Research, articles, and tips on CRM, Business Intelligence, ERP, supply chain management, and other enterprise applications.
Can DBaaS Cure Your Data Management Ills?May 25, 2016
Database-as-a-service offers a way for companies to better handle data growth and manage multiple databases.
Hadoop Evolution: What You Need to KnowMay 23, 2016
Hadoop has been hamstrung by complexity, skills shortages and a lack of standardization, but new approaches to using Hadoop are emerging.
4 Ways to Put Application Performance Management to WorkMay 16, 2016
Application performance management is more important than ever, given organizations' significant investment in apps.
Using NoSQL Databases to Handle Fast DataMay 10, 2016
NoSQL databases can help enterprises handle so-called Fast Data. MongoDB, DataStax and Redis are three NoSQL databases worth checking out.
Mobile CRM's Strengths and WeaknessesMay 5, 2016
Mobile CRM is great for some functions, like real time contact management. But other tasks are still best performed on laptops or desktops.
Your Next Big Data Project? Operational AnalyticsApril 29, 2016
Operational analytics is a great way for companies to use Big Data, according to a new Capgemini report.
14 Game Changing Database Trends for 2016April 27, 2016
The database market is in a state of upheaval. Keeping informed about database trends will help you successfully navigate the changing …
3 Automation Initiatives to Boost Corporate ProductivityApril 25, 2016
Reliance on email and spreadsheets is hurting productivity, survey shows. How can automating services help?
6 Mobile CRM Mistakes You Do Not Want to MakeApril 21, 2016
With mobile CRM's ability to help sales people close deals, you want to get it right from the start. Avoid these mistakes as you plan your …
Does DevOps Have a Place at IT Service Desk?April 18, 2016
IT support teams are dissatisfied with their current level of involvement in enterprise application development, finds a recent survey. Can …
Puppet, Orchestration and the Source of Truth [PODCAST]April 15, 2016
Luke Kanies, founder and CEO of Puppet, discusses the world of application and infrastructure orchestration and his company's latest take on …
Mobile Apps Can Transform Business ProcessesApril 14, 2016
Mobile apps can kick start business process transformation initiatives, especially in areas like sales and field service.
Startup Spotlight: StreamSets' Big Data IntegrationApril 13, 2016
Informatica veterans create new approach to Big Data integration, one that includes KPIs.
11 Cloud ERP Software OptionsApril 12, 2016
Often used for two-tier ERP deployments, cloud ERP software is increasingly popular. Here are 11 cloud ERP vendors that satisfy a variety of …
How General Catalyst's Steve Herrod Sees DevOpsApril 5, 2016
VIDEO: Steve Herrod, managing director at General Catalyst, discusses his views on DevOps and where opportunities exist.
Beyond Excel: What Users Want from Data PreparationApril 4, 2016
Users weaned on Excel want more robust data preparation capabilities, finds a Dresner Advisory Services study.
Designing APIs with Restlet Studio [PODCAST]April 1, 2016
Jerome Louvel, CTO and founder of Restlet, explains how his company's new tool can simplify building APIs.
Cloud ERP Software: What ERP Market Leaders Are DoingMarch 31, 2016
Though cloud ERP software may not catch up with on-premise applications any time soon, ERP market leaders are rolling out lots of options …
Enterprise App Stores, Mobile App Analytics GrowingMarch 25, 2016
Usage of enterprise app stores and mobile app analytics are growing as companies focus on mobile app adoption, finds an Apperian survey.
8 Must-Have Two-Tier ERP FeaturesMarch 22, 2016
Because two-tier ERP deployments are not the same as traditional ERP projects, organizations must consider different factors when evaluating …