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Attaining Real Time, On-demand Information Data: Contemporary Business Intelligence Tools
Demand for instant access to dispersed information is being met by vendors offering enterprise business intelligence tools and suites. Portlet standardization

microstrategy 7i  in the market include MicroStrategy , Informatica , Information Builders , Oracle , IBM , SAP , Microsoft , Teradata , and Ascential , which was reunited with its short-term foster parent Informix , when Ascential was acquired by IBM , and See IBM Buys What's Left of Informix ). Other vendors include Applix , arcplan , ProClarity , Siebel Systems , OutlookSoft , C ombineNet , and SPSS . Obviously, these vendors have different origins. Some are traditional database vendors and enterprise application vendor

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Business Objects Teams With TopTier For Analytics


Business Objects and TopTier Software have teamed to provide a unified enterprise portal to unite ERP, CRM, and supply chain information with business intelligence. Given that the market for analytical applications is estimated to mushroom at a compound annual growth rate of 28 percent to more than $6 billion in 2004 (source: IDC), these vendors are in the right place at the right time (and so is everybody else).

microstrategy 7i  new e-Business Analytics , MicroStrategy , and Knosys (see Knosys 'in the kno' with ProClarity 3.0 Analytical Platform ). There may be many other candidates that a specific company is interested in for the long list of potential vendors, but the final short list should include no more than five. BEGINLYX+ Read More

KronosWorks 2013: The World's Leading Workforce Information Exchange


This year’s Kronos user conference took place in Orlando, Florida, and confirmed that Kronos remains a very competitive vendor in the workforce management (WFM) area of the human capital management (HCM) market, reporting a double-digit—10 percent—growth in revenue for 2013. The conference attendance counted around 1,700 participants to whom

microstrategy 7i  continues its partnership with MicroStrategy to support analytics. During conversations with Kronos team members, I noticed that most participants concur that Big Data is a good word choice, although it may not exactly fit the Big Data definition. However, the business intelligence (BI) space appears to be perceived as obsolete by many customers. Furthermore, the system is able to send not only alerts, but also recommendations on how to approach the alerts—i.e., the system is currently based on rules Read More

Confronting International Regulatory Compliance: Web-based GTM Solution


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microstrategy 7i  server, Oracle Database , MicroStrategy 's reporting and analytical solutions, and webMethods ' Web servers. It provides stable performance for over 10,000 users, has high availability of 99.87 percent, and 24x7, around the clock operations. Figure 1. Global order-to-cash and procure-to-pay cycle. The Open Harbor acquisition also seems to be compatible because both vendors' have a recurring revenue model of transaction-based pricing. Such a model is often been beneficial to users, since buyers not only Read More

PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Two: Market Impact


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Predictive Analytics and the Evolution of BI


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microstrategy 7i  in the space by MicroStrategy, IBM Cognos, and SAP bring the possibility to have both capabilities with a single software offering. On the other hand, the presence of alternatives with strong integration capabilities and an important presence in the market, such as FICO, KXEN, and Revolution Analytics, are helping organizations to realize how important the predictive analysis discipline can be for an organization. Still, one of the challenges that users face when considering the incorporation of a Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of April 30th, 2012


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microstrategy 7i  part of Oracle), and Microstrategy. The primary benefits and challenges with traditional business intelligence vendors are as follows: Benefits Full-suite BI functionality . The traditional BI vendors have been around for over a decade and have mature BI offerings. Their offerings cover the full spectrum of primary BI needs including Data Integration, Enterprise Reporting, Ad-Hoc Query, Dashboarding, and Analysis. They may also include more specialized BI needs such as Data Mining and Text Analytics. Read More

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Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy provides business intelligence (BI) solutions with integrated reporting, analysis, and monitoring software. The company has thousands of customers worldwide and hundreds of technology and integration partners. MicroStrategy also provides BI services, including technical advisory services, consulting, and Beta programs. MicroStrategy is headquartered in McLean, Virginia (US), and has locations across North America; Latin America; Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); and the Asia-Pacific region.

microstrategy 7i  Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy provides business intelligence (BI) solutions with integrated reporting, analysis, and monitoring software. The company has thousands of customers worldwide and hundreds of technology and integration partners. MicroStrategy also provides BI services, including technical advisory services, consulting, and Beta programs. MicroStrategy is headquartered in McLean, Virginia (US), and has locations across North America; Latin America; Europe, the Middle East, and Afric Read More

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microstrategy 7i  to the portal game. MicroStrategy has recently enjoyed great success in this arena (See TEC News Analysis article: MicroStrategy Moves Up with e-Business , October 6, 1999), and Sterling is going to have to play catch up, however Sterling has a large number of products in its stable, and counts over ninety percent of the Fortune 100 as customers. With their overall market penetration in application development, information management, and storage & network management, they should be able to kick-start Read More

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