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Applications of CRM, sales, marketing, business intelligence, customer service, social media and networking, supply chain, and e-commerce software and solutions in the retail industry.

Infor Acquiring GT Nexus to Further Cloud Ambitions

August 11, 2015

Its $675 million purchase of GT Nexus will help Infor boost its retail business and accelerate its plans to become a leading cloud services …

ERP Under Attack at Black Hat [VIDEO]

August 11, 2015

Onapsis CTO details risks of legacy protocols and complexity in enterprise applications like SAP's ERP.

6 Lessons from IoT Ninjas

August 3, 2015

Early adopters are experiencing Internet of Things successes – and learning hard lessons. Their hits and misses can help companies …

5 Lessons from Data Analytics Ninjas

June 5, 2015

What are data analytics ninjas like ConocoPhillips and Walmart doing right?

Is Hadoop Maturity in Sight?

June 4, 2015

Gartner predicts 'anemic' growth for Hadoop in the near term. What gives?

Channel Data Management Sheds Light on Supply Chain

June 2, 2015

Retailers analyze customer data for sales insights, but such data is largely invisible to OEMs. The emerging discipline of channel data …

Why Walmart Doesn't Have Legacy IT

May 29, 2015

Walmart CIO Karenann Terrell details how the world's largest retailer handles app refreshes and how it views Big Data.

Salesforce Brings Big Data to Analytics Cloud

May 28, 2015

Salesforce has partnered with Big Data management platform providers like Google, Cloudera and Hortonworks to offer integrations for its …

3 Tips to Boost Mobile App Adoption

May 20, 2015

Mobile app initiatives often lack a plan to encourage user adoption. Big mistake. Here are three suggestions for boosting mobile app usage.

Epicor Spinning off Retail Business

May 12, 2015

Epicor, which recently purchased two providers of retail software, is spinning off its Retail Solutions business. It is also refinancing …

Mobile App Use Continues to Evolve: Good Technology

May 11, 2015

Document editing and messaging are just two mobile apps that many enterprises probably could not imagine using in the not-so-distant past.

Should You Build an Apple Watch App?

May 5, 2015

Considering building an Apple Watch app? Ask yourself four questions first.

8 Trends Boosting Supply Chain Efficiency

April 30, 2015

Logistics is a key area of focus for companies hoping to improve their supply chains, experts say.

Where Are Mobile Payments Headed?

April 22, 2015

Apple is not the only company trying to grab a piece of the nascent mobile payment market.

How to Get a Human Capital Management Project Funded

April 20, 2015

When making the case for investment in HCM software, HR pros should focus on benefits that are meaningful for CFOs.

How Is Hadoop Evolving to Meet Big Data Needs?

April 16, 2015

Author of "Hadoop: The Definitive User Guide" offers an update on the current state of Hadoop and where it is headed.

Splice Machine, RedPoint Global Team on Omnichannel Marketing Solution

March 31, 2015

Solution marries Splice Machine's Hadoop relational database management system with RedPoint's digital marketing software.

9 Tech Trends Transforming Retail

February 6, 2015

The retail industry's reputation as a technology laggard is beginning to change, say experts.

Analyzing Big Data: General Purpose Tool or Domain-Specific App?

January 15, 2015

Will a general purpose data analytics tool or a domain-specific app help you get maximum value from Big Data? You may well need both.

10 CRM Predictions for 2015

January 12, 2015

Cloud, integration and analytics are still among the top CRM trends in 2015, experts say.