Bom Dia! Views from 5430ft

It is fantastic to part of the Enterprise Management Associates team and with that comes the opportunity to share insights and opinions via blog on the topics of: Business intelligence Data Warehousing Big Data Analytics Data integration In this world of “Crossfire” intellectual engagement (ie i yell louder therefore i win the argument),  I will offer my opinion(s) [...]

By | October 16th, 2011|Business Intelligence, John Myers|0 Comments

ETL 2.0

Are you rethinking your data integration strategies? is the introduction of Big Data having an impact on that strategy? Jorge Lopez of Syncsort makes a compelling point around the challenges and the cost of doing Big Data integration with traditional methods. Check out the video for an overview.   I believe that innovation in data [...]

By | August 11th, 2011|Business Intelligence, Shawn Rogers|0 Comments

SAP Rolls Out Version 4 for Business Intelligence and EIM

The much awaited 4.0 release for SAP BI and EIM was announced today in NY. It featured a high level of integration with other applications on the platform along with a focus on mobile business intelligence, social data analytics, complex event processing, real-time in-memory analytics with the new HANA – High Performance Analytic Appliance. Additionally [...]

By | February 24th, 2011|Shawn Rogers|0 Comments

Top 10 Twitter Posts from #TDWI – Las Vegas

B_Incisive: Sr Strategist Anne Scarisbrick-Hauser from #TDWI: In a fire save the priceless desk or $2 CD full of company data?… bradbourne: – I AM A CBIP!!!! Passed the last test and I’m official! #tdwi #tdwilv #cbip wjdataguy: Great keynote from @tracykowal! IT folks need to rip a page out of Business 101 textbooks. [...]

By | February 20th, 2011|Business Intelligence, Shawn Rogers|0 Comments

HP to Acquire Vertica

I’ve been pretty tough on HP recently (see post) for a lack of strategy and poor communication around their overall business intelligence offerings. They failed in their attempt to leverage NeoView and up till last week looked to be stepping back into their services and hardware partner role. Recent partner announcements with Microsoft and SAP [...]

By | February 14th, 2011|Shawn Rogers|0 Comments

HP No longer a player in business intelligence

I cover many business intelligence vendors; some execute and some don’t.  I started in this industry back in the mid 90′s and I don’t think I have  witnessed another meltdown quite like HP’s business intelligence group. This morning HP announced that it would no longer actively sell its NeoView BI solution. Its not uncommon for [...]

By | January 26th, 2011|Shawn Rogers|0 Comments

Five IT Predictions for 2011: #2. The Rise of Analytics as a Competitive Differentiator

Dennis Drogseth and I recently completed a Radar Report on application discovery and dependency mapping (Link: One outcome of the research was that it became very clear that IT organizations are seeking enterprise management products which incorporate high levels of “intelligence” and self-learning capabilities—both of which rely on sophisticated analytics. The quotes from the [...]

By | January 4th, 2011|Julie Craig|0 Comments

SaaS Business Intelligence Checklist – Architecture and Features

This post is part 3 of a ten part series on the important things to consider when working with SaaS business Intelligence vendors. Part 1, Part 2 Today’s topic is Architecture and Feature Sets for SaaS Business Intelligence Solutions Cloud computing and software as a service (SaaS) both took significant steps forward in 2010. Early [...]

By | January 4th, 2011|Shawn Rogers|0 Comments
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