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Piles of "messy" data meet inexpensive storage as e-commerce website TrueCar builds a data-driven business with the help of a Hadoop cluster and data analytics tools.
In this BizApps Today video report, editors Joe Hebert, David Essex and Don Fluckinger discuss new products and inside stories from recent HR Tech, Workday and CHIME events.
Cazena, a stealth-mode startup founded by former Netezza executives, is looking to solve the pain points that many enterprises have with managing and analyzing big data in the cloud.
Two new resources released over the past month reinforce the notion that companies are becoming more focused on getting real business value from their analytics initiatives.
Sports teams have been adopting analytics tools to improve in-game performance for years, but now some are also focusing on using data analysis to boost their business operations.
Predictive modeling is great for optimizing operations to the current business environment, but a Harvard professor says its value diminishes in the face of disruptive innovation.
Stock transport order in SAP MM helps you transfer, track and monitor goods movement between supplying and receiving plants.
Quota arrangement in SAP MM enables materials planners to efficiently manage a material's uninterrupted supply from multiple suppliers.
This year Microsoft started offering Dynamics AX on its Azure public cloud. Experts explain what it means for SAP users considering a two-tier ERP strategy.
Energy company Enbridge Inc. is in the process of virtualizing all of its servers to increase flexibility and cut costs. Not everyone is happy with this new direction.
Microsoft previewed a cloud database update and highlighted three new analytics applications at PASS 2014, reflecting its idea of using data to 'understand the past, analyze the present and predict the future.
Robert Sheldon explains the business continuity features added to SQL Azure, including automatic backup, self-service restore, manual copy, and export and geo-replication. These features are meant to keep the data available, even when the system fails.
It's amazing how what was once a pet project that provided simple installers to fellow developers turned into a profitable business on the leading edge of cloud hosting and managed virtual servers. Here we take a look at the Bitnami story.
Reporting from Devoxx 2014 in Antwerp, Geertjan Wielenga tells of some of the lessons learned on day four of the conference. News to many is the fact that banking development may be cool again, especially if those banks are embracing Agile development in a whole new way, and sprinkling their Java programs with a little AngularJS.
As Devoxx 2014 officially kicks off, Geertjan Wielenga is there to tell us exactly what's hot at this year's conference. As one might expect, the Java EE versus Spring debate never goes away, but this year is about so many more things, from Scala to Docker, than that.
Enterprise IT shops have new choices: Converged systems simplify management and scaling, while commercial off-the-shelf servers tailor resources without vendor lock-in.
A survey reveals businesses are jumping off the fence and into big data's yard. But while more are investing, some remain skeptical of the benefits.
There are a bunch of IBM 3592 'J' tape designations. How do you order the right capacity for your tape drives? Do you take compression into account?
IBM is back in the email game with IBM Verse; Cisco inches its way into the mobile collaboration market with new virtual meeting tool, Project Squared.
Knowledge workers want ECM software that has the ease of use of file-sharing applications -- and the simplicity.
Facebook has unveiled Facebook at Work, a new enterprise market communication tool that mimics personal Facebook and is designed to compete with Yammer and Chatter.
In a Workday Rising Q&A, the data scientists behind Workday's new predictive analytics apps talk shop about machine learning and the challenges of categorization.
HR and finance information has traditionally been siloed, but organizations are finding that to be competitive, they have to break down the long-standing barriers between the two departments.
Workforce management tools in Workday help debt collector fine-tune staffing and avoid penalties and overtime.