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Ardent Software Enters the SAP Data Extraction Market


Ardent Software has announced the addition of SAP extraction and load capabilities to their DataStage product, increasing their strength in the Extract/Transform/Load tool market. Due to the prevalence of SAP in the Enterprise Resource Planning space, this addition will provide a competitive advantage over some of the other major ETL vendors such as Sagent and Computer Associates.

etl extraction  very few of the ETL ( Extract/Transform/Load ) tool vendors have produced modules that allow extraction from SAP. The vendors have had difficulty due to the specialized knowledge of SAP required to produce the custom code which could understand SAP''s internal data formats. Ardent''s entry into this market will give it leverage with any corporation that uses SAP''s Enterprise Resource Planning system. The ability to integrate ERP systems with data warehouses and provide true enterprise-wide information is Read More

Informix XML’s Its Metadata Transport Layer


Informix® Corporation, has announced an XML Document Type Definition (DTD) for Extraction, Transformation, and Transport (ETT) of metadata. The DTD is designed to allow metadata sharing between different vendors’ products using the open XML standard.

etl extraction  type of product is ETL (Extract/Transform/Load). Informix has decided to create a new term ETT (Extract/Transform/Transport), but the terms are functionally equivalent. Any ETL tool needs to be able to exchange metadata with enterprise repositories of metadata, business intelligence tools, decision support systems, enterprise portals, and other products that will most likely come from another vendor. The challenge is creating an all-encompassing DTD that describes all of the types of metadata that could p Read More

Brio Technology Enters the ETL Market


Brio Technology (Nasdaq: BRYO) today announced Brio.Impact 4.0, an upgraded version of the industry's first analytic application designed specifically for revenue optimization. Available immediately, Brio.Impact 4.0 includes an integrated extraction, transformation and loading (ETL) capability.

etl extraction  Technology Enters the ETL Market Brio Technology Enters the ETL Market M. Reed - November 24, 1999 Event Summary Brio Technology (Nasdaq: BRYO) today announced Brio.Impact 4.0, an upgraded version of the industry''s first analytic application designed specifically for revenue optimization. Available immediately, Brio.Impact 4.0 includes an integrated extraction, transformation and loading (ETL) capability for faster implementation that reduces deployment time by as much as one third. In addition, Read More

systemfabrik Releases an EAI Product?


With the announcement of the immediate availability of Warehouse Workbench 4.0 (WWB), systemfabrik, originally an Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) vendor, is attempting to move into the EAI space. Whether the product can actually accomplish EAI remains to be seen.

etl extraction  processes and moves beyond ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load) capabilities. Warehouse Workbench 4.0 introduces an open, enterprise wide Information Infrastructure Architecture based on the Universal Transformation Language (UTL). Reverse Engineering and graphical online simulation of all transformations, accelerate the integration of inter enterprise data. Increasingly, data marts and data warehouses are no longer isolated features within the company says Gerrit Kolb, CEO of systemfabrik. Their rapid Read More

Rosslyn Analytics Launches Automated Data Extraction and Analytical App for SAP Customers


Rosslyn Analytics recently launched RAPid Spend Analysis – Professional, the cloud-based tool for decision-makers and knowledge workers at organizations running SAP to automatically extract, classify, and share business intelligence (BI) on-demand. SAP customers can use Rosslyn’s RAPid cloud enterprise data enrichment to perform advanced data analysis using pre-built dashboards and reports

etl extraction  traditional extract, transform, load (ETL) tools and processes are already huge money-makers. All of Rosslyn clients that are SAP customers reportedly use the app. For Rosslyn, this app is just the beginning of the journey. The important thing is for clients to get their data into the RAPid platform where the real magic takes place–better information to support smarter decisions and collaborative sharing of dashboards, charts, reports, etc. Related Blog Posts Why don’t the Potential Benefits of Spen Read More

Mining & Quarrying


Mining is the extraction from the earth of materials used in different human activities (industry, trade, energy production, etc.). There are four major types of materials: precious metals and minerals (gold, diamonds, silver, etc.); materials used to produce energy (coal, uranium, etc.); base metals (copper, iron, etc.); and building materials (stone, sand, gravel) extracted from quarries, which are open-pit mines. There are two major types of activities specific to the mining industry: exploration, which involves the search for materials; and extraction, which is the activity of getting those materials out of the earth.

etl extraction  & Quarrying Mining is the extraction from the earth of materials used in different human activities (industry, trade, energy production, etc.). There are four major types of materials: precious metals and minerals (gold, diamonds, silver, etc.); materials used to produce energy (coal, uranium, etc.); base metals (copper, iron, etc.); and building materials (stone, sand, gravel) extracted from quarries, which are open-pit mines. There are two major types of activities specific to the mining industry: Read More

KANA Connect 2014—Morphing into Verint’s Engagement Vision: Part One


TEC senior analyst P.J. Jakovljevic attended the KANA Connect conference, and reports on the company's recent acquisition by Verint, with an in-depth look at what the combined companies will be able to offer to customers in terms of customer service and workforce management.

etl extraction  Connect 2014—Morphing into Verint’s Engagement Vision: Part One This was my very first attendance at the KANA Connect conference, and interestingly, it also happened to be the last one. The last not for any ominous reason, but rather because the event will in the future be rolled into the annual Verint ® user conference, given that Verint Systems acquired KANA Software in early 2014 . In any case, coming to KANA Connect 2014 I wasn’t really sure what to expect and was quite keen on learning Read More

