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Open Source Business Intelligence: The Quiet Evolution


As organizations face a pressing need to rationalize the cost of enterprise software, open source business intelligence (BI) is fast becoming a viable alternative. Learn about the current state of open source BI, with particular focus on one vendor's products.

olap ilm  The particulars of multidimensional OLAP (MOLAP) versus relational OLAP (ROLAP) still evoke a vigorous debate. But the choice depends entirely on the nature of data, latency, and resources (both hardware and software). For instance, ROLAP may provide a better solution for data that is dimension-intensive or in situations where latency needs to be very low or close to real time. On the other hand, MOLAP may be better suited for large sets of aggregations and more lenient latency requirements. In either Read More

Business Intelligence: Its Ins and Outs


In today's highly competitive business climate, the quality and timeliness of business information for an organization is not only a choice between profit and loss, it is a question of survival or bankruptcy. No business organization can deny the inevitable benefits of business intelligence.

olap ilm  dashboards , OLTP , OLAP , data mining , alerting and notification systems , and analytics . Under the BI umbrella all these tools are combined within a special architecture. Data Warehouses and Data Mart Because data can come from various sources, like OLTP, ERP, CRM, legacy applications, and external data sources, data can be stored in a diversified database, in different formats and structures. As a result, a data warehouse (DW), is the most important and expensive player in the whole BI system Read More

SAP HANA: From Database to Platform


At the end of 2009, SAP launched SAP HANA, an in-memory, column-row based database management system with capabilities within both OLTP and OLAP environments. In June of 2012, SAP announced that HANA had become the fastest growing technology in the company’s history. In this report, TEC Senior BI and Data Management Analyst Jorge García gives an overview of the history, functionality, and benefits and challenges of SAP HANA, and explores SAP’s strategy for the product and its place in the in-memory processing product space.

olap ilm  within both OLTP and OLAP environments. In June of 2012, SAP announced that HANA had become the fastest growing technology in the company’s history. In this report, TEC Senior BI and Data Management Analyst Jorge García gives an overview of the history, functionality, and benefits and challenges of SAP HANA, and explores SAP’s strategy for the product and its place in the in-memory processing product space. 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?

olap ilm  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

Why don’t the Potential Benefits of Spend Analysis Come Easily?




olap ilm  have been associated with OLAP cubes,  data warehouses (DWs) ,  data marts (DMs) , and other centralized and aggregated data stores. Needless to say, these massive data stores are pre-defined and have rigid (static)  database schemas , without much room for new data fields and amendments on-the-fly.  OLAP cubes  might be able to overcome relational databases’ inability to provide near instantaneous analysis and display of large amounts of data, but they are still not able to accommodate an ever Read More

The Shortcut Guide to Achieving Business Intelligence in Midsize Companies


This guide introduces you to the key concepts of business intelligence, including data modeling, data warehouses, online analytical processing (OLAP), and more. The author debunks many of the prevailing myths that scare small to medium businesses from investigating the use of business intelligence, and explains how the very same techniques and technologies used by massive enterprises are now available to them.

olap ilm  warehouses, online analytical processing (OLAP), and more. The author debunks many of the prevailing myths that scare small to medium businesses from investigating the use of business intelligence, and explains how the very same techniques and technologies used by massive enterprises are now available to them. Read More

Reporting Tools


Analysis and reporting services are an important part of the enterprise resource planning process. Microsoft Dynamics NAV has been designed to give users options for optimal analysis and reporting, and to leave room for partners to provide customized solutions. With the correct reporting tools and Microsoft Dynamics NAV, practical analysis and reporting is available and adaptable to individual users’ needs.

olap ilm  free-hand Excel reports on OLAP data sources and allows for more flexible reporting than pivot tables. Reporting Services SQL Server Reporting Services is a comprehensive, server-based solution that enables the conception, management, and delivery of both traditional, paper-oriented reports and interactive, Web-based reports. Reporting Services provides users with enterprise capable reporting and an environment for authoring, managing, and delivering reports to the entire organization. Additions included Read More

What’s New in Microsoft SQL Server 2000


SQL Server 2000, the next major release of SQL Server 7, is Microsoft’s SQL 7 release of its database both re-architected and re-written. Microsoft has high hopes for the latest version in a market that was worth $8 Billion in 1999, an 18% increase over 1998. What remains to be seen is whether it will attract customers not already using SQL Server.

olap ilm  sources. Analysis Services: (Formerly OLAP Services). The capability to create On-Line Analytical Processing multi-dimensional databases (MDBs or cubes ) within SQL Server. Also provides roll-up (aggregation) capabilities. Includes support for Multidimensional, Relational, and Hybrid OLAP. Integrated Data Mining: The ability to perform such tasks as clickstream analysis for web sites. Analysis services also provides the ability to link cubes (multiple cubes, either inside and/or outside the firewall 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.  

