Big data analytics programs need a strong analytical modeling foundation to deliver the business benefits that companies are looking for. And that starts with tight ties between analytics teams and business units.
Most people remember geography class as a liberal arts concentration. But John Crouse of Wendy's is showing that geographic knowledge can make for a valuable pairing with statistical analysis as part of location intelligence efforts.
Location-based analytics may be overlooked right now, but users expect this mapping technology to play a huge role in the future of business.
At the TDWI Executive Summit in Boston, users talked about the benefits and challenges of incorporating the Agile methodologies long practiced in development circles into data warehouse and business intelligence projects.
The number of NoSQL database options is vast, and distinct product categories occupy separate niches. That makes it imperative to understand what works best for specific applications when evaluating NoSQL software.
In this episode of the Talking Data podcast, the editors review happenings at the recent MongoDB World event. Apt use cases for this NoSQL-style database were discussed.
American apparel manufacturer Unionwear is surviving the global marketplace thanks to its Rootstock cloud ERP system.
Tier 1 ERP and tier 2 ERP systems are not mutually exclusive. In this expert tip, discover how the two-tier approach can be beneficial.
An ERP consultant shows how to look beyond the early savings of SaaS to determine its true long-term ROI vs. on-premises ERP.
The new option for the Oracle Big Data Appliance, Oracle Big Data SQL, can simultaneously query Hadoop, NoSQL and SQL data and extend Oracle's management and security tools to all of them.
OpenDaylight is a project to approach software-defined networking from an open source perspective, and now Oracle is a part of it.
Oracle releases the July Critical Patch Update. Oracle SRM extends to LinkedIn. Oracle Linux 7 now available.
To adapt to the challenges of the SAP real-time enterprise, organizations have to shift from using 'after the fact' latency processes to address data quality to implementing those that take place at the point of data entry.
SAP is pitching its SAP HANA Cloud Platform as an easy way to develop cloud-friendly applications that extend SAP and SuccessFactors software, all on the SAP HANA in-memory platform.
Developer Ethan Jewett explains what SAP's new partnerships with Cloud Foundry and the OpenStack Foundation mean for those wanting to develop SAP cloud applications.
The increasing need for SQL Server instances is raising costs. Basit Farooq shows you how to control the costs through effective virtualization.
Epworth Healthcare and Vecima Networks are very different companies, but they both chose to use DH2i's DxConsole -- for very different reasons.
Vecima Networks and Epworth HealthCare go through their separate checklists to pick their server application virtualization program -- DxConsole.