Research: December 2010

Research, articles, and tips on CRM, Business Intelligence, ERP, supply chain management, and other enterprise applications. - Archive for December 2010

Analytics and In-Memory Databases Are Changing Data Centers

December 30, 2010

With the likes of Microsoft and SAP leading the charge, in-memory analytics could move databases and storage to the periphery of data …

Is PowerPivot the Future of Microsoft Business Intelligence?

December 27, 2010

If PowerPivot and the upcoming 'Denali' SQL Server are any indication, Microsoft sees in-memory analytics as the future of business …

Data Mining and Predictive Analytics Software For Microsoft Excel

December 17, 2010

11Ants Analytics turns Microsoft Excel into a data mining and predictive analytics tool for even the most non-technical users.

Ten Ways Social Media is Changing Sales and CRM

December 15, 2010

Social CRM experts from BatchBlue and JitterJam provide tips on how businesses can monitor and use social media sites to improve customer …

The Top 10 Trends in ERP

December 13, 2010

Led by CRM and business intelligence needs, the enterprise resource planning (ERP) market remains strong.

How to Make Mobile Business Intelligence Work Now

December 10, 2010

Mobile BI is a long way from mature, but there are ways users and vendors can make it work now — and your CRM program will reap the …

Nine Business Analytics Predictions for 2011

December 3, 2010

Business analytics use could explode next year, with demand for analytics professionals and acquisitions growing, according to the …