Business Intelligence

BI is more than just corporate reporting. It's a way to improve decision making, to cut costs, and to identify new business opportunities.

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel® Inspector XE 2013

    Intel® Inspector XE finds memory leaks, corruption, deadlocks, data races, and more in C, C++, C#, F#, Fortran, and MPI applications. Use a normal build: no special compiler or recompiles are required. Heap growth analysis and debugger breakpoints simplify diagnosis of difficult bugs early in the development cycle―when they are...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Feb 2014

    Get the Lavastorm Analytics Engine Free – Try for yourself this new Agile Way to Analyze, Optimize and Control Data and Processes

    Download your free copy of the Lavastorm Analytics Engine Public Edition, an easy-to-use self-service business analytics solution that empowers analysts to rapidly acquire, transform, analyze and visualize data. Use it to: Acquire, integrate, and analyze data 10x faster Respond to information requests more quickly Eliminate Excel...

    Sponsored By Lavastorm Analytics

  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    Hadoop for the enterprise: quick, easy, free.

    InfoSphere BigInsights Quick Start Edition combines the power of Hadoop with enterprise-grade features including visualization & exploration, advanced analytics, and security & administration. Download the free Quick Start now.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel® Composer XE 2013

    Now it’s simpler to recompile for greater improvements by using pre-optimized, pre-threaded performance libraries. This performance-oriented developer tool includes Intel C++ and Fortran compilers, and threading and math, multimedia, and signal processing performance libraries. It’s compatible with leading development environments and compilers on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X and...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel Parallel Studio XE 2013

    Efficiently boost application performance. This development suite offers industry-leading compilers, along with highly tuned performance libraries for math, crypto, imaging, compression, and others. Harness performance from the latest processors simply by recompiling your code. Scale for multicore and many-core architectures with Intel® Threading Building Blocks and Intel® Cilk Plus™ parallel...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Oct 2013

    Intel® Advisor XE 2013

    This breakthrough threading prototyping tool simplifies data-driven threading design for C, C++, C#, and Fortran application architects. Quickly prototype multiple threading designs and compare the projected performance scaling and synchronization issues. Evaluate design alternatives before investing in implementation and without disrupting product development and release cycles. Select the design with...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • Downloads // Jun 2014

    Webroot protects your devices everywhere

    SecureAnywhere Endpoint Protection offers instantaneous protection and fast scans without the hassle of time-consuming patches and signature updates. You can get your free trial today - just click "download", fill out and submit the form, and we'll email you a download link and instructions. Then just go to your...

    Sponsored By Webroot Software

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Orchestration ROI Infographic

    Operations orchestration is the coordination of automated tasks across teams, tools, and environments including incident management, service request fulfillment and more. This infographic reveals how most IT organizations realized ROI in less than 6 months and quantifies orchestration benefits. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Downloads // May 2012

    Oracle Crystal Ball Download - 30 Day Free Trial

    Oracle Crystal Ball is the leading spreadsheet-based application suite for predictive modeling, forecasting, simulation, and optimization. It gives you unparalleled insight into the critical factors affecting risk. With Crystal Ball, you can make the right tactical decisions to reach your objectives and gain a competitive edge under even the most...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Downloads // Jul 2006

    Download Savvion's Free Business Process Modeling Software

    The first step in improving your business processes is to articulate precisely where bottlenecks exist, and the most efficient way to do that is by simulating your existing processes using business process modeling software. To help you get started, Savvion offers its Process Modeler, a component of Savvion BusinessManager,...

    Provided By Savvion

  • Downloads // Oct 2012

    SQL Server database developer interview cheat sheet

    This list of open-ended proficiency questions and answers will come in handy for hiring managers interviewing SQL Server developer candidates -- and it will be a useful interview prep tool for the candidates themselves.

    Provided By Tony Patton

  • Downloads // Feb 2005

    75 essential Excel tips

    This compilation of 75 practical, time-saving tech tips will help your Microsoft Excel users make quick work of many common and not-so-common Excel tasks. From data entry and cell formatting to currency conversion and workbook sharing, users of all levels can improve their Excel skills with these valuable tech tips....

