Profile of Doug HenschenExecutive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Member Since: 11/15/2013
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Doug Henschen is Executive Editor of InformationWeek, where he covers the intersection of enterprise applications with information management, business intelligence, big data and analytics. He previously served as editor in chief of Intelligent Enterprise, editor in chief of Transform Magazine, and Executive Editor at DM News. He has covered IT and data-driven marketing for more than 15 years.
Articles by Doug Henschen
posted in February 2010
The upgraded BI OnDemand service consolidates CrystalReports.com, adds workflows for business intelligence novices.
Upgraded BI OnDemand service consolidates CrystalReports.com, adds workflows for business intelligence novices.
It's more than an incremental upgrade but everything promised isn't all there -- just yet, anyway. That's my quick take on SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand, a major upgrade and consolidation of the vendor's software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings for business intelligence.
Marketing veteran Deepak Advani talks about business analytics, predictive models, and Big Blue's coming decision-management offerings.
Marketing veteran Deepak Advani talks about predictive analytics and Big Blue's coming decision-management offerings.
The product is a unified suite combining data integration, data quality, and master data management (MDM) technologies.
Integrated product combines data integration, data quality and master data management capabilities while adding tools and interfaces for business users.
Announcements from Aster Data, Kognitio, ParAccel and Vertica highlight a healthy and growing market for data analysis alternatives.
Executive board member John Schwarz is the latest to head for the door as observers of the software company weigh acquisitions vs. innovation.
Collaborators may illustrate and share data via social networking tools, by posting data to the software company's Web site.
Tableaupublic.com lets users load data and publish interactive charts on blogs, Web sites and Twitter feeds.
TM1 in-memory engine supports dynamic scenario planning. Prebuilt blueprints tackle retail and insurance planning and profit analysis.
In the wake of the sudden resignation of CEO Leo Apotheker, company co-founder Hasso Plattner vows that a new management style will drive technical innovation.
The enterprise software powerhouse has put the company in the hands of co-CEOs Bill McDermott, currently leader of its field organization, and Jim Hagemann Snabe, head of product development.
The deal for the complex event processing firm complements Sybase's IQ analytic database with real-time stream analysis technology.
Deal complements Sybase IQ analytic database with real-time stream analysis technology.
The deal brings yet more consolidation to the master data management software market dominated by IBM, Oracle, and SAP.
Deal echoes Informatica's recent purchase of Siperian.
The report on business intelligence platforms places SAP behind Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, SAS, and Microstrategy on ability to execute.
Vendor calls BusinessObjects "ability to execute" rating into question.
The RStat release 1.2 module for data mining and statistical analysis has been more tightly integrated with Information Builders' WebFocus BI suite.
Neural network and survival analysis algorithms bolster predictive scoring capabilities.
Many observers say Oracle's integrated-stack push harkens back to the single-vendor solutions of the 1960s.
SAP says it's a fantasy while IBM asks "what took you so long?"