Getting too flashy with graphics in business intelligence dashboards can confuse users -- and send data visualization programs down the wrong path.
Visualizing data makes it easier to grasp. But there's more to selecting and deploying data visualization software than creating catchy graphics.
Data visualization tools are becoming more and more common in organizations. But it's easy to go awry on visualization efforts if you aren't careful.
Panelists at last month's Strata event viewed Hadoop best practices for production as part of a journey from proof of concept to operations workhorse.
Hadoop 2's new YARN resource manager ends the distributed processing framework's marriage to MapReduce. And that broadens what Hadoop systems can do.
Enlist senior-level champions from both business and IT to guide a data governance program and achieve harmony between the two sides.
Users say their ERP projects are straying far from schedules and budgets, according to a new ERP report.
Lay the groundwork with employees and seek their input frequently to ensure ERP requirements lead to long-term success.
Inexpensive consumer-grade devices are gradually opening the door to new use cases for mobile warehouse management.
Michelle Malcher, president of IOUG, discusses Oracle Mobile Security Suite and how using pre-existing technology can be a value-add.
Oracle Business Accelerators require midsize companies to work with a partner, but may ease some ERP deployment pains.
Oracle has acquired cloud marketing company BlueKai; plus other news on JD Edwards upgrades, Oracle Cloud and wearable technology.
In this tip, expert Jawad Akhtar outlines how to differentiate between discrete, process and repetitive production types and how SAP ERP supports them.
In this news roundup, SAP announces two new partnerships it says will make it easier for developers to build SAP mobile software.
Learn how the advent of big data is affecting SAP systems in this webcast with expert and Capgemini Consultant Chris Kernaghan.
Following a request from some SQL Server MVPs, Microsoft has announced that SQL Server 2012 SP2 will come out sometime later this year.
Just because you're an SQL Server shop doesn't mean you can't explore the cloud. Check out these five Azure alternatives to see what's out there.
Quintillion runs SQL Servers on VMs, and PernixData gave them a way out of the storage bottleneck, bringing their data closer to the database.