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.
Big Data ROI Still Tough To Measure
Business leaders believe in big data's potential but are frustrated by lengthy projects and complicated tools, according to IDG/Kapow study.
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.
Is Data Quality Overrated?
MetLife and search-and-rescue teams prove that sometimes as-is data is good enough for serving customers and saving lives.
Hadoop 2.0: New Big Data Possibilities
Hadoop 2.0 will move beyond batch processing to support interactive, online and streaming applications. But don't let warnings about YARN tie you up in knots.
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 Vows Hana Is Ready To Run ERP
SAP adapts its Business Suite to Hana in record time, but customers may want more proof of success before migrating mission-critical apps.
Apptio Wants To Be 'Workday Of IT'
Apptio is pushing into Europe with its software that helps CIOs manage IT operations and monitor costs of IT services, backed by a $45 million round of venture funding.
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.
5 BI Requests IT Groups Must Challenge
If actionable business insight, the stuff of BI legend, is the Mt. Everest summit, know this: There's little point to building or buying a better ice pick if the climbing team has no arms.
3M Uses Azure For Image Analysis Service
3M Manager Bill Smyth wanted to launch a new business without plunging into the company's capital budget allocation process. So he used Microsoft's Azure cloud services.