SAP business intelligence
- November 18, 2009
Microsoft announces it will support SAP's BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation finance application, as the SAP enterprise performance management (EPM) product is optimized for growing Microsoft Office and SQL Server user bases.
- November 12, 2009
SAP Mentor Jon Reed provides a new twist to frequently asked questions on SAP talent management: Which key SAP skills should be kept in-house, and what the best approach is to SAP on-demand training?
- October 28, 2009
SAP CTO Vishal Sikka discusses trends in SAP software development, SAP BusinessObjects Explorer, SAP in-memory database technology, SAP ERP software, social media and SAP mobile applications in an interview with SearchSAP.com editors.
- October 23, 2009
Speculation about a deal between SAP and Teradata continues, but columnist Mark Whitehorn, fresh from the Teradata user show, has some words of advice SAP should consider before making a Teradata acquisition.
- October 14, 2009
SAP TechEd '09's "Demo Jam" was met with an enthusiastic response from conference attendees. Get full coverage, photos and attendee feedback from SAP TechEd's Demo Jam.
- October 06, 2009
The global recession has hammered IT budgets, but there are some projects SAP shops should undertake to help them emerge prepared, including BI and SaaS integration.
- September 30, 2009
SAP customers have some hard choices when it comes to data warehousing. Whether to go with SAP BW or an outside option depends largely on the SAP footprint and existing skills.
- September 11, 2009
The plunging cost of memory and the power of multi-core servers is making it orders of magnitude less expensive – and much quicker -- to mine in-memory, column-based databases for data analysis. But can they be used to run back office ...
- August 27, 2009
At this year's SAP 505 World Championship sailing competition, sailors are using Xcelsius dashboards and business intelligence to better plan race strategy.
- August 20, 2009
SAP has said that it will retire SAP BEx tools in seven years, but customers need to consider more than the end of support in deciding to move to SAP BusinessObjects.
- July 23, 2009
Oracle's GoldenGate acquisition calls out gaps in SAP's integration portfolio that some analysts say SAP will need to fill with an acquisition of its own.
- May 29, 2009
Sensing the challenge ahead for governments, and an opportunity, SAP unveiled a new stimulus software package designed to help governments track stimulus monies.
- May 20, 2009
Instead of encouraging all NetWeaver BW customers to move to SAP BusinessObjects, one executive said stick with the SAP BEx tools for now if users are happy.
- April 28, 2009
SAP customers can now run SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse (BW) on Teradata, with a partnership announced yesterday.
- April 03, 2009
Companies are drowning under the constant injection of data and the high number of transactions that their systems perform. When a system becomes swamped by transaction overload, users will struggle to find the information they're looking for. In ...
- March 18, 2009
The BI software market is poised for growth even in this recession. Here, a medical clinic group and a company that handles medical claims talk about selecting SAP BusinessObjects.
- February 18, 2009
SAP BusinessObjects recently celebrated its first birthday. How have SAP NetWeaver BI customers fared in the deal?
- January 22, 2009
In this podcast, two SAP BI consultants shed light on where SAP Business Objects fits in your BI application landscape.
- January 08, 2009
More users will adopt SaaS BI during the recession, analysts agree. Will SAP's Business Objects on-demand products take off?
- October 08, 2008
In a quest to ensure customers it's not for only SAP, Business Objects released a new platform today that promises better integration with non-SAP environments.
- September 10, 2008
During his SAP TechEd keynote, Business Objects' CEO John Schwarz previewed new joint technology plans and urged customers to start looking to Business Objects for BI.
- September 05, 2008
ASUG's new Business Objects user group aims to give Business Objects customers, especially the non-SAP ERP ones, a voice.
- August 20, 2008
Business intelligence may save lives at the United Network for Organ Sharing.
- July 23, 2008
Business Objects will release new versions of Edge and Crystal Reports for midmarket customers.
- July 18, 2008
A lack of passwords had kept thousands of Business Objects customers from accessing a new support portal.
- June 11, 2008
Business Objects announced today that it's offering new tools for predictive analysis to help companies analyze trends
- May 06, 2008
Business Objects CEO Johnathan Schwarz explains why business intelligence for businesspeople is finally viable.
