Content tagged with Finance
posted in March 2012
Cloud Vendor Brings CFOs Closer To ERP Data
News  |  3/29/2012  | 
Host Analytics adds business intelligence capabilities so top execs can better anticipate future revenue.
Equinix Offers Private Cloud With A Twist
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Highly secure, highly networked Equinix facilities in Secaucus, N.J. and Chicago let enterprise customers install their own server racks, then manage them as private infrastructure-as-a-service operations.
Is Wall Street Losing Its IT Career Luster?
News  |  3/27/2012  | 
Bonus freezes. Public resignations. Perhaps it's not surprising that Wall Street IT execs are jumping to Silicon Valley start-ups, consulting firms, and technology providers.
BATS Blames Software Bug For Trading Outage
News  |  3/27/2012  | 
Stock exchange operator BATS Global Markets says "freak one-time event" that interrupted trading of Apple shares on Friday boiled down to an error in an order-matching program.
How To Create A Superior Tablet Banking App
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
Mobile apps for iPads, Kindle Fires, and other tablets need to be more than just ported-over smartphone apps. Industry leaders reveal what goes into creating an engaging and rich tablet-specific experience.
Deadbeats 2.0: How SMBs Use Cloud To Get Paid
News  |  3/21/2012  | 
How two SMBs automate everything from friendly reminders to the not-so-friendly collections process.
IBM 'Smart Solutions' Predict Fraud, Risk, Customer Behavior
News  |  3/20/2012  | 
IBM takes on high-profile problems with combinations of analytic products, pre-built models and dashboards, and supporting services.
Apple Announces Dividend, Stock Buyback
News  |  3/19/2012  | 
iPad maker will offer investors $2.65 per share beginning in July, as it looks to put $98 billion cash stock pile to work.
SAP Steps Up Commitment To Predictive Analytics
Commentary  |  3/15/2012  | 
SAP BusinessObjects Predictive Analysis will integrate with Hana, take on SAS and IBM SPSS modeling and analysis tools.
Virtual Goods To Generate $2.9 Billion In 2012
News  |  3/14/2012  | 
Only a small percentage of app users are buying virtual goods, but they're still producing large amounts of revenue.
What's Next For Mobile Payments
News  |  3/14/2012  | 
Retailers' options for accepting payments via smartphones are all over the map. Smart companies will use them to build loyalty as well as get paid.
Teradata Takes Storage Swipe At Oracle Exalytics
News  |  3/12/2012  | 
Teradata virtual storage management approach blends "hot" and "cold" storage without the redundancy introduced by Oracle's cache appliance.
4 Forces That Will Shape IT Economics In 2012
News  |  3/9/2012  | 
Major forces are blowing apart traditional models of managing a firm's technology and related economics.
IBM Cognos Insight: Data Visualization For Less
News  |  3/7/2012  | 
Bringing its TM1 technology to the desktop, IBM Cognos answers QlikTech and Tableau with a low-cost data-exploration tool.
Microsoft SQL Server 2012: Big Data Power Incomplete
News  |  3/6/2012  | 
Microsoft's years-in-the-making database upgrade finally arrives, but related Hadoop components and services are still in preview mode.
SAS Taps Hadoop For Big Data Analytics
News  |  3/6/2012  | 
SAS users can use new links to draw data from and execute commands within key Apache Hadoop components. But that's just the start of SAS' big data plans.
Hadoop Meets Near Real-Time Data
News  |  3/5/2012  | 
Sidestepping HDFS and using Informatica's messaging software, MapR says it will be the first to stream data into the big data platform.
15 New Rules For IT To Live By
News  |  3/1/2012  | 
The old IT rulebook is obsolete, but the new one that accounts for the rise of mobile, social, and analytics hasn't been written. Consider this a first draft, so your revisions are welcome.
SecureVoice Encrypts Mobile VoIP Communications
News  |  3/1/2012  | 
CellTrust showcases SecureVoice and SecureSMS, which enable highly secure & confidential voice and text communications, at MWC 2012.

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