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2006

    85 keyboard shortcuts for moving faster in Microsoft Excel

    Keyboard shortcuts can shave a surprising amount of time off the process of performing various Excel tasks. This list includes all the basics, along with those 'I know there's a way to do this more quickly' shortcuts you can never quite remember. Most people have a small set of...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    Cognos Business Intelligence 30-Day Trial

    Test the capabilities of Cognos Business Intelligence V10.1 for 30 days at no charge.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Dec 2005

    Anatomy of Excel data analysis: Advanced graphs and PivotCharts

    Sometimes we take for granted what users know. While Microsoft Excel may be familiar to you, if you are on a help desk you will have to explain how the application works to users that fall within a vast range of skill level and knowledge. This series of Excel tutorials...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Nov 2005

    Anatomy of Excel data analysis: Sorting and filtering information

    Sometimes we take for granted what users know. While Microsoft Excel may be familiar to you, if you are on a help desk you will have to explain how the application works to users that fall within a vast range of skill level and knowledge. This series of Excel tutorials...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Mar 2006

    Build an Excel spreadsheet application with the power of PHP and XML

    With the new XML features of Microsoft Office, you can build spreadsheets by simply using XML. This hack from PHP Hacks: Tips & Tools For Creating Dynamic Websites takes you through an example. By combining XML and PHP programming you can create a complete Excel spreadsheet application. This free...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Nov 2005

    Anatomy of Excel data analysis: Restructure worksheet information with PivotTables

    Sometimes we take for granted what users know. While Microsoft Excel may be familiar to you, if you are on a help desk you will have to explain how the application works to users that fall within a vast range of skill level and knowledge. This series of Excel tutorials...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Jan 2014

    It’s Time for Your Free Active Directory Health Check!

    Get to the root cause of your Active Directory performance issues with SolarWinds® Server & Application Monitor (SAM). SAM gives you the visibility needed to maintain peak performance for your applications, hardware and operating systems. With the new AppInsight for SQL feature, SAM helps eliminate blind spots by providing an...

    Provided By SolarWinds

  • Downloads // Jan 2012

    Trends that will change business intelligence in 2012

    The world of business intelligence is radically changing. See how the cloud, social media, mobile adoption, open source, and data growth are transforming BI.

    Provided By Robert Eugene Miller

  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    We know what the geek in your life wants

    TechRepublic conducts a formal scientific survey each year as part of its Geek Gift Guide series. The results for the 2009 survey are outlined and some of the results may surprise you. This download is also available as an entry in the Geekend Blog.

    Provided By Mark W. Kaelin

  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    Preparing for Exchange Server 2010

    This table is a companion piece to Scott Lowe's column, "Preparing for Exchange Server 2010's hardware and software requirements." The table provides you with a starting point in your Exchange RAM and processor calculations.

    Provided By Scott Lowe

  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    10 ways you might be breaking the law with your computer: UPDATED

    Legislation that affects the use of Internet-connected computers continues to grow in its reach and its complexity. To help you avoid any infractions, we've revised this list to include new and pending laws and recent rulings.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Deb Shinder

  • Downloads // Aug 2008

    iServer Express Report Server for Linux, 90-day Trial Download

    iServer Express is a report server that eliminates the burden of manually fulfilling user requests for reports. It automates the delivery of reports designed with open source BIRT, the most popular Eclipse-based reporting tool. Built-in scheduling and security features simplify the task of securely delivering reports to users. Report management...

    Provided By BIRT Exchange (Actuate)

  • Downloads // May 2012

    Stop Wasting Time and Money on Bad Data

    Use Contact Zone to scrub, clean, dedupe and update your contacts with verified addresses, phone numbers email addresses, and more. The resulting clean data leads to improved campaign response and greater ROI for your sales and marketing campaigns. No programming required. Download a free trial now!

    Provided By Melissa Data Corp

  • Downloads // Dec 2008

    The 10 most influential business technology leaders in 2008

    Technology continues to be a powerful force for transforming business -- when used wisely and correctly. TechRepublic editor in chief Jason Hiner shares his list of the 10 visionaries and executives who made the biggest impact on the business technology world in 2008.This download is also available as an entry...

    Provided By Jason Hiner

  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    CA ARCserve Backup r12.5 - 30 Day Free Live Trial

    CA ARCserve Backup offers world-class data protection for distributed servers, databases and applications, as well as clients for multiple environments, including Windows, Linux, UNIX, NetWare, Mac OS, and mainframe Linux. With its wide range of powerful, easy-to-use data protection tools, CA ARCserve Backup ensures the integrity and availability of your...

    Provided By CA (Computer Associates)

  • Downloads // Aug 2010

    Improve your work/life balance with premium remote access by LogMeIn Pro<sup>2</sup>

    Life is freer outside the office - and with LogMeIn Pro2. With premium remote access to your computer, you can be in two places at once. Update a file while you're enjoying a long lunch. Share your screen with a colleague to collaborate when you're across country. Print a file...

