Uncovering Insight Hidden in Text: How Unstructured Data Analysis Is Helping IT Deliver Knowledge

With business units demanding more access to corporate data, IT is pressured to deliver. Yet current business intelligence (BI) and data warehouse systems only examine specific quantifiable data. Find out how IT professionals can gain a better understanding of how to integrate key information from text-based sources, such as forms, e-mail, blogs, and research into their data warehouse environment to enhance BI.
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Attain Insight Solutions Demo: Better Resource Management with IBM Cognos Express

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Comparing the Total Cost of Ownership of Business Intelligence Solutions

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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

Business Analytics: Benchmarking the Analysis of Data to Gain Insight

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Quality and Value in the Management of Unstructured Information: Tools Based on Semantic Analysis

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