Industry and product news on CRM, Business Intelligence, ERP, supply chain management, and other enterprise applications.
Cloudera Gives Hadoop a SparkApril 11, 2016
[PODCAST] Cloudera execs explain what's new in their latest enterprise Hadoop platform and why Spark is displacing MapReduce for Big Data.
IBM Intros Apache Spark Platform for MainframeMarch 29, 2016
IBM's new Apache Spark platform helps organizations running its z/OS mainframe operating system perform real-time analytics on enterprise …
More Map Features, Faster Data Analysis in Tableau UpdateMarch 23, 2016
Newest version of Tableau's business intelligence software includes faster ways to prepare data for analysis and more map features.
Yellowfin Update Aims to Boost BI CollaborationMarch 17, 2016
Streamlining analytics workflow is a better approach than asking business users to do more data preparation and analytics tasks, Yellowfin …
With IQity Buy, NetSuite Broadens ERP Appeal for ManufacturersMarch 7, 2016
Cloud ERP provider NetSuite gains resource capacity planning and other features that will appeal to batch process manufacturers with the …
FinancialForce Adds Personalization to Finance AppsMarch 1, 2016
Cloud ERP provider FinancialForce adds end-user form configuration and collaboration capabilities using a "clicks not code" approach.
Clari Intros Sales Analytics Tool to Enhance Pipeline VisibilityFebruary 22, 2016
Clari's Flow Analytics tool focuses on giving managers and executives real-time visibility into deals in the sales pipeline.
Apache Arrow to Accelerate Open Source Big Data AnalyticsFebruary 18, 2016
Apache debuts top level open source Big Data analytics project that could make data analytics processing a hundred times faster.
Salesforce Refreshes Sales, Service CloudsFebruary 3, 2016
A feature that brings CRM functionality to email inboxes and a new field service management service are among Salesforce's latest product …
Pentaho Expands Data Analysis with Python [PODCAST]January 28, 2016
Will Gorman, VP of Pentaho Labs, explains how the new Python integration will benefit data scientists and what's coming next.
MariaDB Raises New Money, Gets New CEOJanuary 21, 2016
Open source database vendor MariaDB ramps up executive suite for 2016.
Machine Learning Part of Atlassian's JIRA Service Desk UpdateJanuary 14, 2016
A machine learning algorithm helps users of Atlassian's service desk software get their issues resolved more quickly.
Tableau Gets Native iPhone App with Latest VersionDecember 14, 2015
Tableau's update of its data analytics software includes a native app for iPhone, plus features that make it easier to use maps and security …
Zendesk Brings Advanced Voice to Customer ServiceDecember 11, 2015
When it comes to customer service capabilities, voice is still king.
Apperian Brings Universal Distribution to Mobile App ManagementDecember 10, 2015
Apperian applies security and other policies directly to mobile apps, so IT organizations have more options for distributing apps.
Azuqua Aims to Eliminate CRM Data SilosNovember 25, 2015
Company's integration-as-a-service platform connects fragmented CRM, marketing automation, customer service and support applications and …
Drupal 8 ReleasedNovember 23, 2015
After years of delay, major update for popular open source CMS Drupal debuts.
Act-On Intros Industry-Specific Marketing Automation SoftwareNovember 20, 2015
Customers using marketing automation software customized for industry verticals are more successful than those using more general solutions, …
Information Builders Tackles Master Data ManagementNovember 18, 2015
Information Builders offers a more iterative approach to master data management with Omni-Gen software.
Data Visualization Focus of Pipeliner CRM's Latest ReleaseNovember 6, 2015
New Performance Insights feature allows sales managers to view the performance of territories, regions, teams and salespeople.