BI technology, BI case studies, BI best practices, Analytics/data mining
Administration, Oracle databases, IBM databases, MS SQL Server, Open source
CPM technology, CPM case studies, CPM best practices
DW systems, DW best practices
MDM systems, MDM best practices, SOA middleware, Architecture/modeling, Integration technology
DQ technology, DQ strategy, Governance strategy
Panelists at last month's Strata event viewed Hadoop best practices for production as part of a journey from proof of concept to operations workhorse.
Hadoop 2's new YARN resource manager ends the distributed processing framework's marriage to MapReduce. And that broadens what Hadoop systems can do.
Enlist senior-level champions from both business and IT to guide a data governance program and achieve harmony between the two sides.
Getting too flashy with graphics in business intelligence dashboards can confuse users -- and send data visualization programs down the wrong path.
Visualizing data makes it easier to grasp. But there's more to selecting and deploying data visualization software than creating catchy graphics.
Data visualization tools are becoming more and more common in organizations. But it's easy to go awry on visualization efforts if you aren't careful.
Enterprise content management software vendors have taken a hard look in the mirror and decided to modernize.
Let's face it: Mobile SharePoint can be a clunky experience. An expert discusses some workarounds.
Social media analytics tools differ from the BI tools you're used to. Here's how they work and why they can nurture customer experience.
Companies have to serve customers where they are. Multichannel customer service is the new mandate for business.
Customer data is the currency of business today. But customer data quality efforts are often overlooked, which undermines records management strategy.
Social CRM tools have hit the mainstream. Companies that don't monitor what customers and competition are saying about them could get left behind.
Michelle Malcher, president of IOUG, discusses Oracle Mobile Security Suite and how using pre-existing technology can be a value-add.
Yes, the Oracle-Rimini Street lawsuit is about third-party support, but really it's about the nitty-gritty in your software licensing agreement.
Oracle Business Accelerators require midsize companies to work with a partner, but may ease some ERP deployment pains.
In this tip, expert Jawad Akhtar outlines how to differentiate between discrete, process and repetitive production types and how SAP ERP supports them.
In this news roundup, SAP announces two new partnerships it says will make it easier for developers to build SAP mobile software.
Learn how the advent of big data is affecting SAP systems in this webcast with expert and Capgemini Consultant Chris Kernaghan.
Following a request from some SQL Server MVPs, Microsoft has announced that SQL Server 2012 SP2 will come out sometime later this year.
Just because you're an SQL Server shop doesn't mean you can't explore the cloud. Check out these five Azure alternatives to see what's out there.
Quintillion runs SQL Servers on VMs, and PernixData gave them a way out of the storage bottleneck, bringing their data closer to the database.