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Content tagged with Information Management posted in July 2005
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Dashboarding From The Bottom Up
Commentary  |  7/28/2005  | 
A heck of a lot of organizations are rolling out reporting and analytics capabilities to their so-called "line-of-business" workers -- those knowledge employees whose ability to make smart decisions impacts things on the operational level. In other words, the people who really make a business run. As dashboards spread to more and more folks throughout the organization, one prominent business performance management executive has some advice for companies taking on new dashboard deployments: St
Cognos Brings New Market and Product Strategy to Market
News  |  7/28/2005  | 
Cognos Version 8 and Cognos Office Connection highlighted at Cognos Forum 2005.
RFID Innovator Gets $66 Million Funding
News  |  7/28/2005  | 
The funding bring Alien's total capital investment to $200 million.
Cognos Offers a Sneak Peek at Version 8
News  |  7/28/2005  | 
September BI suite release tightens integration and unifies UI.
IBM Takes on Information Integration
News  |  7/28/2005  | 
Initial vision combines adjacent products as starting point.
SAP Purchase of Lighthammer Likely to Deliver Performance Solutions
News  |  7/28/2005  | 
Acquisition targets SAP's 12,000 manufacturing customers.
Customer Data Challenge
News  |  7/28/2005  | 
Consumer-goods companies have to learn to work closely with China's traditional wholesale/agent channels if they want to reap the rewards of better understanding their customers.
Dashboarding From The Bottom Up
Commentary  |  7/28/2005  | 
If you're rolling out new reporting capabilities, think about empowering line-of-business workers first, before taking dashboards into the executive suite.
Your Favorite Databases
Commentary  |  7/26/2005  | 
Readers show a wide range of views when it comes to which databases are the most analytics-friendly.
Analysis: DITA Cuts the Cost of Content Reuse
News  |  7/26/2005  | 
Switching to XML-based management for multichannel content reuse brings long-term savings, but in the short term it can be an expensive and time-consuming journey.
In Focus: What's Hot and Not-So-Hot in ECM
News  |  7/26/2005  | 
The quarterly sport of watching vendor financial results isn't just for industry insiders. These reports are a window into not only what fellow technology users are buying but also the vision and management acumen of current and prospective technology suppliers.
BI Bullet Points
Commentary  |  7/25/2005  | 
Want quick advice on the best ways to leverage business intelligence tools? Check out this list.
BI Bullet Points
Commentary  |  7/25/2005  | 
There's nothing better than a nice business intelligence bullet list. OK, maybe that's an overstatement. But they're nice. And in case you haven't seen it yet, I've got one for you.
Hyperion Earnings Jump 40 Percent
News  |  7/24/2005  | 
The business intelligence software maker reported earnings of $20.7 million in its fourth fiscal quarter ended June 30, compared with net income of $14.7 million in the same period last year.
Informatica Sees Sales, Earnings Spike In Q2
News  |  7/24/2005  | 
Sales rose to $64.2 million in the quarter, up 21 percent from the same period last year. License revenue reached $28.1 million in the second, also up 21 percent from the comparable quarter a year before.
RFID: Not Ready For Prime Time, Says Study
News  |  7/22/2005  | 
RFID deployment budgets are small, but more than two-thirds of respondents to an AMR Research survey said they plan to evaluate, pilot, or implement RFID this year.
Langa Letter: Converting Audio Files? Let 'Er Rip!
Commentary  |  7/22/2005  | 
Readers suggest more MP3 and audio-file tools than you can shake a memory stick at!
HSBC And SAS Building Advanced Card-Fraud-Detection System
News  |  7/21/2005  | 
Bank losses from credit-card fraud dropped to $788 million last year from $882 million in 2003.
WebMethods Introduces Continuous Controls Monitoring Solution for SOX and Other Regulatory Requirements
News  |  7/20/2005  | 
WebMethods for Compliance helps sustain compliance initiatives by continuously monitoring the accuracy and validity of business processes, transactions and control points.
Cox Communications Gets Operational Intelligence
News  |  7/20/2005  | 
Everstream to deploy data collection, reporting, and real-time analytics solutions to Cox Communications' on demand markets.
Integrated CPM Solution Drives Performance at Caesars Entertainment
News  |  7/20/2005  | 
SSA Corporate Performance Management powered by Cognos combines forward-strategic planning with daily reports on key metrics to improve budgeting and forecasting for 15 Caesars casino resorts.
Transportation Management Analyst Report Points Out Best Practices
News  |  7/20/2005  | 
Carrier collaboration, universal information access, and 360-degree scorecarding all emerging as best practices, according to a new Aberdeen Group research report.
Toshiba Europe Deploys Kinaxis RapidResponse to Increase Customer Satisfaction and Operational Efficiency
News  |  7/20/2005  | 
Company chooses Kinaxis software to provide responsiveness in meeting the challenges of a highly competitive marketplace.
BrightPoint Consulting Teams with Infommersion to Provide Engaging Enterprise Dashboards
News  |  7/20/2005  | 
BrightPoint will integrate Infommersion's award-winning Xcelsius software and Microsoft's .Net server platform to deliver end-to-end business intelligence (BI) dashboards and interactive data visualization solutions.
Xcelsius to Add Interactive Visualization to Microsoft SharePoint Portal
News  |  7/20/2005  | 
September release to allow point-and-click data visualization.
