There have never been more ways to connect with customers—and it’s never been more challenging.
Find out why forward-thinking companies are integrating data across channels on page 12.
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A pivotal magazine article helped point medical doctor Parsa Mirhaji along a path to a semantic data lake for healthcare analytics applications, using Hadoop, RDF, graph databases and more.
Big data may be all the rage, but data warehouse platforms are still being utilized by companies of all sizes. Expert Craig S. Mullins takes a look at the technology.
IBM's planned purchase of The Weather Co.'s data operations may be a bellwether event from which data professionals can learn.
Despite the value data scientists can bring to a big data analytics team, not every business requires them. Some are using a mix of technology and culture to avoid the need.
Logi Vision and Logi Info self-service analytics products enable users to perform reporting and dashboarding, scorecarding, search, ad hoc queries, OLAP and data discovery.
Tableau helps users of all technical skill levels quickly analyze, visualize and share data with colleagues so they can make data-driven decisions.
Assembla, Bitbucket, GitHub, Mercurial and Subversion are some of the open-source version-control and collaboration platforms available for managing SAP development projects.
S/4HANA is SAP's commitment to a refresh of its core Business Suite software. This refresh focuses on three main areas, and potential users need to get up to speed on each one.
Many users and analysts believe the move to SAP's ERP suite for the HANA in-memory database is inevitable, but it will take time and clearer direction from SAP.
With PolyBase, when you use SQL Server 2016 as your data source, you have easy access to Hadoop and Azure Blob Storage data from whatever environment you're working in.
DBCC CHECKDB, a long-awaited feature for SQL Server Analysis Services, provides the ability to perform database consistency checks against tabular and multidimensional databases.
Microsoft announced that it had enabled an auditing feature for the Azure SQL Data Warehouse. The new feature has many benefits, but storing audit logs won't be free.
Learn about Eclipse Che, the cloud-based version of the Eclipse IDE. Che will simplify the creation of Java DevOps environments on top of the OpenShift cloud platform.
Although many companies use AWS to cut costs and improve scalability, one software developer found that moving its microservices architecture off of AWS was the right thing to do.
To hire Java developers, Seattle software architect Rob Terpilowski has to compete against local heavyweights like Amazon.
A timeline of HP through the years shows the defining moments that ultimately led to the split into HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
After a few humdrum years, server architectures are in for big changes to close out the decade.
Now more than ever, data centers need creative employees to adapt and outwit problems for a more efficient, reliable IT infrastructure.
Microsoft hasn't released the licensing details for SharePoint 2016, but there are a couple of areas where enterprises can expect additional expenses.
Companies want an enterprise search function that performs like Google, but hurdles persist to make that scenario reality. Emerging technologies offer hope of future parity.
Companies want enterprise search to perform like top Web engines, but improvements will need to target the unique needs of business. New technologies could help bridge that gap.
Analysts might suggest that innovation in ERP financial systems is moribund, but thanks to the increasing popularity of the cloud, ERP financials may instead be coming back to life.
Panelists from Chevron, Morgan Stanley and Wal-Mart explained how to build productive relationships between HR analytics teams and the business side.
Workday highlighted its upcoming budgeting and forecasting software at its Workday Rising conference, where vendors selling similar tools -- some partners -- had exhibits.