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To BI or not to BI
Nowadays a company should not even question whether it needs business intelligence (BI) or not. Those who do not have it yet should include it in their future

article information bi  BI or not to BI Nowadays a company should not even question whether it needs business intelligence (BI) or not. Those who do not have it yet should include it in their future strategies, while those who do have it should search for ways to make BI work at its full potential. You Don’t Have It Yet? Let's first analyze and understand why a company may not have BI: 1. BI is too expensive If this is what has been preventing you from acquiring BI, it’s not a valid reason. There are free BI tools, such as

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BI on the Go . . . So, Who’s Using Mobile BI?


In this first of two posts, TEC senior BI and data management analyst Jorge García presents some of the main findings of the TEC 2014 mobile survey on the usage of mobile BI offerings by enterprises—who's using mobile BI offerings and from which vendors, and which industry is showing the interest in mobile BI solutions.

article information bi  on the Go . . . So, Who’s Using Mobile BI? Piggybacking off of the success of the most recent TEC Buyer’s Guide, the 2014 Buyer's Guide on Mobile BI applications , we took the opportunity to survey users of mobile business intelligence (BI) applications and collect their impressions in regard to these tools. Most of the results of this survey with more than 250 respondents were captured in an Infographic . Additional information garnered from the survey, while not conclusive, may provide a glance Read More

Data, Data Everywhere: A Special Report on Managing Information


The quantity of information in the world is soaring. Merely keeping up with, and storing new information is difficult enough. Analyzing it, to spot patterns and extract useful information, is harder still. Even so, this data deluge has great potential for good—as long as consumers, companies, and governments make the right choices about when to restrict the flow of data, and when to encourage it. Find out more.

article information bi  Library of Congress (see article for an explanation of how data are quantified). Facebook, a socialnetworking website, is home to 40 billion photos. And decoding the human genome involves analysing 3 billion base pairs— which took ten years the first time it was done, in 2003, but can now be achieved in one week. All these examples tell the same story: that the world contains an unimaginably vast amount of digital information which is getting ever vaster ever more rapidly. This makes it possible to do Read More

Information Builders Announces New Release of WebFOCUS


Information Builders Inc., (IBI) has released a new suite of business intelligence tools designed to support e-business. Release 4.3 of the product has been re-engineered and enabled for wireless and XML, in addition to integration with Microsoft Office 2000 and BackOffice 2000. Announced at their Summit 2000 User Conference, IBI hopes the product will appeal to non-technical users of business intelligence technologies.

article information bi  Builders Announces New Release of WebFOCUS Information Builders Announces New Release of WebFOCUS M. Reed - June 13, 2000 Event Summary Information Builders Inc., (IBI) has released a new suite of business intelligence tools designed to support e-business. Release 4.3 of the product has been re-engineered and enabled for wireless and XML, in addition to integration with Microsoft Office 2000 and BackOffice 2000. Announced at their Summit 2000 User Conference, IBI hopes the product will appeal Read More

Manufacturer's Nirvana -- Real-Time Actionable Information


How many ERP vendors, including the largest ones, have natively built-in real-time production monitoring, warehousing management, time and attendance capture, and complete quality management systems?

article information bi  s Nirvana -- Real-Time Actionable Information Introduction Extended enterprise resource planning (ERP) software (or sometimes referred to as ERP II , the term coined by Gartner ), extends ERP information to other interested users presumably with no barriers to data flow (see Enterprise Applications—The Genesis and Future, Revisited ). Such an enterprise system would provide extensive business management functionality (e.g., real-time production monitoring, warehouse management, job shop Read More

Information Today, Inc.


Information Today, Inc. (ITI) publishes magazines, periodicals, books, and directories. ITI organizes Computers in Libraries, Streaming Media, Enterprise Search Summit, and other conferences.

article information bi  Today, Inc. Information Today, Inc. (ITI) publishes magazines, periodicals, books, and directories. ITI organizes Computers in Libraries, Streaming Media, Enterprise Search Summit, and other conferences. Read More

Information Management and Collaboration


Information management systems facilitate the management of internal corporate documentation and information, Web site content, group collaboration, and learning materials. These systems are built as central repositories that hold content, metadata, accessibility and workflow rules, and supporting information. Organizations that establish processes and disciplines around these systems can ensure smooth and efficient acquisition, maintenance, delivery, and archiving of corporate content resources.

article information bi  Management and Collaboration Information management systems facilitate the management of internal corporate documentation and information, Web site content, group collaboration, and learning materials. These systems are built as central repositories that hold content, metadata, accessibility and workflow rules, and supporting information. Organizations that establish processes and disciplines around these systems can ensure smooth and efficient acquisition, maintenance, delivery, and archiving Read More

Operational BI


By adopting traditional business intelligence (BI) tools, companies have gained valuable insights into past activities and results. However, with operational BI that is different from standard and tactical BI, promptness of information and data in real-time or near real-time is established. Learn how operational BI can boost the timeliness and accuracy of business decisions, and improve operational efficiency and results.

