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Business Intelligence: February 2014

Business Intelligence (BI), analytics, and data mining software and solutions. - Archive for February 2014

Open Source Vendors Blaze a Trail in Advanced Analytics

Gartner gives high marks to open source vendors in its new Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics.

Geographic Information Systems Buying Guide

As business cases for geographic information systems continue to emerge, more vendors are offering GIS software. Our buying guide is a good …

IBM Launches Watson Mobile Developer Challenge

IBM challenges mobile developers to build cognitive computing apps that bring the power of Watson to the palm of your hand.

Data Mining Group Updates PMML

Version 4.2 of the Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML), which aims to make it easier to develop predictive analytics apps, is now …

InsightSquared Intros Analytics for QuickBooks

InsightSquared's latest SaaS product for SMBs presents real-time financial and business data from QuickBooks.

How Qualitative Research Can Improve Your Business Analytics

While qualitative analytics is more popular in academia than in business, it can help enterprises improve their more traditional …

Business Intelligence One of Fastest-Growing Enterprise Mobile Apps

Good Technology tracked strong growth in enterprise mobile app adoption in Q4 of 2013, with interest especially strong for custom …

Domo and the Demand for Democratic BI

Founder Josh James' track record doesn't hurt, but growing demand for more democratic business intelligence is behind the big bucks going to …

SMAC, Automation Drive SMB Productivity: CompTIA

SMBs are using social, mobile, analytics and cloud technologies to tap business process automation capabilities once available only to large …

Microsoft: Power BI Office 365 Launch Means Analytics for All

Big data-driven power to the people? Microsoft's self-service business intelligence platform officially goes live.

Red Hat Deepens Big Data Partnership with Hortonworks

Red Hat is deepening its relationship with Hortonworks. But why isn't the Linux vendor just acquiring the provider of Hadoop technologies?

Geographic Information Systems: Mapping out Enterprise Impact

Companies like General Motors are incorporating GIS systems into enterprise applications like CRM and business intelligence to improve …

Adaptive Planning Gets New Brand

The cloud-based analytics provider says its new name, Adaptive Insights, reflects the maturation of its software into a corporate …

Sailthru Launches Advanced Analytics Platform

Pre-loaded analytics dashboards and data visualization tools help marketers derive insights from customer interactions and behavior trends, …