Importance of Application Performance ManagementDecember 11, 2013
Providing acceptable performance for e-commerce is a big concern for IT departments, especially as seasonal shopping demands ramp up. APM solutions offer a unified approach to tackling the problem.
Marketing Execs Struggle to Fulfill Big Data PotentialDecember 10, 2013
CMO Council research shows that marketing executives are not yet benefiting from real-time data analysis and other promised benefits of Big Data.
Which Hadoop Distribution Is Right For You?December 5, 2013
Selecting a Hadoop distribution can seem pretty daunting. But it all comes down to which platform best suits your Big Data needs.
CIOs Say Cost a Factor in Failing to Turn Mobility Into AdvantageDecember 5, 2013
Mobility can be as big a game-changer for enterprises as the introduction of the Internet was, if only CIOs would embrace it, says a new report.
Worst 'Shadow' IT Offender? ITDecember 4, 2013
A whopping 80 percent of employees say they use non-authorized "shadow" SaaS applications, finds a Stratecast survey. The worst offenders are IT professionals.
5 Hot Big Data StartupsDecember 2, 2013
These five Big Data startups are attracting the interest of investors and potential customers.
Big Data: What Will You Do for an Encore?November 27, 2013
Organizations that want to keep deriving benefits from Big Data after the initial implementation will create a customer-driven analytical process, with an architecture to support it.
Review: ExactView Performance Marketing PlatformNovember 25, 2013
Real-time tracking and the ability to customize almost everything are strong features of Performance Horizon Group's ExactView performance marketing platform, says reviewer Matt Sarrel.
Big Data and Customer Metrics: Time for a Change?November 20, 2013
Big Data is no panacea, says the author of "Innovating Analytics." Focusing on the wrong data or not taking context into account can lead to bad decisions.
Project Portfolio Management Buying GuideNovember 18, 2013
Project management is a challenge for almost every organization. Project portfolio management software can help by offering a clearer view of projects, along with objectives, costs and more.
SMEs Enjoy Business Intelligence EdgeNovember 15, 2013
SMEs are often more agile and closer to their customers than their larger counterparts, which gives them a business intelligence advantage, says BI expert Howard Dresner.
Testing Mobile Apps: Addressing the ChallengeNovember 14, 2013
Mobile enterprise apps are complicated to build and test because of the wide variety of devices supported by some companies. An automated approach can help simplify the process.
Customer Engagement Growing Focus for Salesforce UsersNovember 13, 2013
A Bluewolf survey found Salesforce users are emphasizing customer engagement and are also more interested in developing applications on the Saleforce platform.
Can Google Apps Unseat Microsoft in the Enterprise?November 5, 2013
Buoyed by cloud and mobile adoption, Google Apps is winning enterprise customers. Office 365 is Microsoft's alternative to Google Apps. How do they compare?
Review: KXEN InfiniteInsight Genius and Predictive OffersNovember 1, 2013
Reviewer Matt Sarrel finds that KXEN's InfiniteInsight and Predictive Offers apps enable business people to build predictive analytics models for Big Data with no assistance from IT.
Can CRM Software Prevent Mobile Spam?October 28, 2013
As mobile marketing efforts increase, companies must be careful not to spam their customers, experts say.
3 Tips for Solving Big Data Skills ShortageOctober 18, 2013
More schools are creating data analytics programs, but many companies can't wait for help with their Big Data projects. Here's how to deal with a Big Data skills shortage.
CRM Software: Good, but Not EnoughOctober 15, 2013
Thanks to market maturity, most CRM software is pretty darned good, according to Ovum. But CRM software alone isn't enough to offer a good customer experience.
Yammer vs. Jive vs. Chatter: Social Software Reviews from Real UsersOctober 10, 2013
Buying social software can be confusing. Read what real users are saying about Chatter, SharePoint, Jive and Yammer.
No Hadoop Expert? No ProblemOctober 7, 2013
Many enterprises can use Hadoop in tandem with traditional data warehouses and may not need to worry about hiring a staff of Hadoop experts, says Wayne Kernochan.