Industry and product news on CRM, Business Intelligence, ERP, supply chain management, and other enterprise applications.
Pentaho 6 Blends Virtual and Physical Data for Business IntelligenceSeptember 30, 2015
New enterprise and community editions bring enhanced capabilities.
Altiscale Expands Hadoop-as-a-Service in Data Cloud 4.0September 29, 2015
Not every organization wants or needs to run their own Big Data environment, some just want to run it as a service.
Acquia Funding Tops $173M as Drupal 8 Release NearsSeptember 28, 2015
Acquia raises $55 million as it prepares for release of Drupal 8.
Salesforce Intros Sales Apps Based on RelateIQ TechSeptember 15, 2015
Salesforce is rolling out new products based on the technology it gained with last year's acquisition of RelateIQ: one for Sales Cloud …
Clari Intros Activity Analytics for Visibility into Sales DealsSeptember 4, 2015
Predictive analytics software aims to offer visibility into progress of deals in the pipeline by collecting and analyzing data from email, …
Salesforce Revamps Sales Cloud with New UI, FeaturesAugust 25, 2015
Salesforce revamps the look and feel of its Sales Cloud interface and introduces more than two dozen new features using its Lightning …
Salesforce Revenue Hits $1.6B, Benioff Slams CRM RivalsAugust 21, 2015
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has never lacked bravado, and his company's continued financial success is giving him more fuel than ever.
Infor Acquiring GT Nexus to Further Cloud AmbitionsAugust 11, 2015
Its $675 million purchase of GT Nexus will help Infor boost its retail business and accelerate its plans to become a leading cloud services …
Jive App Updates the Employee DirectoryJuly 30, 2015
Jive Circle app makes life easier for dispersed workforces trying to cope with old-fashioned org charts. It is one of three mobile …
IBM Planning on Bringing Native Containers and Pure Apps to Power8July 22, 2015
Doug Balog, general manager of IBM's Power Systems group, discusses his company's plans for more apps and more containers running on Power.
Workday Venture Fund Focuses on Machine Learning, Data ScienceJuly 15, 2015
Workday is investing in startups that use data science and machine learning to solve enterprise problems.
Drupal 8 Nears Finish LineJuly 14, 2015
Popular open source CMS refresh still isn't "done," but it's getting close with announcement of commercial support.
Bpm'online's CRM Update Puts Process FirstJuly 1, 2015
CRM platform update includes guided field sales tools, along with ominchannel communication and digital marketing automation features.
Workday Intros Enterprise Planning AppJune 30, 2015
Workday's planning app aims to reduce companies' dependence on spreadsheets residing outside of core financial and HR systems.
Metanautix Enables Software-Defined Data MartsJune 26, 2015
Big Data analytics startup rolls out software that allows organizations to forgo buying new hardware and instead build data marts using …
Salesforce Boosts Mobile Customer Service CapabilitiesJune 25, 2015
Service for Apps allows companies to embed services such as live chat into mobile customer service applications.
Analytics App Aims to Offer Better Marketing VisibilityJune 25, 2015
Datameer app blends data from multiple systems to give marketers a better picture of which campaigns and channels are best at converting …
DialogTech Measures Mobile Click-to-Call Marketing ActivityJune 24, 2015
DialogTech's newest product helps companies track and control inbound marketing calls from any mobile source.
Dell Updates Toad Database Management ToolsetJune 23, 2015
New support for SAP HANA and enhanced support for IBM DB2 and Hadoop among improvements for Dell Software's Toad family of database …
Salesforce Rolls out First Wave Analytics AppJune 18, 2015
An app geared toward sales professionals is the first in a planned series of role-specific analytics apps Salesforce is introducing on its …