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Oracle Endeca Opens up to E-Business Tools

Oracle Endeca Opens up to E-Business ToolsOracle has opened up its Endeca business intelligence system to its e-business tools, a way to use huge amounts of data in a more time sensitive and measured approach to desicion making.

WebFocus Cloud Express Business Intelligence Debuts for Governments

WebFocus Cloud Express Business Intelligence Debuts for GovernmentsAnalytics provider Information Builders has debuted a version of its WebFocus BI system just for governments, and the WebFocus Cloud Express will be part of the UK's G-Cloud Framework.

IDG: Data Deprived Front-Line Workers Don't Do Deals

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Who is accessing what information in the enterprise

While recent research from digital business researchers IDG shows that there is widespread understanding of the importance and capital value of enterprise data, it also shows that there is a much more limited understanding of the information delivery needs of all enterprise workers, and in particular the information needs of customer-facing employees.

Business Intelligence Software Sales Hit Black Ice As New Players Threaten To Shatter Market

At the end of last week Gartner published two different statements that contain all kinds of interesting facts and figures that together show that sales figures for  business intelligence (BI) applications have taken a dramatic nose-dive. The market, it says, is being hit by the triple whammy of poor economic conditions, enterprise confusion over analytics and big data, and signs of market fragmentation caused by new entrants with funky new offerings.

Yellowfin Replacing Analytics Dashboards with its Timeline Feature

Yellowfin Replacing Analytics Dashboards with its Timeline FeatureYellowfin, a business intelligence and analytics firm, has released version 6.3 of its flagship product, and its social and collaborative features, what it calls the Timeline, could be the future of analytics dashboards.

'Big Content,' Big Deal? What Acquia, Alfresco, Alta Plana, Bloomfire, EMC IIG, Gartner Say

The first time I heard the term Big Content, I thought “Oh brother, Are Web CMS and ECM vendors actually sticking the word 'Big' in front of 'Content' in an attempt to jump onto the Big Data bandwagon?” 

Alteryx Receives US$ 12 Million to Expand Reach of Data Analytics Platform

Business intelligence and strategic analytics provider, Alteryx has announced US$ 12 million in funding that will be used to help with company growth.

Business Intelligence Provider Pentaho Acquires Interface Shop Webdetails

Analytics, meet visuals. Business intelligence provider Pentaho has bought consulting partner Webdetails, a Portugal-based visual interface development shop.

FirstRain Turns Customer Analytics into Actions for Salesforce

Customer intelligence provider FirstRain, whose name invokes nourishing precipitation after a dry spell, is looking to refresh productivity in Salesforce through the release of a new set of integrated customer analytics. 

SAP Anywhere 16 Offers Remote Data Access Anytime, Upgrades Replications Server

In response to the growing demand for secure, remote access to enterprise data, SAP has just announced the release of the SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 16 suite on its Real-Time Data Platform, offering enterprises the possibly of extending business transactions to remote locations.

What is Big Data? Anything that Won't Fit in Excel #emetrics

Just ask a statistician. Big data is simply anything that won't fit in Excel.

Teradata Delivers the Power of Big Data To Its Customers In A Highly Consumable Way

Big Data is the new oil, the new gold, the new Californium Isotope … add your own metaphor. You’ve heard it said before, and you’ll hear it said again and again. 

Microsoft Offers 3D Visualization For Business Intelligence, Big Data Analytics

Sometimes when you look at Microsoft and its consumer products you really get the sense of a technology giant that has lost its way. But then it goes and releases something like GeoFlow Preview for Excel, and you really get to see what Microsoft is good at. 

Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Suite 11g Includes Microsoft Office Updates

Oracle has released its Business Intelligence Foundation Suite 11g, and among the dozens of changes is a Microsoft Office update that adopts the Oracle Smart View for Office as the single Microsoft Office add in for Oracle BI, Essbase and Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management apps.

Tableau Puts Data Visualization in Everyone's Hands - Adds 90+ New Features with v8.0 Release

There are people who have the time and talent necessary to stare at columns and rows of data, plug in variables and use sophisticated software tools to help them understand and solve problems and visualize results.

And there are people who don’t.

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