DataRPM Launches Cognitive BI Platform, Closes $5.1M Funding RoundMarch 11, 2014
Big Data startup DataRPM will accelerate the go-to-market strategy for its natural language business intelligence platform, called cognitive BI.
Microsoft Previews Office 365 Groups, Oslo AppsMarch 3, 2014
Office 365's future comes into sharper focus with a new, deeply integrated social layer and an app that surfaces the most relevant activities and interactions.
IBM Launches Watson Mobile Developer ChallengeFebruary 26, 2014
IBM challenges mobile developers to build cognitive computing apps that bring the power of Watson to the palm of your hand.
Data Mining Group Updates PMMLFebruary 25, 2014
Version 4.2 of the Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML), which aims to make it easier to develop predictive analytics apps, is now available.
Oracle Adds Another Tool for Clouds With BlueKai PurchaseFebruary 24, 2014
BlueKai, a Cupertino, Calif.-based neighbor of Apple, positions itself as a company that personalizes marketing and advertising for consumers.
AdStage Raises $1M, Rolls out Advertising Platform Apps and APIFebruary 24, 2014
Startup AdStage raises $1 million in additional funding and announces an App Partnership Program that will bring new apps to its self-service advertising platform.
InsightSquared Intros Analytics for QuickBooksFebruary 19, 2014
InsightSquared's latest SaaS product for SMBs presents real-time financial and business data from QuickBooks.
CRM Adoption to Reach $24 Billion in 2014: GartnerFebruary 13, 2014
Customer relationship management (CRM) software revenue is forecast to reach $23.9 billion in 2014, with cloud revenue accounting for 49 percent.
SMAC, Automation Drive SMB Productivity: CompTIAFebruary 11, 2014
SMBs are using social, mobile, analytics and cloud technologies to tap business process automation capabilities once available only to large enterprises, finds a CompTIA study.
Microsoft: Power BI Office 365 Launch Means Analytics for AllFebruary 10, 2014
Big data-driven power to the people? Microsoft's self-service business intelligence platform officially goes live.
Red Hat Deepens Big Data Partnership with HortonworksFebruary 10, 2014
Red Hat is deepening its relationship with Hortonworks. But why isn't the Linux vendor just acquiring the provider of Hadoop technologies?
Adaptive Planning Gets New BrandFebruary 5, 2014
The cloud-based analytics provider says its new name, Adaptive Insights, reflects the maturation of its software into a corporate performance management suite.
OpenText's Enterprise Information Management Software Gets SocialFebruary 4, 2014
OpenText's enterprise information management software is now more social. To keep collaboration secure, it combines new social features with file synchronization and share functionality.
Sailthru Launches Advanced Analytics PlatformFebruary 3, 2014
Pre-loaded analytics dashboards and data visualization tools help marketers derive insights from customer interactions and behavior trends, Sailthru says.
Tool Analyzes Customer CommentsJanuary 30, 2014
Mindshare Technologies says new software leverages its text analytics technology to improve customer service by providing key customer feedback to employees.
IBM Kenexa Helps Orgs Tap Top Talent, Grow Social Business via Big DataJanuary 27, 2014
IBM's Kenexa Talent Suite helps companies find and retain top talent and become more social through big data analytics.
LiveOps Raises $30M, Buys Customer Service StartupJanuary 27, 2014
On the heels of receiving $30 million in debt funding, cloud contact center software provider LiveOps forms two new subsidiaries and acquires a customer service startup.
ClickTale Heatmaps Feature Boosts Web Analysis CapabilitiesJanuary 23, 2014
According to ClickTale, its Side-by-Side Heatmaps make it easier for marketers to identify differences in website behavior and target potential improvements.
Brainshark Intros Sales and Marketing Solutions, Analytics DashboardJanuary 22, 2014
New software makes it easy to buy video presentation tech geared toward specific business functions, including sales and marketing, says Brainshark.
HANA In-Memory Database Carrying SAP to New ProfitsJanuary 21, 2014
NEWS ANALYSIS: SAP has been able to make a fast transition to the cloud because it has never had to market its own proprietary hardware.