Profile of Doug HenschenExecutive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Member Since: 11/15/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 1717
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 July 2013
Regulators probe how IBM recognizes cloud-computing revenues, a murky area where nascent accounting rules separate services from software licenses.
Kaggle Challenge winner Lionsolver proves that passive data collection can improve patient care and medical research.
IBM's Power server line is struggling, so the vendor goes after x86 competitors with aggressively priced PowerLinux server and new software options.
IBM revived the mainframe a decade ago by embracing Linux. Now it's promoting big data analytics and OpenStack cloud support on System Z.
Cloudera Sentry brings Hadoop fine-grained data-access controls that financial services, healthcare firms and government agencies have sought.
DataStax says scalability improvements and a fresh infusion of $45 million in venture capital will lure customers from Oracle Database to Cassandra.
Utilities collect a lot of big data, but most don't use that data to spot theft, plan maintenance or improve service, Oracle study finds.
SAP's Vishal Sikka is stepping up, Jim Hagemann Snabe is stepping away. But is SAP changing its business fast enough?
Bill McDermott will become sole CEO by 2014 as Jim Hagemann Snabe moves on and power shifts within SAP's executive team.
Tableau Online service puts all-purpose business intelligence platform in the cloud with a simple pricing plan.
SAP's Q2 results highlight faster-than-expected adoption of SaaS. Are "core" Business Suite apps ready for the cloud?
IBM second-quarter earnings rise but revenues slide, raising questions about where IBM will find next waves of growth. Some cloud, big data and Watson numbers stay hidden.
Salesforce Sales Performance Accelerator blends Sales Cloud, Data.com and Work.com to deliver better leads, improved training and team motivation.
Addition of flash memory improves read-write speed in planning and what-if analyses; doubling of RAM improves in-memory processing capacity.
IBM's Bob Picciano, general manager of Information Management, talks up five big data use cases, Hadoop-driven change; slams SAP Hana, NoSQL databases.
SAP Hana, SAP BusinessObjects and SAP Mobile gain links to Esri's ArcGIS platform for mapping, geospatial analysis and budding industrial Internet apps.
Microsoft Power BI For Office 365 brings self-service business intelligence and collaboration to the vendor's cloud services portfolio.
Airlines, hotels and reservation sites are making the most of data to improve booking ratios, boost revenue yield and improve customer satisfaction.
Oracle releases 15 Endeca extensions apps for E-Business Suite aimed at surfacing important insights without complicated queries or custom reports.
Microsoft talks up personalization, mobile apps coming in Dynamics CRM 2013, but on-premises deployment may be this app's secret weapon.
Analysts Jason Maynard and Ray Wang foresee private-cloud deployments by Salesforce.com, database gains for Oracle and new alliances among IBM, SAP and Workday.