IBM Watson Brings Big Data Smarts to Customer ServiceMay 22, 2013
Watson is venturing beyond trivial pursuits. IBM's Big Data analytics powerhouse now powers a cloud-based customer service solution.
Alteryx Raises $12M to 'Humanize' Big DataMay 20, 2013
Hot on the heels of its Alteryx Strategic Analytics Platform 8.5 release, the Big Data analytics company raises additional funds to make Big Data more accessible to "ordinary" users.
G2 Crowd Shakes up Enterprise Software Buying with Peer ReviewsMay 20, 2013
A startup called G2 Crowd wants to help enterprises streamline and improve their software buying processes by offering a service based on peer reviews and social data.
Jive Delivers Social Inbox with StreamOnceMay 17, 2013
Jive's social collaboration platform gains a new unified inbox, thanks to a social startup's newly-acquired technology.
SAP Fiori: Consumerization of Enterprise Software Comes to ERPMay 15, 2013
iPads welcome. SAP's ERP slate gets new modern, user- and mobile-friendly apps to help keep workers productive.
IBM Consolidates Analytics Apps with Blue InsightMay 15, 2013
IBM is now using its own software to help build a smarter enterprise
Twitter Buys Big Data Analytics Startup Lucky SortMay 14, 2013
Another Big Data startup gets swept up by an industry bigwig. This time social media giant Twitter comes calling.
Crafter Open Source CMS Goes SoloMay 14, 2013
New standalone organization created to support the open source Crafter content management system.
Oracle Intros In-Memory JD Edwards EnterpriseOne AppsMay 10, 2013
In pursuit of the real-time enterprise, Oracle gives JD Edwards project management and sales apps the in-memory treatment.
SAP Unveils HANA Enterprise CloudMay 8, 2013
Blistering in-memory app performance meets cloud delivery in SAP's latest offering for enterprises, HANA Enterprise Cloud.
SalesFUSION 8 Blurs CRM and Marketing AutomationMay 7, 2013
Business software firm extends popular CRM platforms by deeply integrating sales and marketing workflows and capabilities.
Citrix Adds IM, Video Chat to Podio Collaboration SuiteMay 3, 2013
Podio users will be able to initiate chats and hold video calls with their colleagues, as Citrix expands its collaboration platform.
Salesforce Communities Shakes up Customer ServiceMay 2, 2013
Salesforce is signaling the end of old-school customer forums with a social offering that pulls customer interactions directly into Chatter.
Cloudera Accelerates Big Data with Impala GAMay 1, 2013
Hadoop isn't just for batch processing of Big Data queries anymore. Cloudera introduces an open source project that enables real-time queries in Hadoop.
Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning Help Skytree Land $18MMay 1, 2013
UPS and Sun's former CEO bet that a machine learning software company can open new, business-friendly frontiers in Big Data analytics.
Social Analytics Startup VoloMetrix Banks $3.3MApril 26, 2013
Enterprise social networking has arrived. Now what? SaaS startup VoloMetrix offers managers insights into how interactions can help boost business.
Actian Snags ParAccel for Big Data Management, AnalyticsApril 25, 2013
Big Data specialist Actian aims for bigger markets by acquiring a high-profile Amazon partner.
Salesforce Launches Social.com Ad PlatformApril 23, 2013
Cloud CRM innovator tackles social media advertising on with the latest addition to its Marketing Cloud services slate.
Adaptive Planning Intros Financial Consolidation SoftwareApril 19, 2013
Adaptive Planning says its Consolidation software can help enterprises that manage multiple business units in multiple geographies improve the accuracy and quality of their financial reporting process.
Marketing Automation Startup Brandcast Gets Benioff's Blessing (and Cash)April 17, 2013
Content management and marketing automation startup Brandcast gets off the ground with a little help from Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff.