Profile of Doug HenschenExecutive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Member Since: 11/15/2013
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Doug Henschen is Executive Editor of InformationWeek, where he covers the intersection of enterprise applications with information management, business intelligence, big data and analytics. He previously served as editor in chief of Intelligent Enterprise, editor in chief of Transform Magazine, and Executive Editor at DM News. He has covered IT and data-driven marketing for more than 15 years.
Articles by Doug Henschen
posted in March 2012
SAP's recently acquired cloud business extends a Chatter-like social networking platform to 15 million subscribers at no charge.
Host Analytics adds business intelligence capabilities so top execs can better anticipate future revenue.
A gap is emerging among data-savvy professionals, with big-data-analysis and predictive skills trumping routine business-intelligence and information-management talents.
Hadoop-based storage combined with visual data-exploration and predictive analytics capabilities make new SAS platform stand apart in in-memory computing.
Search giant unveils cloud-based analytics service that will
speed advertising data analysis and help companies sidestep the big-data skills gap.
Options to deploy CRM and ERP in the cloud or on-premises deserve praise, but will Microsoft move fast enough and give Apple and Android platforms sufficient support?
IBM takes on high-profile problems with combinations of analytic products, pre-built models and dashboards, and supporting services.
Microsoft says Dynamics NAV and GP enterprise resource planning systems will run on Windows Azure by year end. But iPad and iPhone support is a question in some customers' minds.
Informatica's distributed parsing software saves eHarmony time preparing data in Hadoop for loading into a data warehouse.
Salesforce integrates Rypple social performance review system, upgrades website publishing platform.
SAP certifies processing-intensive Business Planning and Consolidation application to run on speedy in-memory database.
Social CRM and multi-channel marketing are the latest trends fueling questions about IT priorities, but have top executives bought into these priorities?
Teradata virtual storage management approach blends "hot" and "cold" storage without the redundancy introduced by Oracle's cache appliance.
Professional sports teams now use deep analytics to drive decisions about nearly every aspect of the game. A recent conference drew practitioners -- and job seekers in this new career path.
Bringing its TM1 technology to the desktop, IBM Cognos answers QlikTech and Tableau with a low-cost data-exploration tool.
Microsoft's years-in-the-making database upgrade finally arrives, but related Hadoop components and services are still in preview mode.
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.
Sidestepping HDFS and using Informatica's messaging software, MapR says it will be the first to stream data into the big data platform.
EMC enhances Greenplum database links to Hadoop while adding a ready-made computing platform powered by Cisco servers.
Hadoop super-influencer Hortonworks stacks up big data deals with Microsoft, Teradata, and Talend.