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.

  • Research // Sep 2014

    EMA: The Evolution of Data-Driven Security

    The era of Big Data has begun demonstrating to information security that there is more that can be done to identify threats, address fraud and improve compliance monitoring activities by bringing better context to data for actionable intelligence.

    Sponsored By MapR

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    HP HAVEn: See the Big Picture in Big Data -- Optimize Your Operations with 100% Clarity

    Improving the operational aspects of a business can span the organizational chart, from line of business teams focused on the supply chain to IT teams reporting on communication networks and their switches. The goal is to capture the data streaming in from these various processes, and put Big Data techniques...

    Sponsored By Hewlett Packard

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    HP HAVEn: See the Big Picture in Big Data -- Create 100% Better Products

    Knowing how customers use the products and services you provide helps you improve what you offer, which helps you retain more customers, and attract new ones. This vital knowledge requires the analysis of traditional business data, machine data, and human information. HP is the sponsor of this material. By...

    Sponsored By Hewlett Packard

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    HP HAVEn: See the Big Picture in Big Data -- Know Your Customers 100% Better with Targeted Merchandising

    There are many new ways Big Data analytics can significantly boost marketing and promotional efforts through real-time and historical analysis of online data, such as clickstream or purchase transactions. Unstructured data based on social media—even photos and video—offers enormous potential when analyzed with the right tools. HP is the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett Packard

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    HP HAVEn: Cash in on Big Data -- How HP HAVEn Transforms Retail Marketing and Operations

    Armed with their opinions and social media accounts, your customers have the kind of clout to influence your brand that last century’s ad men only dreamed about. Learn how your organization can securely capture, analyze, and act upon 100 percent of the data available to you. HP is the...

    Sponsored By Hewlett Packard

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    HP HAVEn: Harvest Your Big Data -- Transforming CSPs’ Big Data to Knowledge and Revenue

    Big Data is an opportunity for CSPs to create the intelligence for operating networks more efficiently, to analyze the success of the services that telcos are offering, and to create a better personal experience for their customers. Learn how to leverage the Big Data opportunity. HP is the sponsor...

    Sponsored By Hewlett Packard

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Next Revolution in Decision Management: Capturing Big Data

    Shift from queries to real-time actionable insight with stream computing, To help customers capitalize on the big data opportunity, IBM has introduced a new paradigm for real-time data processing—essentially, the next evolution of Complex Event Processing (CEP)—called Stream computing. Stream computing enables you to combine multiple information sources to render...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Oct 2014

    The Nature of Analytics: I Cod Help Falling in Love with IBM

    Stewart Hanna is surrounded by codfish - and they're all in love. Why should we care? Because researchers have been able to tap into powerful analytics pulled from tracking and monitoring entire bodies of water full of codfish, using the insight gained to learn about the ecosystem. Specifically, researchers analyzed...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Whitepaper: HR in the Cloud

    The human resources function is undergoing a fundamental transformation. The old ways of doing business won't work in the new modern global economy. Read the whitepaper to explore the five business trends driving the rapid adoption of SaaS business solutions and discover why businesses like yours are moving to SaaS.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Big Data in HR and Finance: Understanding the Real Value

    Big Data continues to create new ways of gathering and analyzing information. In the latest research by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services, a real-world lens of big data is provided for HR and Finance. View this infographic below to discover why big data matters to you and your organization.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Taking Measure of Talent

    As business models change, the pressure to leverage the true value of your human capital and better understand your talent management grows. This Harvard Business Review Analytic Services whitepaper, sponsored by Workday, focuses on effective management of your human capital and using technology to gain insight into your workforce.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Simplify HR to Drive Performance Leading HR Organizations Share Their Strategies

    Global organizations must be responsive to market realities to drive performance, whether those realities are new government regulations, healthcare reform, business model shifts, or industry upswings and downturns. Read the whitepaper to learn how Workday customers are taking steps to proactively prepare for these inevitabilities.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper- Winning in the People Economy

    Once based in manufacturing, the U.S. economy has migrated to services. To win in this environment, companies need to change their thinking. The ability to leverage people will separate winners from losers. This whitepaper looks at the four key areas companies need to recognize in the new “people economy.”

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: The Future of Finance is Now

    One of the biggest challenges finance organizations face today is that their systems are old and increasingly irrelevant. They simply cannot handle current business needs. Read the whitepaper to see how Workday addresses four major areas of weakness in such legacy financial management systems: speed, agility, cost, and insight.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: 6 Must-Haves for Modern Financial Management Systems

    The financial system you are running today can likely trace its heritage back to the 80s and 90s. The needs of finance organizations have changed dramatically. If you’re considering a new financial management system, read the whitepaper to learn the six must-haves it must include.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Cloud Computing - A Silver Bullet for Finance?

