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.
An update to Oracle's GoldenGate replicator is on tap. And, Xplenty and Segment connect on Hadoop processing in the cloud.
Expert contributor Craig S. Mullins describes the types of database management system products on the market and outlines their strengths and weaknesses.
Watson Analytics and a Watson school competition look to bring IBM cognitive computing initiatives to the commercial sphere.
President Barack Obama has introduced proposals for data security, but not everyone thinks they will address key questions for businesses.
Some technology vendors and commentators are betting that the time has come for analytics in the cloud. In this edition of Talking Data we put that notion to the test.
In this news recap, executives assess analytic success and marketers realign their technology spending priorities.
In going paperless and digitizing processes, companies aren't striving to be eco-friendly. They’re trying to improve the way they work.
Going paperless in the office often seems like unachievable goal. An expert outlines some steps to get there.
While companies want to eradicate paper from their offices and their processes, most are far from the nirvana of the paperless office. But is no paper the goal?
Location-based technologies like personalization are yielding valuable consumer data, but companies need to be careful stewards of the information.
Getting a holistic view of customers takes more than technology; companies need to eliminate data silos and gain insight about customer experience.
While companies are hot to trot on mobile CRM, they can lose sight of the purpose of mobile tasks: to bring efficiency and productivity.
Leon Panetta is joining Oracle's board of directors, the OAUG user group has a new leader, and the Supreme Court is seeking a White House opinion in the Oracle vs. Google case.
Oracle beat its quarterly financial targets for the first time in four quarters, thanks largely to a rise in cloud revenue. It's a sign that the company's investments in cloud technologies may be starting to pay off.
At Oracle CloudWorld in Boston, Oracle exec Shawn Price and consultant R "Ray" Wang discussed cloud computing trends that the vendor is looking to capitalize on as user adoption grows.
With the release of SPS 09, SAP HANA is cementing itself as the in-memory benchmark for other database vendors to compare themselves against.
SAP QM's Active Ingredient Management ensures that a company pays vendors only for the active or potent content of a material, and in turn gets paid for the active content that it delivers to its own customers.
When clients or countries have special regulations surrounding products or materials, the Multiple Specifications functions in SAP Quality Management can help automate and foolproof the process of meeting those requirements.
Kroll Ontrack's new SQL Server database recovery tool was developed from customer feedback. It recovers selected tables instead of the whole database.
Direct-sales food distributor Epicure deployed a new server cluster to keep its websites from being overwhelmed -- and saved money on SQL Server and storage in the process.
Basit Farooq explains the pros and cons of scaling out and scaling up when increasing the workload on the SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).