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

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.

Cloud ERP Buying Guide

June 24, 2014

What are key considerations for companies evaluating cloud ERP? And which vendors should be on a short list?

10 Keys to Creating a Mobile ERP Strategy

June 20, 2014

When creating a mobile ERP strategy, there is a lot to consider, from whether to use native apps to how to handle data security concerns.

IBM Offers Cloud Analytics as a Service

May 29, 2014

IBM's soup-to-nuts approach to cloud analytics aims to help organizations get their Big Data initiatives up and running.

Top 10 Trends in Cloud ERP

May 19, 2014

More companies appear to be considering cloud ERP, according to recent Gartner research.

SAP Adds New Analytics Features to Its HANA Cloud Service

May 15, 2014

With competitors getting more numerous and sophisticated at the same time, the time is ripe for well-established SAP to make some moves.

Using Analytics to Measure Mobile App Success

May 12, 2014

Analytics can help enterprises measure the success of their mobile apps – but only if they use analytics properly.

Big Data a Big Priority for Most Organizations

May 9, 2014

Exclusive research shows that many organizations are interested in Big Data Analytics, though few have deployed it - yet.