Smarter The Second Time
Organizations are planning to upgrade their BI capabilities. Learn how to overcome obstacles to achieving "second-generation" success.
CIOs Cheerier About Future Spending
Chief information officers in the U.S. are surprisingly optimistic about the future and think IT spending will climb nearly seven percent in 2005.
Review: Unify Has Designs On Building Web Apps
NXJ is an enterprise rapid application development suite in the BPM space that enables the building of almost any transaction-based business application requiring end-user interaction.
Primer: BI Modeling And Optimization
An examination of BI-based Modeling and Optimization, the modeling of BI data to arrive at the optimal course of action for business challenges.
Oracle Re-extends PeopleSoft Bid
Oracle is offering $21 per share or about $7.7 billion for PeopleSoft, a leader in human resources management software and an applications rival of Oracle's.
Democrats Unleash "Demzilla" On The GOP
An open-source data mart and transactional database, tied to home-grown BI tools, are helping the Democrats battle their Republican counterparts in the election year data wars.
Tried and True
Keeping your SCM solutions simple can be more a effective way to keep customers happy than focusing solely on TCO.
Important product releases for the development of intelligent enterprises.
Data Presentation: Tapping the Power of Visual Perception
Why do we quickly comprehend some forms of data presentation, and not others? The answer is vital to designers of decision-support applications. This installment of our series connects insight into the process of vision with presentation best practices.
Here's The Deal
Strategic software acquisition should mark the beginning of a beautiful relationship. But in today's BI market, contract negotiations involve sorting through complex pricing options, maintenance fees, and more. Sage advice will help you become a smarter BI buyer.
BI Vendor Selection: Smarter the Second Time
With 2005 in their sights, organizations are planning to upgrade their business intelligence (BI) capabilities. Find out how you can overcome obstacles to achieving "second-generation" success -- including power politics played by entrenched vendors, business users, and IT.
Don't just automate processes: Work on improving their effectiveness.
High-level intelligence at a glance
Mixed Signals, Quality Management, Learning Time
Readers' Choice Awards
Intelligent Enterprise readers have voted! Here are the winners across 24 strategic business application categories.
CA, IBM Open-Source Moves Not Equal
Computer Associates and IBM are relinquishing database products to the open-source community. Which company will benefit more from this "generosity"?
Terror List Ties Up Sen. Kennedy
A database mixup held Kennedy at airline gates three times. He had to contact a Homeland Security undersecretary to clear it up.
Compliance Today, Intelligence Tomorrow
E-mail will make its way into the realm of BI as data warehouses become more sophisticated and companies push themselves to eke out every competitive edge.