article information bi  BI By adopting traditional business intelligence (BI) tools, companies have gained valuable insights into past activities and results. However, with operational BI that is different from standard and tactical BI, promptness of information and data in real-time or near real-time is established. Learn how operational BI can boost the timeliness and accuracy of business decisions, and improve operational efficiency and results. Read More

Information/Internet Appliances


Information appliances, also called Internet or PC appliances, are a new market that appeal to those customers who want to reduce their desktop hardware expenditures. What are they, who makes them, and what do you get for your money?

article information bi  be included in this article. This product is due to ship in April, 2000.] Seems Like but Really Isn't Market General: Terminals (as in terminal/server computing, precursor to client/server computing) are not really Internet appliances, and probably should not be called information appliances. They can be small and feature-poor (similar to some I-appliances), but they run off of a mainframe or large server, as opposed to connecting to an ISP or ASP. Note that there can be some terminology overlap, to Read More

Information Lifecycle Management: Separating the Hype from Reality


Just behind fire and the wheel in a list of the world’s greatest inventions comes information lifecycle management (ILM). Without a doubt, ILM will revolutionize every facet of the computing landscape. And along the way, it will probably generate more hype than all the high-tech buzzwords of the past five years combined. But does it solve a real problem?

article information bi  Lifecycle Management: Separating the Hype from Reality Just behind fire and the wheel in a list of the world’s greatest inventions comes information lifecycle management (ILM). Without a doubt, ILM will revolutionize every facet of the computing landscape. And along the way, it will probably generate more hype than all the high-tech buzzwords of the past five years combined. But does it solve a real problem? Read More

TEC 2014 Mobile BI Buyer's Guide


Once considered a nice-to-have, mobility is now standard in most business intelligence (BI) applications. Most traditional BI and analytics software providers have a complementary mobile offering, and new software offerings are emerging that provide BI functions solely for mobile platforms. This buyer’s guide surveys the mobile BI landscape and describes some of the more important solutions in this space. This guide will help you understand the various types of software offerings on the market, give you insight into what your peers are looking for in mobile BI solutions, provide an overview of the main features and functions of mobile BI solutions, and show you how these solutions can help you transform your business.

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Trend Micro Steps into PDA/Wireless AntiVirus Information Market


In crisis situations, Trend Micro's Virus Information Center for the Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) may prove indispensable for a network administrator and/or manager on the go.

article information bi  Micro Steps into PDA/Wireless AntiVirus Information Market Trend Micro Steps into PDA/Wireless AntiVirus Information Market P. Hayes - June 15, 2000 Event Summary Cupertino, CA - May 31, 2000 - Trend Micro Inc., a leading provider of Internet content security products, announced the availability of Trend Micro's Virus Information Center for the Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) market. Users of PalmOS-based wireless and modem-based palmtop devices can now access the Trend Virus Information Center, Read More

Computer Information Enterprises (CIE)


The company was founded in 1978 and incorporated in the state of California in 1982. As a custom programming operation, it worked with such major clients as Aetna Life Insurance, Mervyn’s, Playtex and Vons. In the mid-90’s the founder recognized an opportunity to transition itself with the development of a document imaging product within the Solomon IV accounting ERP system and became the first such company to seamlessly integrate with that platform. In 1996 it deployed its first document management product to the Solomon marketplace and over the next several years began to roll-out its solution to the then named Solomon and Great Plains market. In 2002 the company introduced its product in the Sage MAS500 market and in 2004, introduced its product for Sage 100 ERP

article information bi  Information Enterprises (CIE) The company was founded in 1978 and incorporated in the state of California in 1982. As a custom programming operation, it worked with such major clients as Aetna Life Insurance, Mervyn’s, Playtex and Vons. In the mid-90’s the founder recognized an opportunity to transition itself with the development of a document imaging product within the Solomon IV accounting ERP system and became the first such company to seamlessly integrate with that platform. In 1996 it Read More

Aligning Information Technology with Corporate Strategy


Aligning information technology (IT) with corporate strategy is key to maximizing the business impact of IT investments. Tree Top's structured process of reviewing proposed IT investments will allow an enterprise to understand this alignment, and prioritize investments.

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Enterprise Information Portals


Smart enterprises know that focusing purely on core competencies is not sufficient for survival in a competitive marketplace. They need to leverage existing information and knowledge assets in order to establish a winning advantage. To this end, enterprise information portals (EIP) deliver the capability to manage your implicit and explicit knowledge assets. Learn about current trends in EIP and how they affect you.

article information bi  Information Portals Smart enterprises know that focusing purely on core competencies is not sufficient for survival in a competitive marketplace. They need to leverage existing information and knowledge assets in order to establish a winning advantage. To this end, enterprise information portals (EIP) deliver the capability to manage your implicit and explicit knowledge assets. Learn about current trends in EIP and how they affect you. Read More