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Applications of business intelligence, analytics, and CRM software and solutions in the healthcare industry.

Hadoop Evolution: What You Need to Know

May 23, 2016

Hadoop has been hamstrung by complexity, skills shortages and a lack of standardization, but new approaches to using Hadoop are emerging.

Predictive Analytics Software Buying Guide

February 16, 2016

Shopping for predictive analytics software? Here are 10 vendors you should know.

Getting Started with Predictive Analytics in 5 Easy Steps

February 8, 2016

Getting started with predictive analytics can seem daunting. This five-step process will help you understand how to use predictive analytics.

Predictive Analytics Now Easier but Still No Cake Walk

February 2, 2016

Predictive analytics is no longer the sole purview of data scientists.

Bye-bye Intranet, Hello Mobile App

December 9, 2015

Many corporate intranets are not well equipped for mobile usage. Application development platforms like APPrise Mobile offer an alternative.

Vertical CRM Not Just for Little Guys

September 11, 2015

With new 'clouds' for health care and financial services, Salesforce joins SAP and Oracle in offering industry-specific CRM software.

Humana Using Analytics to Improve Health Outcomes

August 14, 2015

Health insurer Humana is getting good results by making analytics the foundation of its clinical operations.

Is Hadoop Maturity in Sight?

June 4, 2015

Gartner predicts 'anemic' growth for Hadoop in the near term. What gives?

4 Data Analytics Success Stories

May 7, 2015

Yes, there is lots of hype about data analytics. But there are also some compelling success stories, involving areas like predictive …

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.

Mobile Apps and the FDA: What You Need to Know

March 24, 2015

The impetus is on enterprises to know how and to what extent the FDA may regulate mobile medical apps.

8 Tech Trends Changing Health Care

March 4, 2015

The health care industry has always been conservative in adopting technology, but that is beginning to change.

Enterprises Are Leading the Way in Wearable Technology

December 12, 2014

Wearable technology is catching on more quickly in the enterprise than with consumers, largely because of the compelling business use cases.

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.

IoT Driving New Business Models

November 4, 2014

The Internet of Things is not a futuristic concept. IoT is already driving new business solutions, as seen in three examples from the …

Data Visualization: Old Practice, New Value

September 23, 2014

While visualization tools can help organizations get new value from their data, there are some caveats.

App Integration Underpins Customer Engagement

September 16, 2014

CRM tools won't improve customer engagement if they are not integrated with legacy systems like ERP. Fortunately, application integration is …

Is SAP's HANA Gaining Traction with Platform Approach?

August 28, 2014

Unlike its competitors, SAP has a platform vision for HANA, its in-memory database management system. But do its customers share the vision?

Chief Data Officers Put 'Strategy' in Data Strategy

August 19, 2014

The chief data officer (CDO) is one of the hottest C-level roles out there, thanks to the growing awareness that data is an asset that can …

Infor Bolsters Cloud Suite with Saleslogix CRM Buy

August 14, 2014

Infor, best known for its cloud ERP solutions, is purchasing Saleslogix CRM from Swiftpage to beef up its suite of industry-specific cloud …