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Oracle’s Performance Management Applications: Drive Profitable Growth Across the Enterprise Summary
Hyperion performance management applications deliver a wide range of business benefits as well as IT benefits. This overview outlines key benefits that include: Improved performance across the enterprise Delivery of predictable results Improved confidence and compliance Increased business velocity Improved user productivity and lower training costs Reduced cost of ownership

Topics: Performance Management
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04-11-2009
Agile Corporate Management Summary
Performance management using process-oriented planning and analysis with BOARD.

Topics: Performance Management
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26-10-2009
Guided and Open-Ended Analytics: Serving the Real Users of Business Intelligence Summary
The focus of this paper is to describe the use of analytical applications from a cognitive point of view, examine the differences between guided analytics and open-ended analytics and propose some “best practices” for deployment and use.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Analytics, Visualization
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22-10-2009
Visual Analysis for Everyone - Understanding Data Exploration and Visualization Summary
This white paper describes how Tableau Software solves ineffective information presentations and poor exploratory capabilities with a declarative visual query language (VizQL) that simultaneously describes how to query data and how to present it visually.

Topics: Business Intelligence
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13-10-2009
Business BI Requirements for IT: What Every IT Manager Should Know about Users’ Real Need for BI Summary
In today’s marketplace, the half-life of business intelligence (BI) is typically shorter than the life of the project needed for its implementation. This means that companies are getting a continual negative return on their BI investment. It is time to approach the problem from a new direction and empower the business owners and knowledge workers to quickly and easily find the answers to their questions.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Visualization
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13-10-2009
The Power of a Common Business Language Summary
This white paper explains how companies create and standardize their common business language – terms, definitions and related metrics – to prevent “metrics confusion”, accelerate deployment and maintenance of enterprise information systems and increase focus on analyzing and decision making instead of collecting, debating and reworking numbers. The result is improved quality of enterprise information systems and greater efficiencies in the deployment, maintenance and consumption of information.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Best Practices, Performance Management, Enterprise Information Management (EIM), Decision Management
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12-10-2009
Successfully Automating Decisions with Business Analytics Summary
This white paper provides practical advice on how to identify the best opportunities for embedding analytics into your processes to get the biggest return on your investment of time and money.

Topics: Analytics
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01-10-2009
Reaping the Benefits of Next Generation Dashboards Summary
Today’s competitive and fast-paced business environment requires that more people have access to real-time performance and status information, so they can make quick and intelligent decisions. The need for timely and succinct business intelligence continues to grow as executives demand critical information to seize opportunities faster than competitors and to address potential problems in the making. C-level executives and upper management aren't the only staff needing access to business intelligence. Business unit managers and rank-and-file personnel increasingly must also have updated information to do their jobs. This white paper discusses the features and benefits of next generation dashboards.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Dashboards

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18-08-2009
Proven Business Intelligence for Oracle Environments Summary
Whether your information is stored in Oracle databases, Oracle OLAP multidimensional cubes, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, Siebel or Oracle E-Business Suite applications, you must be able to easily and reliably access critical information and deliver it to key decision makers every day. In today’s fast, competitive markets, the company with the best access to information has a clear competitive advantage. By implementing a standard, integrated platform for BI across your organization, you can bring together all the information required for confident decision making. This white paper from Business Objects, an SAP company, discusses how Business Objects solutions are ideal for a broad range of Oracle environments.

Topics: Data Integration

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18-08-2009
The Importance of a Single Platform for Data Integration and Quality Management, Data Quality and Cleansing Summary
This white paper examines the evolution of the data integration and quality industry, and explains the benefits of moving toward a single data services architecture. It outlines requirements for a software platform for supporting such an architecture and reviews the BusinessObjects Data Services XI Release 3 platform from SAP BusinessObjects.

Topics: Data Integration, Data Quality

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18-08-2009
Defining Business Analytics and Its Impact On Organizational Decision-Making Summary
200 executive and IT professionals weigh in on their definition of – and familiarity with – business analytics as a growing market category. Survey results give insight into how analytics drives decisions and performance.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Mining and Statistical Analysis, Text Analytics, Text Mining
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17-08-2009
The Case for Investing in Business Analytics Technology Summary
IDC discusses the growing body of evidence suggesting a direct link between investment in business analytics solutions and organizational performance, and the trend toward making analytics available to all decision makers.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Mining and Statistical Analysis, Predictive Analytics, Text Analytics, Sales & Marketing Analytics
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17-08-2009
Real Analytics for Real Business Summary
How predictive analytics is helping companies take a more proactive approach to solving high-value business problems.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Mining and Statistical Analysis, Predictive Analytics, Text Analytics, Text Mining
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17-08-2009
The State of Data Summary
Learn how to harness exploding volumes of unstructured information and discover true business value.

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Quality, Unstructured Data, Data Migration
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12-08-2009
Solving the Information Trustworthiness Gap Summary
In this white paper, Mark Albala of Infosight Partners discusses the means to resolve the trustworthy gap plaguing many organizations.

Topics: Business Intelligence
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13-07-2009

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