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Innovations in Business Intelligence


Business intelligence (BI) is in the midst of a new wave of innovations. Ideas in the search space, software as a service, and real-time analytics are extending the reach of BI across the complete size spectrum of organizations. This article looks at these technologies and their impact on businesses.

olap etl  both relational data and OLAP cubes. SAS also offers a leasing option to use its application in house. Business Objects OnDemand includes a data warehouse and ETL process. Those familiar with Business Objects will recognize the universe , which is available as the business interface to the data warehouse. Crystalreports.com serves as the client interface that hosts various report types and dashboards. Oco 's On-Demand Business Intelligence makes it possible for users to benefit from two proprietary Read More

Datawarehouse Vendors Moving Towards Application Suites


During September, two more data warehousing vendors announced product suites that they claim offer broader integration between different data warehousing technologies. BI vendor Cognos announced "Cognos platform", a tool to build complete "BI-ready data infrastructures". Data Movement vendor Ardent Software announced "DataStage XE", which is designed to "simplify integration of multiple data sources and business intelligence tools".

olap etl  tool capable of populating OLAP hypercubes, such as the one used by Cognos PowerPlay. Metadata management capabilities to provide centralized metadata and business rules. All applications in the suite share a common meta model. Business intelligence tools in the form of Cognos PowerPlay and Impromptu. These products have made Cognos one of the top three business intelligence vendors. Additional services such as data mart modeling and common security functions. Ardent DataStage XE Ardent has acquired a Read More

Why don’t the Potential Benefits of Spend Analysis Come Easily?




olap etl  central data warehouse and OLAP cubes. Data quality issues should be addressed in this ETL process. In the case of spend management, some refer to this step as “Cleanse, Classify, and Enrich” via algorithms for some sort of automated data classification, such as to the  United Nations Standard Products and Services Code (UNSPSC)  eight-digit taxonomy, four-digit  eCl@ss product classification (in Germany’s energy sector) , Dunn & Bradstreet’s (D&B) Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Read More

Business Intelligence and Database Management Services


Lister's BI team helps organizations to structure their data and extract actionable information from it. The team is comprised of experts who perform end-to-end deployment of BI solutions over the intranet, the extranet, or the World Wide Web. The BI team has over ten years of experience with various database systems such as Oracle, SQL Server, and DB2, to name a few. Backed by several years of reporting experience, the team has built up expertise in industry tools like Business Objects, Oracle Business Intelligence, Crystal Reports, and SQL Server Reporting Services. It has also worked with open-source BI solutions like JasperReports, and aims to fulfill the exacting requirements of any organization that approaches it with a BI project. Lister offers end-to-end BI solutions that can bring a good return on investment (ROI). Among the BI services Lister offers are remote database administration (DBA); data quality services; extract, transform, and load (ETL); database design and management; online analytical processing (OLAP) services; reporting; analysis; and dashboards.  

olap etl  management; online analytical processing (OLAP) services; reporting; analysis; and dashboards. Read More

Thinking Radically about Data Warehousing and Big Data: Interview with Roger Gaskell, CTO of Kognitio


Managing data—particularly in large numbers—still is and probably will be the number one priority for many organizations in the upcoming years. Many of the traditional ways to store and analyze large amounts of data are being replaced with new technologies and methodologies to manage the new volume, complexity, and analysis requirements. These include new ways of developing data warehousing, the

olap etl  between Pablo and other OLAP applications on the market? Pablo truly represents a new vision for creating and supporting OLAP environments and removes the headache of physical cube proliferation. As a feature of the WX 2 analytic database, Pablo is a perfect solution for organizations that have made a major commitment to OLAP-based analysis, as it allows them to use OLAP visualization tools and get OLAP class performance but without the need to create and populate physical OLAP cubes. The underlying data Read More

Kognitio


Founded in 1989, Kognitio is the most mature and proven provider of in-memory analytcial solutions, delivering high performance analytics to companies around the world. Kognitio pioneered in-memory analytics, releasing the first fully functional in-memory analytical platform that supports BI, OLAP and analytical applications on large and complex data. We offer a range of solutions, from software licenses to cloud-based services. Kognitio is a company with a global presence, with offices across North America and in Europe. We serve thousands of customers across a wide range of industries, including retail, media, online, telco, insurance, education and healthcare.

olap etl  platform that supports BI, OLAP and analytical applications on large and complex data. We offer a range of solutions, from software licenses to cloud-based services. Kognitio is a company with a global presence, with offices across North America and in Europe. We serve thousands of customers across a wide range of industries, including retail, media, online, telco, insurance, education and healthcare. Read More

FRx Poised to Permeate Many More General Ledgers Part Two: Market Impact


Since FRx already has integrations built to over forty leading general ledgers (and now a scalable tool kit available to accommodate virtually all others), the idea was for users to leverage the investment they have already made in their GL and to add increased functionality as their needs become more sophisticated.

