From the Salesforce Analytics Cloud to the Sales and Service Clouds, Dreamforce 2014 attendees want ROI from their investment in Salesforce's platform.
Beacon technology aims to change the way retailers interact with customers. But new location-based technologies usher in not only convenience but also privacy concerns.
After the rollout of Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud, questions about cost and mobile ease of use give industry watchers pause.
Keynoter Didier Bonnet of Capgemini Consulting shares findings from his new book on digital transformation in a video interview from Oracle OpenWorld 2014.
The 2014 HR Technology Conference was dominated by talk of the data-driven organization and workforce analytics, with social recruiting and mobile also in strong evidence.
A consultant who helps companies deploy cloud HCM technologies explains the groundwork needed to blaze a clear path to the cloud.
Amazon Web Services launched two availability zones in Frankfurt, Germany, offering regulatory refuge and more options for disaster recovery.
Creating a strong password policy in AWS is one step to protect data. If managed properly, multi-factor authentication adds another layer of protection.
The new AWS Directory Service has user directory management that spans hybrid clouds, but invites comparison to Azure's Active Directory.
Democratized BI tools within ERP application suites promise to finally make ERP analytics a reality.
Don't overdo KPIs -- a handful should be enough to capture the essence. Any more than that dilutes the user's attention, drawing focus away from key measurements.
Some manufacturers are expanding lean and sustainability strategies to the supply chain to reduce waste and bolster efficiencies, but extending these practices outside a company's four walls won't be easy.
To fully understand their analytics data, organizations need to incorporate temporal data capabilities into data warehouses and business intelligence systems, consultant Barry Devlin says.
A slew of new cloud BI and analytics announcements could give businesses more reasons to consider whether now is the time to jump into the cloud for data analysis applications.
Predictive modeling can lead to some pretty bad insights when done poorly, but overcoming some common issues can help users sidestep problems on predictive analytics projects.
Different mobile platforms have different security characteristics. What's the best way for mobile developers to deal with this?
What is the single most important application security best practice for mobile developers? Security expert Kevin Beaver provides an answer.
Achieving a whole-team Agile approach is hard. Here's how one coach took unusual measures to get her team members talking, asking each other for help and tackling each issue as a team problem.
Obtaining an IT assessment from an outside source may find problems and benefits a company may not realize on its own.
NetBeans founder Jaroslav Tulach opens up about the future of APIs at JavaOne 2014.
Many companies are exploring ways to maximize the benefits of mobile and IoT applications to enhance productivity.