Consultant David Loshin explains the business benefits that self-service BI tools can provide to help users circumvent IT challenges in CRM analytics.
The City of Palo Alto Utility has turned to customer behavior analytics to help smooth spikes in demand, helping to keep the city cool.
At the 2014 TDWI Executive Summit in Boston, consultant Tony Bodoh provided tips and outlined a step-by-step process for creating effective business intelligence presentations that motivate business executives to take action.
Remote KVMs represent both convenience and potential for disaster. A few simple security steps can prevent downed servers, whether from an intentional attack or a simple miscommunicated update.
With sales sagging, legacy hardware suppliers are scurrying to form partnerships with a new generation of converged infrastructure vendors. But will these newly minted converged systems convince IT to open up the purse strings?
UPS sizing is hard, with confusing terminology and an ever-shifting IT load. If you get the calculations wrong, don't worry about a Michael Bay movie scene in the data center. Here's what to do when UPS is too wimpy or too beefy for the task.
A Carnegie Mellon University off-shoot applies maturity model techniques to big data. Cross-group communications are a key. The result is the Data Management Maturity Model.
Data industry veteran Anne Marie Smith discusses pressing issues, including the barriers to unstructured data governance. Part one in a series on data matters.
Hadoop vendors are pushing an approach that puts the distributed processing framework at the center of data management architectures. But some issues could sink the idea.
Roundtable discussion on business value of big data, chaired by Brian McKenna, Editor, SearchDataManagementUK, and featuring Mike Ferguson, Roxane Edjlali (Gartner), Joshua LeCure (GlaxoSmithKline).
Find out where to hone your business intelligence, data management and data warehouse skills with this list of training courses for 2012.
Poor data quality can have serious financial consequences for businesses. Read about the current state of data quality management at UK companies, including dirty data problems.
In a round-up of recent Oracle news events, Oracle released Oracle Database 12c Release 126.96.36.199, along with Oracle Solaris 11.2 and Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.2. Oracle also acquired TAO Technologies.
The new option for the Oracle Big Data Appliance, Oracle Big Data SQL, can simultaneously query Hadoop, NoSQL and SQL data and extend Oracle's management and security tools to all of them.
OpenDaylight is a project to approach software-defined networking from an open source perspective, and now Oracle is a part of it.
Creating a social media strategy that engages customers and aligns with company goals is the key to social business.
While digital publishing requires mobile-first Web design, don't stop there. For the best customer results, WCM systems need to be contextually aware and deliver the content for multichannel experiences.
Readers passionately debated the merits and liabilities of the right to be forgotten on August 7. You can continue the dialogue below.
Microsoft patched two publicly known vulnerabilities in the August Patch Tuesday update. The company also introduced plug-in whitelisting in IE.
It's possible that non-uniform access memory can affect how your Linux VMs run on Hyper-V, so learn about the conditions that could cause problems and what to do to fix them.
You won't be able to secure boot or use UEFI with SUSE VMs under Hyper-V because of certain support issues, so it's important to learn if your enterprise will be affected.