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News Highlights

  • IBM to Acquire Netezza in Analytic Database Coup

    IBM's $1.7 billion acquisition of Netezza is the second major DW- related acquisition this year, following EMC's purchase of analytic database specialist Greenplum this summer. Netezza effectively inaugurated the DW appliance segment. Other players came first, but it took Netezza to invent the category. [more]

  • Q&A on Emerging Tech: Analyzing the Voice of Your Customer

    Making the most of the 80 percent of data stored as text is the job of this increasingly popular technology. [more]

  • Pervasive Analytics: Are You Being Served?

    Industry veteran Michael Corcoran makes a provocative claim: users are champing at the bit for more analytic responsibility. Many already cheerfully interact in analytic paradigms, via blogging, tweeting, or participation in online forums. In these contexts, claims are tested, insights gained, and decisions made. Users are starting to demand a a similar analytic experience in their jobs, and smart companies will position themselves to meet this demand. [more]

  • Survey Reveals What's Driving SaaS BI

    A new report explores which BI professionals are drawn to the technology and the self-service benefits it can provide. [more]

  • PowerPivot's Role in Enterprise BI

    How PowerPivot can be incorporated into your enterprise BI projects. [more]

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