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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Work,work,work

A post JustInTime of job-change awareness. summing what IT worker needs As always: interesting work, money, enviroment. What is an interesting work — is much more of a question. But strictly personal one. As for me (no ranking yet possible): Seeing real results of my work. That keeps me from big4 paper-work. A working systems…

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Gossips

I hear this for about a year now. IBM to buy Cognos. IBM do it, please. 100mln R&D budget is not enough for Cognos to redevelop planning significantly. And market is demanding. IBM, you’ve got so much money, what would it change? 300k IBM employees + 5k Cognos ones — a 1,|6|% change.

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Large product list handling. Sales planning.

Big dimensions are ep’s doom for sure. But nevertheless we need them to get going. Problem statement: A regional sales planning model to be created. 10k products(with product subgroups), spread among number of regions selling some subsets of product list (each subset is relatively small, about 2k els). Regions are contributors. Oh yes, cognos innovation…

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MS is going to CPM

Analytic article on subject And antoher So MS is out here on CPM market, gaining force by name and customer list. In my opinion it sounds rather bad for other “pure BI” players, like Cognos, BO, MSTR, Applix and so on. As far as I can see, those vendors are only developing fully-integrated CPM solutions…

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