Mark Smith's Analyst Perspectives

Datawatch Acquires Panopticon for Big Data Discovery and Visualization across Business Processes

Posted by Mark Smith on Jun 20, 2013 9:31:17 AM

Business analytics can help organizations use data to find insights that lead to new opportunities and address issues unrecognized before. One player in this market is Datawatch, known for its tools for information optimization and harvesting value from big data including content and documents. I assessed the company earlier this year, and recently our firm recognized its customers’ achievements with 2013 Ventana Research Leadership Awards for Information Optimization with Phelps County Regional Medical Center and Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) with The Fauquier Bank.

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Topics: Analytics, Big Data, Business Performance Management (BPM), CEP, Customer Performance Management (CPM), Datawatch, Discovery, Financial Performance Management (FPM), GRC, Information Applications (IA), Information Management, Information Management (IM), Information Optimization, Operational Intelligence, Operational Performance Management (OPM), Panopticon, Sales Performance Management (SPM), SAP, SAP HANA, Supply Chain Performance Management (SCPM), Office of Finance, Business Intelligence

Informatica Establishes Order from Information Chaos

Posted by Mark Smith on Mar 11, 2013 4:06:35 PM

I recently attended the annual Informatica analyst summit to get the latest on that company’s strategy and plans. The data integration provider offers a portfolio of information management software that supports today’s big data and information optimization needs. Informatica is busy making changes in its presentation to the market and its marketing and sales efforts. New executives, including new CMO Marge Breya, are working to communicate what is possible with Informatica’s product portfolio, and it’s more than just data integration.

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Topics: Big Data, Business Analytics, CEP, Cloud Computing, Data Governance, Data Integration, Data Management, Data Quality, Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), Informatica, Informatica Cloud, Information Management, Information Management (IM), IT Performance Management (ITPM), Location Intelligence, Master Data Management, MDM, Operational Intelligence, Strata+Hadoop, Business Intelligence,