Category Archives: Business Intelligence

Welcome to Q4! What’s changed since the summer?

Fall is in the air here in Seattle (and most other places in the U.S. and Europe).  We’ve had some lovely, crisp autumn days over the past week. At the beginning of each quarter this year, I’ve written about topics … Continue reading

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Oracle OpenWorld 2011 – Final Thoughts

Oracle OpenWorld ended last Thursday.  The week included several major announcements from Oracle.  Here is my take on the biggest of those: Fusion Applications are now Generally Available This marks the culmination of six years of effort and is a … Continue reading

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Oracle OpenWorld 2011 – My Prediction Scores Rise

Tuesday at Oracle OpenWorld (OOW) was another busy day of sessions for me and Wednesday promises to be just as full. The Tuesday morning keynote featured Michael Dell (founder and CEO of Dell Computer), followed by EVP of Systems at … Continue reading

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Oracle OpenWorld 2011 – Sunday and Monday Recap

Oracle OpenWorld (OOW) is under way. I attended a full day of sessions on Sunday and Monday. In addition, I saw Larry Ellison’s keynote address Sunday night and the Monday morning keynote by Oracle Presidents Safra Catz and Mark Hurd, … Continue reading

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Predictions for Oracle OpenWorld 2011

Oracle OpenWorld (OOW) is next week in San Francisco.  Oracle describes it as “the world’s largest and most important conference for Oracle technologists, business users, and partners.”  Each year, this event serves as a focal point for major announcements from … Continue reading

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Welcome to Summer! What’s changed since the Spring?

It’s officially summer here in Seattle (and everywhere else in the northern hemisphere).  The 4th of July holiday (Independence Day in the U.S.) is behind us and warm weather has finally arrived. In January, I wrote about some things that … Continue reading

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The 8 Business Intelligence Gifts of Hanukkah for 2010

Noetix Executive Bloggers Morris Beton and Daryl Orts sat down to discuss the 8 gifts the Business Intelligence Industry received for Hanukkah in 2010. Click here or watch the video below.

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Yes, the BI Industry is Like a Turducken

In Morris’s blog post today, he draws an analogy between the BI industry and a turducken.  He’s on the right track, (funnier and more irreverent than I am, too) but I think his comparison would work a lot better with … Continue reading

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Oracle OpenWorld 2010 – The Final Word

Last week’s Oracle OpenWorld was the biggest one yet, with increased attendance resulting from the addition of Sun and Java topics.  More than 41,000 attendees joined Oracle at their annual showcase event. There was a lot of news, coupled with … Continue reading

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Oracle OpenWorld 2010 – First Day

Oracle OpenWorld 2010 started Sunday. The first day’s highlight was the keynote address by Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. I attended a round table discussion of Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBI EE), featuring a few people I admire tremendously. Mark … Continue reading

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