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What is Enterprise Decision Management?

Enterprise Decision Management (EDM) systems exploit methods and technologies to improve the efficacy and efficiency of decision making through the organisation. This is in contrast to traditional systems which have almost exclusively been concerned with process automation and improved efficiency through labour displacement. The technologies employed in EDM include predictive analytics, business rule management, optimisation, […]

Latest Software Lists

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5+ Free Time Series Analysis Software

GMDH Shell is a simple yet powerful forecasting software, developed by GMDH LLC. Based on neural networks, the software allows you to easily create predictive models, as well as preprocess data with a simple point-and-click interface. GMDH Shell is much faster than other tools based on neural networks thanks to optimization of core algorithms and […]

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5+ Free Excel Dashboard Software

Bittle supports the creation of online dashboards specifically for the SME user. The free package restricts data storage and data sources, and comes with a standard graphics library (instead of a more advanced one). Bittle also supports report creation. ClicData is a drag and drop dashboard tool where dashboard elements are dropped into the dashboard. The free […]

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5+ Free PostgreSQL Dashboard Software

Bittle supports the creation of online dashboards specifically for the SME user. The free package restricts data storage and data sources, and comes with a standard graphics library (instead of a more advanced one). Bittle also supports report creation. InetSoft provide a free version of their excellent Style Scope platform. Style Scope Free Edition is a small-footprint […]

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20+ Data Integration Platforms

The platforms listed here are broken down into data integration platforms that are part of a larger suite of products, platforms that are independent and those that are open source. Some products are listed in their open source community editions and the enhanced, supported editions. Data Integration as Part of Larger Product Suite Actian DataConnect […]

Popular Alternatives

SAS BI vs Tableau

SAS BI is a wholly different beast to Tableau. SAS supplies arguably the most sophisticated analytics platform on the planet, should someone need that level of capability. However it is fairly top heavy, and not particularly easy to use. Tableau on the other hand is fairly limited in functionality, but very easy to use. They […]

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5+ Alternatives to Tableau Desktop and Server

Tableau Desktop and Server provide individual and enterprise data visualization platforms. It is not the most sophisticated platform and can run out of steam for more demanding requirements. Here are several alternatives worth considering. QlikView BI platform has the ability to be all things to all people, and will satisfy business users, developers and enterprise needs. […]

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5+ Alternatives to SAP Business Objects

SAP Business Objects is a natural, albeit expensive, choice for many SAP users. However there are alternatives and the list below is a good selection of candidates, with suitability implied in the order – although individual requirements obviously vary. IBM Cognos is a large, sprawling suite of BI tools and infrastructure best suited to the needs […]

4 Alternatives to IBM Cognos

While IBM Cognos comes in various shapes and sizes depending on the needs and size of the organization, in reality the BI and analytics platform is best suited to large corporations – other, and possibly better options exist for many other businesses. One only has to consider the modules offered under the Cognos umbrella to […]

New Reviews

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Dataiku Review

Dataiku joins a growing band of suppliers (Alpine for example) focusing on end-to-end predictive model production. Its web based Data Science Studio (DSS) significantly shortens the time-consuming load-clean-train-test-deploy cycles of building predictive applications. Most data are easily accessed including big data sources such as Hadoop, Cassandra, MongDB … relational databases, and other formats such as […]

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Podbox Review – Easy Data Synchronisation

Podbox synchronises data between different applications. Once your applications are known to Podbox (through a simple setup) it automatically synchronises data every few minutes – effectively putting an end to copy and paste. As a cloud application it means there is no installation or setting up, and at the current time over 50 separate popular […]