SAP Gets Rich
SAP application data is about to get a lot flashier.
QlikTech Upgrades Flagship BI Tool
The new version of QlikView supports Intel's x64 and Itanium 64-bit platforms, which remove the 4 gigabyte memory limit of 32-bit systems.
Fast Road to IT Governance
After four years in stealth mode, a new company that applies BI technology to IT governance officially launched yesterday.
In Focus: Survey Says... 'ECM's an Ideal, Not a Priority'
Consolidating on a single enterprise content management (ECM) platform may be a laudable long-term goal, but it's not a priority. That's the sentiment of nearly 400 Intelligent Enterprise readers sampled in a Web-based survey conducted early this month.
Wake Up To XBRL
If you're a BI professional at a big company who doesn't know about XBRL, start learning. It's going to ignite a competitive analytics explosion.
'Preventing Identity Theft in Your Business' by Judith M. Collins
Analysis: Place Your Bets on a Process for Innovation
Some companies manage intellectual property as if it's an arms race, stockpiling patents and trade secrets that may never be commercialized. Johnson Controls approaches ideas for innovation with a process that makes the company more like a shrewd poker player, knowing just when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em.
Cooking an old puzzle
I just got an email about Puzzle #11 in my old book SQL PUZZLES & ANSWER from Rainer Gemulla at TU Dresden, Fak. Informatik, Institut SyA, in Dresden, Germany. It is a very nice cook and it is embarassing to see how needlessly complex the other answers were:
SmartAdvice: Follower Or Pioneer, X64's Time Is Near
Look at what programs you'll be running and how long you expect to keep the hardware when deciding when to start buying 64-bit PCs and servers, The Advisory Council says. Also, vendors are developing self-healing wide-area file services for delivering data on a wide-area network.
Hyperion Releases 3Q Results
Higher software license and maintenance and services revenue were the two main reasons Hyperion Solutions reported higher third-quarter earnings.
Open For Business (Intelligence)
It wasn't really all that bold of me to predict last year that we'd see more open-source BI tools. Actually, it was a no-brainer. But hey, I like being right.
More on streaming databases
There is a good article on streaming databases with lots of product names and stuff suitable for googling inthe current issue of INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISE.
Enter The Dragon
Microsoft plans to debut real-time reporting. Cue everybody else to plan big-time rethinking.
What About SAS?
SAS has been known for high-end data analysis software for years. Now it wants to be known as a business intelligence vendor.