Microsoft Readies Business Intelligence Charge
Microsoft unveils new and reworked business intelligence tools that provide capabilities ranging from self-service report building for non-techs to mining information from data flows outside of a database.
Energy deregulation in the Lone Star state has created a kaleidoscope of data that CenterPoint Energy hopes to monitor with the help of a massive integration software rollout.
Leaning On Microsoft For BI
A limited budget prompts a small brokerage firm to forego more elaborate business intelligence functionality and satisfy its BI needs with what it can pull from SQL Server.
Some market watchers think EU approval of Oracle's proposed takeover of PeopleSoft is inevitable. It isn't.
Heavyweight retailer stays innovative with help from RFID and a massive centralized data infrastructure.
IT Confidence Index At Lowest Point In A Year
InformationWeek's confidence indicator has dropped nearly 19% since March, yet more than half of 300 business-technology managers say they're positive about current economic conditions.
Tibco's Revenue, Profit Jump
The business-integration-software vendor also revealed plans to buy back as much as $50 million of its stock over the next two years.
PeopleSoft Stays The Course
Even with Oracle free after a federal court decision to press on with its takeover bid, its quarry tends to its basic business aims.
IBM Launches Business Optimization Center
IBM has unveiled a business optimization center as part of its bid to dominate what it estimates is a $500 billion market opportunity for business-performance services.
The SQL Of OLAP
Don't overlook the underpinning -- and core strength -- of your OLAP technology application.
PeopleSoft Forges Ahead With Product Plans
At Connect conference, customers will hear about the progress of its Total Cost of Ownership initiative, as well as upgrades to its HR and J.D. Edwards' manufacturing software.
RFID will do a lot more than streamline supply chains. It will stretch BI to entirely new dimensions.
BIRT Takes Shape
An expert suggests ways to strengthen the Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT) project, and examines how BI vendors are reacting to the unfolding open-source reporting program.
The Land Beyond Transactions
New streams of information, such as RFID and metadata, are creating interest in two key BI advances: "location" analytics and metadata mining.