Business Intelligence

White papers and resources to help technology professionals make meaningful business decisions through data analysis and intelligence.

  • Podcasts // Oct 2013

    Managers Know More with Oracle Sales Cloud

    Oracle Sales Cloud is Smarter SFA that helps Managers know more. Hit your target with no surprises. Act on opportunities and threats faster. Manage more effectively anywhere, using any device.

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    Accela Video White Paper: Circumstances and Customers Have Changed Has Your Loyalty Program Kept Pace?

    While everyone knows it is much easier to retain customers than to land new ones, customer loyalty programs are struggling to help retain customers in today's shifting market. This video highlights some of the issues that reduce or increase the effectiveness of customer loyalty programs and suggests a solution that...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    Executive Dialogue PODCAST: Finding Cusomer Loyalty in a Multichannel World

    In a world where marketing resources are scarce and acquiring new customers is increasingly difficult, it's more important than ever to retain customers. Unfortunately, it's also more challenging. Yet, the challenges must be overcome?because the alternative simply isn't acceptable. Loyal customers are the lifeblood of a business: they are more...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Dec 2011

    Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine 3D Demo

    Imagine a device that enables organizations to make decisions faster, even while business conditions are rapidly shifting. The idea of being able to broaden business intelligence might seem tough in those environments, but there is a solution that can do that and provide real-time speed-of-thought visual analysis all while enabling...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Dec 2011

    Oracle Optimized Solutions

    Beyond efficiency and cost-cutting, many CIOs and other IT professionals are now looking to the competitive advantage that effective information technology can bring to bear - viewing IT as a vital business asset rather than a cost center. Integration plays an increasingly essential role, in terms of both efficiency and...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Mar 2012

    Targetbase Enhances its Client Services with Oracle Exadata

    As digital data continues to explode, organizations are looking for game changing technology to stay in front of the increasing business velocity and complexity. Targetbase, an agency that uncovers and understands consumer data and translates it into intelligence, went in search for the right technology platform to more efficiently...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Mar 2012

    Oracle Business Intelligence 11g for IT Managers

    If you are an IT professional who manages BI for your organization, you're probably challenged with having to support multiple tools to solve different user needs. Multiple enterprise reporting products, BI tools, and numerous servers increase time, risks, and costs in terms of your staff's ability to manage and maintain...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Mar 2012

    Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g - New Features Overview

    In this podcast, you'll hear from Matt Bedin, Director for BI Product Management for Oracle, about the many new, features and enhancements in Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g (OBIEE 11g)?that will excite both end-users and IT managers.? OBIEE 11g delivers an innovative, task-oriented user environment, next-generation visualization, advanced multi-dimensional...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Virtual Event: SaaS and codeless configuration for the service desk. What you need to know.

    Moving to a SaaS-based service desk platform is the rage, but what is best for your organization? This expert perspective session will explore the pros and cons of SaaS-based service desk platforms, including cost-savings benefits, when and why to do it, and important considerations. We’ll also discuss codeless configuration, which...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Jul 2013

    Video: HP Discover Networking Testimonials

    How are customers using HP Networking solutions to address their enterprise business needs? Find out in this video as customers talk about the value of working with HP.

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Jun 2012

    Oracle Fact Finders Video Series - Episode 1: Managing Storage Systems

    Oracle's Aaron Newcomb, principal product manager, goes on a fact-finding mission and discovers that it is possible to simplify your storage with the advanced analytics and management user interface of the Sun ZFS Storage Appliance.

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2010

    Why Upgrade to PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 (PODCAST)

    PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 is the most robust release in years with over 9,000 enhanced pages, 270 new features, 83 new Web services and 8 new solutions. Tune into this conversation with Jay Richey, Director, Product Marketing for Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise Human Capital Management Solutions to understand how this solution can...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2010

    PeopleSoft Workforce Communications: Lower Workforce Costs and Improve Employee Engagement. (PODCAST)

    PeopleSoft Workforce Communications is a comprehensive solution for planning and delivering HR programs and surveys to the workforce for the purpose of workforce alignment to organizational and corporate goals, ensuring compliance and reduction of workforce costs. Tune in to this Oracle AppCast to learn how to: Deliver the Right Message...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Mar 2012

