Business intelligence software

  • March 23, 2005 23 Mar'05

    Oracle releases BI 10g

    Oracle's standalone BI application offers reporting and query, ETL and development tools.

  • March 08, 2005 08 Mar'05

    The democratization of information

    Firms embracing the latest in Business Intelligence need to create an "information democracy" amidst the rapidly evolving BI market, according to speakers at the Gartner BI Summit.

  • February 14, 2005 14 Feb'05

    Performance management and suites for Valentine's Day

    Actuate is rolling out a new financial performance management tool, and Amdocs is offering a consolidated suite of its applications with a new release today.

  • February 10, 2005 10 Feb'05

    Coast Guard takes flight with BI

    The U.S. Coast Guard turned to a new BI implementation to coordinate its nationwide aviation program and get its planes in the air.

  • January 23, 2005 23 Jan'05

    Office Depot gets data flowing

    Office Depot executive Kevin Bubeck offers his top three tips for building a smart data warehouse.

  • January 11, 2005 11 Jan'05

    BI continues to go casual

    Business Objects completes its integration of Crystal Decisions and becomes the latest vendor to unveil integration with Microsoft to foster adoption by the "casual user."

  • January 11, 2005 11 Jan'05

    Cognos makes BI buy

    Cognos adds to CPM arsenal while Business Objects and MicroStrategy go to court.

  • December 14, 2004 14 Dec'04

    Cognos plans for new year

    The BI and performance management vendor is rolling out corporate planning enhancements and best practices blueprints in January.

  • December 13, 2004 13 Dec'04

    Giving your customers a load of BI

    Extending business intelligence beyond your firewall to customers, partners and suppliers offers distinct advantages and some potential pitfalls as well.

  • October 28, 2004 28 Oct'04

    BI in the federal government

    Portals clearly are an important part of any BI environment.

  • October 21, 2004 21 Oct'04

    Is BI ready for Linux?

    Demand for BI applications running on Linux is emerging and that is expected to grow quickly, market observers say.

  • September 09, 2004 09 Sep'04

    Nucleus Research scores hosted CRM, BI

    RightNow,, Cognos and Business Objects rise to the top of the heap.

  • August 24, 2004 24 Aug'04

    Cognos plans performance management acquisition

    The BI vendor is stepping up its performance management offering with the acquisition of Swedish software firm Frango.

  • July 20, 2004 20 Jul'04

    Customer intelligence – the next generation

    External data sources, in addition to the internal databases, can significantly enhance companies' marketing capabilities. Armed with more complete data about customers and prospects, companies can perform better customer analytics and achieve more ...

  • June 17, 2004 17 Jun'04

    Making sense of analytic applications

    Now that you've warehoused the data, who do you want to analyze it?

  • June 08, 2004 08 Jun'04

    Cognos improves usability, adds Microsoft integration

    In its latest release, the BI vendor tackles two industry trends.

  • March 31, 2004 31 Mar'04

    SAS issues 'its most significant release'

    The analytics giant is out with its long-anticipated SAS 9 platform, promising to widen the reach of predictive analytics to more business users.

  • March 18, 2004 18 Mar'04

    BI chaos caused by conflicting apps

    Disconnected BI tools brought into an organization to solve isolated needs leads to disharmony in the application ranks. There's a better way to do BI, a Gartner analyst says.

  • March 16, 2004 16 Mar'04

    BI's integration trepidation

    An analyst assesses several vendors' plans to make their technology puzzle pieces fit together.

  • March 09, 2004 09 Mar'04

    BI and the Big Dance

    Applications from business intelligence vendor SAS are taking some of the mystery out of who will make it to the annual NCAA basketball tournament. You can apply the same technology for understanding your customers' behavior.

  • February 25, 2004 25 Feb'04

    BI bonanza in busy upgrade week

    Hyperion, Coremetrics and Information Builders are all announcing product improvements.

  • November 19, 2003 19 Nov'03

    MicroStrategy gets in reporting game

    An analyst and early user have weighed in on Report Services, MicroStrategy's first release in the relatively new business intelligence space.

  • September 19, 2003 19 Sep'03

    Coremetrics promises added Web-analytics action

    Added speed and a new ROI guide should help users of Coremetrics Online Analytics 2004 act quickly once they determine how their customers behave online.

  • September 11, 2003 11 Sep'03

    Big week in BI

    Cognos' much ballyhooed ReportNet isn't the only product making a headlines in the business intelligence space. Actuate, SAS and Panorama have announcements too.

  • September 02, 2003 02 Sep'03

    Cognos to take wraps off long-awaited ReportNet

    Cognos' CEO is so confident of the success of his new reporting application that he's vowing to conduct his next earnings call naked if ReportNet doesn't deliver.

  • August 15, 2003 15 Aug'03

    When reams of paper don't amount to a hill of (jelly) beans

    Jelly Belly, maker of gourmet jellybeans, installed business intelligence software to cuts its huge reporting paper trail but found an unexpected hurdle along the way.

  • March 03, 2003 03 Mar'03

    Step this way for a successful customer loyalty program

    Adding IT to the mix can make the prospect of launching a customer loyalty program seem a bit daunting. In this CIO Steps to Success article, learn the essentials of rewarding your best customers while rewarding your bottom line, too.

  • February 18, 2003 18 Feb'03

    Personalization: Now it's concierge treatment

    The formerly over-hyped personalization market has given personalization a bad reputation. But this technology is especially valuable when used in concert with segmentation.

  • February 11, 2003 11 Feb'03

    GIS holds promise for an information revolution

    The term "geographic information systems," might not mean much to the uninitiated, but a Wharton School professor describes GIS as launching a new information revolution.