Failure is an option in predictive analytics

Failure is an option in predictive analytics

Like any historic big system implementation -- think ERP -- predictive analytics implementations offer lots of exposure for error. John Elder,...

July 24th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

U.K.’s Logica goes to CGI for $2.6 billion

U.K.’s Logica goes to CGI for $2.6 billion

CGI Group, a Canadian IT services and business process services company, has agreed to acquire its larger European competitor Logica...

June 1st, 2012 John Ribeiro

Future CIOs will blend non-tech roles with traditional IT

Future CIOs will blend non-tech roles with traditional IT

Next-generation CIOs will have to consider how technology affects other corporate departments as well as handle traditional IT management functions,...

May 28th, 2012 Fred O Connor

Microsoft’s new server and tool upgrades and CIOs

Microsoft’s new server and tool upgrades and CIOs

MIAMI -- CIOs and IT directors tracking the barrage of major upgrades for Windows and Office also need to stay...

May 25th, 2012 juan carlos perez and chris kanaracus

SAP launches Visual Intelligence for casual BI users

SAP launches Visual Intelligence for casual BI users

SAP launched a new HANA-powered business intelligence tool aimed at non-IT users Wednesday at its SAPPHIRE NOW conference in Orlando. SAP...

May 16th, 2012 brian bloom

BI requires cultural transformation, says Gartner

BI requires cultural transformation, says Gartner

Chief information officers must ensure that business intelligence programs are treated as a "cultural transformation of the business, instead of...

December 17th, 2010 antony savvas

Birst offers concurrent user pricing for BI

Birst offers concurrent user pricing for BI

On-demand BI vendor Birst Inc. announced Tuesday that it is now offering the option of concurrent user pricing, a licensing...

July 20th, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

iPhone, iPad get Microstrategy mobile BI

iPhone, iPad get Microstrategy mobile BI

McLean, Virginia-based vendor Microstrategy Inc. announced its mobile business intelligence for Apple Inc.'s iPhone and iPad, a move that certainly responds to...

July 6th, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

Open source BI vendor ties up with Hadoop

Open source BI vendor ties up with Hadoop

Open source business intelligence company Pentaho Corp. has said that it will become the first BI company to support Apache...

May 21st, 2010 Maxwell Cooter