Research: May 2013

Research, articles, and tips on CRM, Business Intelligence, ERP, supply chain management, and other enterprise applications. - Archive for May 2013

Business Intelligence Sees Generational Shift: Dresner

May 30, 2013

Younger users exposed to business intelligence in school are driving enterprise adoption of BI, says Howard Dresner. Penetration of BI …

Getting Business Travel Expenses under Control with HCM

May 23, 2013

While business travel can seem tortuous, it's a piece of cake compared to managing employee travel expenses. Human capital management (HCM) …

HCM No Longer an ERP Afterthought

May 21, 2013

Human capital management is no longer an also-ran when it comes to ERP purchasing decisions. Increased interest in HCM is leading giants …

School of Data Science

May 16, 2013

Because data science is an emerging field with a broad range of requirements, some companies create specialized internal training programs …

4 Barriers to Big Data Success -- and Ways to Overcome Them

May 13, 2013

Companies that are leveraging Big Data have identified four common barriers to Big Data success. Fortunately, all four barriers can be …

Pivotal Aims to Disrupt Cloud, Big Data Analytics

May 10, 2013

A startup called Pivotal, headed by VMWare's former CEO, wants to be the go-to cloud operating system. And it wants to shift analytics focus …

Is Cloud-based ERP Inevitable?

May 6, 2013

ERP has not been as quick as other enterprise applications to move to the cloud. But that doesn't mean it won't get there, say industry …

Big Data, Big Opportunities for DBAs

May 3, 2013

Big Data is changing how companies view data. Is it also changing how they view database administrators (DBAs)?