Business Intelligence

The overall objective of business intelligence (BI) solutions is to gather data from numerous enterprise systems - ERP, supply chain, HR, knowledge management, financials - and present a single "truth" of how your business is performing. BI gained traction in the enterprise as a strategic tool, but businesses are looking to extend BI into real-time decision-making with dashboards and other visual tools to empower line-of-business managers and employees to make the right call.




Articles

6 Big Business Intelligence Mistakes

Want a successful business intelligence implementation? Then make sure to avoid these six big BI mistakes. More >

3 Tips for Solving Big Data Skills Shortage

More schools are creating data analytics programs, but many companies can't wait for help with their Big Data projects. Here's how to deal with a Big Data skills shortage. More >

Big vs. Small BI: Which Set of Returns Is Right for Your Company?

The bad news about business intelligence: Intangible benefits will likely outweigh the tangible ones. The good news: BI's tangible benefits, such as the increased productivity gained by automating More >

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Interviews

Pentaho’s Adaptive Big Data Layer Takes Broad View

Creates a native integration to multiple data sources.

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In-Memory Solutions Bolster Real-Time Analytics

ScaleOut Software CEO William Bain says that in-memory computing platforms provide the best solution for real-time analytics.

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Jaspersoft Offers 53-Cent Per Hour Cloud BI Server

Jaspersoft recently made available the commercial edition of its BI suite on Amazon’s Marketplace.

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Resource centers

SOA

SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data

Database Administration

Database administration involves many duties, including ensuring data integrity

Editor's Choice

Nine Questions to Ask When Selecting a Security Vendor

Security Staffing

You need it. They claim to have it. What questions should you be asking as you hunt for the "just right" vendor to help you defend against the most sophisticated and determined adversaries? 

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Money Management Tools Help SMBs Predict Cash Flow

Why Higher Education Is Desperate for McAfee’s Comprehensive Security Approach

Cloud and Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity: A Perfect Fit

 

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