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

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 analytics.

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 Connected Cloud Summit.

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 far easier than it used to be.

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 be used to gain competitive advantage.

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 software.

Logi Analytics Expands Big Data Influence with Partnerships

July 23, 2014

An alliance with Actian Corporation is the latest of more than a half dozen Big Data partnerships announced by Logi Analytics  in the past year.

IBM, Apple Join Hands as Unlikely Enterprise Partners

July 15, 2014

NEWS ANALYSIS: Apple also has been trying to move into the enterprise for a long time, a place IBM has owned for more than 60 years.

Information Governance in Age of Mobile, Cloud and Social

July 14, 2014

How does the adoption of mobile, social and cloud technologies impact information governance?

Application Performance Management Buying Guide

July 7, 2014

Application performance management is evolving to include software-as-a-service options in addition to more traditional framework approaches.

3 Tips for Tackling Big Data Collaboration

July 1, 2014

The health and life sciences sector relies heavily on Big Data and collaboration. Here practitioners offer three tips on managing collaborative efforts.

Chief Data Officer: 4 Reasons to Hire a CDO

June 30, 2014

With a growing emphasis on leveraging data for competitive gain, more companies are hiring chief data officers. Here are four reasons you may want to consider hiring a CDO.

Mobile App Usage Grows Among Businesses

June 25, 2014

The Apperian report also revealed that companies most satisfied with their mobility investments put more emphasis on custom mobile apps.