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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 olap  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 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 olap  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

Panorama Software


Founded in 1993, Panorama Software provides business intelligence (BI) solutions. Panorama sold its online analytical processing (OLAP) technology to Microsoft Corporation in 1996. That technology became the foundation for SQL Server Analysis Services, and Panorama has since been a strategic Microsoft partner. Panorama focuses on delivering BI solutions to companies as traditional on-premise offerings or through software-as-a-service (SaaS). Panorama's BI solution combines aspects of Microsoft's BI platform, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft SharePoint, with BI functionality designed to meet the needs of analysts and information workers. Panorama is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario (Canada), with offices in New York, New York (US); London (England); and Tel Aviv (Israel).

olap olap  its online analytical processing (OLAP) technology to Microsoft Corporation in 1996. That technology became the foundation for SQL Server Analysis Services, and Panorama has since been a strategic Microsoft partner. Panorama focuses on delivering BI solutions to companies as traditional on-premise offerings or through software-as-a-service (SaaS). Panorama''s BI solution combines aspects of Microsoft''s BI platform, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft SharePoint, with BI functionality designed to meet the Read More

Business Intelligence Success, Lessons Learned


Is business intelligence (BI) an application that pays off? We have all heard mixed results but a 2003 extensive study on on-line analytical processing (OLAP) states that BI usually pays off over 60 percent of the time , explains where the value is found, and describes what’s required to get the pay off.

olap olap  269 pages industry report, OLAP 3 that was published in November 2003 by Nigel Pendse explains that BI benefits are very real. While the report covers many aspects of OLAP and BI, we will focus on business benefits and overcoming the obstacles of achieving those benefits. According to the report, approximately 19 percent of companies implementing BI claim they have met or exceeded their business goals. Over 60 percent state they have at least largely met their goals. As always, soft benefits were more Read More

Vendors Harness Excel (and Office) to Win the Lower-end of Business Intelligence Market


Small and medium businesses wanting the benefits of business intelligence (BI) without having to implement a large enterprise system may find a viable option in Excel-based BI and analytics tools that leverage add-in applications from vendors.

olap olap  in addition to the OLAP solutions too. Some of MBS'' improved BI functionalities reach outside of the financial reporting domain, and there are some notable examples including. The availability of OLAP offerings for the majority of the ERP product lines, allowing for ad hoc analysis of operational, as well as financial data; The introduction of Microsoft SQL Reporting Services Report Packs for Microsoft Great Plains and Microsoft CRM (and Axapta soon to come); and The embedded use of notification services Read More

Intellicus Enterprise Reporting and Business Insights Platform


Intellicus provides reporting—both ad-hoc and traditional pixel-perfect—dashboards, online analytical processing (OLAP), advanced visualization, scheduled report generation and delivery, business user meta layer, and mobile analytics with industry standard security features.   Its comprehensive set of features enables organizations to build a business intelligence solution for business users, on-premise customers, or hosted software subscribers.  

olap olap  online analytical processing (OLAP), advanced visualization, scheduled report generation and delivery, business user meta layer, and mobile analytics with industry standard security features.   Its comprehensive set of features enables organizations to build a business intelligence solution for business users, on-premise customers, or hosted software subscribers. Read More

Collaborative Commerce: ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: IFS - Part 2 of 2


IFS needs to bolster its brand awareness, and let the world know that they are, in fact, a real contender in the Collaborative Commerce space. Once companies get IFS in-house and get to touch and feel it - to really understand its user interface and ease of use advantages over many of its rivals - it often wins.

olap olap  and they don''t support OLAP capabilities directly. The IFS Datawarehouse supports so-called cube (multi-dimensional data) generation, which can be extracted using IFS Data Transformation Services to populate pre-packaged Microsoft SQLServer OLAP cubes, for OLAP analysis. Limited Market Scope In discussions with the company, TEC learned that IFS garners over 50% of its income from the Manufacturing sector worldwide, and 90% of their U.S. income comes from the Manufacturing sector. To position itself 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 olap  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

