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Agriculture, social media, IBM's Watson system and other global topics were discussed at EmTech MIT 2014, with big data wrangling often at the fore.
Consultant Colin White says cloud-based big data systems require the same kind of data management attention as their on-premises counterparts do.
It's hard to pin down exactly what big data is -- and that makes the term almost meaningless, and even cringeworthy, says consultant Rick Sherman.
Social media analytics can give businesses a better idea of what customers think about them, but there are some common challenges to be aware of before getting started on projects.
Sentiment analysis based on social media data can be tricky to pull off, but Capital Market Exchange is using it to provide insights on the corporate bond market to investment managers.
Different facets of the social media analytics process offer different types of information to businesses looking to monitor social networks and analyze their own social media strategies.
SAP Shift Notes can help with any disconnect that occurs between shift supervisors, while lending visibility into production processes, writes Jawad Akhtar.
In the end, will users benefit from SAP's acquisition of Concur? One analyst doesn't think so.
In this news roundup, SAP InfiniteInsight and Lumira both get new updates, and a report finds many companies struggle with long-term HR strategies.
Basit Farooq provides a step-by-step explanation for using the SQL Server Import and Export Wizard to transfer data between SQL Server databases and Microsoft Excel worksheets.
Robert Sheldon explains the new subscription model for Azure SQL Database coming out in 2015. The new model will have three service tiers -- basic, standard and premium. It will also have performance levels for each tier.
With DBAs rewarded for server performance and SAN specialists rewarded for server capacity, there can be a tug of war. Mavis Tire goes SANless with SIOS DataKeeper. SIOS Technology releases a survey about high availability and SAN.
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.
Prior to JavaOne 2014, Rob Terpilowski discussed his NetBeans apps and other development project plans.
At OpenStack Silicon Valley 2014, Cloudscaling’s CTO discusses using AWS to enhance services.
In the old days, all data was created -- and protected -- equally. In today's data center, ever-changing rosters of VMs and LUNs call for a new data backup arsenal.
I want to write a shell script that contains commands for Linux partition creation. Can I automate everything so the user only inputs the partition size and details?
Schneider Electric aims to improve energy efficiency and sustainability. The company's EVP of IT products discusses the future of data centers -- and it's global.
SharePoint in the cloud can be low-cost and provide ease of access to content, but performance can grind to a halt if users insist on customization.
SharePoint Online development is far different from SharePoint on-premises development. It's the elephant in the room, one expert said.
As with any technology deployment, enterprise social collaboration initiatives are likely to fall flat if they're not tied to a critical business problem.
Previewing his 2014 HR Technology Conference presentation, analyst Josh Bersin explains how analytics and social media can support a holistic talent management strategy.
CPM experts offer strategies for addressing the people, processes and technology issues involved in bringing both sides together.
Users and consultants say the presence of any of these seven indicators probably means your Excel-based budgeting, planning and forecasting are ready for heavy-duty specialty tools.