The lack of well-qualified business analysts dampens the value of data. A Stanford University professor has found keys to help.
From Informatica's viewpoint, being realistic about data virtualization shouldn't mean adjusting -- or curbing-- your expectations of what the technology can do.
What is Wherescape 3D and why is it free? One industry watcher say it's unlike anything he's aware of in the market.
E-commerce workers can't get the answers they need quickly enough; integration still a headache.
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.
Data management expert David Loshin and security expert Wasim Ahmad discuss security threats to big data, and how encryption can protect data as it moves about the enterprise. Second in a two-part series on security.
Learn four key self-service BI objectives and which information workers will benefit most from such environments.
Kognitio says it has two things going for it as it prepares to tackle Wall Street: a next-gen spin on OLAP and WX2, its Big Data, in-memory DBMS.
Are we building new information delivery systems for a future that isn't there?
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.
Collaboration happens. The only remaining question is how well it happens and what value your tools add.
There's a lot of excitement in the BI space in spite of all of the megavendor consolidation. We examine three new offerings.
Bringing search and Web 2.0 into next-generation BI improves user access and the decision-making process.
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.
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.
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.
Company says the OLAP status quo has got to go.