Many organizations may be tempted to forgo data quality management during a recession, but it is important to assess the ROI for managing data quality.
IBM has added massively parallel processing and R language support to its dashDB software -- important steps for a data warehouse database tailored for distributed cloud computing.
The Hadoop data lake concept presents plenty of challenges for organizations. But the experiences of early adopters point the way toward successful data lake architecture deployments.
Data preparation processes are changing as business users cope with big data in all its variations, according to the latest Talking Data podcast.
Hadoop is one of the most popular big data technologies. But when it comes to predictive modeling and data visualization, its utility is somewhat limited, users of HP's Vertica system say.
Consultant Lee Feinberg says organizations need to build up their data storytelling and visualization capabilities -- and details a competition for finding people with the right business intelligence skills.
Is a cloud BI and analytics strategy the right choice for your organization? That may depend on whether your data is on-premises or already in the cloud.
Website localization isn't for everyone, but it can help enterprises bridge geographical barriers and cope with multilingual markets.
Vendors are increasingly trying to work as systems integrators as well as software sellers. But that scenario poses drawbacks for consumers, according to one expert.
In the past, the business set the content management software agenda, which brought hard-to-use systems. Today, the user agenda dictates easy-to-use systems.
Mobile location-based services enable companies to enlist data for greater insight about their customers. But success in LBS isn't guaranteed.
When Lexmark took on FinancialForce to manage its technology services projects, its ability to provide services blossomed
Demographic-based call routing has refocused old techniques to provide the best customer journey.
At Hot Chips 27, Oracle presented its new, lower-cost SPARC processor, Sonoma, which puts Oracle into competition with Intel x86 and the Xeon chip.
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.
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.