Fraud: The Downturn’s 4-Letter Word for Financial Services

According to the latest edition of the Kroll Annual Global Fraud Report, the financial services industry is being most severely hit by fraud in...

Saving Energy Costs Money – Calls for Business Intelligence

One irony of the recession’s cost-cutting and economizing  is the money required to do it – memos explaining new policies, meetings and training for...

Business Intelligence Uses: Analytics to Improve Sales Performance Management for Novartis

Business intelligence is often thought of as providing data and answers for finance and operations departments. Yes, that’s how many companies use business intelligence, but many others apply business intelligence in other areas of the company. For pharmaceuticals, business intelligence provides untold value in analyzing sales metrics – delivering sales performance management.

Business Intelligence Can Eliminate Fishing for Information

When thinking about business intelligence applications, most of us naturally think about big corporate applications. But even the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), which is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), needs business intelligence. In fact, last year, NMFS issued a report on its need for enterprise data management and business intelligence.

BeyeCONNECT Brings Social Media and Community Platform to Business Intelligence Market

BeyeCONNECT is the "missing puzzle piece" for a worldwide community of business intelligence professionals discussing hot topics and more.

Odd quotes: “TIBCO doesn’t have a rule engine”

... which came from a prospective customer who had based their research on top analyst Woodman's famous Ripple report on Business Rule Engines. Which...

Sales Analytics – Fool’s Gold or The Hidden Jewel?

We are thinking a lot these days about marketing spend and how it translates into revenue.  Isn’t everybody?  We are looking at it for...

Smart Grid links WSJ, BI, PG&E, GE, IBM and other abbreviations

Federal grants, through ARRA, are helping companies upgrade ties to electric utilities and use business intelligence to track consumption and use.

Smart Grid links WSJ, BI, PG&E, GE, IBM and other abbreviations

Federal grants, through ARRA, are helping companies upgrade ties to electric utilities and use business intelligence to track consumption and use.

Solvency II and Planning – Did We Learn Anything from Sarbanes-Oxley?

We read with great interest this article from TradingMarkets.com on the current state of opinion surrounding Solvency II in the European Union.   The...