Call for papers: Joint SIGDSS and Teradata University Network -- BI Congress II in St. Louis Dec. 11 & 12, 2010
The 2010 BI Congress II will bring together the academic and practitioner thought leaders around BI research and teaching. Join academic professionals and industry representatives who share a common passion for research and education innovation in the field of business intelligence. In the spirit of open innovation, learn from, contribute your knowledge to, and brainstorm with key industry and academic movers and shakers in BI!
InformationWeek Analytics new research finds nearly 70% of respondents will calculate the ROI of Cloud Computing
InformationWeek Analytics, the leading service for peer-based IT research and analysis, today announced the release of its research report: Cloud ROI: Calculating Costs, Benefits, Returns, including exclusive analysis of the approach respondents' organizations use to quantify risks (such as project failure or budget overruns) as cash flow in an ROI analysis. Nearly 400 business technology professionals weighed in on how they weigh costs of outsourcing vs. on-premises delivery of IT services.
Anametrix extends global distribution of cloud-based business analytics technology
Anametrix, the leader in cloud-based business analytics technology, following its plan to become a $1B company has opened sales and technical presence in London and Amsterdam and has signed representation agreements with Alt64 (Spain), Pegasus Mobile (China), Ensyta (Australia) and Bynet Software Systems (Israel). The Anametrix InstaVista™ business analytics platform, which offers aggregation and visualization of multiple online and offline data sources for real-time strategic insights, is now available in six languages to support regional and multi-national clients.
Gartner says worldwide cloud services market to surpass $68 billion in 2010
Worldwide cloud services revenue is forecast to reach $68.3 billion in 2010, a 16.6 percent increase from 2009 revenue of $58.6 billion, according to Gartner, Inc. The industry is poised for strong growth through 2014, when worldwide cloud services revenue is projected to reach $148.8 billion.
Teradata Aggregate Designer optimizes performance of analytic applications for smarter business decisions
Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC) today introduced the Teradata Aggregate Designer software, which will optimize Online Analytic Processing (OLAP) implementations providing faster in-database processing and richer data for analytics. With this innovation from Teradata, customers will be able to enhance their business intelligence solutions resulting in better, faster insights that contribute to business growth.