Monday, July 14, 2008

Oracle and Pentaho announce BI applications to the iPhone

Last week, Pentaho and Oracle launched their BI applications to use in the iPhone.

According Pentaho's press release, published on 9 Jul:
"Pentaho, the commercial open source alternative for business intelligence (BI), today announced the availability of a new Pentaho iPhone application which provides native iPhone web navigation of Pentaho BI content. The integration is available today, and was developed using the iUI project, currently hosted on Google Code.
"We've delivered another 'first' in BI with Pentaho's BI extension for iPhone," said Richard Daley, CEO of Pentaho Corporation. "Getting the most out of our commercial open source model means continuously delivering compelling new capabilities on open source, and we look forward to continued innovations in partnership with our global community."

According Oracle's press release published on 10 Jul:
"- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) today announced the first in a series of free Oracle business applications for the Apple(r) iPhone - Oracle(r) Business Indicators - will be available on the Apple App Store beginning today.
- These new Oracle business applications address how busy executives and managers work today - requiring targeted, intelligent and task focused information to make informed decisions with ease and simplicity with today's increasingly mobile work style.
- The applications leverage the power of Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Plus (OBIEE) and Oracle Business Intelligence Applications, Fusion Edition to provide access to key metrics and analytical data for mobile executives."

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