News: October 2013

Industry and product news on CRM, Business Intelligence, ERP, supply chain management, and other enterprise applications. - Archive for October 2013

Big Data Drives Enterprise Software Growth: IDC

October 31, 2013

The enterprise software market grew 5.5 percent during the first half of 2013, driven in part by growing demand for Big Data solutions.

Adaptive Planning Expands $45M Funding Round

October 30, 2013

New investors backing Adaptive Planning, a provider of business and financial analytics software, include Salesforce.com.

SAP Updates HANA, Forges Big Data Alliances at TechEd

October 24, 2013

Lifted by solid earnings, SAP plans to sustain the momentum with new HANA updates, cloud services and secure mobile offerings.

Medallia's Mobile App Enables Customer Service on the Go

October 23, 2013

Medallia's application for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets empowers front-line employees to improve customer experience.

Jive Enhances Social Platform

October 23, 2013

Jive's latest update of its social platform includes a revamped directory, enhanced mobile functionality and integration with Google Drive …

Teradata Enhances Its Cloud Marketing Lineup

October 22, 2013

Teradata hopes to capitalize on growing interest in cloud-based marketing software, with its Integrated Marketing Management suite and its …

Hadoop 2.0 Spins New Big Data YARN

October 16, 2013

After four years of development, next major milestone of open source Apache Hadoop debuts.

Kahuna Blends Analytics, Marketing Automation to Boost Mobile Usage

October 8, 2013

Startup Kahuna's Customer Engagement Engine, launching today, helps companies boost usage of mobile apps with a marketing platform that …

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 2013 Rollout Begins

October 7, 2013

Having already appeared for users in certain regions, the update to Microsoft's cloud-based CRM offering, code-named Orion, hits the U.S. …

Netskope Helps Companies Keep Tabs on Cloud Apps

October 3, 2013

Startup Netskope promises to make it easier to manage cloud apps, with the aim of boosting enterprise security and compliance with internal …

Splunk Enterprise 6 Brings Big Data to Business Users

October 1, 2013

Splunk announced Splunk Enterprise 6, a new version of its flagship machine data platform that helps bring big data analytics to business …