Research: December 2013

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

3 Approaches to Building Mobile Apps: Which Is Best?

December 26, 2013

There's more than one way to develop a mobile app, and enterprises are discovering that different types of apps may call for different …

Top 8 ERP Trends

December 20, 2013

Is social ERP catching on? And what about mobile ERP? Experts offer their predictions for the coming year.

Top Big Data Trends For 2014

December 19, 2013

Big Data looms larger than ever, as companies find new and more innovative ways of using it. Here, industry experts predict the top Big Data …

Top IT Organizations Choose Standardization vs. SaaS

December 18, 2013

Recent Hackett Group research shows that IT organizations that standardize on as few software platforms as possible outperform their peers.

3 Tips for Better Customer Relationships in 2014

December 13, 2013

As customers increase the number of ways they interact with companies, savvy businesses will need to develop smarter, data-driven marketing …

Importance of Application Performance Management

December 11, 2013

Providing acceptable performance for e-commerce is a big concern for IT departments, especially as seasonal shopping demands ramp up. APM …

Marketing Execs Struggle to Fulfill Big Data Potential

December 10, 2013

CMO Council research shows that marketing executives are not yet benefiting from real-time data analysis and other promised benefits of Big …

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 Advantage

December 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 …

Worst 'Shadow' IT Offender? IT

December 4, 2013

A whopping 80 percent of employees say they use non-authorized "shadow" SaaS applications, finds a Stratecast survey. The worst offenders …

5 Hot Big Data Startups

December 2, 2013

These five Big Data startups are attracting the interest of investors and potential customers.