Money Where Its Mouth Is
Commentary  |  7/20/2005  | 
Consulting firm Accenture sees the market for information management services swelling beyond $27 billion by 2007, and it's slapping down big money for a piece of the action.
Accenture To Invest $100 Million In Info Management Services
News  |  7/20/2005  | 
The management consulting and technology services firm is investing in helping clients manage structured and unstructured data.
Accenture To Invest $100 Million In Info Management Services
News  |  7/20/2005  | 
The management consulting and technology services firm launches an aggressive acceleration of its ability to help clients with managing their structured and unstructured data.
IBM To Acquire E-Forms Provider PureEdge Solutions
News  |  7/19/2005  | 
IBM will integrate the company's XML-based forms technology with its Workplace, WebSphere, and DB2 Content Manager software.
Case Study: Keep Track of the Bright Ideas
News  |  7/18/2005  | 
Nine out of 10 senior managers see innovation as a key source of future competitive advantage, according to a study by business consulting firm Bain & Company, yet the same study found that two-thirds of the respondents were dissatisfied with their company's innovation performance.
In Focus: Inching Toward the Paperless Office
News  |  7/18/2005  | 
Today, more than a decade after the mainstreaming of the Internet and two decades since the dawn of the personal computing era, the quest for the paper-free office marches onward.
MicroStrategy Announces Support For 64-Bit Linux
News  |  7/15/2005  | 
MicroStrategy 8 running in 64-bit mode is designed to support more users and allow the building of more complex applications.
BPM, Top To Bottom
Commentary  |  7/15/2005  | 
We cover business process management (BPM) here at Business Intelligence Pipeline because, just like other types of BI, it involves analysis, measurement and reporting of business information. BPM is just a more specific form of BI, if you will -- it involves analyzing process-related data. This week we bring you two great stories about BPM from our sister publication Network Computing. The first is an in-depth overview of BPM
NYPD Launches Tech Center To Tighten The Net On Criminals
News  |  7/15/2005  | 
New massive data warehouse will put a wealth of information, including arrest records and satellite images, at investigators' fingertips.
Tennessee's Healthcare Delivery System to Be Transformed
News  |  7/14/2005  | 
Project aims to create a patient health record accessible to multiple providers via secure Web site.
Automating the State of Kansas Legislature
News  |  7/14/2005  | 
Next generation bill drafting application is to be built with the help of XMaLpha Technologies.
Blue Titan Software and IBM Aim for Easier SOA Adoption
News  |  7/14/2005  | 
Strategic initiative is to enhance the speed, scale and flexibility of SOA deployments.
Oracle Working To Help Customize Health Care In Thailand
News  |  7/14/2005  | 
Research project will collect clinical and genetic patient data for developing treatments tailored for individuals.
SmartAdvice: ERP Systems Move To Professional Services
Commentary  |  7/13/2005  | 
Match ERP tools with your business strategy and chose an industry-tailored system, The Advisory Council says. Also, align network-support staffing levels first with network-management processes and network-planning and -architecture processes, then with technical specialties.
Business Objects Appoints New CIO
News  |  7/13/2005  | 
Twenty-year industry veteran Sheri Anderson served as CIO at both Novell and programmable logic tools maker Xilinx.
Readers Vote On Open Source BI
Commentary  |  7/12/2005  | 
Our most recent poll shows that most readers appear interested in open-source business intelligence to one degree or another, but none of the current vendor entries garners clear favor.
In Search of Intelligent Search
News  |  7/12/2005  | 
Is it possible to have shorter hit lists and fewer tools yet better intelligence? Yes. Here's how organizations are helping users tap into more sources without forcing them to waste time dealing with redundant search engines.
In Focus: Up Close With HP's Content Management Guru
News  |  7/12/2005  | 
There's plenty of hype about "enterprisewide" content management, but few companies have come as close as Hewlett-Packard to taking a truly holistic approach.
Input Management: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
News  |  7/12/2005  | 
EIM is the new three-letter acronym Captiva Software used at its annual user conference yesterday to describe the technology it has long provided to financial services, insurance and healthcare organizations and government agencies.
GAO Says More Needed On Public-Health IT Network
News  |  7/11/2005  | 
Among the initiatives examined: the Public Health Information Network, which is aimed at furnishing the nation with integrated information systems.
IBM Lays Path To Easier Data Integration
News  |  7/8/2005  | 
Ascential technology provides ability to tap into common sources of business data.
SmartAdvice: How To Leverage Business-Intelligence Tools
Commentary  |  7/8/2005  | 
Companies want to leverage their investments as much as possible, The Advisory Council says, so consider, what are your pain points? Also, how to structure an outsourcing deal so you can cut your losses early if it's not working out.
Calling All Web Analysts
Commentary  |  7/7/2005  | 
Check out our one-stop, comprehensive report card on an entire stable of Web analytics products.
Mackin Imaging Systems Adds Trusted Edge RM Edge to Product Suite
News  |  7/6/2005  | 
Addition offers customers ability to manage desktop data and meet compliance requirements.
Savvion Releases Business Process Asset Management System
News  |  7/6/2005  | 
Savvion's approach enables enterprises to address compliance and process improvement initiatives with a comprehensive business-focused solution.
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