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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At times, it seems a Hadoop usurper, but the open source Spark processing engine is best viewed as another step on the long road of computing technology.
As data sources continue to increase, organizations are reconsidering enterprise data warehouses for a more flexible approach to data management.
In a Q&A, consultant Rick Sherman offers tips on integrating cloud and on-premises applications, and discusses potential barriers and the technologies that can help get the job done.
Predictive modeling is all about finding insights in data. But it isn't an academic exercise, and accelerating the delivery of those insights can pay off big in business value.
Geographic information systems have been around for decades, but simplified tools aimed at traditional business users are spurring greater adoption.
Many members of the general public, which includes business executives, don't really understand what analytics is all about. It's up to data scientists to educate them.
A chain of California Goodwill stores needed to bring POS, warehouse and accounting systems together. SAP Business One proved to be the answer.
Process manufacturing cockpits can improve the flow of information and boost efficiency. Here are three different scenarios where they can offer benefits.
The announcement of SAP S/4HANA promises a new world of lightning-fast processes, but making it a reality will not be simple.
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.
Increased use of advanced networking functionality and virtual networking could lead to improved DevOps software quality.
For many reasons, enterprise architects are now considering cloud-based IDEs as an alternative to a desktop development environment.
Learn about the front facing portal applications happening at Liferay in this interview with TSS and Ray Auge of Liferay.
A spate of new converged and hyper-converged systems give IT shops a potent combination of flash storage and pre-integration.
Data center security is paramount to ensuring the safety of your employees and data. But what happens when you let a fool into your facility?
New deeply skilled mainframe staffers won't pop up overnight, so use a mix of in-house and outsourcing tactics to support another decade on big iron.
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.
Overcome common hurdles by evaluating workforce analytics capabilities and unifying HR analytics strategies.
Global provider of temporary workers sees long-term benefits with Tagetik software for financial consolidation and currency exchange rates.
Two use cases suggest moving to public cloud services is no longer a choice; it's a reality of doing business in the 21st century.