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i2 Technologies Gets Reporting Help From Hyperion


i2’s decision to integrate Hyperion Essbase into its TradeMatrix™ applications is a welcome event for users.

hyperion essbase  its plans to integrate Hyperion Essbase OLAP server into its TradeMatrix platform for business-to-business e-commerce. The combined capabilities of TradeMatrix and Essbase are expected to be released by the third quarter of calendar 2000. Like other reporting tools, Essbase can analyze data in a variety of ways to give users a means to understand and make decisions about their enterprises as presented by planning tools such as i2''s TradeMatrix. Market Impact i2''s decision to incorporate its TradeMatrix ap Read More

Has The BI Market Consolidation Been Crystal-Clearly Actuated? Part Two: Market Impact


In addition to products' rationalization, the integration at sales and cultural levels will be challenging. In general, existing customers of involved merging vendors should be alert, but they should still look at these events as positive.

hyperion essbase  partnerships, such as between Hyperion and Crystal, Business Objects'' use of Hyperion''s Essbase XTD analytic platform, while it is worth noting Business Object''s use of Adaytum prior to its acquisition by Cognos and of TopTier prior to SAP''s acquisition (see Business Objects Teams With TopTier For Analytics ). The market segment has also been riddled by a number of patent infringement lawsuits in the past (see Business Objects Objects Again and Business Objects Outguns Brio Technology in Patent Dispute ). Read More

Hyperion System 9


Hyperion System 9 is a flexible business performance management (BPM) system integrating a modular suite of financial management applications with the most comprehensive business intelligence (BI) capabilities for reporting and analysis. It increases user productivity, lowers cost of ownership, and reduces business risk. Hyperion System 9 BI+ is the industry’s most comprehensive BI platform, and supports all types of reporting and analysis through a personalized, intuitive, and interactive thin-client workspace. Hyperion System 9 Applications+ is a modular suite of integrated financial software management applications for managers, analysts, and executives who need to gain visibility into performance, improve forecast accuracy, and respond to changing market conditions. Hyperion System 9 Data Management Services is a family of products for managing financial and operational data, metadata, master data, and financial data quality associated with BPM deployments. It is the enabling data infrastructure layer that allows organizations to align data governance and BPM strategies and manage all forms of BPM information. Hyperion System 9 Data Management Services empowers business users to take part in managing their information, while enabling IT organizations to manage processes and enforce business policies. Hyperion System 9 Foundation Services makes it easy to manage, scale, and deploy BPM across all departments, applications, business units, and locations.

hyperion essbase  System 9 Hyperion System 9 is a flexible business performance management (BPM) system integrating a modular suite of financial management applications with the most comprehensive business intelligence (BI) capabilities for reporting and analysis. It increases user productivity, lowers cost of ownership, and reduces business risk. Hyperion System 9 BI+ is the industry’s most comprehensive BI platform, and supports all types of reporting and analysis through a personalized, intuitive, and Read More

Seagate Software 'Crystallizes' Its New Name: Crystal Decisions


Seagate Software has announced a new chapter in its corporate history by changing its name to Crystal Decisions. Crystal Decisions is an information infrastructure company that is a market leader in business intelligence, specifically for query and reporting tools. The new name reflects that of its flagship product, Crystal Reports.

hyperion essbase  as Cognos PowerPlay or Hyperion EssBase ). Other products worthy of consideration include those from vendors such as Brio , Business Objects , Cognos ( Impromptu ), and Information Builders . Read More

Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After


Lawson Software, almost two years since a successful IPO amid adverse conditions at the time, has had its share of difficulties while rounding up its vertical offerings via a slew of focused appetizing acquisitions. While the last two quarters have seen license revenue revive and profits, certain ongoing challenges will have to be overcome so that Lawson can see again its best days of a few years ago.

hyperion essbase  the technology provided by Hyperion Solutions. The acquisition is also in tune with the current trend of tier 2 ERP providers availing themselves with performance management vendors; Geac ''s recent acquisition of Comshare being a case in point (see Geac Gets Its Commonsense Share Of Consolidation, With Revolving Door CEOs No Less ). As for tier 1 vendors, they have mostly achieved native capabilities for analytical and financial processes within the supply chain. To that end, Closedloop Solutions'' Read More

BI Market Consolidation Compared to ERP Market Consolidation


The BI market is ripe for consolidation, but not necessarily for the reason of capturing the scarce remaining market share like in the ERP case, but more likely for the reasons of garnering the most complete CPM portfolio.

hyperion essbase  department or boardroom, whereas Hyperion and Business Objects , conversely, have sold mainly to the CFOs and CEOs. Increasingly, their imminently more rounded CPM suites will become a joint sale to finance and to other business areas like sales and marketing, product development, operations (inventory management, quality control, production planning), customer service, and to the IT organization as well. ERP, BI, and CPM As usual, the enterprise vendors will bet on leveraging existing customers who will Read More

ERP: When Transparency Becomes Tunnel Vision


The face of manufacturing is constantly changing. As enterprise resource planning (ERP) software evolves and more organizations continue to use ERP solutions, they must find a way to avoid ERP’s “tunnel vision” syndrome as manufacturing continues to grow globally.

hyperion essbase  BI vendors: Oracle acquired Hyperion ; SAP acquired Business Objects; and IBM acquired Cognos. These acquisitions have allowed these vendors to add to their solution offerings so that they can address manufacturers'' problems of reduced transparency and visibility. Each of these vendors offers Web-based enterprise applications as well. Vendors such as Infor , Exact Software , IFS , and Lawson all started with traditional ERP software. As these vendors grew out, they also built some of the functionality Read More

