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

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

BAE Systems kicks off business transformation programme

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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

Intel unveils advanced BI solutions

The multinational chip maker expects to deliver up to £6.3m in value every six months through advanced BI
18 Nov 2011

Addleshaw Goddard ditches Google Analytics for BI from Trovus

The law firm is using the tool to formulate new marketing strategies
14 Nov 2011

IT departments sidelined as finance and marketing harness big data

Enterprise vendors say interest in their big data systems is increasingly coming from finance and marketing chiefs
07 Oct 2011

Energy giant gives firms online access to consumption data

Scottish and Southern Energy is using Information Builders' Webfocus BI suite to feed usage data to 420,000 business customers
28 Sep 2011

BI failing to help most business leaders to act decisively

Research revealed at Progress Revolution 2011 points to a lack of confidence when responding to critical information
21 Sep 2011

Essential guide to big data: part1

Is ‘big data’ just another marketing bandwagon, or does it hold the promise of practical solutions to real business intelligence challenges?
07 Sep 2011

Interview: BAE Systems head of strategy and architecture, Malcolm Carrie

Serving the IT needs of a large and expanding ‘federated’ user base that handles highly classified data can sometimes mean going against industry orthodoxies
03 Aug 2011

Sandwich chain Subway signs BI contract

The UK's PXtech will provide its cloud BI solution to 35,000 stores
02 Aug 2011

MicroStrategy World 2011 - Monte Carlo

Discussions about business intelligence with eBay and MicroStrategy's UK Country Manager
01 Aug 2011

Imperial College London given £5.9m grant to research smart cities

Research will look into traffic and water management, among other things
28 Jul 2011

The IT Skills Debate - Business Intelligence

In this podcast, Computing talks to Jaspersoft about the skills needed for a career in Business Intelligence
25 Jul 2011

DWP and HMRC set to jointly develop a data analytics hub for fraud prevention

The cost of the agreement could total £45m
25 Jul 2011

BA improves BI with software package

British Airways invests in Trillium Software solution to improve data quality
20 Jul 2011

Intellect calls for radical change to the way financial data is reported

Industry needs a single, uniform data standard so regulators can spot danger signs more quickly
18 Jul 2011

MicroStrategy World 2011: Facebook CIO urges enterprises to use its data hub in marketing

Tim Campos argues that social network advocacy is the strongest form of marketing
14 Jul 2011

MicroStrategy World 2011: Facebook and eBay team up to crack 'big data' problems

Facebook CIO Tim Campos wants two firms to get their BI teams together to discuss mutual challenges
13 Jul 2011

MicroStrategy World 2011: Business intelligence in the cloud

Computing will be reporting from the event in Monte Carlo
11 Jul 2011

Highways Agency signs £57m deal to improve traffic information for staff and drivers

A seven-year contract with Mouchel and Thales has been agreed
08 Jul 2011

British Transport Police crime mapping technology fails to curb cable theft

Pitney Bowes Business Insight solution has not delivered the anticipated results
28 Jun 2011

Skilled BI students in short supply

Global study shows shortage of students that understand BI and business
27 Jun 2011