The Bigger Picture: New Opportunities for the Modern Enterprise
The Briefing Room
Twitter Tag: #briefr The Briefing RoomWelcomeHost:Eric Kavanagheric.email@example.com
Twitter Tag: #briefr The Briefing Room! Reveal the essential characteristics of enterprise software,good and bad! Provide a forum for detailed analysis of today s innovativetechnologies! Give vendors a chance to explain their product to savvyanalysts! Allow audience members to pose serious questions... and getanswers!Mission
Twitter Tag: #briefr The Briefing RoomMAY: IntegrationJune: DATABASEJuly: CLOUDAugust: HIGH PERFORMANCE ANALYTICS
Twitter Tag: #briefr The Briefing RoomProcessing MonitoringIntegrationCRMSocialMOBILE M a c h i n e - g e n e r a t e dRFID
Twitter Tag: #briefr The Briefing RoomAnalyst: Robin Bloor Robin Bloor isChief Analyst atThe Bloor Grouprobin.firstname.lastname@example.org
Twitter Tag: #briefr The Briefing Room! Actian is a database (Vectorwise, Ingres & Versant) andsoftware development company! It offers Actian Apps, lightweight applications thatautomate business actions triggered by real-time changes indata! Actian now offers Actian DataCloud, an iPaaS (IntegrationPlatform as a Service) solution! It recently acquired Pervasive Software and ParAccelActian
Twitter Tag: #briefr The Briefing RoomLance SpeckLance Speck is Vice President and General Manager,Integration Products for Actian Corp, responsible forthought leadership and execution strategy forintegration products delivered via direct and indirectchannels, including SaaS vendors, ISVs, and BPOs, aswell as to the enterprise. In more than a decade atPervasive Software (recently acquired by Actian),Lance has served in a variety of senior managementroles, most recently as Senior Director of Sales,Marketing and Services for Pervasive IntegrationProducts. Lance joined Pervasive Software in 2001from United Devices, where he was a senior accountexecutive focused on providing grid solutions anddistributed computing software and services. Prior toUnited Devices, Lance worked as an Account Executiveat Pervasive including moving to San Jose in 1999 toopen an office in Cupertino. Lance worked for LotusDevelopment Corporation prior to and after theacquisition by IBM.
BI LatencyThere are 4 distinct and important latenciesThe Bloor Group1234Time to DISCOVER (data analyst latency)Time to DEVELOP (developer latency)Time to DEPLOY (operational latency)Time to USE (user latency)
The Cast of CharactersThe Bloor GroupData Analyst IT Developers IT Operations BI User
The Full End-to-End ProcessThe Bloor GroupEach is a distinct stepThe process applies both to BIdevelopment and BI implementationThe model stage disappears withimplementationI want complete self-service
A Word About Vector ProcessingThe Bloor Groupq Vector processing is veryfastq It exploits the vectorprocessing capability ofcommodity CPUq Very few vendors exploitthis capability
! In respect of this software suite, please speak tothe following latencies:! Data Analyst latency! Developer latency! Deployment latency! User performance experience! How active is Actian Galaxy?! Actian has acquired ParAccel; what are itsintentions in terms of further productdevelopment?
! In your view, is the “age of the datawarehouse” over?! Which sectors/businesses are currently inActian’s “sweet spot?”! Which companies/products do you regard ascompetitors/partners?