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Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Doug Henschen is Executive Editor of InformationWeek, where he covers the intersection of enterprise applications with information management, business intelligence, big data and analytics. He previously served as editor in chief of Intelligent Enterprise, editor in chief of Transform Magazine, and Executive Editor at DM News. He has covered IT and data-driven marketing for more than 15 years.
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posted in April 2009

Teradata, SAP Forge Enemy-of-an-Enemy Alliance

4/27/2009
Oracle is an obvious target... but let's not forget about IBM. Yes, SAP and IBM are strategic partners... But IBM has stepped up bundling of InfoSphere information management and Congos BI software in recent months, and that can't be sitting too well with SAP executives watching out for BusinessObjects.

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Mind the Gaps in BI Support and Value

4/23/2009
The good news is that most business execs and IT professionals we recently surveyed are supportive of BI initiatives. The bad news is that many of these respondents also say their enthusiasm isn't shared by either top executives or end users... Here are a few thoughts on these latest bits of BI intelligence.

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IBM Takes On Analytics and Optimization

4/14/2009
I'm just back from an IBM research center in Hawthorne, NY, where company officials today announced a new "IBM Business Analytics & Optimization Services" practice. The name and organization are new, but executives explained that it's more of an unveiling of a longstanding services, software and research initiative...

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Yes to Open Source, No to SaaS: Which IT Alternatives Will You Adopt?

4/9/2009
Open source software is the most accepted among five IT alternatives -- already in use by 42% of those surveyed -- while cloud computing is at the bleeding-edge -- in use by 14% of respondents. What's a bit surprising, however, is that software as a service (SaaS) is on more "not likely to consider" lists (49%) than is the cloud (47%). These are just a few of the surprising findings of our "Attitudes and Priorities" survey, which is based on interviews with more than 300 readers with responsibil

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Who's Buying What in BI?

4/2/2009
What are firms in your industry buying? What are firms of your size buying? What are IT types using and what are business types using? When it comes to business intelligence software, you'll find answers to all these questions in these four charts from Nigel Pendse's "The BI Survey 8."

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