- April 01, 2008
Find out why TELUS was not among what Gartner calls the "significant number of customers [who] have complained about Cognos 8 support issues and poor query performance."
- March 11, 2008
SAP will phase out some of its business intelligence (BI) applications in the wake of the Business Objects acquisition.
- February 12, 2008
Business Objects' third release of its XI business intelligence product includes pre-built integrations into SAP and other systems.
- January 17, 2008
The SAP and Business Objects merger is one step closer to completion, and the companies are announcing new business intelligence products.
- November 27, 2007
SAP, Oracle and IBM all made business intelligence (BI) acquisitions recently. Forrester Research's Paul Hamerman discusses what it means for SAP customers.
- November 06, 2007
Business rules management products have improved greatly in the past five years and demand is growing, leading some analysts to speculate that market consolidation is coming.
- October 11, 2007
SAP's acquisition of Business Objects raised many questions. This Q&A with SAP corporate officer, Doug Merritt provides answers to some of the most pressing.
- October 09, 2007
SAP's planned acquisition of Business Objects presents opportunities but also challenges for SAP business intelligence users.
- March 07, 2007
How should Oracle's acquisition of Hyperion affect SAP customers' business intelligence (BI) plans?
- February 20, 2007
SAP acquired analytics software maker Pilot Software.
- November 14, 2006
SAP Summary: SAP and Oracle both claimed market leadership in IDC's 2006 business analytics study but there can only be one No. 1.
- September 14, 2006
SAP showcased new enterprise search capabilities, but users say more information is needed before enterprise search would be widely deployed.
- March 21, 2006
SAP will release an end user query accelerator device and add enhanced search capabilities in the next release of NetWeaver slated to ship this spring.
- December 08, 2005
As companies rush to clean up data warehouses and delete dirty data they could be losing valuable intelligence about customers.
- November 22, 2005
SAP plans to acquire Khimetrics Inc., a retail software vendor with expertise in profitability forecasts and pricing strategies.
- August 18, 2005
Whether through departmental purchases, mergers or acquisitions, companies have a myriad of BI tools. Even SAP has entered the market this year. The challenge is in consolidation.
- June 20, 2005
In part two of this two-part interview, SAP's Roman Bukary points out why SAP is separating its new embedded analytics from its xApps, despite both products being similar composite applications. Bukary, vice president of SAP's analytic applications,...
- April 26, 2005
SAP is rolling out more than 100 industry-specific analytic applications. The new composite applications are aimed at 25 industries and pull data from multiple sources, according to SAP.
- October 06, 2004
SAP's Shai Agassi pitches NetWeaver as a way to get a leg up in the Web services race.
- July 23, 2003
There are currently 6,500 installations of mySAP Business Intelligence (BI) around the globe. Now SAP is working on simplifying BI for its customers, according to Roman Bukary, director of BI marketing strategy at SAP. Bukary arrived at SAP in 2002 ...
- July 16, 2003
New research reinforces a prevailing thought on business intelligence: It's a hot market, and companies think BI can help them get more out of ERP.
- September 09, 2002
Frequently Asked Questions answered by our Business Intelligence expert Naeem Hashmi.
- June 28, 2002
Data mining is headed for the masses. Major RDBMS players are incorporating data mining algorithms directly into the database, while a small company called PolyVista is getting a reputation for making data mining math simple. Read what Compaq has to...
- February 01, 2002
SAP has said it is serious about business intelligence software but whether companies are willing to spend money on BI software remains to be seen.
- October 29, 2001
Cognos is locking down the marketing messages it will use to deliver the next wave of its e-applications analytics software.
- October 10, 2001
SAP will soon start selling a new release its data warehousing product with an integrated version of Crystal Reports, from Crystal Decisions.
- September 24, 2001
Alphablox sees a big future in analytics. But so far the use of analytical tools has been restricted to a business's information technology analysts.
- June 27, 2001
SAP is hoping that its newly released mySAP Financials Business Analytics will help managers see the big picture on the processes that impact a company's bottom line.
- May 24, 2001 24 May'01