Entries by Rebecca Ryan

IBM’s Information Management $20B Five Year Acquisition Budget

IBM has executed a total of 12 acquisitions since January 2010, proceeding with its strategy of continually enhancing their product portfolio with best-of-breed technologies that are complimentary to their present solutions. Most noteworthy are three of such acquisitions that have occurred since mid-August: Unica, a Marketing Planning company on August 13, 2010 OpenPages, […]

IBM Cognos Express: Addressing the Business Intelligence Needs of Mid-Size Companies

During 2009, IBM Cognos introduced Cognos Express, its “one-stop BI and planning solution purpose-built to meet the needs of midsize companies”. While large organizations have been implementing Business Intelligence solutions for years, mid-size organizations were often left in a quandary wondering whether to spend time and money on a solution that did not necessarily fit […]