    Provided By LogMeIn

  • Downloads // Aug 2010

    Freedom is outside the cubicle. Get work/life balance with LogMeIn Pro<sup>2</sup>.

    Life is freer outside the office - and with LogMeIn Pro2. With premium remote access to your computer, you can be in two places at once. Update a file while you're enjoying a long lunch. Share your screen with a colleague to collaborate when you're across country. Print a file...

    Provided By LogMeIn

  • Downloads // Jan 2009

    AutoAdministrator - Apply settings to any number of computers in a snap

    AutoAdministrator lets you query or update a variety of Windows settings and services across any number of servers and/or workstations, without the need to create a script or perform the actions manually. Simply select the feature, computers (it integrates with Active Directory) and click start. Features include file management, file...

    Provided By Netikus.Net

  • Downloads // Aug 2011

    Rapidly Build Dashboards & Reports with LogiXML's Agile BI Platform - Free Trial

    Logi Info is the fastest way for developers and IT to create and deliver BI applications to any desktop or mobile device. Creating sophisticated applications with Logi Info takes only a fraction of the time required by traditional BI solutions. Logi Info does this by providing a code-free development environment...

    Provided By LogiXML

  • Downloads // Mar 2008

    10 reasons to explicitly convert SQL Server data types

    SQL Server converts data types in two ways -- the way it wants to and the way you tell it to. Most implicit conversions work the way you expect. It's those surprise conversions that cause trouble. Unless you know exactly how SQL Server converts a data type, it's a good...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Sep 2008

    10+ tips for combating Computer Vision Syndrome

    Recent studies indicate that those who spend even a few hours a day working on a computer could suffer significant vision problems. Susan Harkins offers an overview of symptoms and causes and then shares some practical suggestions for reducing eyestrain.This download is also available as an entry...

    Provided By Susan Harkins

  • Downloads // Feb 2009

    How do I... Organize my Windows desktop with Fences?

    A cluttered desktop is an inefficient workspace. If you have numerous icons littering your desktop hunting for the one you need can often tick away priceless moments. However, there are applications like Fences that help you to keep your workspace organized so your workday isn't wasted with hunting and pecking...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Mar 2009

    How do I... Benchmark USB drives with CheckFlash?

    CheckFlash is an easy to use USB flash drive benchmarking tool that can handle a few important tasks for those administrators who have a need to know their devices are up to the task. In this introduction to CheckFlash, Jack Wallen shows you how to run a both the Read...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Jul 2008

    10 gaffes to avoid with respect to Chinese culture

    If you're doing business in China, meeting with people from China, or planning to work there, you'll want to avoid certain missteps. Calvin Sun explains a bit about Chinese culture and provides a heads-up on a few common mistakes and misconceptions.This download is also available as an entry in...

    Provided By Calvin Sun

  • Downloads // Sep 2013

    Free 20-day Trial: Netwrix Auditor Change Auditing for Your Active Directory

    Uncontrolled changes in Active Directory can lead to unauthorized additions to groups, modifications to objects and permissions, or even worse, deletions of your OUs. Netwrix Auditor provides complete visibility over changes to Active Directory configurations, automatically auditing management of every object, giving answers to the questions around when changes...

    Provided By netwrix

  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    Introducing BlackBerry® Enterprise Server Express

    Get BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express for Free Connect two people via BlackBerry? smartphones and ideas get bigger. Progress happens faster. Answers get smarter. So imagine what happens when you give a business the freedom to connect all its employees. BlackBerry? Enterprise Server Express enables businesses of any size...

    Provided By Research In Motion

  • Downloads // Jan 2010

    VIPRE® Antivirus + Antispyware Free Trial

    VIPRE Antivirus + Antispyware is high-performance antivirus software that doesn't slow down your PC like older, traditional security products. Old-style antivirus products have stacked layer upon layer of engines, and created bloatware in the process. They slow down your PC, have slow scan times and cause performance problems. VIPRE's...

    Provided By GFI Software, formerly Sunbelt Software

  • Downloads // Apr 2010

    Discovery Wizard for Instant Messaging

    Instant messaging (IM) is often the tool of choice for communicating across the enterprise. It's quick and easy to speak with a remote employee, customer or vendor. However, public IM is especially vulnerable to risks: susceptibility to malware and viruses, accidental transfer of sensitive documents and a disregard of compliance/legal...

    Provided By Dell Software