How to Build a Data Assessment Business CaseMarch 6, 2014
Performing a master data assessment can reveal data issues that create hassles and unnecessary costs for your company, says Michael Collins of BackOffice Associates.
How to Control Email Before It Controls YouMarch 4, 2014
A study finds workers on average spend 13 hours a week on email. Collaborative software promises to help us lower that number, but common-sense tips can help as well.
Open Source Vendors Blaze a Trail in Advanced AnalyticsFebruary 28, 2014
Gartner gives high marks to open source vendors in its new Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics.
Geographic Information Systems Buying GuideFebruary 27, 2014
As business cases for geographic information systems continue to emerge, more vendors are offering GIS software. Our buying guide is a good place to start.
Startup Spotlight: Mobile Marketer KahunaFebruary 26, 2014
Armed with $11 million in new funding from Sequoia Capital, Mountain View, Calif.-based startup Kahuna introduced two new mobile marketing tools and a new partnership.
8 Common CRM Mistakes, and How to Avoid ThemFebruary 20, 2014
Enterprises spend big bucks on CRM software, so they want to derive maximum value from it. Why do they keep making the same mistakes when purchasing and implementing CRM?
How Qualitative Research Can Improve Your Business AnalyticsFebruary 18, 2014
While qualitative analytics is more popular in academia than in business, it can help enterprises improve their more traditional quantitative analytics.
Business Intelligence One of Fastest-Growing Enterprise Mobile AppsFebruary 16, 2014
Good Technology tracked strong growth in enterprise mobile app adoption in Q4 of 2013, with interest especially strong for custom applications.
Domo and the Demand for Democratic BIFebruary 13, 2014
Founder Josh James' track record doesn't hurt, but growing demand for more democratic business intelligence is behind the big bucks going to startup Domo.
Geographic Information Systems: Mapping out Enterprise ImpactFebruary 10, 2014
Companies like General Motors are incorporating GIS systems into enterprise applications like CRM and business intelligence to improve decision making.
Is SAP Jam Where Enterprise Social Is Headed?February 7, 2014
The goal for SAP Jam enterprise social networking software is not just to boost collaboration but to make it easier for business people to find the right people, data and processes to do their jobs.
Enterprise Resource Planning Platforms Must Evolve: GartnerFebruary 3, 2014
By 2018, at least 30 percent of service-centric companies will move the majority of their ERP applications to the cloud, a Gartner report predicted.
9 Tips on Using Big Data Analytics to Improve SecurityJanuary 31, 2014
Many Big Data analytics initiatives focus on marketing. But analyzing Big Data can also help companies improve security and avoid data breaches.
Big Data Focus on Value, Not Hype, in 2014January 28, 2014
Companies are looking beyond the technical bells and whistles of collecting and storing Big Data to how to use it to benefit their business.
3 Tips for Getting More Value From Your DataJanuary 24, 2014
Companies often run into problems such as misaligned priorities when undertaking data projects. These three tips can help keep data projects on track.
DIY App Builders: a Buying GuideJanuary 21, 2014
Sophisticated technology makes it possible for even non-developers to create useful software applications. Here we list of a few of the available DIY app building programs.
Agile Insights into Predictive AnalyticsJanuary 19, 2014
Three common organizational issues can derail the effective use of predictive analytics. What can enterprises do to avoid these issues?
Manufacturers Face ERP ChallengesJanuary 15, 2014
Manufacturers should be aware of differences that can make their ERP implementations even more challenging than those of non-manufacturing companies.
10 Hot CRM StartupsJanuary 13, 2014
The mature enterprise CRM software category is again attracting startups, thanks to an infusion of cloud and mobile technologies.
Review: Attunity Cloudbeam Simplifies Moving Big Data to CloudJanuary 10, 2014
Reviewer Matt Sarrel finds the Attunity Cloudbeam SaaS platform an easy way to move Big Data locally and in the cloud.