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Open Source BI: Inexpensive Solutions for Developers Summary
Open source software continues to gain momentum in various areas of business computing. This is reflected in the business intelligence applications market as developers add reporting, data access, and analysis. Read this Ventana Research paper about strong interest in open source BI software and open source BI projects such as BIRT.

Topics: Open Source BI
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22-02-2009
Tower Group Top 10 Predictions Summary
This report provides critical tips for building a long-term customer retention strategies and maintaining growth in a tough economic environment.

Topics: Business Intelligence, CRM
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22-02-2009
Mitigate, Control and Secure Your Financial Data within Spreadsheets Summary
Financial business processes run on spreadsheets. The widespread usage of spreadsheets should cause concern for all enterprises. Learn how to implement the correct procedures around spreadsheet controls and the ability to discover, assess, and control spreadsheets.

Topics: Information Quality (IQ), Business Process Management (BPM), Predictive Analytics, Business Rules
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22-02-2009
Forrester Recommends Implementing Rich Internet Applications Summary
Forrester's application development and program management team has fielded approximately 822 inquiries from application development professionals. By far, their main focus is Rich Internet Applications (RIAs). This paper will cover specific RIA subjects including security, accessibility, and suitability of different frameworks. If your firm hasn't yet addressed these issues, then now is the perfect time to find the answer.

Topics: SaaS (Software as a Service)
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22-02-2009
The Transition to Sustainable Development – How Summary
"We are in an era where the current economic market is heavily influenced by environmental and ecological resource issues. The rising costs of energy – combined with a diminishing power supply, increased regulatory scrutiny, and heightened consumer awareness and expectation – is challenging organizations to change the way they do business. Building a green business is no longer only the socially responsible thing to do, but the cost reductions associated with sustainability mandates are emerging as one of the key cost control measures worldwide. Download this whitepaper to see what you can do to help your business transition to one that is sustainable."

Topics: Business Intelligence
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22-02-2009
Actuate Open Source Survey Results: Increasing User Adaptibility Across the Globe Summary
Organizations' need for greater agility and flexibility, and more control over their software costs, coupled with their fear of technology obsolescence, is driving them to loosen the ties to individual software vendors and traditional software licensing models. The pace of change is now so fast, that companies can no longer afford to be held back by their suppliers’ agendas. Against this backdrop, the third Annual Actuate Open Source Survey confirms that Europe in particular is forging ahead in widespread adoption of OSS, having recognized early on the lower cost of ownership and the flexibility it offers for future application expansion and development.

Topics: Open Source BI
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22-02-2009
Generate, Automate, and Secure Critical Information within Excel Summary
Excel is one of the most commonly used tools for reporting, analysis and "what if" scenarios, with over 250 million users worldwide. This paper will discuss the steps involved in understanding the requirements for an automated solution. It also introduces a solution for automating the generation and secure distribution of spreadsheet reports.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Query & Reporting
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22-02-2009
Aberdeen Group - Smart Decisions: The Role of Key Performance Indicators Summary
Best-in-class companies take a holistic approach to implementing their Performance Management initiatives by defining metrics that encompass key performance areas within their organizations. Find out how key performance indicators are utilized to make decisions that drive their organizations forward by reading this research report by the Aberdeen Group and sponsored by Actuate.

Topics: Performance Management, KPI
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22-02-2009
The Data Factory Summary
This white paper offers the data factory framework as a solution to the data production problems of data-centric enterprises which includes mountains of data, complex analysis and the inability to scale profitably.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Appliances
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12-02-2009
Six Steps for Linking Corporate Strategy to the Budget Summary
The budget is often the tool by which an organization transforms its strategy into action. Unfortunately, up to 60% of organizations do not link their corporate strategy to their budget. This paper will lay out a road map to link the two.

Topics: Performance Management, Business Intelligence, Strategy
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03-02-2009
Corporate Financial Management in Enterprising Companies Summary
Never before have the demands on finance been so great – or the stakes so high. This white paper looks at trends that are reshaping the role of finance organizations and solutions that can transform the careers of the executives in charge of them.

Topics: Analytics, Performance Management
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03-02-2009
Managing Risk Through Better Planning Summary
This white paper presents planning solutions and spreadsheet replacement systems to drive compliance, transparency and accuracy without the associated risks.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Performance Management, Predictive Analytics
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03-02-2009
Addressing Strategy Management and the Balanced Scorecard Summary
Scorecards are being hailed as the solution to the gap between strategy and execution. Ensure a successful scorecard implementation by creating cause-and-effect linkages between the metrics used and the activities that drive them.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Performance Management, Predictive Analytics
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03-02-2009
Improve Your Vision and Expand Your Mind with Visual Analytics Summary
Learn why data visualization is important to overcome the limits of short term memory, and how it can result in finding what’s meaningful in your data and then making sense of it. This paper will present tools that help us discover, think about, interact with, and understand information, with our attention fully on the data.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Visualization
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27-01-2009
Graphical Histories for Visualization: Supporting Analysis, Communication and Evaluation Summary
Interactive history tools, ranging from basic undo and redo to branching timelines of user actions, facilitate iterative forms of interaction. In this paper, we investigate the design of history mechanisms for information visualization.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Integration, Visualization
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26-01-2009

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