American Recovery Act Business Intelligence

Anybody that receives funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) must meet stringent legal reporting requirements, and aggregating all the information will require sophisticated information management. Greater government transparency through business intelligence may turn out to be the most challenging BI applications ever.

SAP Acquires SkyData for Agility and Mobility

On May 25th 2009, SAP acquired innovative startup Skydata, a new type of business mobile “mashup” application that provides fast and easy access to all your business data on RIM, Windows Mobile and Apple iPhone devices, as part of SAP’s long-term strategy to support the new “business users” who need to access information from multiple systems easily and intuitively.