BI tools guru Cindi Howson's annual assessment of the BI finds that ratings of success, enterprisewide use dip but business impact still strong.
A private cloud solution allows customers to access giant data centers themselves almost immediately after the data has been collected, thus addressing a long-standing need in the retail sector.
The president and COO of a managed services firm that offers private cloud computing explains the differences between public and private cloud computing and what each is best suited for.
A data warehousing analyst examines the accuracy of his 2009 predictions and reveals the top trends he sees coming next year.
It wasn't exactly the best of years, but – all things considered -- it was a far cry from the worst.
The CEO of Jaspersoft gazes into his crystal ball to reveal five key trends to watch in 2010.
IBM managers look at key events and company strategy from 2009 and explain what it means for customers in 2010.
Done right, MDM delivers both strong ROI and improves the reliability of one's BI or data warehouse assets.
Upstart BI and DW vendors say their offerings address gaps or pain points established solutions ignore. It's a pitch that resonates with customers.
Some issues that complicate or frustrate shrink-wrapped software implementations are mitigated by the open source model. That has some experts predicting a very bright future for open source BI.
Up and coming technologies including in-memory processing and column–based databases, combined with advances such as inexpensive memory and 64-bit operating systems, are finally promising affordable BI to small and medium-sized businesses.
Consultant and TDWI instructor Steve Dine talks with BI This Week about some of the ins and outs of cloud computing for business intelligence.
Exadata V2 seems tailor-made for big Oracle shops and C-level executives.
The goal of EIM is to help locate and transform an organization’s data into meaningful information while managing its distribution so everyone can perform their jobs more efficiently and effectively. The key to success: search capabilities.
Many shops are still sitting tight on aging -- and potentially obsolete -- MDM implementations, at their peril.
A recent survey sponsored by on-demand BI provider Birst finds that nearly half of respondents would consider a BI solution delivered as a service. Top concerns remaining around SaaS BI are complexity of integration, security, and opposition from IT, the survey found.
Data mining is just one component of business analytics. You must ask yourself: do the results make sense?
MapReduce ready for the mainstream, or is it best used in niche environments?
From establishing governance and transparency to embracing smart timing and change, following these four tips at the start of your data migration project will dramatically increase your success.
Only Teradata does ADW, officials say, and ADW isn't just marketing-speak.