SOURCE: Integration Developer News

November 30, 2010 06:05 ET

'BI Edge' Online Conference Set for January 27, 2011

Inaugural Series to Address Business Intelligence and Analytics

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 30, 2010) - Integration Developer News (IDN), a leading online publisher for IT and Business professionals, announced today that the inaugural edition of 'BI Edge,' an online multi-vendor conference on business intelligence and analytics, will broadcast on Thursday, January 27, 2011.

'BI Edge' will present experts from top firms to discuss how Business Intelligence and Analytics solutions are being adopted by F1000s, mid-sized companies and government agencies to gain deeper visibility, faster responsiveness, stronger profitability and smarter risk management and decision-making. 'BI Edge' will show how executives are now reacting to rapidly changing business environments with today's new generation of BI and analytic systems. 

"Our audience is increasingly interested in how business intelligence and analytics can help them generate new revenues, avoid costs and delays, attract and keep customers happy," said Tom Donoghue, president of IDN. We're designing 'BI Edge' to help our executive and enterprise architect audience learn more about top BI/analytics technologies that will help their organizations better respond to change."

Top experts will present detailed Case Studies and "drill-down" technology briefings at the January event. These sessions are useful for a full range of BI/analytics decision-makers and users, including executives, implementer and end users.

BI Edge will present straight-talk about how BI/analytics solutions are:

  • Easier and less costly to configure and deploy
  • Simpler for non-business analysts/BI specialists to use
  • Offering customizable and interactive reports and displays
  • Moving beyond "as-is' data to provide predictive analysis
  • Easily integrating with multiple data sources (on-premise, ETL, even cloud) 

Highlighted BI/analytics technologies will include: predictive analytics, performance management, MDM, semantics, event processing, intelligent reporting, configurable dashboards, Web 2.0, warehousing, data & SOA integration, and cloud-based BI/analytics solutions. 

Attendees for 'BI Edge' are expected to include: Executives (CEO, CIO, VP), Head of IT (CIO, VP, Director); Enterprise Architects; BI Professionals; BI system integrators, consultants and analysts.

To BI/Analytics Providers: To learn more about speaking opportunities and sponsoring at 
'BI Edge' contact Tom Donoghue at Integration Developer News. phone: 415-516-2874 email:

About Integration Developer News
Integration Developer News (, launched in 2002, is the leading online publisher (circulation 71,500) for enterprise architects, middleware developers and integration professionals interested in design-to-deployment phases for leading integration topics. IDN covers SOA, ESBs, BI/Analytics, BPM, Cloud Computing, Open Source, Mainframe SOA and Enterprise Mashups. IDN also produces lead-generation activities such as online conferences, webinars and community development programs for technology providers in these sectors.