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.

  • Podcasts // Sep 2012

    Creating Good Visualizations To Tell Data Truths

    In this podcast, the speaker discusses why he feels business culture needs to change to better understand data processing and analytical methods, what elements make up a powerful data visualization, and why today's tools for analytics and visualizations are only the beginning of a potential paradigm shift.

    Provided By Wellesley Information Services

  • Podcasts // Sep 2012

    Salesforce Platform Keynote

    Salesforce.com COO George Hu opens the Platform Keynote at Dreamforce '12

    Provided By Salesforce.com

  • Podcasts // Sep 2012

    Information Governance Interactive Tool

    Learn how an information governance strategy implemented with EIM solutions from SAP can maximize the business value of your enterprise data.

    Provided By SAP

  • 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 // Aug 2012

    Podcast: IBM's James Kobielus on How to Implement Big Data

    In this podcast, the speaker discussed the difference between of traditional business intelligence projects and analyzing a company's ever-growing data resources. The speaker also discussed how business executives, including CMOs and CIOs are driving big data implementations.

    Provided By Wellesley Information Services

  • Podcasts // Jul 2012

    Podcast: IBM's James Kobielus on Getting Past Big Data Hype

    Big data is a well-hyped concept that can purportedly deliver wisdom and riches to those who know how to use it. In this podcast, the speaker discusses the difference between of traditional business intelligence projects and analyzing a company's ever-growing data resources.

    Provided By Wellesley Information Services

  • Podcasts // Jul 2012

    Podcast: The Importance of Creating Sandboxes for Business Intelligence Analysts

    Business intelligence analysts are busy people, often with several well-defined and recurring projects based on data preparation and standard reporting. In this podcast, the speakers discuss the importance of creating an environment where analysts have the freedom to play with data for the sake of uncovering unexpected business value.

    Provided By Wellesley Information Services

  • Podcasts // Jul 2012

    Explore New Directions in Financials, Performance Management, and GRC Solutions

    Take a critical look at how technology trends such as enterprise mobility, real-time analytics, and the increase in data volumes affect finance. Understand the corresponding innovations in functionality for finance; performance management; and governance, risk, and compliance (GRC). Watch a replay of this 2012 SAPPHIRE NOW session, presented by...

    Provided By SAP

  • 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 // May 2012

    The Need for Speed: Conversational Analytics for Complex Challenges

    Conversational Analytics: The Need for Speed Reveal the essential characteristics of enterprise software, the good and the bad Provide a forum for detailed analysis of today's innovative technologies Give vendors a chance to explain their product to savvy analysts Allow audience members to pose serious questions...and get answers!

    Provided By Actian

  • Podcasts // Mar 2012

    Standard Bank Customer Video

    See how Standard Bank S.A. offers an innovative, new banking channel with a compelling mobile customer experience using SAP's mobile platform.

    Provided By SAP

  • Podcasts // Mar 2012

    Maximizing BI Tools for Improved Performance

    The rise of social media, mobile technology and geospatial data has made increasing amounts of data available to companies. Now more than ever, organizations are looking to mine and extract value from these data assets to drive profits and deliver better products and services. The task of analyzing growing...

    Provided By Actian

  • 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

    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

    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 // 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

    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

    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 2012

    BI Survey 10 Findings

    In the latest edition of the BI Survey 10, results from over 3000 business intelligence (BI) and performance management users were gathered to provide detailed product reviews, market analyses, and best practices. Part of the survey results show that the top three problems businesses encounter are: Data quality...

    Provided By Actian

  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    Social Revolution Webinar: Connecting with Today's Customer

    Learn to connect with today's customer. Harness the power of the social revolution and turn your organization into a competitive advantage. Get the webinar today.

    Provided By Salesforce.com

  • Podcasts // Jan 2012

    Business Intelligence 2.0

    Business intelligence systems are making the jump from reporting on past results to providing real-time analysis to decision makers. In this podcast, the speaker defines business intelligence 2.0 and explains how it can help organizations pursuing high performance.

