What do you get when you mix the efforts of TIBCO, a provider of analytics and event-processing software, and Teradata, a provider of enterprise data warehouse and analytics solutions? You get a big data platform that can capture and simultaneously analyze historical and real-time data generated through real-time event streams. From now on, TIBCO Spotfire event analytics will be an important component of the Teradata Unified Data Architecture (UDA).
The combined technologies will provide many other interesting new features and capabilities: Read the rest of this entry »
California software giant Oracle is releasing a new version of its Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) suite. According to Oracle, version 22.214.171.124 will incorporate important updates and enhancements to its user experience and administration features, reinforcing better integration with enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications. Read the rest of this entry »
Modern organizations know that they need more than visualization. Modern visualization should enable users to collect accurate, coherent, related and relevant data all within an effective visual frame.
VisionWaves is a software provider that has developed tools of this sort aiming to help users visualize and understand what is happening and how it relates to important business areas, thereby achieving a comprehensive view of their business. Beyond monitoring their organization from a data perspective, VisionWaves’ complete business cockpit enables users to connect the dots between data, processes, and people. Read the rest of this entry »
SAS 9.4 is the new version of SAS Business Analytics platform that will be released in June. As the foundation for all SAS analytics products, the SAS Business Analytics platform has been improved to offer a set of features that accommodate requirements demanded by customers and new industry standards.
The platform is cloud enabled, and supports both private and public clouds. There are also several feature improvements in the following areas: Read the rest of this entry »
It seems that Actian Corporation, provider of the famous and globally used relational database called Ingres, is repositioning itself within the big data and data management space. It has just made an interesting move towards strongly increasing its presence by acquiring ParAccel, a provider of one of the fastest analytic databases on the market. Read the rest of this entry »
Webdetails, a long time partner of Pentaho, is a Portugal-based consulting firm dedicated to providing expert consultancy and development of visual interfaces using Pentaho’s native business intelligence (BI) environments.
Pentaho has completed the acquisition of Webdetails, with the aim of improving Pentaho’s user and visual experience capabilities and reinforcing its development community for the benefit of new and existing customers. Read the rest of this entry »
LLamasoft, long known for strong supply chain design expertise, says that “supply chain design, modeling and analytics” is the more appropriate way to think about this Ann Arbor, Michigan-based firm. Now the last independent supply chain network design firm, LLamasoft focuses on the supply chain execution (that is to say, not planning) side of things. Toby Brzoznowski (co-founder and executive vice president) reports that the company is continuing to grow very fast, broaden its product lines, and invest heavily in R&D. Which is, after all, what you would expect from a vendor promising to deliver a full end-to-end view of all supply chain activities down to the last operational detail. Read the rest of this entry »
About the only thing that gets us more excited than analytics is predictive analytics, and so when we saw an IBM press release entitled “IBM Introduces Predictive Analytics Software and Services that Forecast Asset Failure,” we knew we had to ask some questions about a new IBM offering called Predictive Analytics Optimization (PAO). TEC went right to the source, and spoke with IBM’s director of business analytics strategy, Erick Brethenoux, to find out more. Read the rest of this entry »
We are pleased to announce that the business intelligence (BI) and analytics product BI360 by Solver is now part of TEC’s certified BI applications family of products, and is available for evaluation online in the Business Intelligence and Data Management Evaluation Center.
Just after having acquired MarketingPilot, Microsoft Dynamics has announced its acquisition of social listening and analytics vendor Netbreeze. Key features of the Netbreeze technology include the ability to identify influencers, buzz analysis, topic analysis, tonality/sentiment analysis, the ability to compare current to historical postings via data archives, and independent adjustment of search configuration.
Oracle Health Sciences has announced that it will be introducing Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics Cloud Service into it’s cloud version of Oracle’s platform for data management, warehousing, and analytics. With specific functionality features designed for healthcare providers, Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics will enable organizations to consolidate, load, integrate, and analyze data from diverse healthcare systems such as clinical, financial, and administrative to generate a comprehensive view of the organization and support its operations and decision-making processes. Read the rest of this entry »
Hydro One Networks, a planning, construction, operations, and maintenance provider for transmission and distribution networks in Ontario recently selected the Space-Time Insight Situational Intelligence suite to provide a consistent and comprehensive view of asset risks and priorities to help operators and field service crews to collaborate and improve lifecycle decisions over all maintenance planning of their grid. Read the rest of this entry »
Jaspersoft, a provider of open source–based software specializing in business intelligence (BI) and analytics applications, has announced the general availability of its BI platform on Amazon Web Services.
This offering will be able to run as a standalone version or embedded within a third-party application. But its price schema is the real innovation for the BI cloud space—instead of being charged monthly, users will be charged for usage by the hour, with no limitations on data usage an no monthly fee. Read the rest of this entry »
InetSoft, a New Jersey–based software company and provider of the business intelligence (BI) and analytics application Style Intelligence, has just released version 11.4 of its BI suite. With feature enhancements in collaboration and search, Style Intelligence is striving to provide better support for collaborative and self-service BI features. Read the rest of this entry »
The new PureData System for Analytics, powered by Netezza technology, will address large amounts of data at high speed to assist organizations in the analysis of large volumes of information. The PuraData System for Analytics will be a key player in IBM’s Big Data Platform. Read the rest of this entry »