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Data preparation processes are changing as business users cope with big data in all its variations, according to the latest Talking Data podcast.
HP's Vertica analytics platform update will include better streaming data support via Kafka, and SQL-on-Hadoop improvements.
A new data ingestion and extraction tool supporting the Hadoop Distributed File System is at the heart of startup vendor DataTorrent's efforts to broaden its big data analytics engine's appeal.
Businesses want to be more data-driven, and vendors are capitalizing on the demand with sleek, self-service tools. But it's culture, not tools, that creates a data-driven organization.
By comparing and contrasting big data analytics software from the leading vendors, you can find the tool that best meets your needs.
The record-keeping systems used by most healthcare providers don't make analyzing the data easy, but some providers are finding a way around these challenges.
Wearable devices may soon carve a niche in mobile Web strategies. But not all Web content management platforms are up for the challenge.
Compliance initiatives are often prompted by legal or regulatory concerns, but a proactive approach is more likely to create return on investment.
Business intelligence tools can turn company data into valuable insights, but unstructured data is often a missing component. It doesn't have to be.
Mobile location-based services enable companies to enlist data for greater insight about their customers. But success in LBS isn't guaranteed.
Demographic-based call routing has refocused old techniques to provide the best customer journey.
A lack of communication between sales and marketing teams can derail internal processes. Here's how to ensure collaboration between the two factions.
Oracle Mobile Cloud Services will integrate with the Xamarin platform, which lets developers build, test and model mobile applications in C#.
Oracle acquired CRM company Maxymiser to be part of the Oracle Marketing Cloud. Maxymiser specializes in testing, targeting and personalizing marketing.
Along with the Oracle ULA, Oracle is offering users another contract option, the Perpetual Unlimited License Agreement. Experts discuss the pros and cons.
Led by Sara Marshall, the state's digital transformation taps SAP HANA for data analysis to fight complex problems, such as infant mortality.
HANA powers real-time analytics tablets with courtside performance stats, and SuccessFactors adds "intelligent" self-service.
Given a choice, 10% of Ariba users opted for the new user interface in the first three days of its rollout.
An expert explains the Microsoft Sync Framework, a platform for synchronizing heterogeneous data distributed across applications, services and devices.
With Microsoft Azure Blob Storage Service, you can easily perform database backup and restore. Here is a step-by-step approach to using the service.
DH2i's DxEnterprise is the first application container management software designed for SQL Server. Containerization boosts mobility and reduces downtimes.