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06/01/2007 The Next Generation of BI Gold Club Protected
Business Intelligence 2.0 (BI 2.0) refers to the next generation of BI, just as Web 2.0 has come to refer to the next generation of the Web. The focus, like Web 2.0, is on people, empowering users to express their creativity, allowing them to freely access information and produce something meaningful from it while focusing on information sharing, communication, and collaboration. This White Paper explores the BI 2.0 concept and offers a perspective on real world solutions.
04/27/2007 Three Keys To BI Success: Information Management, Production, And Delivery Gold Club Protected
If your organization is like the majority of mid-sized to large enterprises, it runs like a wide and disparate set of business intelligence (BI) systems-implemented on a piecemeal basis as separate business needs appeared. While your IT organization may have overseen some of those initiatives, most were probably led by line of business management with little to no IT oversight.

This White Paper emphasizes the need for business professionals to approach BI with a new outlook. Many professionals struggle with discovering the most efficient BI system for their business. Developing a comprehensive understanding of Information Management, Information Production and Information Delivery is fundamental to achieving a successful BI system.

Download this White Paper to learn the three important steps for achieving BI success.
04/27/2007 BI and BPM Trends in the Mid-Enterprise: March 2007 Survey Results Gold Club Protected
Gain insight into key influencers for consideration of Business Intelligence and Business Performance Management tools in the Small - Mid-Sized Enterprise (SME) space. Download Now!
05/14/2008 BI for Health Care Gold Club Protected
By: Don Tapscott HOSPITALS FROM ACROSS the world are facing increased pressure to improve operations from multiple directions. Legal requirements, an aging population in many developed countries, and an ever-increasing need to be service-oriented are forcing hospitals to do more with less. Those that learn to effectively harness the information generated by their IT systems will enjoy substantial productivity improvements.
05/14/2008 BI for Consumer Packaged Goods Gold Club Protected

By: Don Tapscott WHILE HISTORICALLY consumer packaged goods (CPG) organizations have made significant investments in data collection and integration, much of the data stored in their IT infrastructures has not been analyzed or deployed to further the firms’ business performance. Those enterprises that learn to effectively harness the vast quantities of information generated by their IT systems— both within and outside the corporation—will enjoy a substantial competitive advantage.

05/14/2008 BI for Retail Gold Club Protected
By: Don Tapscott THE RETAIL SECTOR was one of the first sectors to make significant investments in collecting and integrating customer data in data warehouses. In the future, firms will need to continue to be cost effective but increasingly will need to focus on using data to drive revenue by better understanding their customers’ needs. Enterprises that effectively harness the vast quantities of information that IT systems generate⎯both within the corporation and outside its walls⎯are poised to gain competitive advantage.
05/14/2008 BI for Process Industries Gold Club Protected

By: Don Tapscott FIRMS IN PROCESS INDUSTRIES have made significant investments in information technology to increase the efficiency of their operations and supply chains. One side effect of these investments has been the creation of vast stores of valuable data. achieve insight, transparency and competitive advantage.

Enterprises that effectively harness the vast quantities of information that IT systems generate⎯both within the corporation and outside its walls⎯are poised to gain competitive advantage.

05/14/2008 BI for Decision Makers Gold Club Protected
By: Don Tapscott ALTHOUGH MANY organizations have made significant investments in data collection and integration (through data warehouses and the like), it is a rare enterprise that can analyze and redeploy its accumulated data to actually drive business performance. In the years to come, as globalization and increased reliance on the Internet further complicate, accelerate and intensify marketplace conditions, actionable business intelligence promises to deliver a formidable competitive advantage to firms that leverage its power.
05/14/2008 BI for Telecom Gold Club Protected
By: Don Tapscott THE ONCE SLOW, REGULATED, and predictable telecommunications industry is receiving a serious wakeup call. Recent increases in bandwidth, ubiquity of access, and multiplication of devices have enabled a plethora of new applications and opportunities, once unimagined, to develop. At a time when understanding the customer is key to competitive advantage, many incumbents are still struggling to distill actionable intelligence from their accumulated data. Those organizations that can capture, coalesce and synthesize this information into actionable intelligence will thrive, staying ahead of their competitors by discovering, enabling, launching, and tailoring the next generation of products and services.
05/19/2009 Optimize Processes and Reduce Costs with Operational Intelligence Gold Club Protected
Operational Intelligence is an advance in business and technology. This new approach can enable people to take effective actions and make better decisions, making both business and IT more intelligent in managing business operations.
05/11/2009 Operational Intelligence: Correct Problems Before They Occur Gold Club Protected
In this white paper, we discuss the burgeoning concept of Operational Intelligence, a new approach for decision-making that allows the optimal response at the right time. It draws upon concepts and technologies currently in use, augmented with new analytical technologies and delivered as a unified solution.
01/08/2010 Putting Predictive Analytics to Work Gold Club Protected
Predictive analytics applied to operational decision making is the next wave of business innovation and the next major source of competitive advantage. In this white paper from James Taylor, read how the most successful practitioners are using Decision Management to put predictive analytics to work powering the day-to-day decisions that impact performance most.
01/08/2010 Smarter Systems for an Uncertain World Gold Club Protected
In an increasingly uncertain world, businesses require agility more than ever. But no organization can be more agile than its systems. This white paper from James Taylor explains how Decision Management transforms your hard-to-change IT applications into action–oriented, flexible, predictive, smarter systems that learn and adapt.
03/25/2010 Defining, Designing, and Implementing SOA-Based Data Service Gold Club Protected
Defining, Designing, and Implementing SOA-Based Data Service by David Linthicum Short Description: Learn how to define, design, and implement SOA-based data services to solve core data integration problems. Find out how use data services to deliver a trusted, timely single view of data and to create a virtual data warehouse for operational BI.
09/11/2006 Data Mash-ups Trigger Innovation and Productivity Gold Club Protected
What are Data Mash-ups? It is certainly not a familiar term in enterprise software and might even send a shiver down the spine of a datablase administrator. Yet some large corporations and government agencies are using this concept to get closer to their customers, have a better pulse on their business, monitor and understand external threats and opportunities, or simply get access to information that cannot be obtained any other way. Download this white paper and learn more!
02/22/2007 Achieving A Single Customer View Gold Club Protected
This paper takes a closer look at the impacts of dispersed customer information, as well as the potential benefits of implementing a single-customer view. It presents the approach to achieve a single customer view: building composite applications on a service-oriented architecture (SOA) - an approach that overcomes the complexity and limitations of previous tactics. The paper also provides cross-industry examples of companies that have achieved the benefits of implementing a single customer view.

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