    Provided By Accenture

  • Podcasts // Dec 2011

    Having It All: Breath Taking Data Visualization + Record Performance

    Seeing is believing, and thanks to the latest data visualization and rapid reporting analytics, you can start realizing your data as it happens. This informative webcast walks you through the newest data visualization and analytics performance platforms on the market. Watch now to discover data visualization insight and learn...

    Provided By Actian

  • 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 // 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 // Nov 2011

    Delivering Faster BI

    In today's competitive market, companies everywhere are in need of an efficient and effective business intelligence (BI) tool that provides strong analysis and reporting features without the hefty price tag. Most organizations want a BI offering that has a low total cost of ownership, quick deployment, and supercharged performance capabilities...

    Provided By Actian

  • Podcasts // Nov 2011

    Make Your BI Solution Faster and Easier to Use

    A slow business intelligence (BI) system can decrease your ROI and value of information. Watch this webcast with Fred Gallagher, CM Vectorwise of Actian, and Ian Fyfe, VP of Product Marketing at Pentaho, to learn some keysteps to increasing your database performance. Watch now to discover a faster, more...

    Provided By Actian

  • Podcasts // Oct 2011

    Cloud Cross Program - IBM Smart Business Test Cloud Demo

    This demo shows how IBM can help you implement a private test cloud environment and how this Smart Business Test Cloud can help you drive down cost and provide more flexibility.

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Jul 2011

    Private Cloud Trends and Challenges

    In this podcast, the speaker will discuss some of the trends and challenges facing data centers as they move to the private cloud, challenges around moving some of the more business critical applications to virtual environments, trends around using commodity wherever possible.

    Provided By SYMA S.C.

  • Podcasts // Jun 2011

    5-Minute Data Migration Solution Demo

    Data migration projects are renowned for running over time and over budget. But data migration no longer has to be a high-risk proposition - if you have the right methodology, tools, and people in place. View this 5-minute demo to witness our new data migration solution in action, and learn...

    Provided By SAP

  • 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 // Jun 2011

    Migrating from Oracle/Sun to IBM Smarter Systems

    IBM Migration Experts Skip Garvin and Kevin Galloway discuss why customers are migrating to IBM smarter systems, as well as how IBM helps them migrate easily and quickly, including examples of resulting benefits some have experienced.

    Provided By IBM

  • Podcasts // Mar 2011

    Addressing Data Management and IT Infrastructure Challenges in a SharePoint Environment - Podcast

    In this podcast, SharePoint server expert Michael Noel will cover key topics around SharePoint infrastructure sprawl and high-availability, including reasons why SharePoint infrastructure grows quickly, how to address sprawl, high-availability at the web tier and high-availability database tier. Michael will also cover topics such as backup and restore requirements, site...

    Provided By NetApp

  • Podcasts // Feb 2011

    geekSpeak: Business Intelligence and SharePoint Server 2010 With Kevin Goff

    Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 provides many opportunities to render data from Business Intelligence (BI) applications. The speaker of this podcast shows examples of building BI content in SharePoint Server 2010 by using PerformancePoint Services, Microsoft Excel Services, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, and PowerPivot. By the end, the attendees will...

    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 2011

    Industrialize Your Applications Delivery To Achieve High Performance Podcast

    Many companies have moved elements of their applications delivery offshore to reduce costs through labor arbitrage. However, in some cases this move has actually hampered their long-term growth prospects by inhibiting innovation and failing to evolve critical business processes.

    Provided By Accenture

  • 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 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 // Nov 2010

    Beating The Odds To Achieve M&A Success

    As part of the Accenture Management Consulting podcast series, the author lead for mergers and acquisitions within Accenture's Strategy group argues that the most challenging phase of a merger or acquisition is the merger integration phase. According to the author, it show that three-quarters of mergers/acquisitions actually destroy value, so...

    Provided By Accenture

  • 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 // 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