Mark Smith's Analyst Perspectives

Look Who’s Hot in Data Integration for 2012

Posted by Mark Smith on Sep 7, 2012 11:54:05 AM

Ventana Research has just released the 2012 Value Index for Data Integration, in which we evaluate the competency and maturity of vendors and products. Our firm has been researching this software category for almost a decade. Our latest benchmark research in information management found that data integration is a critical component of information management strategies, according to 55 percent of organizations. Our benchmark research on organizations using this software not only uncovers best practices and trends, but it also highlights why IT is using data integration to advance its competencies across people and processes.

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Topics: Big Data, Business Analytics, Business Collaboration, Business Mobility, Business Performance Management (BPM), Cloud Computing, Customer Performance Management (CPM), Data Governance, Data Integration, Financial Performance Management (FPM), Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), IBM, Informatica, Information Applications (IA), Information Builders, Information Management, Information Management (IM), IT Performance Management (ITPM), Location Intelligence, Master Data Management, Microsoft, Operational Performance Management (OPM), Oracle, Pentaho, Sales Performance Management (SPM), SAP, SAS, SnapLogic, Social Media, Supply Chain Performance Management (SCPM), Syncsort, Talend, Workforce Performance Management (WPM)

Pentaho Business Analytics Brings Visual Discovery and More Big Data Support

Posted by Mark Smith on May 9, 2012 1:31:45 PM

With the release of Business Analytics version 4.5, Pentaho has expanded its platform and tools to address the needs of business and IT. The product has come a long way since the version 4 release less than a year ago, which broke ground in ease of use and support for big-data sources. Advancing beyond its roots in business intelligence, Pentaho Business Analytics 4.5 addresses data discovery, data integration and data mining and provides visual discovery and analytics that operate against stores of big data.

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Topics: Big Data, Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, Business Mobility, Business Performance Management (BPM), Business Technology, CIO, Cloud Computing, Customer Performance Management (CPM), Financial Performance Management (FPM), Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), Information Applications, Information Applications (IA), Information Management, Information Management (IM), Information Technology, IT Performance Management (ITPM), Mobile Technology, Pentaho, Supply Chain Performance Management (SCPM), Strata+Hadoop