There have never been more ways to connect with customers—and it’s never been more challenging.
That’s why forward-thinking companies are integrating data across channels. And they’re doing it
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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 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.
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.
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.
Running an enterprise resource planning system and HFM projects together can be hard, but it offers a time to improve the HFM system and better align reporting.
During the Google vs. Oracle court case, a lower court ruled to invalidate an Oracle patent. Now, a federal court has given Oracle the patent back.
Oracle releases Oracle Marketing Cloud products for colleges and data-as-a-service users, and a judge decides to keep the Oregon lawsuit in-state.
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.
The next version of Windows Server comes with three important improvements and enhancements to IP address management.
Administrators using the Windows Server Essentials role can set up monitoring alerts for system health, which gives info on incomplete backups and much more.
The forthcoming version of Windows Server can be evaluated using the Boot to VHD, here's how it's set up.