olap ilm  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

i2 Technologies Gets Reporting Help From Hyperion


i2’s decision to integrate Hyperion Essbase into its TradeMatrix™ applications is a welcome event for users.

olap ilm  to integrate Hyperion Essbase OLAP server into its TradeMatrix platform for business-to-business e-commerce. The combined capabilities of TradeMatrix and Essbase are expected to be released by the third quarter of calendar 2000. Like other reporting tools, Essbase can analyze data in a variety of ways to give users a means to understand and make decisions about their enterprises as presented by planning tools such as i2''s TradeMatrix. Market Impact i2''s decision to incorporate its TradeMatrix Read More

Meridian Systems’ “Catch Up” Challenge in the Capital Infrastructure Industry - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series covered the spectrum of Meridian Systems’ Proliance solution for Tier One, multi-billion-dollar global companies. It also analyzed Meridian's early bet on leveraging Microsoft Office Business Applications (OBAs), and harnessing the Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology collaboration that is revolutionizing the capital infrastructure industry. Meridian, which

olap ilm  Systems’ “Catch Up” Challenge in the Capital Infrastructure Industry - Part 2 Part 1 of this blog series covered the spectrum of Meridian Systems’ Proliance solution for Tier One, multi-billion-dollar global companies. It also analyzed Meridian ''s early bet on leveraging Microsoft Office Business Applications (OBAs),  and harnessing the Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology collaboration that is revolutionizing the capital infrastructure industry. Meridian, which promotes its Read More

Ask the Experts Question: Do Organizations Really Need a Physical Data Warehouse Structure?


We recently had a question from one of our readers (through our Ask the Experts page) discussing QlikView’s approach to data collection. Reader’s Question “QlikView says its innovative way of collecting data and not needing a physical data warehouse (DW) structure is the right thing to do in DW/business intelligence (BI) solutions. Can one expect to build a sustainable / scalable corporate

olap ilm  hierarchies—for online analytical processing (OLAP). It seems impressive and merits further reading. •    The company does claim to support the “no data warehouse” model. Data from a number of sources can—in theory—be loaded into memory. Of course, memory requirements are proportional to the size of the data. •    Does the company support data quality and data cleansing? It seems to support data cleansing on the fly, but I think this needs some deliberation and testing. To us, this is Read More

Applix Still Shows a Presence in the OLAP Market


Applix Inc. has announced an agreement with Pelephone, Israel's second largest cellular network and handset supplier, to deliver its real-time, multi-dimensional On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) solution, iTM1 to analyze customer profiles for over 1.2 million Pelephone subscribers.

olap ilm  a Presence in the OLAP Market Applix Still Shows a Presence in the OLAP Market M. Reed - June 19, 2000 Event Summary Applix Inc. has announced an agreement with Pelephone, Israel''s second largest cellular network and handset supplier, to deliver its real-time, multi-dimensional Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) solution, iTM1. Through its channel partner in Israel, BICONIX, Applix will provide Pelephone the business intelligence capability for insight and analysis of cellular customers'' usage Read More

SAP BusinessObjects Edge for Business Performance Management Certification Report


SAP BusinessObjects Edge is now TEC Certified for online comparison of business performance management (BPM) solutions in TEC's Evaluation Centers. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

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NexTec Group - Pacific Northwest


NexTec Group specializes in providing small, mid-market and mid- enterprise companies with Financial, ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and CRM (Customer Relationship Management) solutions suited to their specific industries and business needs. We leverage award winning systems like Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains), Microsoft Dynamics SL (formerly Solomon) and Sage MAS 500 ERP. Our suite of solutions also includes integrated CRM with Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Sage SalesLogix CRM, development and deployment of robust analytical and reporting tools, including: Microsoft SQL Reporting Services, Microsoft FRx and Microsoft Forecaster, Crystal Reports, OLAP for Microsoft Office Excel and Microsoft Performance Point Server (formerly Proclarity Analytics Server) to deliver comprehensive solutions for your business. To learn more about NexTec Group and our solutions and technical consulting services, please visit: www.nextecgroup.com.

olap ilm  Microsoft Forecaster, Crystal Reports, OLAP for Microsoft Office Excel and Microsoft Performance Point Server (formerly Proclarity Analytics Server) to deliver comprehensive solutions for your business. To learn more about NexTec Group and our solutions and technical consulting services, please visit: www.nextecgroup.com. Read More