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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Getting Started with Workforce Analytics

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

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

User-driven business intelligence goes social in QlikView 11.

Fine Tuning Your Workforce with Analytics

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

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

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

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

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