By Dion Hinchcliffe on August 10, 2012
With the hype sometimes seeming to reach a fever pitch, we take a look at how enterprises are really using big data along with the overall maturity of the new industry itself.
By Dennis Moore on February 7, 2011
Enterprise news and headlines, second half of January 2011 Salesforce.com takes it to a new level with Super Bowl ads, SAP and Microsoft reposition themselves for the cloud – while juggling execs and responsibilities, Microsoft sues former employees and their new employers, Oracle raises the ire of the open source community, Microsoft and SAP deliver [...]
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By Evangelos Simoudis on November 15, 2010
Over the past couple of years I have met with several startups that offer analytic solutions for mobile data. I have not invested in any of them. I had felt that the data captured from feature phones and early generations of smartphones was not rich enough to lead to interesting and distinct analytics. For example, while data captured from a mobile web browser such as sites visited, pageviews, time spent browsing could be analyzed, we didn’t need a new company to do that. Omniture could do that just fine. However, the new smartphones capture more interesting data. These data sets…
By Brian Sommer on October 15, 2010
Here’s a starter set of ethical standards for companies that spread your personal data around the world, the web, etc.
By Bob Warfield on September 13, 2010
Fellow Enterprise Irregular Vinnie Merchandani’s “You Can’t Handle the Truth” post on BI is excellent. He identifies what I call 6 bullet points of shame for BI endeavors that are brilliantly on the money: 1. Most companies don’t seek out primary, real-time data. Rinse that same old data through 8 or 10 times, surface it [...]
By Dennis Moore on September 9, 2010
Who will Oracle acquire next? Our respondents say Oracle will acquire Informatica, Salesforce.com, VMware, TIBCO, Red Hat, Teradata, NetSuite, SuccessFactors, Taleo, Computer Associates, Cloudera, Vertica, Jive Software, and Mark Hurd.
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By Naomi Bloom on June 22, 2010
Hi, I’m Naomi, your friendly HRM consultant There’s an easy way to describe what I mean by embedded intelligence. Conjure up a memory of the best, most knowledgeable, most effectively consultative and strategic thinking HR leader you’ve ever known. Now conjure up a memory of that master of regulatory options and obligations, that HR administrator who [...]
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By Michael Coté on May 13, 2010
SAP’s acquisition target was said to be a head-scratcher. Sybase certainly makes you cock your head a tad.