The IBM Way On Analytics
IBM analytic services size up HR data from multiple sources to predict employee satisfaction and retention. Warning: Consulting is required.
Amazon Cloud Pricing Threatens Tech Titans
Amazon Web Services is on track to be a $24 billion annual infrastructure-as-a-service supplier within a decade, Morgan Stanley says. That's bad news for Red Hat, Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, IBM and Brocade.
Amazon's Vision For Single Sign-On
Amazon Web Services urges developers to use its single sign-on option, which would let Amazon, Facebook and Google users log in once for access to all three services.
CFOs Join CMOs In Tech Power Grab
Like CMOs, CFOs increasingly shape technology selections, Oracle-Accenture study finds. CIOs must look past the threat and find opportunities to collaborate.
Big Data Analytics For The Masses
BigML's cloud-hosted machine-learning platform for predictive analytics is designed for everyone -- from data gurus to regular business folks.
VMware's Hybrid Cloud: Not Amazon's Model
VMware's Hybrid Cloud Service, detailed Tuesday, has important differences compared to Amazon Web Services. Customers will have to weigh the partner model and pricing.
Tale Of 2 ServiceNow Users: Problem Solvers
ServiceNow users share their experience with the SaaS offering. One uses IT service management for compliance and IT automation; the other has moved beyond IT into business services.
Google I/O: 10 Big Developments
Google skipped the skydivers at Google I/O 2013, but broke interesting ground in maps, music, social and search. Take our tour.
SAP Gives ERP A Facelift
SAP CEO says beautiful, consumer-grade look and feel is top priority for Fiori, SAP's new collection of 25 HTML5 applications.
How SAP Helps SMB Tame Tough Sales Cycle
CEO of JAR Systems, which makes mobile carts for tablets, PCs and other devices, disrupts bigger competitors by using SAP and other tools to optimize a complex sales-and-service lifecycle.
When IT Doesn't Choose Applications
Choosing and purchasing business applications continues to move to the business side of the house. Here's what to expect in the new world order.
IT's Attitude Problem
Few of our 446 respondents will change their IT strategies as result of the cloud. That spells lost opportunity.
Boundary Tracks App Performance, Even In AWS
Monitoring service uses an analytics engine to detect changes in application performance. It tracks apps inside the data center and those using cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services.
Salesforce Communities: Portal Killers?
Salesforce.com aims to replace legacy portal tools as it uses social and mobile connections to bring sales, service and marketing processes to business partners and consumers.