If a single, combined platform for transaction processing and analytics is a bad idea, isn't it likewise a bad idea to champion a single DW platform for the wild profusion of analytic workloads? Netezza, an IBM Company, thinks so.
A data management expert and a security expert discuss issues created by the increasing sophistication of data thieves, and the lack of adequate attention to security among data managers. First in a two-part series.
Are we building new information delivery systems for a future that isn't there?
Collaboration happens. The only remaining question is how well it happens and what value your tools add.
Bringing search and Web 2.0 into next-generation BI improves user access and the decision-making process.
There's a lot of excitement in the BI space in spite of all of the megavendor consolidation. We examine three new offerings.
With its forthcoming Teradata v14 release, Teradata is going columnar, and that's just for starters.
Two business intelligence vendors are taking on an increasingly social aspect.
Demand for traditional end-user query, reporting, and analysis technologies outpaces demand for advanced analytic technologies. And the gap is growing.
It's about time for an authentic definition of "agile analytics" based on analysts' understanding.
Business intelligence in small and midsize enterprise shops is an anecdotally tough nut to crack. A new report claims to offer up a nutcracker of sorts.
A small vacation property-management company in the famed Outer Banks of North Carolina brings in analytics software to maintain its high standard of customer service -- and to stay competitive against national chains.
Company says the OLAP status quo has got to go.
Streamline BI admin costs to save money, but don’t forget to keep the pressure on your software vendors, too.
This pair of modern techniques will help you succeed in your enterprise data quality initiative.
Predixion proposes to take data mining -- long the province of statisticians and complex predictive models -- and make it pervasive.
A pair of recent announcements offers fresh -- and refreshing -- insight into the new Vertica four months after its acquisition by HP.
What's it take to be a Microsoft-centric BI player? It may be a matter of picking up where Redmond leaves off.
When you recruit business analysts, what traits should you look for?