    Business Intelligence Innovation at Gallup

    Gallup is in the "intelligence" business - their survey's and consulting services deliver relevant, timely, and visionary research on what people around the world think and feel. Ironically one of their internal challenges was gaining "intelligence" and insights into their own financial and production performance. Gallup has deployed Oracle's OBIEE...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Mar 2012

    The Role of Essbase in Your Enterprise BI Strategy

    Essbase, is a strategic component of Oracle's BI technology platform, and the most widely deployed OLAP server in the world. Essbase, in conjunction with Oracle BI Suite Enterprise Edition, represents the technology foundation for all of Oracle's BI and Performance Management applications. The combination of the two integrated products are...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Mar 2012

    Enabling Pervasive Business Intelligence

    Many organizations are challenged to deploy true, enterprise-wide, pervasive BI - some due to complex business processes, data silos, project implementation approaches and/or system infrastructures that just can't scale. In this podcast you'll hear insights from BI experts at Dell and Oracle on trends and best practices in the BI...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2010

    Why Upgrade to E-Business Suite HRMS Release 12.1 (PODCAST)

    Listen to Anand Subbaraman, Director for Oracle's E-Business Suite, talk about what's new in E-Business Suite HRMS Release 12.1. Find out the latest enhancements and how it can help organizations compete more effectively.

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Jan 2010

    Podcast: The Latest on Governance, Risk and Compliance

    Regulatory requirements can be challenging and expensive to manage for any organization. This podcast will address some of the most common challenges and how software and applications can ease this process. This podcast includes: How flexibility is important within the application to deal with changing regulations Providing greater transparency...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Jan 2010

    Podcast: The Finance Challenge of Aligning The Business With Strategic Goals

    Complexity, uncertainty, global competition and shrinking cycle times are all challenges organizations face today. As a result, finance needs to take on the role of a business partner and work with operations to accommodate the business plan. In order to due this, the proper tools need to be in place....

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    IBM SmartCloud Enterprise Video

    Traditional methods of communication between development, testing and production can be challenging. A cloud-based environment facilitates more efficient collaboration between groups, while simultaneously increasing productivity and reducing operational costs. Watch this video to learn more about how an IBM Cloud can work for your organization.

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Big Data on IBM SmartCloud Enterprise

    As the velocity, variety and volume of data increases, implementation becomes more challenging. With a cloud solution, organizations gain the ability to elastically provision resources, storage and network capacity without overwhelming data warehouses. Watch this video to learn more about how IBM cloud offerings can meet your organization’s needs.

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Full Demo: IBM Cognos Business Intelligence

    Learn how different departments can use IBM Cognos Business Intelligence solutions to create scenarios, collaborate on strategy and execute and monitor progress on new initiatives.

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    IBM Cognos 10 Solutions for Profitability, Modeling and Optimization Demo

    Watch a brief demonstration to see how IBM Cognos 10 software delivers decision-making insights into how operational and financial activities affect your company's profitability.

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Aug 2012

    Smarter Analytics Flash presentation

    What if you could leverage the full power of IT to transform your business? This engaging video answers this and many other questions. The ultimate answer is Smarter Analytics - IBM's approach to helping enterprises transform themselves by embedding information-based insights into every process, decision and activity. Smarter Analytics gives...

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Apr 2013

    IBM SPSS Predictive Operational Analytics

    With tight budgets, it isn't easy to create the operational dexterity needed to thrive in a competitive marketplace. View this demo to find out how IBM® SPSS® solutions for predictive operational analytics help manage physical and virtual assets, maintain infrastructure and capital equipment, and improve the efficiency of people and...

