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Ian White and Michael Pincher discuss the latest trends and technologies in collaboration software.
I don't know how many other people experience it but there's plenty of times I've gone to find data and it's vanished, disappeared, gone. You know where you saved it, know where you put it but it ...
BI has been around as a term since 1958 - an output of an IBM researcher and further brought into the public domain by Howard Dresner (the aforementioned facts come from my favourite on-line ...
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I've sort of fallen off the wagon. Once you stop blogging its sort of hard to start again but here goes:For the last two and a half years I have been working at Microsoft, almost entirely outside ...
Porting a database from one vendors offering to another has always been difficult. To try and ease the pain vendors have product porting guides, third party tools companies have products that will ...
Last week, Oracle announced the availability of Oracle Business Intelligence 11g. This is a major release for Oracle and comes at a time when Microsoft and SAP have both made major announcements of ...
When SAP announced its intention to acquire Sybase in May 2010, it immediately raised a number of questions. Seven weeks on and neither side seems particularly interested in publicly talking about ...
BI needs power. Lots of power. Before multi-core processors and desktop BI arrived, companies doing serious BI either used mainframes, mini-computers or small High Performance Computing (HPC) ...
Graham's site of the week is http://myparentsjoinedfacebook.com or 'Oh Crap. My Parents Joined Facebook'. Very funny and well worth a look !I suppose somewhere there is a site saying something like ...
I like my iPhone 3GS, it mostly does what I want a phone to do - yes the battery life sucks and until the new OS was released, syncing with my Exchange calendar was so problematic that I rigidly ...
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Next week Quest Software will announce the release of TOAD for Cloud, extending the reach of its database tools into the Cloud environment. In the first version there will be support for four ...
As increasing numbers of applications move to the Cloud architects need to think about the implications for system performance. A key benefit of the Cloud is access to resources on demand so that ...
The days when BI was seen as hugely expensive tools that were only accessible to a small number of people are gone. The use of common tools such as spreadsheets and access to query languages have ...
I recently noticed that a small company called BumpTop has been bought by Google - frankly there existence had passed me by. However this video of the innovative desktop they had developed really ...
The BBC is trailing an article on the take up of cloud computing with a more than passing reference to our Office 2010 launch next week. I think the closing quote from Gartner is the most ...