Business Intelligence category

Best open source data integration tools for enterprises

Posted on Saturday 19 June 2010 @ 12:50 am
A friend once asked me this. What does it take to implement a business intelligence solution with dashboard capabilities in an organization? photo credit: edrugsearch.com He also mentioned that the ultimate objective of the solution is for key decision makers such as senior management and board m...


An alternative to Crystal Report & SQL Server Reporting Services

Posted on Monday 22 February 2010 @ 12:39 am
Whenever we read about enterprise reporting solutions, the common ones would include Crystal Reports, SQL Server Reporting Services and Cognos 8 Business Intelligence. photo credit: edrugsearch.com Today, I would like to highlight one more enterprise reporting solution called Stonefield Query...


The difference between closed vs open source BI solutions

Posted on Monday 21 December 2009 @ 12:06 am
Although currently, the Business Intelligence (BI) landscape is still dominated by proprietary BI solutions, the lower price tag associated with open source BI solutions within the current economical climate is contributing to it becoming increasingly popular. Apart from the price tag, it ultimat...


How to create a pivot table in Google Spreadsheets

Posted on Thursday 17 September 2009 @ 12:33 am
In yesterday's post I mentioned about Google Spreadsheet Element which allows us to publish our Google Spreadsheet onto our web sites. From the earlier post, I published some responses from my Wareprise survey and as stated, I was curious to know how many people who answered the survey : Are ...