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How to Evaluate Web-based BI Solutions

Published On: May 11 2007
Web-based business intelligence (BI) is no longer an anomaly: organizations are ready for BI solutions that go beyond Web portals. However, when selecting Web-based BI applications, organizations must evaluate architecture, rather than features or functions. What differentiators do you need to look for before embarking on a full-scale BI implementation? And which vendors offer the solution your organization truly needs?


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Integrating Web Messaging into the Enterprise Middleware Layer
Source: Solace Systems Inc. The rapid development and adoption of real-time, push-based Web technologies is driving requirements for many more real-time data applications running within browsers and on mobile devices. Many of these applications have large and unpredictable data volumes, user counts, or both, putting stress on many software-based Web streaming solutions. This white paper describes the architecture and advantages of Solace's high-performance Web messaging solution. Read More...
Comparing the Total Cost of Ownership of Business Intelligence Solutions
Source: Birst For many companies, traditional business intelligence (BI) software is costly and resource-intensive. So are open source alternatives that require significant configuration and integration. In contrast, software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions can reduce the cost of a BI deployment by providing automation and pre-integration. Compare total cost of ownership (TCO) for traditional, open source, and SaaS BI solutions. Read More...
TEC 2014 Mobile BI Buyer's Guide
Written By: Jorge Garcia Published On: December 20 2013 Once considered a nice-to-have, mobility is now standard in most business intelligence (BI) applications. Most traditional BI and analytics software providers have a complementary mobile offering, and new software offerings are emerging that provide BI functions solely for mobile platforms. This buyer’s guide surveys the mobile BI landscape and describes some of the more important solutions in this space. This guide will help you understand the various types of software offerings on the market, give you insight into what your peers are looking for in mobile BI solutions, provide an overview of the main features and functions of mobile BI solutions, and show you how these solutions can help you transform your business. Read More...


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