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Distilling Data: The Importance of Data Quality in Business Intelligence
As an enterprise’s data grows in volume and complexity, a comprehensive data quality strategy is imperative to providing a reliable business intelligence

sas programmer  integration packages. DataFlux (a SAS company) offers dfPowerStudio , an integrated platform for data quality and data integration. One of the components of dfPowerStudio is dfPower® Profile, an extensive data profiling module. It includes metadata analysis that helps organize data across multiple organizational sources. A relationship discovery component helps uncover relationships across data sources and granularity. In addition to verifying metadata-defined relationships, dfPower® Profile makes it

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Evaluating SaaS Solutions: A Checklist for Small and Midsized Enterprises


This paper from Saugatuck Technology discusses relevant criteria for evaluating SaaS solutions targeting small and midsize firms, and raises key questions that should be asked. It is important to ensure that a SaaS solution is well aligned with business requirements, and can accommodate change and growth. The paper also provides an evaluation template for executives to use in conducting evaluations of SaaS solutions.

sas programmer  specifically about Sarbanes-Oxley and SAS 70 Type II audit certification, which should be documented in the SLA. Firms in the healthcare industry considering a SaaS solution should also ask about HIPAA compliance in regard to the Privacy Rule. The SaaS solution's backup and recovery capability Backup and recovery is one capability that is essential to small and mid-sized enterprises. If it is to trust its data to a SaaS solution in the cloud, what happens when something goes wrong? Does the SaaS Read More

New Version of SAS Analytics Platform


SAS 9.4 is the new version of SAS Business Analytics platform that will be released in June. As the foundation for all SAS analytics products, the SAS Business Analytics platform has been improved to offer a set of features that accommodate requirements demanded by customers and new industry standards. The platform is cloud enabled, and supports both private and public clouds. There are also

sas programmer  Version of SAS Analytics Platform SAS 9.4 is the new version of SAS Business Analytics platform that will be released in June. As the foundation for all SAS analytics products, the SAS Business Analytics platform has been improved to offer a set of features that accommodate requirements demanded by customers and new industry standards. The platform is cloud enabled, and supports both private and public clouds. There are also several feature improvements in the following areas: Analytics —support Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of April 30th, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONS @ DEPLOYMENTSEuropean manufacturer of construction chemicals selects IFS Applications Industry tags: Process manufacturing, mining "Polish corporation Atlas Group, which operates 18 business entities and 5 mines in Poland and internationally, has selected IFS Applications as its corporate-level ERP system. The first areas slated for implementation will be financials

sas programmer  Exchanges (MCX) will use SAS Demand Forecasting for Retail, SAS BI, and SAS Merchandise Financial Planning to perform merchandise planning analysis. SAS continues to be a strong provider of BI solutions and vertical business analytics applications, an important trend in the new BI era. —Jorge García, TEC BI Analyst Press release UK's Bristol University selects Lumesse TalentLink 12 Industry tags: talent management, higher education, cross-industry UK-based Lumesse's global strength in the field of Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of May 7th, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONS AND GO-LIVESLos Angeles County selects SAS to provide analytics services and applications Industry tags: BI/business analytics "Los Angeles County will use SAS predictive analytics and data mining solutions as well as SAS BI solutions to fight organized fraud within the Department of Public and Social Services. Uncovering more than 200 probable fraud cases = BI and business

sas programmer  Los Angeles County selects SAS to provide analytics services and applications Industry tags: BI/business analytics Los Angeles County will use SAS predictive analytics and data mining solutions as well as SAS BI solutions to fight organized fraud within the Department of Public and Social Services. Uncovering more than 200 probable fraud cases = BI and business analytics at their best. —Jorge García, TEC BI Analyst Executive recruitment firm Green Park selects Cézanne OnDemand HR software Industry Read More

Network Security Best Practices: Competitive Analysis


When it comes to security architecture, choosing a system that’s scalable and applicable to a broad set of security needs is a wise move. New security services for Internet protocol (IP) networks are emerging that enable new levels of scalability and manageability—while remaining completely transparent to the network. By applying this type of system, you build an optimal framework for future security applications.

sas programmer  networks: Setting up IPSec SAs between each spoke and the hub in the network. All traffic between spokes must be routed through the hub. IPSec and GRE work if traffic patterns are well known, but are very difficult, and operationally complex, to enable connectivity for partial meshes and for spoke-to-spoke connectivity. Cisco’s DMVPN attempts to overcome the limitations of using IPSec with GRE for dynamic mesh connectivity and for spoke-to-spoke connectivity. DMVPN provides a configuration for a mesh VP Read More

SAP to Bring Predictive Analytics to the Masses


Traditionally, SAP has not been a leader in predictive analytics, at least not until its acquisition of Business Objects and the advent of SAP HANA. SAP has announced its plans to acquire KXEN, a provider of predictive analytics technology. KXEN is intended to complement SAP Predictive Analysis software, a workbench for defining, executing, and visualizing predictive analysis. With increasingly

sas programmer  traditional predictive analytics players— SAS, IBM SPSS, Pegasystems (formerly Chordiant ), Oracle (formerly Sigma Dynamics ), Infor Epiphany , and others—a run for their money. Read More

Function Points: Are They Really the Right Unit of Measure for Software Sizing?


