If open-source BI is a suite proposition, Pentaho is a sort of meta-suite
Many customers are adjusting -- in some cases drastically -- their BI buying and deployment habits.
It's no longer sufficient to simply provide people with the ability to get answers. You must give them the right questions to ask.
IBM, Oracle, and SAP grab most of the attention, but a swarm of upstart performance management players helps keep things interesting.
Aster Data must distinguish itself to compete in a teeming DW segment
BI tools for small and mid-size businesses can do what the top-tier solutions can, but buyers must first figure out what they really need.
Data quality can put your organization on the defense or offense depending on how well you manage it.
Why did Microsoft shuffle PerformancePoint Server into its SharePoint Server group, and how will the shake-up affect customers?
BI tools are only as good as the quality of the data they work with. Analyst Michael Schiff is still surprised at how many BI professionals still ignore this fact.
Officials forecast business almost as usual in 2009
A preview from keynote presenter David Hsiao that focuses on metrics, including selecting the right key performance indicators.
Claudia Imhoff and Colin White preview their keynote presentation at TDWI's World Conference in Las Vegas.
What’s driving the interest in software as a service, and how can the right integration solution move the integration process out of IT and into the hands of tech-savvy business analysts?
A punishing business climate provides an opportunity of sorts -- for companies willing to grasp it.
BI vendors have remarkably self-serving views on how and where your company should direct its IT dollars in these tough economic times.
Can analytics be a commodity? LucidEra's Pipeilne Healthcheck evaluates a company's sales process in 48 hours. Some experts say it's the new face of analytics.
Open source reporting specialist Jaspersoft finished the year on a high note
Is your organization ready to adopt and deploy master data management?
Users are paying greater attention to features that meet their needs in BI software. What’s behind good organizational performance management?
Netezza's interoperability play with Microsoft is either a big deal for Netezza or an even bigger deal for Microsoft