Mechanical engineer Frederick Winslow Taylor applies operational analysis to fix mass production problems at Bethlehem Steel. And with that, the lucrative field of management consulting is born.
With US$2 million a year in DARPA funding, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Project MAC (Multiple Access Computers) launches one of the first decision support systems using Teletype Model 35 terminals. Earplugs recommended.
Among the first executive information systems, Lockheed-Georgia’s management information and decision support system is maintained by analysts for senior executives.
Version 2 of the Oracle RDBMS allows for basic SQL functionality including queries and joins. And the seed for modern business analytics is planted.
Oracle Discoverer 3.0
Oracle Discoverer enables business users to study and analyze complex data stored in data warehouses and data marts, and supports ad hoc querying and decision-making.
Dominic Manetta: “Times are changing. You’ve got to change with the times.” Paul Vitti: “What, am I supposed to get a website?” —from Analyze This (Warner Bros., 1999). Managing change can be stressful.
Measure. Analyze. Perform.
Oracle’s business intelligence and enterprise performance management products and technologies support organizations by making information available across the enterprise and by helping them plan and achieve their performance goals.
Excellence in Analytics
Oracle Exalytics Business Intelligence Machine (now named Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine), an engineered system built on in-memory technology, delivers business analytics at the speed of thought. Fasten your thinking caps.
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