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ParAccel Analytic Platform
The ParAccel Analytic Platform speeds the journey toward analytic value, streamlines the delivery of analytic answers, and tackles the full breadth of

analytic  Analytic Platform The ParAccel Analytic Platform speeds the journey toward analytic value, streamlines the delivery of analytic answers, and tackles the full breadth of complex business decisions. It’s a true platform.

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Sales Force Automation (SFA)

Sales Force Automation (SFA) systems help sales and marketing teams with functions related to taking orders, generating proposals or quotes, managing territories, managing partners, and maintaining contact data. Systems often include various levels of analytic and reporting capabilities. 

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On January 17, Lawson Software announced new comparative sales analyzer capabilities within its advanced suite of retail analytic applications. Comparative (comp) sales functionality, available in Lawson release 7.3.2 scheduled for the Fall of 2000, enables retailers to easily maintain, analyze and report on comparative sales and other key business metrics.

analytic  Lawson Delivering New Retail Analytic Capabilities Event Summary On January 17, Lawson Software announced new comparative sales analyzer capabilities within its advanced suite of retail analytic applications. Comparative (comp) sales functionality, available in Lawson release 7.3.2 scheduled for the Fall of 2000, allegedly enables retailers to easily maintain, analyze and report on comparative sales and other key business metrics. Lawson made the announcement at the National Retail Federation Conference Read More

Enterprise Information Management: In Support of Operational, Analytic, and Governance Initiatives


In most organizations today, corporate information is managed by many tools and teams, but there’s a trend toward enterprise information management (EIM), a practice that coordinates teams and integrates tools. EIM is a best practice for creating, managing, sharing, and leveraging information in an enterprise, holistic manner that’s aligned with strategic, data-driven business objectives. See how you can achieve this.

analytic  In Support of Operational, Analytic, and Governance Initiatives In most organizations today, corporate information is managed by many tools and teams, but there’s a trend toward enterprise information management (EIM), a practice that coordinates teams and integrates tools. EIM is a best practice for creating, managing, sharing, and leveraging information in an enterprise, holistic manner that’s aligned with strategic, data-driven business objectives. See how you can achieve this. Read More

Collaborative Analytics: Sharing and Harvesting Analytic Insights Across the Business


Sadly, a division exists between business analysts and IT—they often perform separate data-related duties. There are benefits for companies that unite business analytics with business intelligence. But the adaptive information cycle—a model linking the center-out approach of traditional data warehousing to the emergent prototyping typifying today’s analytic environment—is not as complex as it may sound. Learn more.

analytic  Analytics: Sharing and Harvesting Analytic Insights Across the Business Meaningful analyses often come from having timely access to multiple and diverse sources of information. Lyza simplifies the tedious task of gathering and profiling your data, regardless of format or size. Source: Lyzasoft Resources Related to Collaborative Analytics: Sharing and Harvesting Analytic Insights Across the Business : Business Analyst (BA) (Wikipedia) Collaborative Analytics: Sharing and Harvesting Analytic Insights Read More

TDWI Checklist Report: Analytic Databases for Big Data


Many organizations in today's “big data” world are contemplating a replacement of their analytic databases and data warehouses to keep pace with new requirements for advanced analytics, and they are turning more and more to specialized analytic database management systems (DBMSs). Within the DBMS arena, there’s a slow trend away from practicing analytics with relational DBMSs that were originally designed for OLTP and towards analytic databases that provide computing architectures designed for complex queries, analytic algorithms, high performance, and terabyte-size scalability. This TDWI Checklist Report presents requirements for analytic DBMSs with a focus on their use with big data, and defines the many techniques and tool types involved.

analytic  Checklist Report: Analytic Databases for Big Data Many organizations in today's “big data” world are contemplating a replacement of their analytic databases and data warehouses to keep pace with new requirements for advanced analytics, and they are turning more and more to specialized analytic database management systems (DBMSs). Within the DBMS arena, there’s a slow trend away from practicing analytics with relational DBMSs that were originally designed for OLTP and towards analytic databases Read More

TEC and Brij present the 3rd ERP Vendor Shootout for manufacturing companies to compare software solutions


Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. (TEC), the leading resource for enterprise software selection today announced that it will be moderating the 3rd "ERP Vendor Shootout" on November 13, 2008, at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center, Malvern, Pennsylvania (US).

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analytic  with lead tracking, marketing analytics can provide compelling  return on investment (ROI)  analysis for use in budgeting and campaign planning. Companies must link demand generation to sales execution in order to cancel any marketing activities that are not aligned with the actual sales capacity. Better targeting is not enough, since organizations need to be able to track campaign details throughout the campaign lifecycle across all channels. For example, organizations that rely heavily on events Read More

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