MicroStrategy Mobile iPad app featured on iTunes best seller app list
MicroStrategy Incorporated, a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) software, today announced that the MicroStrategy Mobile iPad App was recently listed on the iTunes Best Seller list of Free Business iPad Apps. MicroStrategy's latest release of MicroStrategy Mobile takes full advantage of the native capabilities of the iPhone® and iPad™ to provide intuitive business intelligence that is optimized for the mobile user. MicroStrategy Mobile inherits the core strengths of the MicroStrategy 9 platform to provide an enterprise-grade foundation for mobile applications, including high performance, comprehensive security, and high-scale operation for tens of thousands of users.
Teradata transforms disparate business projects into high-yield intelligence.
Teradata Corporation, today announced that its Professional Services group now offers an industry leading capability to help customers establish a Business Intelligence Competency Center (BICC). A BICC provides strategy and delivery capabilities for aligning people, processes and technology with the goal of driving intelligence, insights and better decision-making throughout an organization. “According to Gartner's annual survey of chief information officer technology priorities, business intelligence remained among the top five priorities in 2009 and it was number one in each of the previous four years. …Chief information officers continue to view business intelligence among their top priorities for improving decision making and operational efficiencies that drive top-line revenue and bottom-line profitability,” said Rita Sallam, Research Director, Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence Platforms research report, January 29, 2010.
Call for papers: Journal of Decision Systems (JDS) special issue on “Decision Making in Web 2.0 and Social Media Environments”, due January 15, 2011
Call for Papers Journal of Decision Systems (JDS) at http://jds.revuesonline.com/ for a Special issue on “Decision Making in Web 2.0 and Social Media Environments”. The submission deadline is January 15, 2011. The Guest Editors are Gloria Phillips-Wren, Loyola University Maryland, and Dan Power, University of Northern Iowa.
IBM helps construction firm boost number of clients by 40% through mobile real-time trends analysis
IBM announced that it is helping construction firm VCC enable its mobile sales force with instant and portable access to all the critical information and insights needed to successfully bid on new building projects and support clients in the field. Using analytics and mobile technologies, field-based project managers can harness the wealth of company proposals, project data bases, industry trends data, best practices and sales contacts via their smart phones to quickly respond to new opportunities and help expand their business.
700+ people visualize a data-driven world at Tableau's 3rd annual conference
Tableau Software, the global leader in fast analytics and data visualization software, is hosting more than 700 business intelligence professionals at its third annual Customer Conference this week, confirming that rapid-fire business intelligence is bursting through the floodgates of analytics trends. More than doubling the attendance of last year's event, the conference provides 26 hours of in-depth training including a sneak peek at the company's highly anticipated new version of its rapid-fire business intelligence software.