Category Archives: Software

Nigel Pendse Sharply Criticises Traditional BI Providers at the 2009 Palo Open

OLAP Guru Nigel Pendse Recommends Smaller Software Providers In his speech, keynote speaker Nigel Pendse, software analyst and publisher of BI Survey, sharply criticised large producers of Business Intelligence software. The annual meeting of users and partners of the open … Continue reading

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Business Intelligence Boosts a Dairy Coop’s Profits

Doug Henschen writes: Sales and operations planning improves production efficiency, product selection, promotions and profitability. Who knew organic farming could be so technology driven? You picture the free range and synthetic-hormone-free cows and chickens. But who would have thought data integration and … Continue reading

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Pentaho Buying SaaS From LucidEra

Pentaho, a commercial open-source business intelligence vendor, has acquired LucidEra’s Web-based interactive reporting tools for non-technical business users. Pentaho on Monday said LucidEra’s Clearview product would be packaged as Pentaho Analyzer Enterprise Edition. The software will be offered as the … Continue reading

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Initiate Systems Customer Brent Council and its CIO, Tony Ellis, named Finalists in Data Strategy Awards

Initiate Systems, Inc., a leader in data management solutions that enable information sharing and improve data quality, announced today that its customer, Brent Council and its CIO, have been named as finalists in two separate categories of the Data Strategy … Continue reading

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Kickfire Unveils New Data Warehouse Appliance for Demanding Mainstream Applications

The High Performance 3000 Series is the Industry’s Fastest-to-Deploy and Lowest Cost Appliance on the Market Today Kickfire, Inc. today announced its next-generation data warehouse appliance for powering mainstream data warehouse systems up to 5TB in size. With models starting … Continue reading

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99 Cents Only Stores selects its new BI partner

99 Cents Only Stores has selected MicroStrategy for enterprise-wide reporting and analytics. The company, which operates 271 value retail stores in the US, plans to use MicroStrategy-based reports and information dashboards for insights into product sales, store operations, inventory management, … Continue reading

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Bi3 Solutions Named One of “America`s Most Promising Companies” by Forbes

Business Intelligence Software-as-a-Service Company among a Select Ranking of Promising New Companies Bi3 Solutions, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company that is redefining business intelligence (BI), today announced it has been selected by Forbes for its listing of “America`s Most Promising Companies.” … Continue reading

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HP Taps Informatica’s Growing Information Management Portfolio

HP’s business intelligence unit resells data integration, data quality and MDM software as Informatica acquires its way into complex event processing. Doug Henschen writes: The decision to choose or, more to the point, to avoid a particular vendor is often as … Continue reading

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Informatica Acquires Agent Logic

Organizations face ever-increasing variety, volume, and velocity of events including sensor-based data, geospatial data, field reports, transaction flows, and Website clickstream data to name just a few. Operational initiatives for risk mitigation or intelligence-related situational awareness require timely detection and … Continue reading

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Kalido(R) KONA(TM) Information Appliance Debuts on Netezza(R) TwinFin(TM) Platform

Industry-Specific Analytics and Reporting Solutions Offer Business Analysts and Executives Faster Business Insight at Reduced Costs   Kalido, a leading provider of information management software for enterprise data governance, and Netezza (NYSE: NZ), the global leader in data warehouse and … Continue reading

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