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Embedding BI for Profit

Enterprise software buyers are increasingly demanding. They want more pre-built software elements for solutions that can be quickly implemented and deployed. As a result, enlightened software vendors are embracing a mixed multichannel strategy that includes original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and independent software vendor (ISV) relationships. Get the inside story of three LogiXML OEM/ISV partners, and find out how they fared.
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Businesses in Motion: SAP HANA + Microsoft Kinect, and More

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A recent note that landed on my plate really grabbed my attention: As part of a long partnership, Microsoft and SAP jointly gave a demo in which Microsoft Kinect was used to exploit SAP’s HANA capabilities. Seeing data being managed by a motion-based device made me want to write a post speculating about the way users and computers will interact in the future. First: Is it too early

BI State of the Market Report

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IT departments rarely know as much about a business as the business people themselves. But business users still depend on IT to deliver answers related to the information that they receive. Learn how business intelligence (BI) 2.0—also known as collaborative BI—is helping business users create and modify their own reports, share and enrich information, and provide feedback to each other and to information producers.
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  • Published On: March 2009

How to Evaluate Web-based BI Solutions

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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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  • Published On: May 2007

Ask the Experts: Approaches to Data Mining ERP

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From one of our readers comes this question: I am a student of IT Management; I have an ERP course and I am supposed to write an article to review new aspects of ERP systems. I’ve decided to explore the reasons for using data mining techniques in ERP systems—and to look at different modules to which these techniques have been applied. I am going to prepare a framework to determine
  • Written By: TEC Staff
  • Published On: May 2008

3 Big Trends in Data Visualization

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The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us to notice what we never expected to see. —John W. Tukey. Exploratory Data Analysis. 1977. Data visualization is core to business intelligence (BI), as it’s the means by which data is communicated to the user. Results, alerts suggestions, or even more controlled guidance—all of these elements are passed through the data visualization

Year in Review: Top Enterprise Software News and Trends for 2011

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With 2011 just about under wraps, we asked our experts to weigh in on this year’s trends and enterprise software news-makers. Read this article to get their takes on 2011's biggest stories in the enterprise software industry, the year's hottest trends, and more. Log in to read now.
  • Written By: TEC Analysts
  • Published On: December 2011