Hummingbird Smells Nectar In The Corporate Portal Market


Hummingbird Ltd. is moving into the Corporate Portal market. Like others, it sees corporate portals as a mechanism to cross-sell existing Business Intelligence products. TEC takes a look at Hummingbird’s portal strategy and compares it to other vendors in the corporate portal space.

etl extraction  and moved into the ETL (Extract Transform Load) market. Hummingbird also acquired Financial Software Solution to expand its Business Intelligence offering to Financial Services clients. January 1998 - The company acquired Andyne Computing to enter the Business Intelligence market. The vision to build a corporate portal product emerged in early 1999 when Hummingbird realized it could leverage its expertise in Business Intelligence, Knowledge Management, Document Management and ETL. In January of 2000 the Read More

The Necessity of Data Warehousing


An explanation of the origins of data warehousing and why it is a crucial technology that allows businesses to gain competitive advantage. Issues regarding technology selection and access to historical 'legacy' data are also discussed.

etl extraction  The selection of the ETL tool requires an understanding of the source data feeds. The following issues should be considered: Many warehouses are built from legacy systems that may be difficult to access from the computer network. ETL tools often do not reside on the same machine as the source data. The data structures of the legacy systems may be hard to decompose into raw data. Legacy data is often dirty (containing invalid data, or missing data). Care must be taken in the evaluation of the tool to Read More

From Text to Business Insight: All about Enterprise Text Analytics


Text analytics automates the extraction of business value from Web sites and social media content, from e-mail and survey responses, to regulatory filings and corporate documents. These sources and others capture information from and about customers, prospects, products, companies, and competitors in human readable form. Download this white paper for a handy guide to understanding—and profiting from—enterprise text analytics.

etl extraction  Text to Business Insight: All about Enterprise Text Analytics Text analytics automates the extraction of business value from Web sites and social media content, from e-mail and survey responses, to regulatory filings and corporate documents. These sources and others capture information from and about customers, prospects, products, companies, and competitors in human readable form. Download this white paper for a handy guide to understanding—and profiting from—enterprise text analytics. Read More

SAP BusinessObjects Edge BI for Business Intelligence Certification Report


SAP's business intelligence solution, SAP BusinessObjects Edge BI, is now TEC Certified. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations who rely on the integrity of TEC’s research services for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this 24-page TEC report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

etl extraction  due to its powerful ETL functionality and data quality, which are provided by the SAP BusinessObjects information management solutions included in the bundle. Its comprehensive set of functionality features supports ETL and enterprise information integration (EII) services, reaching almost 90 percent of the functional criteria for both submodules. About Support Besides general BI functionality, it is important to consider other features, such as support. The Support module groups the set of features Read More

Why Most Balanced Scorecards are Subverted


Business and IT managers have failed to get at the root cause of Balanced Scorecard ineffectiveness. Getting the most from corporate data will continue to be elusive until business management strategy and data management architecture are aligned.

etl extraction  Most Balanced Scorecards are Subverted Business Management Issue The ''Balanced Scorecard'' has been a popular seminar attraction and hot topic in corporate boardrooms for years. Why all the buzz? Quite simply as Tom Peters puts it,'' what gets measured gets done.'' The Balanced Scorecard, according to Harvard Business School professor Robert Kaplan, translates a company''s vision and strategy into a coherent set of performance measures. The four perspectives of the scorecard - financial measures, customer Read More

Hummingbird Releases Genio 4.0 With Improved Support for Oracle, Business Objects, Cognos, and NCR


Hummingbird Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ: "HUMC" and TSE: "HUM") has announced the immediate availability of Genio Suite 4.0. This release states improvements to usability, performance and openness to better support organizations as they implement large-scale enterprise data warehousing and e-commerce solutions.

etl extraction  relatively new to the ETL industry, and their technology should be examined closely. User Recommendations Customers examining Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) tools should include Genio on a long list of candidates. One question that should be asked of the vendor is which fast load technology is employed with Oracle and NCR Teradata (there are a variety of options). In addition, it should be noted that its claimed support for changed data capture (an important feature which avoids table scans and requires a Read More

Operational Business Intelligence and Performance Management: Key Differentiators


The distinction between business performance management and operational business intelligence is sometimes unclear. Many vendor offerings overlap in terms of features and functionality, making it difficult to distinguish between the two. However, there are some differences worth exploring.

etl extraction  on the use of ETL and EII to provide the right data at the right time, but they may use other database structures in conjunction with their product offerings, or they may have their products sit on top of a more general BI platform or database structure. Conclusion OBI and BPM are natural extensions of BI. As BI tools have matured, organizations'' needs have also evolved. Many BPM vendors offer solutions tailored to departments'' specific needs, whereas OBI focuses its efforts on identifying and managing Read More

Microsoft Joins XML Specification Committee for Financials


Microsoft (NASDAQ: MFST) has joined the Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) committee to help launch an XML-based standard for translating financial reports between applications. Formerly known as the Extensible Financial Reporting Markup Language (XFRML), the language should allow companies to use the Internet to exchange financial reports.

etl extraction  Joins XML Specification Committee for Financials Microsoft Joins XML Specification Committee for Financials M. Reed -May 2nd, 2000 Event Summary In April Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) announced that through its membership on the international Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) Project Committee, it is helping to develop and launch XBRL. XBRL is a free, new Extensible Markup Language (XML)-based specification that uses accepted financial reporting standards and practices to translate Read More