Profile of Doug HenschenExecutive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Member Since: 11/15/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 1717
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 September 2007
Netezza opens box, builds developer network for predictive analytics and high-demand, non-SQL analyses.
Announcements highlight business activity monitoring, vertical process content and assessment services.
Way back in the '80s, a popular maxim had it that "nobody ever got fired for choosing IBM." An IBM salesman probably came up with that one, but in any case it stuck. Reflecting on last week's announcement about the new IBM Lotus Symphony desktop suite, based on OpenOffice.org technology and available as a free download, I'd say it's time for a new maxim: "Nobody ever got fired for perpetuating the Microsoft Office monopoly."
After four years in development and more than a year in beta testing, Microsoft PerformancePoint is finally shipping. Intelligent Enterprise discusses what the platform delivers and what critics are saying with two key executives who helped guide development, packaging and pricing.
IBM, SAP and Microsoft choose the Big Apple for three big-time, industry-altering announcements.
It's pretty clear to me that the business process management and operational performance management camps are singing from the same hymn book these days. Throw in the business rule and predictive analytics camps and you've got a quartet singing in four-part harmony. The question is, when and which vendors will start putting this stuff together? Could Carl Icahn's interest in BEA spark some serious deal making?
Workforce optimization, case management and back-end integration top BPM suite upgrades.
Business Objects bows first integrated release in the wake of its Cartesis acquisition.
Poor data makes business intelligence software look bad, so BI vendors are ramping up their data quality products and services. In a partnership with Informatica, Cognos today announced it, too, will tackle the issue head on.
Bill Sweeney, the Managing Director, Global Risk, Compliance and Technology at Citigroup, sees to it that the banking giant meets myriad regulatory requirements as well as rigorous rules around assigning reserves against market, credit and operational risks. On all these fronts, the biggest challenge, he says, is enterprise information management - getting a handle on the disparate data stores that are growing like weeds within just about every organization.
Deal nets advanced 64-bit, in-memory analytics capabilities as well as more than 3,000 customers.