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"?
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.
NetSuite Targets QuickBooks Users
Online business application provider NetSuite launched NetSuite Small Business, a renamed and revamped version of its earlier Oracle Small Business Suite.