Tag Archives: Business Intelligence

Celebrating the opening of Altis Consulting’s London office

April 13, 2012 By Peter Hopwood I am excited to formally announce the opening of the London office for Altis Consulting. We are taking our specialist expertise in business analytics, business intelligence, data management and data warehousing to the UK … Continue reading

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Sharepoint and Information Management Best Practices

October 31, 2011 By Nadine Hamilton A colleague and I recently attended Sharepoint Saturday in Canberra. A day-long conference of all things MS Sharepoint. The sessions were broad ranging, appealing to business focussed and highly technical alike. Most business intelligence … Continue reading

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Nine Key Data Warehousing Trends for the CIO in 2011 and 2012

Gartner Identifies Nine Key Data Warehousing Trends for the CIO in 2011 and 2012 Key Data Warehousing Issues to be Discussed at Gartner Business Intelligence Summits, February 22-23 in Sydney, and May 2-4, Los Angeles STAMFORD, Conn., February 9, 2011— CIOs … Continue reading

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Developing a Business Intelligence Roadmap

by Hiren Deliwala  Project culture has permeated IT organizations over the last several years. Most organizations focus IT teams on the next project as soon as the current project finishes. Business intelligence teams, like other IT teams, focus heavily on … Continue reading

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Enhanced Business Intelligence High on the Agenda for Top Performing Retailers

63% of Top Performing Retailers Are Turning to Pervasive Business Intelligence to Increase Consumer-Centric Data Accessibility In the face of slow consumer spend and a wave of increased multi-channel competition, retailers are under pressure to increase customer and business insight … 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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Startup Pushes Hadoop via Spreadsheet

A startup called Datameer is offering a simpler way for business analysts to use Hadoop, the open-source framework for large-scale data processing on clusters of commodity hardware. The Datameer Analytics Solution (DAS), now in beta, features a spreadsheet-style interface; a … Continue reading

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SAS Seeks to Improve Data Mining of Social Media

By STEVE LOHR No one doubts that social media – all the stuff on Facebook, Twitter and other online forums – provides a rich lode of user sentiment that companies ought to be able to exploit. And not just to … 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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