Two new resources released over the past month reinforce the notion that companies are becoming more focused on getting real business value from their analytics initiatives.
Sports teams have been adopting analytics tools to improve in-game performance for years, but now some are also focusing on using data analysis to boost their business operations.
Predictive modeling is great for optimizing operations to the current business environment, but a Harvard professor says its value diminishes in the face of disruptive innovation.
Piles of "messy" data meet inexpensive storage as e-commerce website TrueCar builds a data-driven business with the help of a Hadoop cluster and data analytics tools.
In this BizApps Today video report, editors Joe Hebert, David Essex and Don Fluckinger discuss new products and inside stories from recent HR Tech, Workday and CHIME events.
Cazena, a stealth-mode startup founded by former Netezza executives, is looking to solve the pain points that many enterprises have with managing and analyzing big data in the cloud.
Business sustainability has moved beyond green initiatives to become an indicator of long-term success in many areas, requiring companies to carefully collect and disseminate data on their sustainable business practices.
As integrated manufacturing systems evolve, a new term -- manufacturing operations management -- signifies the merger of ERP and MES.
Democratized BI tools within ERP application suites promise to finally make ERP analytics a reality.
Karen Brownfield provides instructions for Oracle patching. The Patch Wizard recommends the patches you need for Oracle EBS.
Karen Brownfield shows the advantages of using Patch Wizard for Oracle EBS and how to use the Applied Patches, File History and Register Flagged Files components.
Oracle and SAP settled a 2007 copyright infringement lawsuit, agreeing that SAP will pay Oracle a total of $359.2 million. But third-party maintenance law is still far from settled.
Stock transport order in SAP MM helps you transfer, track and monitor goods movement between supplying and receiving plants.
Quota arrangement in SAP MM enables materials planners to efficiently manage a material's uninterrupted supply from multiple suppliers.
This year Microsoft started offering Dynamics AX on its Azure public cloud. Experts explain what it means for SAP users considering a two-tier ERP strategy.
Energy company Enbridge Inc. is in the process of virtualizing all of its servers to increase flexibility and cut costs. Not everyone is happy with this new direction.
Microsoft previewed a cloud database update and highlighted three new analytics applications at PASS 2014, reflecting its idea of using data to 'understand the past, analyze the present and predict the future.
Robert Sheldon explains the business continuity features added to SQL Azure, including automatic backup, self-service restore, manual copy, and export and geo-replication. These features are meant to keep the data available, even when the system fails.