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Lessons in Data Warehousing – Executive briefing with Warren Thornthwaite

March 19, 2012 By Nadine Hamilton Last week we were fortunate to have Warren Thornthwaite and Margy Ross from the Kimball Group deliver an excellent Data Warehouse Lifecycle In Depth training course in Canberra. Seizing the opportunity to gain insight … Continue reading

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Business Intelligence on the iPad

Updated: 28th Jan 2011 Having had the pleasure of using an iPad over the Xmas/New Year break, I thought it would be of interest to review what ‘apps’ are available to enable Business Intelligence on the iPad. Vendor Software Demo … Continue reading

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Microsoft Fills Up Database with New Technology

By Mark A. Smith Microsoft has started its marketing push for the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 database platform. Despite having the year 2008 in the name (which indicates how lengthy Microsoft’s release cycles are), this is a major release … Continue reading

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Announces Pentaho Data Integration 4.0, World’s First Unified Development Environment for Business Intelligence Applications

Pentaho Corporation, the open source business intelligence (BI) leader, today announced the preview of Pentaho Data Integration (PDI) 4.0, the next major product milestone in the company’s Agile BI initiative, announced in November. PDI 4.0 is the world’s first fully … Continue reading

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IBM Acquires Information and Analytics Provider NICS

  IBM (news, site) has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of information management and analytics provider NICS. The financial details of the deal were not released. National Interest Security Company (NICS), which is based … Continue reading

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The Promise of Free Business Intelligence

by Lyndsay Wise With recent economic uncertainties and promises of recovery, organizations are taking a more conservative approach to overall software adoption. Consequently, the business intelligence (BI) market has had to adapt itself to help organizations take advantage of what … Continue reading

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