OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) technology is the most prevalent
technology used in corporate BI solutions today. And while it does what
it’s supposed to do very well, it has a bad (and accurate) reputation for
being very expensive and difficult to implement, as well as extremely
challenging to maintain. This fact has prevented OLAP technology from gaining
wide popularity outside of Fortune 500-scale companies, which are the only
ones who have the budgets for company-wide, OLAP-based BI implementations.
Since the inception of BI and consequent entrance of OLAP technology into the
space, the need for BI has been rapidly growing. Recognizing that OLAP-based
solutions were (and still are) hard to introduce into a wider market, thought
leaders and visionaries in the space have been since then trying to bring BI
down to the masses through technological and conceptual ... (more)
Albert Einstein is arguably one of the most intelligent people who have ever
lived. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to chat with him about
business intelligence? I have.
Mr. Einstein, thank you for taking the time to talk to me today. I work for a
business intelligence vendor called SiSense and I would love to hear your
thoughts on a subject you know more about than anyone else – intelligence.
"Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of truth and knowledge is
shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.”
Modest as always! However, instead of talking about pe... (more)
SiSense, a provider of Big Data Analytics Software, recently announced Prism
3.0, the latest version of its end-to-end Business Intelligence (BI)
With over 100 new features, Prism 3.0 introduces breakthrough in data access.
Prism 3.0 enables customers to work with more data faster, regardless the
number of datasources, no matter how big their data is or how fast it grows.
A fully featured trial of Prism 3.0 can be downloaded for free here.
More Data, No Code
Traditional Business Intelligence tools require users to learn proprietary
scripting languages to access and comb... (more)
SiSense, the Big Data Analytics Company, has announced that it is introducing
the first In-Chip Analytics solution in the Cloud. The SiSense business
analytics software, powered by Rackspace Hosting (NYSE: RAX), will be
demonstrated today and tomorrow at the GigaOM Structure conference in San
Francisco (booth #43).
With SiSense Prism 10X, companies of all sizes are able to run Terabyte-range
analytics workloads in the Cloud without having to worry about setting up
complex clusters, acquiring or maintaining expensive hardware. The solution
provides enterprise-grade service, unm... (more)
Business intelligence software and services have gone mainstream. In the
past, only large enterprises typically invested in BI solutions. These days,
however, more and more small and medium-sized businesses are actively looking
for ways to tap into their information and use it to increase revenues,
reduce expenses and realize competitive advantage.
Even though the concept of business intelligence has been around for over 20
years, a substantial percentage of BI implementations are still considered
failures. Given the large number of vendors selling BI products and
solutions, one ... (more)