Applications of business intelligence, analytics, CRM, sales, customer service, and loyalty software and solutions in the financial services industry.
Vertical CRM Not Just for Little GuysSeptember 11, 2015
With new 'clouds' for health care and financial services, Salesforce joins SAP and Oracle in offering industry-specific CRM software.
Banking on Chief Data OfficersJuly 6, 2015
Financial services firms appoint more chief data officers than other industries. What can you learn from them about how a CDO can help your …
5 Lessons from Data Analytics NinjasJune 5, 2015
What are data analytics ninjas like ConocoPhillips and Walmart doing right?
Is Hadoop Maturity in Sight?June 4, 2015
Gartner predicts 'anemic' growth for Hadoop in the near term. What gives?
3 Tips to Boost Mobile App AdoptionMay 20, 2015
Mobile app initiatives often lack a plan to encourage user adoption. Big mistake. Here are three suggestions for boosting mobile app usage.
Mobile App Use Continues to Evolve: Good TechnologyMay 11, 2015
Document editing and messaging are just two mobile apps that many enterprises probably could not imagine using in the not-so-distant past.
Should You Build an Apple Watch App?May 5, 2015
Considering building an Apple Watch app? Ask yourself four questions first.
Where Are Mobile Payments Headed?April 22, 2015
Apple is not the only company trying to grab a piece of the nascent mobile payment market.
How Is Hadoop Evolving to Meet Big Data Needs?April 16, 2015
Author of "Hadoop: The Definitive User Guide" offers an update on the current state of Hadoop and where it is headed.
Is Apache Spark Enterprise Ready?April 14, 2015
While Apache Spark could supplant Hadoop's MapReduce engine, it is not yet enterprise ready, some experts say.
6 Tech Trends Shaping Financial ServicesFebruary 20, 2015
Big Data, biometrics and mobile payments are among trends impacting the financial services industry in 2015.
Finance Departments Need More Advanced AnalyticsJanuary 22, 2015
Finance departments must lessen their reliance on spreadsheets and look to advanced analytics to become more strategic, experts say.
Analyzing Big Data: General Purpose Tool or Domain-Specific App?January 15, 2015
Will a general purpose data analytics tool or a domain-specific app help you get maximum value from Big Data? You may well need both.
10 CRM Predictions for 2015January 12, 2015
Cloud, integration and analytics are still among the top CRM trends in 2015, experts say.
Data Analysis Enables Omni-channel MarketingDecember 26, 2014
Financial institutions use data analytics to improve their omni-channel marketing strategies.
Forget Big Data; Focus on Relevant DataDecember 17, 2014
While many organizations focus on Big Data, relevant data is what really matters for marketing efforts.
The Down Low on Data LakesDecember 9, 2014
While data lakes can help democratize data, many experts feel they are not yet ready for prime time.
Business Intelligence Getting More Pervasive: BARCDecember 4, 2014
New research from BARC shows that 55 percent of business intelligence users say they engage in self-service business intelligence tasks.
Office 365: Is It Right for the Enterprise?November 24, 2014
Microsoft offers both small business and enterprise customers customized versions of Office 365 to meet most any need.
Anaplan Intros App Sharing Community for Enterprise PlanningNovember 12, 2014
Unlike other enterprise app stores, Anaplan's App Hub allows users to customize apps to suit their specific enterprise planning needs.