Cognos has long been a leader in BI, which is the ability to use stored data
to glean clues about the performance of a particular aspect of business. Its
acquisition by IBM follows similar acquisitions by other large enterprise software
companies this year; software giant SAP
AG acquired Business Objects SA and Oracle
snapped up Hyperion Solutions.
Do you use BI software with your databases? Are you concerned about the acquisition
of your preferred BI vendor? Let me know at [email protected].
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Let's walk through what to do and what you should avoid when group policy structures get a bit complicated.
Microsoft on Wednesday confirmed that it has addressed a so-called "BingBang" security issue that affected "small number of our internal applications" due to Azure Active Directory authorization misconfigurations.
Microsoft acknowledged that its emerging AI-based Bing search could affect content publisher revenue models, but also suggested that it is willing to talk terms.
Microsoft gave notice to organizations using perpetual-license Office versions about a coming 2023 milestone that could result in iffy Microsoft 365 services connections in this Wednesday announcement.
Microsoft's ongoing layoffs are hitting its home turf, with new notices affecting 1,248 people in the Redmond, Bellevue and Issaquah, Wash. areas in May.
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