Content tagged with Finance
posted in October 2012
Socialware Listens For The Sound Of Money
News  |  10/26/2012  | 
As part of its social media management tool for financial advisors, Socialware now scans an individual's network for contacts who might be in the market for life insurance or a 401(k) rollover.
Cloudera Debuts Real-Time Hadoop Query
News  |  10/24/2012  | 
Cloudera says Project Impala real-time engine overcomes Hadoop batch delays, opens platform to relational databases and business intelligence tools.
IBM Accelerates Big Data Analysis
News  |  10/23/2012  | 
IBM offers prebuilt sentiment analysis on Hadoop, stream processing for telcos, marketing analysis, and predictive analytics delivered via the cloud.
Big Data Tackles Classic Question: What's The Weather Forecast?
News  |  10/22/2012  | 
Startup takes 60+ years of historical weather data, crunches it with 82 billion calculations to make more accurate long-term forecasts.
Salesforce Marketing Cloud Adds Social Analytics Options
News  |  10/19/2012  | 
Klout, Kred, OpenAmplify, and 17 other partners help Salesforce Marketing Cloud customers make sense of social networks.
SAP Pumps Up Mobile Analytics Power
News  |  10/16/2012  | 
Financial planning app, SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, goes mobile, in continued build out of mobile analytics portfolio.
SAS Gets Hip To Hadoop For Big Data
Commentary  |  10/14/2012  | 
SAS High-Performance Analytic Server heads for Hadoop, bringing SAS data mining, text mining, optimization, and forecasting capabilities beyond the relational database world.
Oracle Exalytics: Is It A Must-Have for BI?
Commentary  |  10/11/2012  | 
Oracle's latest engineered system promises better business intelligence performance and ease of deployment, but the tradeoff is in openness to third-party tools.
Consumers Pushing Banks To Internet Scale: Financial CTO
News  |  10/9/2012  | 
Yobie Benjamin, global CTO for a large financial institution, recently joined David Berlind and Fritz Nelson on the set of InformationWeek's Valley View to discuss his top priorities.
IBM Answers Oracle Exadata
News  |  10/9/2012  | 
PureData System for transactional, analytic, and operational deployments takes on Oracle, replaces IBM's Netezza appliances and Smart Analytic system.
Oracle Open World: 6 Rants and Raves
Commentary  |  10/4/2012  | 
Oracle's cloud vision and announcements on key features deserve praise, but we need to see more substance behind the promises and more reality in the claims.
Oracle Lays Out App Agenda: Cloud, Mobile, Social
News  |  10/2/2012  | 
From JD Edwards to PeopleSoft to Fusion, here's what's ahead for Oracle's acquisition-fueled applications portfolio.


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