SearchCRM.com at Microsoft Convergence 2009Date: Mar 16, 2009
Microsoft held its annual Convergence conference last week and SearchCRM.com was there, asking attendees about their CRM plans for 2009.
The adoption of self-service BI and analytics tools continues to grow. But understanding how to support their use is a must -- and that starts with a solid architecture for analytics.
Technologies that support real-time data streaming and analytics aren't for everyone, but they can aid organizations that need to quickly assess large volumes of incoming information.
Fundraising for charitable organizations can be extremely competitive, so some nonprofits are turning to self-service BI to help gain an edge in attracting donors and improving operations.
New database updates address large-scale applications. Included are Couchbase Server 4.0 with multidimensional scaling support and VoltDB 5.0 with links to Hadoop data streaming tools.
Chief data officers are becoming more prevalent in companies, and more necessary, consultant John Ladley said in a webinar -- so much so that he thinks 2015 could be 'the year of the CDO.'
The parallel processing platforms underpinning big data systems can help machine learning newbies and vets alike. TechTarget editors discuss how that may play out in this Talking Data podcast.
SuccessFactors Presentations can merge static PowerPoint slides with dynamic, real-time information from the SuccessFactors talent management system. Here's how to use the Presentations application.
Avoid wasting time with SuccessFactors support by communicating the right information about your issue. Here's what support representatives typically need to know.
SAP's Talent Hybrid packaged integration could make qualifications management a smoother process. Here's what you need to know.
During the Google vs. Oracle court case, a lower court ruled to invalidate an Oracle patent. Now, a federal court has given Oracle the patent back.
Oracle releases Oracle Marketing Cloud products for colleges and data-as-a-service users, and a judge decides to keep the Oregon lawsuit in-state.
Oracle's third-quarter financial results look very similar to last year's, but with constant currency the picture is much brighter. And the Oracle cloud business was particularly strong, company execs said.
Load balancing AWS apps ensures availability and scalability. Using Auto Scaling in conjunction with AWS ELB takes disaster recovery a step further.
AWS gives IaaS users an ability to build apps in Elastic Beanstalk. This strengthens its PaaS message and puts more emphasis on the applications.
The Boston Celtics and its AWS partner found one surprisingly simple trick to save the team almost 50% on AWS costs.
Responsive design can help a website display properly on a wide range of devices, but sometimes mobile apps are better suited to business needs.
LWOB transmits sensitive information around the globe. Cloud file sharing helps it minimize security pain points for collaboration and data management.
Digital asset management software helps museums manage burgeoning digital collections, but at high cost. A new open source DAM could change that.