire Tap11 for Social Business Intelligence

The Tap11 business intelligence platform will boost AVOS in the enterprise social tools market.

Information Builders and Teradata Combine Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse

The new Rapid Warehousing solution combines data integration, Teradata Data warehouse appliances and business intelligence software.

IBM Strengthens Online Marketing with Coremetrics Analytics Software

New cloud analytics software helps IBM customers create smarter marketing strategies.

Gartner Business Intelligence Summit Reveals Changing, Growing BI Market

Business intelligence trends include data discovery and dashboard growth, soaring BI revenue and bullish forecasts, and emerging companies …

Microsoft Opens up Its Business Intelligence

Remember when Microsoft had a reputation as an "anti-open" software company that zealously guarded its proprietary code?

Microsoft BI Labs Takes Grassroots Approach to Business Intelligence

The new Microsoft BI Labs portal offers experimental business intelligence projects and applications.

Oracle Adds Mobile Business Intelligence to iPad, iPhone

Oracle has unveiled a number of new features for its business intelligence software, including a new mobile BI application for the iPad and …