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ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments

The ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments knowledge base focuses on a range of industrial activities that add value to raw materials by processing them into a form suitable for further manufacturing or for immediate end-use. These activities include traditional mills that turn grain into flour or extract sucrose from sugar cane; the spinning and weaving mills of the textiles and carpets sectors; the rolling plants of steel, aluminum, and other metals semi-fabricators; to the continuous outputs of paper and board mills. 

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Comparing Business Intelligence and Data Integration Best-of-breed Vendors' Extract Transform and Load Solutions


There are two types of extract transform and load (ETL) vendors. Business intelligence (BI) vendors integrate ETL functionality into their overall BI framework, while best-of-breed data integration vendors, who provide enhanced ETL functionality, have an increased focus on data cleansing and integrity.

extract  Data Integration Best-of-breed Vendors'' Extract Transform and Load Solutions Introduction To understand the relevance of extract transform and load (ETL) components and how they fit into business intelligence (BI), one should first appreciate what data integration is and the significance of having clean, accurate data that enable successful business decisions. Within the BI industry, data integration is essential. By capturing the right information, organizations are able to perform analyses, create Read More

Tactics for Tomorrow: An IAG Business Analysis Benchmark Report Extract


Contrary to popular belief, requirements discovery and elicitation are processes—not deliverables. And in fact, companies that focus on both the process and the deliverables of requirements are far more successful than those that focus on documentation quality alone. After all, it’s the quality of the document development process that creates an economic advantage. Find out what you can do for immediate and tangible benefits.

extract  Business Analysis Benchmark Report Extract Contrary to popular belief, requirements discovery and elicitation are processes—not deliverables. And in fact, companies that focus on both the process and the deliverables of requirements are far more successful than those that focus on documentation quality alone. After all, it’s the quality of the document development process that creates an economic advantage. Find out what you can do for immediate and tangible benefits. Read More

Vertica Analytics Platform


The Vertica Analytics Platform was purpose built from the ground up to enable companies to extract value from their data at the speed and scale they need to thrive in today’s economy. Unlike most other data warehouse vendors that are attempting to retrofit 21st century technology into their decades old infrastructure, Vertica was designed and built since its inception for today’s most demanding analytic workloads. Furthermore, each Vertica component is able to take full-advantage of the others by design.    

extract  to enable companies to extract value from their data at the speed and scale they need to thrive in today’s economy. Unlike most other data warehouse vendors that are attempting to retrofit 21st century technology into their decades old infrastructure, Vertica was designed and built since its inception for today’s most demanding analytic workloads. Furthermore, each Vertica component is able to take full-advantage of the others by design. Read More

Informatica Morphs into Enterprise Decision Support Vendor


Informatica Corporation, long an established vendor in the Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) market space, has morphed themselves into a vendor of solutions for the "e-Business infrastructure". In conjunction with their contract to build an enterprise data warehouse for the United States Postal Service and their MX2 metadata exchange initiative, Informatica is reinventing itself.

extract  Warehouse), and can also extract from PeopleSoft and populate their EPM warehouse. PowerConnect and Business Components were released in 1999. PowerConnect is a family of packaged software products that allow customers to extract both data and metadata from ERP and legacy applications. The information is then delivered to PowerCenter. PowerConnect modules currently exist for SAP, PeopleSoft, and DB2. Business Components are pre-defined templates that shield application developers from the complex process Read More

Business Intelligence and Database Management Services


Lister's BI team helps organizations to structure their data and extract actionable information from it. The team is comprised of experts who perform end-to-end deployment of BI solutions over the intranet, the extranet, or the World Wide Web. The BI team has over ten years of experience with various database systems such as Oracle, SQL Server, and DB2, to name a few. Backed by several years of reporting experience, the team has built up expertise in industry tools like Business Objects, Oracle Business Intelligence, Crystal Reports, and SQL Server Reporting Services. It has also worked with open-source BI solutions like JasperReports, and aims to fulfill the exacting requirements of any organization that approaches it with a BI project. Lister offers end-to-end BI solutions that can bring a good return on investment (ROI). Among the BI services Lister offers are remote database administration (DBA); data quality services; extract, transform, and load (ETL); database design and management; online analytical processing (OLAP) services; reporting; analysis; and dashboards.  

extract  structure their data and extract actionable information from it. The team is comprised of experts who perform end-to-end deployment of BI solutions over the intranet, the extranet, or the World Wide Web. The BI team has over ten years of experience with various database systems such as Oracle, SQL Server, and DB2, to name a few. Backed by several years of reporting experience, the team has built up expertise in industry tools like Business Objects, Oracle Business Intelligence, Crystal Reports, and SQL Read More

Analyse This


Enterprise applications have long been providing the means for businesses to collect required data and deliver it to the right people. Now that sales and marketing professionals are empowered with the right tools to better serve their customers and gather insights on all customers' interactions, the question to ask is what's next? We see the answer in a tight integration between Enterprise applications and Analytics.

