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

Microsoft Is Using Big Data to Tackle Environmental Issues

CEO Satya Nadella said Microsoft is advancing climate research by leveraging big data and minimizing the IT industry's environmental impact. More >

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 >

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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

Which Web Programming Language Is Most Secure?

Security Staffing

Take a deeper look into the security of a number of the most popular programming languages, including .NET, Java, ColdFusion and ASP.

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Red Hat Outlines Container Strategy

The Green Data Center in the Real World

Riverbed SteelFusion 3.0 Provides Faster Branch Office Consolidation

 

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