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.
Zuora aims to help providers better understand their subscription customers, while Cornerstone presents predictive analytics and platform as a service.
Self-service business intelligence and analytics tools require thoughtful deployment plans to get business users to willingly integrate them into operational workflows.
Organizations have found that they can't just jump into a data lake -- it requires a strategic approach to building an architecture that can support it.
Companies in all industries can benefit from a master data management program, advises MDM expert Anne Marie Smith. Learn how to enhance yours.
A data lake may seem like a clear choice -- deposit all your data in a Hadoop repository for analytics uses -- but navigating those IT waters isn't so simple, consultant Wayne Eckerson says.
As relational database management systems handle more and more data, a strategic approach to data modeling has become vital.
This excerpt from 'Implementing SAP HANA, 2nd Edition,' explains the ins and outs of row and column storage, and how SAP HANA's approach to data storage can improve compression and performance.
Despite the newness of SAP's S/4HANA, some companies are wasting no time to implement the product. Others are taking a wait-and-see attitude.
SAP has adopted a broad mobile strategy, including development and management tools, to address the rising demand for enterprise mobile apps.
Java was released 20 years ago this week, but Oracle isn't only looking back. Java 9 is due for release in 2016 with a variety of new features, including some from the OpenJDK project.
In this podcast, SearchOracle's Jessica Sirkin details the main discussion topic at the Collaborate 15 conference, where Oracle's cloud services push was on the top of people's minds.
With the right tools, an Oracle DBA was able to resolve a SQL performance tuning problem in minutes rather than days. Here is how he uses those tools.
AWS has improved its security features and offers a slew of resources for hardening its cloud. But admins still play a part in preventing breaches.
As the cloud evolution continues, IT professionals struggle to keep pace. The new AWS Educate service aims to train the future cloud workforce.
If your enterprise lacks in-house AWS skills, try outsourcing a new cloud project. But the quality of the firm might mean the difference between success and failure.
Cities like Palo Alto have launched IoT initiatives that are designed to improve citizens' lives and curb traffic congestion and water usage.
Microsoft is pitching cloud tools as supplements for on-premises SharePoint deployments, which could change the market for file-sharing apps, says an expert.
While many industry insiders are still promoting interoperability among IoT standards, the reality is that the market is still fragmented.