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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 owb  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

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 owb  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 owb  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

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 owb  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

SAP HANA-One Technology to Watch in 2012 (and Beyond)


Did you know that SAP HANA is much more than a high-speed analytic appliance? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reveals how HANA is a universal database that will enable companies to analyze large volumes of operational and transactional information in real time, from virtually any data source, and that will eventually deliver an entirely new class of applications that will change the way people think, work, plan, and operate.

olap owb  an InfoCube is an OLAP cube, or a set of relational tables arranged according to a star schema, whereby a large fact table in the middle is surrounded by several dimension tables). SAP BW Accelerator is a blade server that is optimized for fast indexing and searching. Both products can nowadays run on top of HANA. Confused and overwhelmed enough?   HANA: A Universal (Future) Database The major point here is the HANA database will be able to handle both transactional and analytical (decision-making) Read More

I-Impact Predicts Your Customer Retention!


More and more, the market is requesting that a CRM or an ERP application include analytics which can be used in a myriad of businesses to predict customer behavior and help businesses increase the effectiveness of their customer acquisition, retention, and cross-sell programs. It is a costly operation to develop such functionality from scratch. Vendors like I-Impact offer packaged application providers the opportunity of a shortcut.

olap owb  the limitations of just OLAP technology by providing a complete development and delivery environment for predictive modeling. OLPP technology includes three major components: OLPP platform—to support multiple independent model building, learning, and scoring functions OLPP applications—support clear and easy management, usage, and distribution of the predictive information OLPP integration—integration between the OLPP platform and applications with the corporate databases and systems The OLPP Read More

Roadmap Millennium


Roadmap Millennium is Roadmap's flagship analytic software. Roadmap Millennium version 3.0 includes technology required to improve business planning, such as OLAP, financial modeling, statistics, forecasting, and scenario planning. Roadmap Millennium is a scalable system that enables groups of 2 to 100 users to collaborate securely on business scenarios using laptops, intranets, and the Internet.  

olap owb  business planning, such as OLAP, financial modeling, statistics, forecasting, and scenario planning. Roadmap Millennium is a scalable system that enables groups of 2 to 100 users to collaborate securely on business scenarios using laptops, intranets, and the Internet. Read More

BI Portal from Enterprise Software Solutions Is Now a TEC Certified Application


Business Intelligence Portal (BI Portal) from Enterprise Software Solutions (ESS) has become part of TEC’s group of certified BI applications, and is now available for online evaluation in comparison with other BI software solutions in TEC’s Business Intelligence and Data Management Evaluation Center. ESS, a US-based software provider with offices in Mexico, Colombia, South Africa, and Bulgaria

olap owb  of online analytical processing (OLAP) cubes, as well as an interesting Interactive Charts and Maps application, is just part of the wide range of functionality offered by BI Portal in support for seamless integration with Microsoft’s SQL Server for data analysis and BI deployments (see dashboard example in figure 2 below). Figure 2. Screenshot from Enterprise Software Solutions’ BI Portal Dashboard To achieve TEC certification, ESS completed TEC’s detailed questionnaire ( download sample BI RFI Read More

Walker Propelled by Winds of Change


Walker Interactive is putting itself through a transformation. Its goal is to bring integrated eBusiness to its very demanding customers.

olap owb  forecasting, consolidated reporting, and OLAP reporting and analysis. The company''s overall strategy is focused on its key differentiator: Everything we do is built for volume, says Debbie Day, Walker''s VP for E-business Solutions. We have server-side processing in our blood. Although it might not seem at first that Walker''s strengths in volume processing have much application to mid-market firms, the company believes that it has a value proposition for them as well. It intends to reach 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 owb  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

Microsoft Eats its Own Dog Food With SQL Server 2000


Microsoft announced that they are running 20 critical internal systems, including their worldwide sales data warehouse, on SQL Server 2000. In the vendor world, this is referred to as “eating your own dog food”. As is the case with all software vendors lately, Microsoft is pushing e-commerce on the Web and support for XML. SQL Server beta release 2 is available immediately.

olap owb  Server (formerly known as OLAP Services or Plato ). An integrated data mining engine will be a strong selling point. The algorithms are claimed to be extensible via OLE DB for Data Mining (for more information see the TEC News Analysis, Microsoft Says OLE Data Mining: Is it Bull?, published in March). The product contains a custom rollup service and additional levels of security (even to the cell level within the cube) to make OLAP more flexible. In addition, the OLAP services allow clickstream analysis Read More

Enterprise Application Integration - Where Is It Now (And What Is It Now)? Part 2: Where Is It Now?


Enterprise Application Integration has changed massively in the past two years. Where is the market, and what vendors are left in the game?

olap owb  well. OLE DB for OLAP is used to access OLAP databases. OLE DB is a COM object. COM : Component Object Model. A component software architecture from Microsoft, which defines a structure for building program routines (objects) that can be called up and executed in a Windows environment. Native Interface : An interface written to a specific database API (Application Programming Interface) which gives access to all of the features provided by the database vendor. It is typically more robust and faster than Read More