Introducing NoetixViews Workbench 2.1.1

By Paul Winterstein, Senior Director, Product Management

The Magnitude Software engineering team has been hard at work during the past several months to complete NoetixViews Workbench 2.1.1, a maintenance release that improves the scalability and stability of Workbench. Read more

Executive Q & A with Magnitude Software Vice President of IT, David Haam

During the padavidhaamst year, David Haam steered Magnitude Software’s IT team through a challenging corporate merger and he is now gearing up for the rapid corporate growth expected in 2015. Read more

Magnitude Software Wins Gold for Best New Company of the Year at Best in Biz Awards 2014

BestinBizAwards_2014We are thrilled to announce that Magnitude Software has won a Gold award in the Best New Company of the Year category from the Best in Biz Awards. Read more

MDM Architectural Styles: Domains Matter

In a previous blog I discussed the four primary MDM architectural styles: consolidated, registry, coexistence, and transactional. In case you missed it, read it here: MDM Architecture Styles – Do you have the right mix? Each has their individual strengths and weaknesses, but no single MDM architectural style is ideal for every application.  Read more

Fall BI News Wrap-up: It’s Survey Season!

For those of you who follow news about the Business Intelligence market, you may have noticed that it’s survey season. We love survey results as much as the next guy, all those smart-sounding statistics illuminating the soaring victories and chronic pain of the data management industry. Here are a few that caught our eye during the past few weeks. Read more

Data Warehouse Survey Update

It’s the end of October now which means that the autumn trade show season is drawing to a close. This year we sponsored and exhibited at the TDWI World Conference in San Diego (and in Chicago earlier in the year), and the Teradata PARTNERS Conference in Nashville. Once again we gathered survey responses in our booth, so I took a look at how things have changed, or not, since last year’s update.
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Magnitude Software Celebrates $100 Million Investment at Oracle OpenWorld

OOW-adIt’s been a September to remember at Magnitude Software! Last week we announced the company raised $100 million to fuel growth through product innovation and strategic acquisitions. This week, we kick off our first time exhibiting at Oracle OpenWorld as Magnitude Software. Read more

Now Available: NoetixViews 6.4.1 with Support for Oracle EBS version 12.2

Magnitude Software is pleased to introduce NoetixViews 6.4.1, a maintenance release that adds support for Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) version 12.2 and protects reports and queries from database changes introduced in 12.2. Performance enhancements have been made to 116 views across 20 modules and new columns have been added to 11 views. Enhanced customer support is available for custom EBS tables and views. Read more

Building the Data Warehouse Semantic Layer

Kimball Group puts out some fantastic design tips, and one I especially liked in the last year was one from Joy Mundy (Design Tip #158 Making Sense of the Semantic Layer).  The arrival of this in my inbox was extremely timely because I was at the time involved in a disagreement with a BI consultant who was currently specialized in one of the new breed of BI tools.  His position was that semantic layers were unnecessary and the realm of “traditional, IT-centric reporting environments.”  If I didn’t understand that, well, I just didn’t understand the niche that particular product was fulfilling towards the goal of enabling ad-hoc end user reporting without IT involvement.  The argument started because I was inquiring about the capability of third-party solutions like Kalido of preconfiguring the semantic layer for the tool rather than having to manually configure it. Read more

How Long to Create a Data Governance Policy?

A question was recently posted on a Kalido Blog “A Brief History of Data Governance” written by Winston Chen back in 2010.  The question posed by “neha” asks: “How long does it take to come up with a strong data governance policy in the organization?” Read more