Function points (FPs) are the most popular unit of measure for measuring the size of software. But because FPs were developed in the 1970s, are they not now outdated for today’s event-oriented programming and multi-tiered software architectures?

sas programmer  Points: Are They Really the Right Unit of Measure for Software Sizing? Software estimation is one of the first steps in software project planning. Software estimation includes estimation of software size, development effort, cost, and schedule. Function points have become the most widely used unit of measure for software size measurement. Function points (FPs) were developed at IBM by Allan J. Albrecht in the late 1970s to measure the size of the software proposed to be developed. It appears that Read More

Pop-up Purchasing Agents


OutPurchase.com provides a full-service purchasing solution, including vendor and transaction management, for companies that have real business purchasing requirements but do not want to create their own purchasing infrastructure.

sas programmer  up Purchasing Agents Event Summary OutPurchase.com announced a full range of purchasing services for small and mid-sized companies; these are typically companies with between ten and 500 employees. OutPurchase.com offers more than a connection to a purchasing marketplace. They promise the same services that larger companies get from in-house purchasing departments, including Sourcing Vendor Qualification Pricing Fulfillment Management Decision Support Returns and Servicing Financing Reporting The Read More

IBI + IBM = EAI


The latest entrant in the race to support IBM's MQSeries Integrator Version 2 is Information Builders (IBI) with its Middleware Technology Group's 'Enterprise Connector for MQSeries Integrator'. The product provides SQL access to over 80 different data sources, and should prove a good fit with MQSI. In addition, IBI has announced support for IBM’s WebSphere Application Server.

sas programmer  + IBM = EAI IBI + IBM = EAI M. Reed - December 14, 2000 Event Summary Information Builders (IBI) , has announced support for IBM's (NYSE: IBM) MQSeries Integrator Version 2 via IBI's Enterprise Connector for MQSeries Integrator product. The combination of the two products provides application support on over 35 different platforms and over 120 relational, non-relational, transaction, and application sources. Information Builders has worked with IBM to provide rapid integration solutions for more than Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of April 23rd, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONSThe SuperYacht Group selects NetSuite Industry tags: services industry "The holding that includes magazine and Web site publishing, event hosting, marketing consultancy, and creative services has consolidated and centralized all its activities on cloud-based NetSuite ERP. The company has replaced its point solutions—solutions that had obviously become too tiny for them. The

sas programmer  releases new appliance for SAS High Performance Analytics Industry tags: BI/data warehouse/business analytics Taradata 700 appliance for SAS High Performance Analytics is Teradata’s integrated offering; this new appliance delivers in-memory capabilities for performing complex and parallel analytics, providing customers with high-speed tools for this purpose via SAS. A single system for performing SAS wide range of analytics capabilities. —Jorge García, TEC BI Analyst Press release Oracle releases Read More

Revionics Opens New Office in Austin, Texas


Apparently, retailers are now aggressively adopting demand-based science and optimization technology to personalize and localize pricing, promotions, assortments, and space. Revionics seems to be benefiting from this trend. This is a greenfield opportunity as most retailers today are still using pesky spreadsheets or basic planning tools. With that being said, there is always competition, such as

sas programmer  such as IBM DemandTec, SAS, or KSS. Pricing optimization is transformational technology, so retailers look at multiple vendors before making a selection. Revionics claims to be very happy with its win rate. TEC blog post (Jan 2010): The Art, Science & Software Behind (Optimal) Retail Pricing – Part 5 Read More

Mining Diamonds, Finding Gold


A man leaves his farm in search of the richest diamond mine in the world only to die penniless when, all along, unknown to him, his own land was rich with the jewels he longed to find. That’s the fable at the heart of AXA Equitable’s ongoing successful marketing program called Mining Diamonds. And the customer intelligence behind the program? SAS. Read the full story now.

sas programmer  intelligence behind the program? SAS. Read the full story now. Read More

When Customer Relationships Meets Business Intelligence Marketing Analysis and User Recommendations


For many reasons, SAS's alliance with Amdocs and partnership with Aprimo might be some of a few vendor partnerships where customers and the vendors benefit.

sas programmer  Analysis Strategic moves by SAS Institute (see Part Two of this note) are a response to the requirement that modern business intelligence (BI) suites be able to access and present key business measures for sales, customer service, the supply chain, financials, purchasing, inventory, and many other areas. In addition to these functions, BI suites must also provide the ability to use information building blocks as the basis for comparisons, calculations, ratios, and metrics. Users should be able to Read More

SPSS Has A New ShowCase


On November 7, 2000, SPSS announced that they have signed an agreement to purchase ShowCase Corporation. The company sees a large part of its future in the analytical CRM market, and will use ShowCase to bolster staff and expertise levels.

sas programmer  also be evaluated. The SAS Institute is also working in this direction, although it is behind the development curve also. Although SPSS is starting out from behind, it has a chance to end up in a strong position. That's an important consideration for prospective customers who may want to buy, so they can feel assured that the product can survive. What SPSS will have to do is deliver the product according to the schedules given out by its sales force, choose the correct vertical markets, and - most Read More