olap etl  DrillDown Viewer , Microsoft OLAP cube, or XBRL, and via a selected delivery method. Customized fonts, formatting, and formulas remain with the report when it is exported from FRx to other formats, which preserves presentation quality and functionality of the original report. These reports can be posted to the Web or be sent via e-mail to be accessed immediately by on-site and off-site users alike; a connection to the GL is not required. FRx Report Launcher is the module that helps users select Read More

The Evolution of a Real-time Data Warehouse


Real-time data warehouses are common in some organizations. This article reviews the basic concepts of a real-time data warehouse and it will help you determine if your organization needs this type of IT solution.

olap etl  tools, online analytical processing (OLAP) analysis tools, data mining, forecasting, etc. Managers and decision makers realized that a data warehouse—and its technology—had the ability to provide a complete view of the status of an organization. But as operational systems evolved, businesses merged, and globalization augmented, the number of business transactions increased substantially. Soon it became clear that having only historical information available wouldn't be enough to give companies all Read More

Seven Steps to Flawless Business Intelligence


Business intelligence (BI) capabilities transform vast amounts of data into relevant information that organizations rely on to make decisions and manage performance. Most companies have some form of BI, and most are familiar with its benefits. However, in order to extract maximum advantage from BI initiatives, it is necessary to be aware of—and avoid—their seven “fatal flaws.”

olap etl  Steps to Flawless Business Intelligence Seven Steps to Flawless Business Intelligence If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Business Intelligence provides organisations with the capability to present the large amounts of data tied up in application databases in formats that can be used to base effective decision-making and to give competitive advantage. Source : Colman Resources Related to Business intelligence (BI) : Read More

SAP Releases HANA SPS5


During SAP's SAPPHIRE NOW conference in Madrid, the recent support pack for HANA was released (SPS5), providing additional capabilities to HANA's functionality set. Along with enhancements for mission-critical applications, SAP has worked on HANA's architecture to collapse the different layers of the platform—data and application, so that both reside within an in-memory-based architecture.

olap etl  breakthrough performance for OLTP, OLAP, and unstructured data apps in one platform. Following up on delivery of SAP Business One on SAP HANA in the third quarter, we have now demonstrated the mission-critical OLTP capabilities of SAP HANA by delivering SAP CRM on SAP HANA. I am also proud that we have delivered application services in SAP HANA, thereby collapsing the divide between application services and database and optimizing across layers, a true example of timeless software. SAP is aiming to 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.

olap etl  functionality that ranges from OLAP and scorecarding to ETL and data warehousing, Microsoft's pricing strategy is hard to beat. This means that SMBs that haven't been able to touch expensive enterprise software offerings can gain similar advantages in terms of functionality provided with the added advantage of ease of use. Organizations with BI solutions already in place can leverage extra features offered within Microsoft's new product offering. However, aside from the ease of use and interoperability Read More

Role of In-memory Analytics in Big Data Analysis


Organizations today need to handle and manage increasingly large volumes of data in various formats and coming from disparate sources. Though the benefits to be gained from analysis of such big data are immense, so are the inherent challenges, including need for rapid analysis. In his article, TEC BI analyst Jorge García discusses how in-memory analytics helps address these challenges and reap the benefits hidden in big data.

olap etl  data stored in RAM, OLAP applications can speed the data query and analysis process as well as ease data modeling by applying innovative ways for organizing and storing data. The table below lists some software products that use in-memory technologies for OLAP services.   Product Vendor PowerPivot Microsoft Cognos TM1 IBM Jedox OLAP Accelerator (GPU) Jedox WebFOCUS Visual Discovery Information Builders BIRT Data Objects and BIRT Data Analyzer Actuate Tableau Tableau Software Many products already Read More

Lawson Enforces Its Stronghold Part1: Recent Announcements


Lawson Software, has gone past a successful IPO, and continues with new wins and with rounding up of its focused offering, while also belonging to the elite of enterprise applications vendors that have seen license revenue growth and profit in recent optimism-scant times.

olap etl  Analytic Datamarts - New OLAP data cubes for resource utilization and time and expense analysis give users detailed views of utilization rates for better financial visibility and forecasting. Portal Interface - Role-based portal environment delivers point-and-click access to mission-critical information and enterprise applications. Offline Access - Provides disconnected access to time and expense reporting for mobile workforces. Enhanced Work Request - Improves overall flexibility, intuitiveness and Read More

Open Source Business Intelligence: The Quiet Evolution


As organizations face a pressing need to rationalize the cost of enterprise software, open source business intelligence (BI) is fast becoming a viable alternative. Learn about the current state of open source BI, with particular focus on one vendor's products.

olap etl  The particulars of multidimensional OLAP (MOLAP) versus relational OLAP (ROLAP) still evoke a vigorous debate. But the choice depends entirely on the nature of data, latency, and resources (both hardware and software). For instance, ROLAP may provide a better solution for data that is dimension-intensive or in situations where latency needs to be very low or close to real time. On the other hand, MOLAP may be better suited for large sets of aggregations and more lenient latency requirements. In either Read More