    The benefits of cloud computing—a high return on investment, greater staff efficiencies, optimization of IT resources, and enhanced visibility and access to information—have piqued the interest of finance leaders. Read the whitepaper to discover the benefits of moving finance operations to the cloud.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: Finance Transformation - How SaaS Solutions Can Deliver Strategic Insights

    A recent study revealed many senior finance executives want to improve the quality of information available to management, but struggle with translating their business needs into technology solutions. Watch this video to learn how new technologies are giving finance a better, faster, and more complete picture of their business.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Product Preview: Big Data Analytics

    Ready for strategic real-time answers to your most critical business questions? Want the ability to make decisions based on predictive data-driven insights and not just intuition? See how Workday Big Data Analytics allows managers and executives to gain insight into information that was previously too difficult or time-consuming to obtain.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Changing Times, Changing Business: Why Finance Management is Moving to Cloud

    A new study from Saugatuck Technology shows 51% of finance and IT executives feel their existing systems limit their ability to reach strategic goals. The culprits? No flexibility, siloed systems, poor access to information, and the high cost of maintenance. Read the report for the fascinating conclusions from the study.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Real CIOs of the Cloud

    As cloud computing becomes the dominant technology of this decade, today's CIOs are the catalysts for change. This whitepaper published by Techweb features two technology leaders discussing their cloud strategy.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Forrester Report: The ROI of Software as a Service

    Read Forrester's review of 11 vendors in SaaS enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), and supply chain management (SCM). The report confirms that, motivated by heavy competition for new customers, these resource management software vendors remain vigilant in mitigating such end-user concerns.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: 10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications

    Many application vendors now claim they're in the cloud. But being committed to this new delivery model requires more than just saying it. So what must-haves should you look for in a cloud vendor? Watch this video to see the 10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Downloads // Mar 2014

    Financials - Killing Your Business

    Today’s CFOs are strapped with old systems that are inflexible and holding back their business. It’s no surprise that innovative CFOs are finding freedom with cloud-based financial management applications. See the infographic to learn how CFOs are transforming their organizations in the cloud.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • eBooks // Mar 2014

    eBook: The CFO's Guide to Big Data

    Big data can be confusing. Especially when it comes to finance. But, it can also give you a huge competitive advantage. Read the eBook to get clear-cut answers on what big data really is and why it should be so important to you and your finance organization.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: A New Way to Work (Mobile)

    Mobile devices are everywhere, and every employee in your enterprise has one. In order to give employees access to the information they need, your apps must work collaboratively, on the go, and in real-time. Watch this webinar for an overview of Workday's current offerings for mobile HR and finance applications.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Executive Summary: The Gathering Threat

    Enterprises today are seeing a rapid growth of unstructured content and an increased variety of content types, making consistent and secure management of corporate information increasingly difficult. As data continues to expand, it threatens to overwhelm IT infrastructures and leave organizations vulnerable to risk and non-compliance.

    Sponsored By OpenText

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Information Lifecycle Governance - Requirements Kit

    Data volumes are getting out of control, but choosing the right information lifecycle governance solution can be a huge challenge, with multiple stakeholders, numerous business processes, and extensive solution requirements. Use this requirements kit from the Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council (CGOC) to find the tools and technology you need.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Ten Steps to Better Requirements Management

    Requirements definition and management is recognized as a necessary step for the successful delivery of systems and software projects; the discipline is also required by standards, regulations and quality improvement initiatives like Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    CIC Agile Case Study: European Embedded Technology Provider

    This case study examines the adoption of agile processes within a European embedded technology provider, focusing on the challenges encountered in deploying agile beyond beyond software development activities.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Agile Development – Why Requirements Matter

    This paper argues that requirements management can bring significant value to agile development in regulated IT and complex product development projects, and sets out the characteristics of an effective requirements management approach in an agile environment.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    How Marketing is Taking Charge: Leading the Customer Experience

    To understand the impact of marketing management on business outcomes, IBM surveyed more than 500 professionals across fifteen industries. We linked responses to public financial information to see correlation between marketing sophistication and financial performance.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Omnichannel Banking - From Transaction Processing to Optimized Customer Experience

    Today’s empowered and enlightened banking consumers demand services according to their individual preferences whenever, wherever and however they interact.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Bank on the Customer

    How customer-centric transformation can lead to deeper relationships, increased revenue and streamlined operations. Though the global economy is still sluggishly shaking off the effects of the near meltdown in 2008 and the ongoing sovereign debt crisis, banks in both the emerging and developed economies have as opportunity to manage enormous...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    How Banks Can use Customer Profitability Analytics to Thrive in Uncertain Times

    Customer Profitability Analytics enables banks to analyze customer, account, product, and transaction data and apply costing models to determine a bank-wide view of profitability. Applying predictive analytics, they can model future behavior and derive a lifetime value for each customer.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Analytics: The Speed Advantage

    This IBM Institute for Business Value study demonstrates the capabilities of organizations using analytics to enable them to more quickly acquire and manage data, analyze data faster, and act on data insights with speed and precision.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    The Right Time for Real-time Marketing

    In a climate of rising customer expectations, now is the right time to refine your use of inbound channels – it’s the time to go real time. Online marketing is maturing, and interactive marketing solutions are advancing, so the time is right to capitalize on this vast opportunity.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    The Content Marketing Challenge

    With today’s connected customer interacting with your brand across multiple channels and devices, companies are under tremendous pressure to constantly develop and deliver new and engaging content. Business owners are continually asking marketers to develop new campaigns and assets

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Research // Oct 2014

    Forrester Report - Engage Audit Professionals for Better Security Assessment Outcomes

    Read this report from Forrester Research to learn how to take advantage of your internal audit team's resources and expertise to develop a more efficient, sustainable compliance program.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Enterprise File Synch & Share eBook

    Read this ebook from the Aberdeen Group to see highlights of the latest research on file synch / file share solutions to support personal productivity and collaboration.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Choose a Web Analytics & Online Marketing Solution

    Changes in the vendor landscape have raised issues for organizations that use web analytics and online marketing solutions or are in the market for them. This guide is meant to help you understand key characteristics to look for in how the solution can impact your online marketing performance whether you...

    Sponsored By IBM