A very nice report about BI-market trends is freely distributed here. BI seems to be a target for main vendors, as well as niche-players, and will retain this quality for at least 5 years. Yet technology will lead to new, fully real-time BI, loosely-coupled integration, asynchronous messaging and such. So new CPM systems will be…

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Event-oriented BI =? BI 2.0

That’s what we need streams processing for. Real-time BI applications like SeeWhy. Except that I’d expect it to have an in-memory database part for rapid results display. I’m only studying technical description yet, so maybe it really has one. Oracle should use TimesTen technologies for such tasks for sure. But anyway making BI event-oriented instead…

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Knowledge-Management in Consulting

I’m spending some time on interviews now, and everywhere i ask how people share knowledge within consulting practise. And the only answer is: “We talk to each other”. That’s an excellent variant for sure, but what about job specifics. During “good” periods, all stuff is located on clients sites, so “talking” goes only in small…

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CPU speed is no problem, energy expenses are. A CPU development projects costs more than aerobus construction. Parallel execution and multi-threaded applications RAM size is no problem, data access speed is Hard disks are used as tapes for reaching higher data access speeds Hardware is sometimes easier to adapt to software, than otherwise SOA allows…

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Open Source BI.

They are really baking em as pancakes, i must admit: Pentaho – http://www.pentaho.org GreenPlum – http://www.greenplum.com Jaspersoft – www.jaspersoft.com Eclipse/BIRT – http://www.eclipse.org/birt/ Jpivot – http://jpivot.sourceforge.net/ The Bee Project – www.bee.insightstrategy.cz/en/index.html OpenI – www.openi.org PALO www.palo.net SQL Summit – www.sqlsummit.com/trends/OpenSourceBI.htm Breadboard BI – www.breadboardbi.com Spago BI – http://spagobi.objectweb.org/ Got the list here.

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