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You may recall that in February, I wrote about a company called SQLstream, and lauded its ability to deliver elements of real-time business intelligence. Well, if you'd like to see a real-life example from the comfort and convenience of your... Read More..
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IBM has announced that it has acquired the assets of Exeros, market leaders in data discovery, auditing, and remediation. IBM executives said today that everyone on the Exeros team is also joining IBM, and that the acquisition is already complete.... Read More..
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As my sainted mother used to say, "where you stand often depends on where you sit." So IBM announced its Business Analytics and Optimization Services consulting practice this week. A mere two days after said announcement, I get an e-mail... Read More..
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Earlier today, I listened to a live Webcast hosted by IBM's service-oriented architecture (SOA) team. The talk featured Sandy Carter and Manoj Saxena of IBM, user Ralph Warchol, VP and CIO of Clayton Homes, and James Governor of RedMonk, my... Read More..
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So here's a typical BI-related dilemma. By the time you get data into a warehouse or even a database, then analyze it, the information's old, and the decision you're trying to make is in danger of being out of date... Read More..
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IBM Leverages Cognos

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My colleague Elizabeth Book Kratz caught this nugget of valuable information related to the IBM-Cognos acquisition, buried in IBM's latest announcement about its new System z10 mainframe: IBM today is announcing new Information on Demand software for System z, including... Read More..
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Enterprise data warehousing is supposed to reduce the incidents of stovepiped BI approaches seen in spreadsheets and spreadmarts. But many EDW sites may get so complex and far from its original design that end-users end up running back to spreadsheets,... Read More..

I just published my list of the "Top 10 Data Management Trends to Watch" for the upcoming year in Database Trends, and thought I would share them with you here. 1 - More industry consolida­tion, acquisitions. The year 2007 saw... Read More..

Remember the days when a terabyte was really a LOT of data? That's about what you find in a laptop these days. For REALLY big databases, Business Intelligence Lowdown provides the list of the 10 largest databases in the world.... Read More..

In a survey of 238 IT decision-makers in North American and Great Britain, the Taneja Group found that 53 percent of the respondents had 11 terabytes or more of unstructured data. That's a lot of data that falls outside the... Read More..

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