Business intelligence software

  • February 16, 2006 16 Feb'06

    BI and CPM a blockbuster for Universal Studios Hollywood

    In a world of slim margins and fickle weather, the Universal Studios theme park fell in love with integrated business intelligence and corporate performance management tools.

  • February 02, 2006 02 Feb'06

    Actuate acquires more than dashboards

    Actuate acquired performance-management vendor Performancesoft, best known for its pbviews dashboard. The move is part of a trend that could affect BI or CPM strategies.

  • January 10, 2006 10 Jan'06

    Getting BI with a little help from your friends

    The IT manager for a prominent legal auditing firm explains what he learned during a yearlong Oracle BI implementation process.

  • January 05, 2006 05 Jan'06

    Legal auditing firm retains customers with Oracle BI

    The threat of losing major clients over lack of analysis and reporting capabilities prompted one legal auditing firm to get moving on a long-delayed Oracle Business Intelligence initiative.

  • January 05, 2006 05 Jan'06

    BI better bought than built, study says

    A study finds that many companies prefer to buy business intelligence applications rather than build them. Have IT and business users finally found one thing they agree on?

  • December 28, 2005 28 Dec'05

    CIO priorities: 2006 to-do lists

    Business alignment is no longer good enough. 2006 is all about giving business an edge, with technologies like BI.

  • December 20, 2005 20 Dec'05

    Wrangling the data behemoth

    Regulatory compliance and business intelligence issues are driving explosive growth in the amount of data that enterprises keep, access and secure.

  • December 08, 2005 08 Dec'05

    Nucleus names the tops in BI

    A new study offers real-world answers to tough BI questions, such as which vendor's suite delivers the most ROI, what drives end-user adoption and how will Microsoft impact the market?

  • November 11, 2005 11 Nov'05

    Search market finds its way to consolidation

    Two recent acquisitions in the enterprise search market signal a new trend. Will everyone find what they're looking for?

  • November 09, 2005 09 Nov'05

    Is the time right for open source BI?

    While both commercial BI vendors and the open source community are preaching the merits of open source BI, analysts say that it remains in an early adopter stage.

  • October 11, 2005 11 Oct'05

    BI's integration parade rolls on

    Hyperion becomes the latest to proclaim "one platform" with its System 9 release, but it's not alone.

  • September 22, 2005 22 Sep'05

    SAP highlights pact with IBM to test joint product

    SAP and IBM are launching an analytics package designed to integrate the NetWeaver platform with IBM's blade and storage infrastructure.

  • September 14, 2005 14 Sep'05

    Cognos the latest to proclaim 'one BI platform'

    With Cognos 8, generally available in November, the BI firm is racing with other vendors to provide users all their BI tools in one set.

  • August 10, 2005 10 Aug'05

    CIOs seek lower TCO with BI

    A new survey says business intelligence is second only to security when it comes to CIO spending priorities.

  • July 28, 2005 28 Jul'05

    Dunkin' Brands serves up real-time BI

    Dunkin' Brands got a fresh start with a new BI project.