BI Hits the Road III: Two Niche Vendors Considered


As I’m writing this post, more software vendors are launching their mobile business intelligence (BI) solutions. So I’ve decided to hurry up and start talking about the vendors that are shaping the mobile BI space. In this installment of BI Hits the Road (see Part 1 and Part 2) I will describe some of the features of two specific mobile BI solutions offered by a couple of vendors: Roambi from

hyperion essbase  Business Objects , Oracle Hyperion and Essbase solutions , IBM Cognos , and Microsoft Services BI Reporting and Analysis . It also enables users to read information from different sources: Google Docs, Salesforce, SAP Business Objects, SAS Enterprise BI Server , and others. Architecture . Depending on the version, Roambi is offered as a hosted service (Roambi Lite and Roambi Pro) or as an on-premise product (Roambi ES3) that runs behind your organization’s firewall. To provide all the data Read More

Welcome to BI Showdown: Oracle Hyperion System 9 vs. Microsoft ProClarity vs. Exact Business Analytics


I'm Lyndsay Wise, senior research analyst at Technology Evaluation Centers. Welcome to another in TEC's series of enterprise software Vendor Showdowns. Today's Showdown pits three of the top business intelligence (BI) vendors against each other in a head-to-head contest: Oracle's Hyperion System 9 vs. Microsoft ProClarity vs. Exact Business Analytics. We hope you find this Vendor Showdown helpful and informative, and invite your comments and questions.

hyperion essbase  to BI Showdown: Oracle Hyperion System 9 vs. Microsoft ProClarity vs. Exact Business Analytics Welcome to BI Showdown: Oracle Hyperion System 9 vs. Microsoft ProClarity vs. Exact Business Analytics I''m Lyndsay Wise, senior research analyst at Technology Evaluation Centers. Welcome to another in TEC''s series of enterprise software Vendor Showdowns. Today''s showdown pits three of the top business intelligence (BI) vendors against each other in a head-to-head contest: Oracle''s Hyperion System 9 vs. Microsoft Read More

So What: The Big Test of Your Positioning Strategy


Failing to ask "so what?" of a positioning statement can mean losing an opportunity to communicate what is really important to the target market, and to gain some credibility.

hyperion essbase  October when Cognos and Hyperion both introduced new software that they each claimed to be the first and most complete BI platform. The Power to Know Who''s Late This chorus of claims aroused the attention of a sleeping giant— SAS Institute . This oldest and most staid of vendors in the BI space shot back with an advertisement that depicted two businessmen missing their train, and had a sub-headline, The Power to Know. why other BI vendors have arrived too late. The way I read the ad, SAS was thumbing Read More

Vendors, Treat Your Analysts Right


Vendors need to understand the importance of not only developing a strategy, but also communicating it effectively. Learn how to better communicate with technology industry analysts. Here are some simple do’s and don’ts.

hyperion essbase  dozen enterprise companies including Hyperion, Lawson Software, Ceridian, UNIT4, Deltek, SYSPRO, Meridian, and many others. She offers a rapid 90-day market positioning/market plans/training service and full-year analyst relations programs, which showcases vendors at the renowned “Grape Escape Analyst Event.” She can be contacted at jrothrock@jrocketmarketing.com . Read More

Microsoft Takes A Shot at the Business Intelligence Market


Microsoft Business Scorecard Manager 2005 has allowed Microsoft to enter the business intelligence (BI) market by using its client base to expand its offering. Microsoft offers a complete solution with its SQL Server platform, OLAP, reporting analysis, and scorecarding capabilities.

hyperion essbase  force performance, and a Hyperion solution because of its strong financial consolidation functionality within the finance department. As BI has changed to accommodate real-time data analysis, and to provide forward-looking business planning and strategies, the need to bring a single set of analytical tools to every decision maker across the organization has grown. Enter Microsoft , with its release of Business Scorecard Manager (BSM) in November 2005. Microsoft''s goal by adding BI to its platform is to Read More

The MicroStrategy/ Intelligroup ASP


MicroStrategy Announces ASP Alliance: Intelligroup to Deliver MicroStrategy's Intelligent E-Business™ Solutions to Small and Midsize Businesses.

hyperion essbase  PeopleSoft, Oracle, Baan, Datastream, Hyperion, and Compaq. Together these companies can deliver a rich feature set to the small and mid-size market by leveraging their core technologies. Similar alliances are almost becoming a weekly event. For instance the recent IBM, i2, and Ariba alliance is designed to provide customers with a greater solution set and the associated companies an extended reach into the marketplace. We expect this trend to continue. User Recommendations Users considering a CRM Read More

5 Things You Should Not Confuse Business Performance Management With


If you search for business performance management (BPM) on Google, you'll get around 700,000 results. Out of this huge number of results, you will presumably refer to a popular source—Wikipedia. According to Wikipedia, BPM is “a set of processes that help organizations optimize their business performance.” The same source affirms that some people see it as the next generation of business

hyperion essbase  by IBM, SAP AG, Hyperion Solutions Corp., IDC, Meta Group, The Data Warehousing Institute, and BPM Partners Inc. One of its goals was to properly define BPM and to create standards for it. It is noteworthy that at about the same time, BPM was a top priority for many chief executive officers (CEOs) and analysts saw it as a growing market with huge potential. Whether this happened or not will be discussed in a future blog post. For now, we hope we succeeded in dissipating at least some of the confusion Read More