InformationWeek Executive Editor Doug Henschen takes Oracle to task for having the gall to criticize his article about Microsoft’s new in-memory solution while being less than candid about their own in-memory solution: Oracle Spotlights Its Database Memory Gap. The result of Oracle’s action is an article that explains in detail the gap between Oracle’s marketing …
Highlights from Vishal Sikka’s keynote presentation at the 2010 Berlin TechEd
Microsoft creates a new Information Services Business, a variation on BusinessObjects Information OnDemand store created two years ago.
Gartner has published their take on the new Collaborative Decision Making market (CDM) This report predicts a new style of decision support system — collaborative decision making (CDM) — will emerge in 2009 that combines social software with business intelligence (BI). This combination can dramatically improve the quality of decision making by directly linking the …
According to the Treasury & Risk site, Microsoft is a keen user of SAP dashboards, at least in conjunction with their treasury needs
Microsoft kills PerformancePoint — sort of
Yesterday, Microsoft launched PerformancePoint Server 2007 using an impressively dense array of well-worn BI clichés, presumably confident that many of their potential purchasers had never heard any of them before. (more…)