February 14, 2013 09:06 AM
Business intelligence vendor focuses on mobile, cloud, social and visual analysis amid a tight battle with SAP, Oracle, QlikTech and Tableau.
February 11, 2013 02:00 PM
IBM's cognitive computing technology moves past Jeopardy and into serious healthcare challenges, including cancer treatment. IBM's rivals seem stuck on more prosaic problems.
February 07, 2013 09:40 AM
CEO Bob McDonald makes the case that analytics needs to move from the periphery of operations to the "center of how business gets done."
February 04, 2013 10:11 AM
Oracle survey uncovers gaps between those who are and aren't delivering great customer interactions.
February 04, 2013 08:00 AM
Any ERP change is high risk, but CIOs will look closely at cloud options.
February 01, 2013 10:01 AM
Company behind Vectorwise and Ingres databases acquires Pervasive and Versant to add customers and expand software footprint into data integration.
January 29, 2013 01:54 PM
Business needs a better barometer of audience interaction in social media.
January 28, 2013 02:28 PM
IT staff survey finds big data projects are plagued by unclear business objectives and unrealistic expectations that Hadoop will solve all problems.
January 25, 2013 09:45 AM
Short list of BI hot buttons includes dashboards, self-service, mobile, in-memory, cloud, collaboration and, of course, big data.
January 09, 2013 11:25 AM
Consider training current employees or recruiting from our list of analytics master's degree programs.
January 04, 2013 12:30 PM
It pays to assess risk properly in making IT and other big decisions. Here's what not to do.
January 04, 2013 09:06 AM
The looming issue in big data isn't technology but the privacy and ethics decisions associated with how, when and if results should be provided.
January 02, 2013 09:06 AM
We'll see more mobile options and embedded analytics, of course, but surprises will include growth in financial apps and big-data insights.
December 19, 2012 09:21 AM
CEO Larry Ellison talks up Oracle's Sun acquisition even as hardware sales slide 23%. Software sales rise.
December 13, 2012 09:06 AM
IT leaders should prepare their teams to avoid these mistakes in 2013.
December 12, 2012 10:21 AM
Why "old-guard" vendors didn't make our list of big data vendors to watch in 2013.
December 07, 2012 09:06 AM
The next great technology problems to solve are out there in rail yards, power plants and farm fields. If Silicon Valley is going to drive this "Internet of things," it needs to build closer ties with companies in established industries.
December 05, 2012 08:00 AM
Demand for big data and analytics experts is on the rise, but it will take years for the supply to catch up. Here's how to cope.
November 28, 2012 08:00 AM
Be measurably more relevant to your customers.
November 27, 2012 01:11 PM
GE makes the case that a more business-oriented 'Internet of things' will spur a productivity boom. Not so fast.
By The Numbers
Base: 417 respondents at organizations using or planning to deploy data analytics, BI or statistical analysis software
Data: InformationWeek 2013 Analytics, Business Intelligence and Information Management Survey of 541 business technology professionals, October 2012
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