- April 13, 2012
IBM continues its analytics buying spree with plans to acquire sales and performance management software company Varicent Software Inc.
- April 09, 2012
Data quality issues, insufficient budgets and other technical and business problems can trip up unwary organizations on deployments of in-memory analytics tools, consultants warned.
- April 06, 2012
Attendees at the Gartner BI Summit said aligning the IT department with the line of business is one of the biggest challenges facing them today.
- April 03, 2012
The tweets, blog posts and quotes from the first day of Gartner's annual BI Summit get summed up here.
- April 03, 2012
The 10th annual Gartner BI Summit keynote address highlights changes in the industry and recommends businesses keep in step by remembering the three R’s: Relevance, resources and renovation.
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- April 02, 2012
In-memory analytics promises streamlined data analysis processes for business users. But, analysts caution, the numerous in-memory technology options require careful planning and evaluation.
- March 30, 2012
Analytics software can provide big benefits to organizations -- or trip up the unwary. Before you get started, make sure your company is ready to reap the rewards and avoid the roadblocks.
- March 30, 2012
The federal government has announced a $200 million initiative for “big data” research, education and training.
- March 29, 2012
Gartner Inc. is getting ready to host its 10th annual Gartner BI Summit. Find out what you're likely to see and what sessions you shouldn't miss.
- March 27, 2012
Predictive analytics requires support and know-how to create a sustainable program, recent research suggests.
- March 26, 2012
In-memory analytics tools give business users more control over how they use business intelligence data. But IT and BI pros need to be on guard to ensure that problems don't result, analysts warn.
- March 22, 2012
Consultants applaud QlikTech for publishing its business intelligence software price list. But will that create a domino effect and change one of the most secretive aspects of the BI industry?
- March 21, 2012
BI software vendors tend to keep price lists close to the vest, but analysts and consultants offer a few tricks to help businesses prepare for the negotiating table.
- March 19, 2012
Business intelligence vendors offer a variety of in-memory analytics tools with very different architectures. But analysts say there's a common thread: the potential for faster BI performance.
- March 15, 2012
Mark Madsen questions why people take the wrong approach with unstructured data, abandoning their experiences with demographics and market research.