Business Intelligence Article Archive:

IBM Gets Tactical With Business Transformation Initiative

IBM is out of beta with its partner Business Transformation Initiative, a program that provides its channel with advice on how to position businesses.

The Fall of Google Flu Trends and the Future of Big Data

Far from discouraging and discounting its value, the failure of Google Flu Trends could actually help Big Data advance and find its rightful home in the enterprise.

Avnet Plumps Health IT With New Analyics, Certified Training

The modules customized dashboards, reports and alerts focused on re-admissions and the broader concept of population health management for chronic care.

Report: Distributors Can Be Nexus of Cloud Computing

Report: The channel’s middlemen — distributors — will be sorely needed by both VARs and vendors if they play their cards right in the next few years.

IBM to Partners: Transform or Get Left Behind

IBM is pushing hard on its transformation message to partners, saying that the adoption and development of cloud and mobile practices is critical to sustaining business viability, and is creating resources to aid and accelerate business evolution.

Splunk Revs Its Big Data Security Chops

The Big Data brains at Splunk continue to fine-tune the security capabilities in their business intelligence platform, this week rolling out an updated app with better threat detection capabilities.

Business Development Is About Building, Leveraging Relationships

Businesses of all shapes and sizes need best practices to satisfy and keep their customers.

No More Games: IBM Gets Serious About Watson

IBM is moving forward with efforts to turn its powerhouse Watson cognitive computing technology into a real, money-making franchise, announcing efforts this week to launch a new Watson-focused business unit and debuting two new products based on the technology.

Oracle Snaps Up Responsys in $1.5 Billion Marketing Automation Play

Oracle is moving deeper into marketing automation and sales enablement with its purchase of Responsys, the San Bruno, Calif., vendor best known for custom e-mail and data integration marketing applications.

BI Space Set To Be a Bitter Battleground

Gartner predicts software vendors will encroach on service providers’ territory in the BI and analytics space.