extract  it into another database. Extract — the process of reading data from a database. Transform — the process of converting the extracted data from its previous form into the form it needs to be in so that it can be placed into another database. Transformation occurs by using rules or lookup tables or by combining the data with other data. Load — the process of writing the data into the target database. Packaged data-mart/warehouse: Is a blend of technologies aimed at the effective integration of Read More

Innovations in Business Intelligence


Business intelligence (BI) is in the midst of a new wave of innovations. Ideas in the search space, software as a service, and real-time analytics are extending the reach of BI across the complete size spectrum of organizations. This article looks at these technologies and their impact on businesses.

extract  based on business needs. Extract, transform, and load (ETL) processes bring data from operational data sources into the data warehouse periodically, the frequency dependent on latency needs. Between extracting data from sources and loading them into targets, data cleansing and data summarization are activities that take place in an ETL process. Online analytical processing (OLAP) provides high-performance access to data in the data warehouse through the creation of cubes , which are data structures that 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.

extract  see Hummingbird Announces Extraction and Portal Strategy for ERP October 27th, 1999.) It should be noted that Hummingbird is 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 Read More

Dematic Selects aPriori for Product Cost Management


Dematic, a supplier of automated warehouse logistics and material handling systems, selected aPriori to control new product costs by providing real-time insight to cost projections in design and sourcing.

extract  system The ability to extract geometry from computer-aided design (CAD) files Dematic’s engineering and strategic sourcing professionals should now be able to receive a real-time cost feedback on 3D CAD drawings and continuous visibility into product cost performance as designs develop and change. The aPriori software leverages 3D CAD files and intelligent cost models to quickly and automatically generate detailed manufacturing analysis and cost estimates that quantify the impact of changes to product d Read More

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.

extract  (PACK). With the DataStage Extract PACK for SAP R/3, users will be able to extract data directly from SAP R/3 systems natively and integrate it with data from other sources into their data warehouse. With the DataStage Load PACK for SAP BW, users will be able to load data into SAP BW. Ardent has stated that the Load PACK adheres to the SAP standard interface protocol, known as BAPI. Ardent''s DataStage Extraction PACK is available now on Windows. UNIX availability is stated to be within 60 days of the Read More

Are Data Warehouses as Dead as the Dodo? (Part 2: 1010data and Illuminate)


Although information analysis continues to be vital for insights into a company’s health and future, the traditional data warehouse structure may already be past its best-before date, due to major and radical transformations in the market. It may just be a matter of “Evolve or Die”. . . Indeed, in my last blog post Are Data Warehouses as Dead as the Dodo? (LiveDashBoard and QlikView)

extract  an approach called ELTar (Extract, Load, and Transform as required), in which the transformation process is done as required by the user. As there is no design conception of workflows or series of tasks to collect data from disparate sources, users have the freedom to collect raw data and apply full analysis and transformation capabilities directly without having to wait for all the traditional collect-clean-transform-analyze cycle. Some of the features and technologies that 1010data relies upon to gain Read More

Viador Teams With Business Objects


Viador Inc.™ announced it has completed the initial integration of Business Objects client/server and web-based products into the Viador E-Portal Suite™. Viador is expected to supply the ability to create personalized 'portlets', via their customization API’s, and Business Objects will supply their InfoView open portal initiative for business intelligence.

extract  for business users to extract the data they need for day-to-day decision making. If properly implemented, there is a good possibility of very strong returns on investment due to the increased productivity of business users, and the ability to rapidly evaluate changing business conditions. Due to the complexity of the solution, and the sophisticated infrastructure required to support it, a long list of vendors should be evaluated, and reference sites should be closely questioned as to how much time and Read More

Spatialytics Suite


Spatialytics Suite is a full geospation business intelligence (geoBI) solution including a spatial extract, transform, and load (ETL) for data integration, a spatial online analytical processing (OLAP) server handling the data cubes, and a geoBI server to access the data and feed the client-side map component and applications, mainly interactive GeoDashboards and GeoReports, on demand.  

extract  solution including a spatial extract, transform, and load (ETL) for data integration, a spatial online analytical processing (OLAP) server handling the data cubes, and a geoBI server to access the data and feed the client-side map component and applications, mainly interactive GeoDashboards and GeoReports, on demand. 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.

extract  Data Integration Best-of-breed Vendors'' Extract Transform and Load Solutions ). These changes have allowed organizations to leverage BI tools and move toward a forward-looking view of data to help embed BI into business processes, as well as use it to manage performance throughout the organization. Traditional BI is normally applied within organizations in two ways. Firstly, strategic BI has been used to identify long-term organizational goals by comparing yearly or monthly historical data over time. For Read More

Contemporary Business Intelligence Tools


Tools under the business intelligence (BI) umbrella combine to convert data into information, and information into decisions for action. Dashboards and scorecards are two such tools. Though often confused, they have functional difference, especially in modern BI suites.

extract  information systems (EIS), which extract data to provide a view of quantitative performance measures on-line (a new generation will provide this information in near-real time). It has encompassed on-line analytical processing (OLAP) technology; data mining, digital cockpits, and dashboards to portals and other broadcasting tools. These all have has a common aim to provide more timely information, filtered for importance and in a context that supports better decision-making. Nowadays, popular uses of BI Read More