IBM to simplify data analytics for novice users, developers

LAS VEGAS – IBM Corp. is adding two new features to its data analytics portfolio, aimed at helping businesses refine their data and get more out of what it has to say. During

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 30th, 2014 Candice So

SAS pitches visual analytics to mid-market

Software vendor SAS is targeting the mid-market with its new Visual Analytics solutions. The visual data exploration software combines business intelligence with analytics and graphical display options. It can be used to create

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

New site brings business intelligence tools to Canadian SMBs

SAS is teaming up with Info-Tech Research Group on a new business intelligence portal for Canada's small and medium sized businesses.The Canada's Smartest IT site features over 200 pieces of originalInfo-Tech research and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 5th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

‘Economic gardening’ helps B.C. SMBs revive economy

Small and medium sized businesses in the Okanagan Valley of south western British Columbia are receiving free market research from a not-for-profit organization that uses geographic information system (GIS) technology with marketing analysis

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 26th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Small firms will ‘benefit big time’ from SAP-Sybase merger

Small and mid-sized firms looking to use business intelligence tools to improve their effectiveness with will benefit from the acquisition of Sybase by SAP,say technology analysts.The collaboration could lower the entry cost for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 20th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

4 tips to beat info overload

How many emails do you find in your inbox everyday? How often does your BlackBerry or iPhone vibrate with that urgent call? Have you opened that PDF of the latest stats from production

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 11th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Information overload overwhelms nearly half of Canadian execs

Daily corporate correspondence, e-mail, voicemail, SMS messages, online video, business stats and graphs -- the typical Canadian executive is deluged by a sea of information, according to recent survey.Quite often this avalanche of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 11th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Edmonton police BI rollout inches towards crime prediction

After experiencing early gains with its business intelligence (BI) rollout, the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) hopes its analytics tool from IBM can help the agency not only report on past crime trends but

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 24th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

GIS tools help Kitchener civic crews work faster, better

The City of Kitchener is taking a fresh approach to infrastructure management.Using a geographical information system (GIS)and hundreds of database interfaces, this southwestern Ontario city is able to consolidate, not just location-based data

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 4th, 2009 Nestor Arellano