Month: April 2007

  • Business Objects Buys Cartesis

    Business Objects just announced its intention to purchase Cartesis, a leading finance and performance management company. The purchase had been a rumored for some time. I attended the presentation of Crispin Read, Cartesis’ CMO and a former (and now future) colleague, at the Gartner BI Conference in London earlier this year. The talk was entitled […]

  • Google’s Three BI Behavior Groups?

    In an Information Week article called “Google Lays Out Its Mobile User Experience Strategy”, Stephen Wellman writes about Google’s latest steps in their mission to “Organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful”: …Google breaks down mobile users into three behavior groups: A. “Repetitive now”B. “Bored now”C. “Urgent now” The “repetitive now” […]

  • BI 2.0 News Briefs

    More on how Web 2.0 companies are helping people collect, analyze, and share structured information — i.e. providing some of the functionality now associated with business intelligence vendors. Information display: Google makes it easier to show data on their maps. Data cleansing: Google submits a patent for “online data verification of listing data”. According to […]

  • BI 2.0 Buzzwords

    Did I forget any buzzwords? You can download a powerpoint version here