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Apr 2009

    Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Manageability Features Deep Dive

    Microsoft SQL Server 2008 introduces a number of new features for managing SQL Server including Policy Based Management, Management Data Warehouse and Extended Events. These new management features have been designed to assist with diagnosing and resolving common performance issues. This podcast will explain how to troubleshoot various scenarios using...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // May 2009

    Business Intelligence for IT Pros Part 1 - Query and Reporting

    Help Desk is not able to report key support metrics to IT managers to ensure that Help desk is meeting SLA goals and budget requirements. Help Desk spends a great deal of time manually putting together reports from different databases and then storing the reports in many different locations. Help...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Apr 2009

    An Early look at SQL Server 'Kilimanjaro' and project 'Madison'

    This podcast will provide with a sneak preview into the next release of Microsoft SQL Server codenamed 'Kilimanjaro' as well as project 'Madison' both of which will ship in the first half of CY 2010. This podcast will introduce at a high level the set of upcoming technologies in the...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Apr 2009

    Exploring Data Mining Models in BIDS - Algorithms 4,5,6

    In this podcast one will learn how to explore Data Mining Models in SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence Development Studio - Algorithms 4, 5, 6.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Apr 2009

    Working With the Cube Editor in BIDS: Translations

    In this podcast one will learn how to implement Translations in the Cube Editor in SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence Development Studio.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Oct 2009

    Business Intelligence for IT Pros Part 2 - Seamless Data Integration

    The demands to include more diverse data sources in organizations are quickly transforming the traditional requirements for data integration. Organizations need to integrate data continuously with no downtimes and rapid updates to data warehouses. The APP/LOB specialist spends a great deal of time cleansing and removing duplicate data and mapping...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Apr 2009

    IT Manager Community Talk With Kevin - Business Intelligence

    This podcast discusses the challenges/approaches with the peers, find out how Microsoft products and technologies address the issues, and engage with the peers to share best practices. These chats are a great opportunity to have the questions answered, hear both from the peers and also members of the panelists including...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jun 2010

    SQL Server 2008 R2: SQL Server Fast Track Data Warehouse and Parallel Data Warehouse

    Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 is a scalable and reliable data warehouse platform for Business Intelligence (BI). SQL Server Fast Track Data Warehouse accelerates the data warehouse solution development with new SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise scalable reference architectures for HP, Dell, Bull, EMC, and IBM. Data warehouses built on...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jul 2010

    How Do I: Create a Basic Package by Using the SSIS Designer in Business Intelligence Development Studio

    This podcast explains how to create a basic package by using the SSIS Designer in Business Intelligence Development Studio. One will learn how to create the project for the package, add a data flow task to the control flow of the package, and add elements to the data flow.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jun 2011

    Create Engaging Data Visualizations With Charts in Silverlight

    Charting is a natural way to visualize data in Microsoft Silverlight. The platform's vector-based graphics and rich user interactivity makes it the perfect breeding ground for great charting-based applications. This podcast covers a variety of topics, from basic to advanced, for creating charts in Silverlight. Topics include data binding, styling,...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jan 2010

    Merge Stronger With Microsoft BI: Sales and Marketing

    This podcast talks about Sales and Marketing, where one can learn how the Microsoft Business Intelligence solution will enable to maximize the technology during the economic downturn. This podcast also talks about how one can strengthen the customer base while also finding new sources of revenue.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Nov 2009

    Emerge Stronger With Microsoft BI: Operational Improvement

    This podcast talks about which will cover: a discussion on how the total Microsoft Business Intelligence solution can enable to maximize the technology during the economic downturn provide a detailed look into how one can free cash from operations review how to do this while keeping and growing the operational...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    How Microsoft Does IT: How Microsoft IT Is Using SQL Azure to Enable Self-Service BI

    The attendees of this podcast will learn how Microsoft IT is delivering Data as a Service (DaaS) for the Enterprise Data Warehouse to various Microsoft businesses and IT groups. DaaS is being implemented as Data Services Layer (DSL) platform which abstracts and exposes data from on premise and SQL Azure...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Building A Successful Roadmap to Cloud

    To get the most from your cloud experience, you need a roadmap. Watch the video “Building a Successful Roadmap to the Cloud” to learn how a cloud roadmap can: Ensure that your cloud decisions work together to maximize the overall value to your business Give you greater...

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Feb 2014

    Using the IBM PureApplication System and patterns of expertise for consolidation, optimization, innovation and cloud acceleration

    IBM PureApplication System environments employ embedded patterns that deliver all of the expertise needed to deploy, manage and maintain an application. IT departments can save time and eliminate risk while gaining an efficient deployment option that ensures configuration consistency.

    Provided By IBM