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SAP makes ERP real-time, catches up with Oracle - UPDATED

SAP building
New technology will enable faster reporting and immediately generate data views, but analysts doubt many will choose to upgrade
11 Jan 2013

Big data: 2012 in review

2012 was the year that big data went from the server room to the board room
17 Dec 2012

Interview: Autonomy chief architect Fernando Lucini on a software-based approach to big data

Data scientists? Human middleware, says Autonomy chief architect
19 Oct 2012

Computing research: Big data and the quest for the ultimate truth

John Leonard discovers why organisations are turning their attention to data that lies outside enterprise databases
17 Oct 2012

TalkTalk selects QlikView over Tableau for ‘cheaper and easier deployment’

Business intelligence platform reduces time to create reports
17 Sep 2012

Business intelligence saves lives at Colchester Hospital University NHS Trust

Trust claims efficiency savings of £45,000 after replacing Analyser with QlikView
13 Sep 2012

Businesses see availability management move away from IT

Consumers need for access to IT and online services is split between IT and marketing, says report
13 Sep 2012

Businesses lack skills in big data, says SAS expert

SAS managing director believes organisations lack personnel to properly process big data
11 Sep 2012

The language of data science

A glossary of terms from the world of data science
24 Aug 2012

Case Study: Business intelligence at Carphone Warehouse

Carphone Warehouse rolls out BI software in 794 UK stores
23 Aug 2012

Severn Trent Water implements SAP and decomissions mainframe

Water company simplifies and standardises its environment, and saves hundreds of thousands of pounds in running costs
06 Aug 2012

Video: Big Data Summit - Is investment needed to exploit big data?

In this video, delegates and speakers from Computing's recent Big Data Summit discuss whether investment is needed in order to exploit value from big data
12 Jul 2012

Video: Big Data Summit - Training data scientists

Computing talks to experts about whether firms need data scientists in order to exploit big data
11 Jul 2012

Eurotunnel keeps an eye on Twitter and Facebook in BI shake up

Channel Tunnel operator implements BI platform - for the first time
10 Jul 2012

Big Data Summit: Exploiting the 'data exhaust'

Delegates at Computing's first Summit hear why companies should not throw away data
28 Jun 2012

Opinion: Why social analytics is a must for business

Firms that do not glean insights from social media data will be overtaken by those that do
21 Mar 2012

Business intelligence at John Lewis

John Lewis CIO Paul Coby tells Computing about the benefits business intelligence brings to his business
13 Feb 2012

Case study: Avon calls on business intelligence to tailor sales offers

Avon is reaping the rewards of integrating its data into functional warehouses, and implementing a suite of business analytics tools
13 Feb 2012

Betfair boosts revenue with Oracle analytics

Real-time decision analytics tool helps online betting site maximise revenue by offering personalised content to users
08 Feb 2012

Opinion: The importance of analytics in business intelligence

Users are integral to business analytics and should form part of an enterprise’s BI strategy
01 Feb 2012

Opinion: Five reasons why BI makes sense for the public sector

Open-source BI offers transparency and optimisation, at much lower cost
24 Jan 2012

BAE Systems kicks off business transformation programme

The defence contractor has selected Infor for ERP and BI, and Camwood for managed application certification
15 Dec 2011

Alerts, exploration and collaboration – the future of mobile BI

29 Nov 2011

Crash Podcast: SAP, 4G and the cyber security strategy

This week we discuss the recent SAP user group conference, the upcoming UK 4G spectrum auction, and the government's new cyber security strategy.
28 Nov 2011