There have never been more ways to connect with customers—and it’s never been more challenging.
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Zuora aims to help providers better understand their subscription customers, while Cornerstone presents predictive analytics and platform as a service.
Self-service business intelligence and analytics tools require thoughtful deployment plans to get business users to willingly integrate them into operational workflows.
Organizations have found that they can't just jump into a data lake -- it requires a strategic approach to building an architecture that can support it.
Cloud computing is making corporate-owned data centers less common, and companies continue to reduce IT staff.
A new Uptime Institute assessment gives IT a system of benchmarks to improve efficiency and sustainability.
Advances in Ethernet cabling -- along with smart Ethernet controller silicon -- will enable more bandwidth choices and faster networks in the near future.
Companies in all industries can benefit from a master data management program, advises MDM expert Anne Marie Smith. Learn how to enhance yours.
A data lake may seem like a clear choice -- deposit all your data in a Hadoop repository for analytics uses -- but navigating those IT waters isn't so simple, consultant Wayne Eckerson says.
As relational database management systems handle more and more data, a strategic approach to data modeling has become vital.
Roundtable discussion on business value of big data, chaired by Brian McKenna, Editor, SearchDataManagementUK, and featuring Mike Ferguson, Roxane Edjlali (Gartner), Joshua LeCure (GlaxoSmithKline).
Find out where to hone your business intelligence, data management and data warehouse skills with this list of training courses for 2012.
Poor data quality can have serious financial consequences for businesses. Read about the current state of data quality management at UK companies, including dirty data problems.
Java was released 20 years ago this week, but Oracle isn't only looking back. Java 9 is due for release in 2016 with a variety of new features, including some from the OpenJDK project.
In this podcast, SearchOracle's Jessica Sirkin details the main discussion topic at the Collaborate 15 conference, where Oracle's cloud services push was on the top of people's minds.
With the right tools, an Oracle DBA was able to resolve a SQL performance tuning problem in minutes rather than days. Here is how he uses those tools.
Cities like Palo Alto have launched IoT initiatives that are designed to improve citizens' lives and curb traffic congestion and water usage.
Microsoft is pitching cloud tools as supplements for on-premises SharePoint deployments, which could change the market for file-sharing apps, says an expert.
While many industry insiders are still promoting interoperability among IoT standards, the reality is that the market is still fragmented.
SCCM 2012 collections allow admins to organize Linux systems as well as Windows systems. How should admins approach it?
SCCM maintenance windows allow for patching, upgrading and reconfiguring servers. Here's how to include Linux in the mix.
System Center Configuration manager can monitor and manage systems. Learn which Linux distros it supports.