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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Cloud applications are no longer curious IT experiments -- now they're often on shortlists of deployment options.
New database updates address large-scale applications. Included are Couchbase Server 4.0 with multidimensional scaling support and VoltDB 5.0 with links to Hadoop data streaming tools.
Chief data officers are becoming more prevalent in companies, and more necessary, consultant John Ladley said in a webinar -- so much so that he thinks 2015 could be 'the year of the CDO.'
The adoption of self-service BI and analytics tools continues to grow. But understanding how to support their use is a must -- and that starts with a solid architecture for analytics.
Technologies that support real-time data streaming and analytics aren't for everyone, but they can aid organizations that need to quickly assess large volumes of incoming information.
Fundraising for charitable organizations can be extremely competitive, so some nonprofits are turning to self-service BI to help gain an edge in attracting donors and improving operations.
SuccessFactors Presentations can merge static PowerPoint slides with dynamic, real-time information from the SuccessFactors talent management system. Here's how to use the Presentations application.
Avoid wasting time with SuccessFactors support by communicating the right information about your issue. Here's what support representatives typically need to know.
SAP's Talent Hybrid packaged integration could make qualifications management a smoother process. Here's what you need to know.
If SQL Server appliances are on your radar, you have options, but the price tag is high. Do your homework before buying. Here are the current offerings.
Support for early versions of SQL Server has ended. But rather than upgrade to SQL Server 2014, companies are turning to SQL Server 2012. Here is why.
Upgrading to a SQL Server 2014 installation isn't always easy, but it has the features to make it worth your time. Here are some tips for avoiding the pitfalls along the way.
Modularity and new value types could come with Java 9. This could mean improved startup performance and easier programming of arrays.
Emmanuel Bernard discusses the Hibernate OGM project and how it has progressed since it was initially envisioned back in 2011.
Learn about the Google initiative, Solve for X, in this podcast with Barry Burd.
Accurate mainframe testing data is hard to obtain. This overview covers testing concepts, problems and tool options for improving test data management.
Increasing physical demands of modern IT gear can pose problems for classic rack enclosures. Watch for these factors when buying new racks or equipment.
I want to install a virtualization environment with physical servers for failover and a storage server to boot up some virtual servers in our network. How can I do this?
IoT technology and mobile apps generate new concerns, including how to create interconnected digital experiences for users.
Responsive design can help a website display properly on a wide range of devices, but sometimes mobile apps are better suited to business needs.
SharePoint Online can reduce costs and ease management headaches, but not without a few functionality tradeoffs. Companies should be familiar with shortcomings before making the move into the cloud.
Software uses brain games to distinguish people and connect them with employers that are looking for applicants with preferred character traits and values.
Spending in human resources technology is not resulting in improved outcomes, warns a new Deloitte report.
Profitability and cost management packages should be examined in terms of their centricity toward activity-based costing, pricing or modeling.