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The State of Data Summary
Learn how to harness exploding volumes of unstructured information and discover true business value.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Quality, Unstructured Data, Data Migration
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12-08-2009
Operational Intelligence: Correct Problems Before They Occur Summary
The typical enterprise today views business performance through a 24-hour window. Executives may receive daily updates for sales and shipments, and review other core business KPIs on a weekly or even monthly basis. Yet for many companies, minutes or seconds can take on critical importance as customer expectations grow.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Analytics, Operational Business Intelligence, Business Process Management (BPM)
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20-07-2009
Solving the Information Trustworthiness Gap Summary
In this white paper, Mark Albala of Infosight Partners discusses the means to resolve the trustworthy gap plaguing many organizations.

Topics: Business Intelligence
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13-07-2009
Product Summary: AJAX Powered Interactive Viewer Summary
Interactive Viewer is a new AJAX–powered, BIRT–based report viewing tool that enables every user to think beyond the current structure of a report and personalize it based on task and need. Users who are not familiar or comfortable with standard report authoring tools are able to use Interactive Viewer without costly training within moments of being introduced to its intuitive interface, an inexpensive alternative to training individuals who would use the tool on a limited or casual basis.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Query & Reporting, Visualization
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23-06-2009
Agile Business Intelligence - Doubling Your Return on Investment Summary
This white paper explains how you can deliver hard-hitting business results in half the time - without compromising cross-project alignment.

Topics: Business Intelligence
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18-06-2009
Tapping the Full Potential of Sales and Marketing Data for Pharmaceuticals Summary
As pharmaceutical manufacturers face an era of sharply reduced sales and marketing budgets, increasingly complex and restrictive regulations and rapidly changing demand patterns over a drug's life, it is now especially important to have accurate and timely information.

Topics: Analytics
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01-06-2009
Comparison of Data Warehousing DBMS Platforms Summary
This data warehouse platform comparison analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of relational, column and correlation databases for complex and demanding analytics environments.

Topics: Analytics, Data Warehousing
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28-05-2009
Embed Actuate BIRT to Enable Business Users to Interact with and Build Their Own Reports Summary
This white paper explains how the Actuate platform enables IT, business users and consumers to work together to continuously evolve reports by sharing report designs and engaging in iterative report development, as well as how to empower users to easily create and modify their own interactive reports. By creating highly usable and scalable reports, OEMs can drive the market's adoption of their application, while reducing the burden on IT staff and OEM professional service organizations.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Query & Reporting
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15-05-2009
Empower OEM Applications with Excel Reporting Using Actuate e.Spreadsheet Summary
Although Excel drives business processes world-wide, Excel spreadsheets are typically created by hand. The Excel spreadsheets are created by cutting and pasting data from other applications into the spreadsheets and then defining the necessary formatting, formulas, charts and other modifications. When the business data changes, the Excel spreadsheets must be reformatted or re-constructed. As a result, there is a significant need for an automated, sophisticated tool to generate Excel-based reports to increase productivity and user satisfaction.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Query & Reporting
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15-05-2009
Deriving Deep Insights from Large Data Sets Summary
MapReduce is a breakthrough innovation in analytic database capability. By bringing together the expressive flexibility and performance with the rich functionality and familiarity of ordinary SQL, developers and analysts can help their businesses do more with data.

Topics: Analytics, Data Warehousing, Appliances
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23-04-2009
Growing Revenue with Front-Line Data Warehouses Summary
Traditional back-office data warehouses can’t cost-effectively meet the availability, performance and analytic depth required of this new generation of data-driven applications.

Topics: Analytics, Data Warehousing, Appliances
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23-04-2009
Designing Great Visualizations Summary
This paper traces the history of visual representation, from early cave drawings through the computer revolution and the launch of Tableau. We will discuss some of the pioneers in data research and show how their work helped to revolutionize visualization techniques.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Visualization
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15-04-2009
Selecting a Visual Analytics Application Summary
Visual analytics is becoming the fastest way for people to explore and understand data of any size. Read Tableau's definitive guide for selecting a visual analytics, or data visualization, software application.

Topics: Analytics, Visualization, Business Intelligence
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15-04-2009
Don’t Get Stung by BI User Fees! Summary
Are you being asked to pay per-user fees for your Web-based business intelligence (BI) solution? If so, you’re being stung by “the dragonfly,” the living fossil of a BI licensing model that should be on its way to obsolescence.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Query & Reporting, Dashboards, Operational Business Intelligence
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24-03-2009
Fixing Enterprise Search Summary
Finding information quickly and easily in your pool of data and applications makes search technology a practical and essential tool with a measurable ROI from making information accessible. Enterprise search is more than the placement of any given search engine within an enterprise. Only an enterprise search solution that provides a portfolio of capabilities tailored for enterprise assets and needs can deliver on the promises of search for the enterprise.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, SaaS (Software as a Service)
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20-03-2009

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