The Truth about Data Mining


It is now imperative that businesses be prudent. With rising volumes of data, traditional analytical techniques may not be able to discover valuable data. Consequently, data mining technology becomes important. Here is a framework to help understand the data mining process.

olap olap  plan production. Why Not OLAP or Statistics? Data mining includes advanced techniques for understanding data that far exceed the capabilities of online analytical processing (OLAP). OLAP tools provide the means to perform multidimensional analysis by using powerful algorithms for aggregating data. While OLAP can help look at the sales of a certain product within a specific region and time period, data mining can discover relationships between various attributes in the data and deduce why sales in a Read More

The Lexicon of CRM - Part 2: From J to Q


C.R.M. itself is an acronym, standing for Customer Relationship Management. This is part two of a three-part article to provide explanation and meaning for most of the common CRM phraseology. Here, in alphabetical order, we continue the Lexicon of CRM.

olap olap  item is the OEM. OLAP - OnLine Analytic Processing . In the business-intelligence world, OLAP represents a live report in which users can employ such devices as pivot tables, drill downs, and real-time calculations to derive much more information from one report than is typical with a static report. As an example, a report that shows sales per state, through OLAP technology, may allow the user to drill down on a specific state to see sales per city within that state, in real time. OLTP - OnLine Read More

Business Intelligence


The ability to extract and present information meaningfully is vital for business management. Indeed, business intelligence tools enable companies to make better decisions, by providing the right information to the right people at the right time. Moreover, employees increasingly suffer from information overload, and require solutions that make informed decisions a more natural part of the everyday work experience.

olap olap  also has support for OLAP for data analysis and an add-in for Excel. The following illustrations show how you can use the Enterprise Reporting Drill Down Explorer. Original Report Drill Down on the Total Group Drill Down on North America Crystal Reports Crystal Reports is a stand-alone report writer that is often used to produce reports for applications like Microsoft Dynamics GP. When used with Microsoft Dynamics GP, Crystal Reports accesses data directly from the database through ODBC. The following Read More

An Introduction to QlikView 6


QlikTech develops and provides a complete suite of powerful business intelligence and data analysis software called QlikView (pronounced click-view). QlikView’s powerful business intelligence and analytics engine is utilizing patented AQL technology to build a non-relational, highly space-efficient associative database residing in RAM. This results in interactive, easy-to-use business analytics applications that are considerably more flexible and faster to deploy compared with traditional business intelligence and OLAP solutions. The purpose of this paper is to provide an introduction to the QlikView user interface and descriptions of the various features that set QlikView apart from other database interfaces.

olap olap  traditional business intelligence and OLAP solutions. The purpose of this paper is to provide an introduction to the QlikView user interface and descriptions of the various features that set QlikView apart from other database interfaces. Read More

Datawarehouse Vendors Moving Towards Application Suites


During September, two more data warehousing vendors announced product suites that they claim offer broader integration between different data warehousing technologies. BI vendor Cognos announced "Cognos platform", a tool to build complete "BI-ready data infrastructures". Data Movement vendor Ardent Software announced "DataStage XE", which is designed to "simplify integration of multiple data sources and business intelligence tools".

olap olap  tool capable of populating OLAP hypercubes, such as the one used by Cognos PowerPlay. Metadata management capabilities to provide centralized metadata and business rules. All applications in the suite share a common meta model. Business intelligence tools in the form of Cognos PowerPlay and Impromptu. These products have made Cognos one of the top three business intelligence vendors. Additional services such as data mart modeling and common security functions. Ardent DataStage XE Ardent has acquired a Read More

J.D. Edwards Teams with FRx Software to Improve Reporting Solutions


J.D. Edwards recently announced support for financial reporting solutions from FRx Software. This software makes it possible to consolidate information from multiple databases, platforms, and servers to provide a complete financial picture.

olap olap  PeopleSoft. In addition, building OLAP cubes on the fly is very resource intensive. The upside is that the data is completely current as of the time the report is run. Sales representatives for the various ERP vendors will argue long and hard as to which approach is better. User Recommendations Customers investigating ERP solutions should include J.D. Edwards on their selection list. However, the vendor should be closely questioned as to exactly what mechanics FRx Software is using for data access, and Read More