You can collect lead generation data from multiple sources and use a CRM system to target marketing and sales campaigns.
Wearable computing can gather data that gets crunched in real time with a device as small as a USB stick. But wearables are mostly single-purpose.
In devising and implementing a social CRM strategy, companies need to look within and make sure their company culture is set up for success before the first tweet is posted.
Users and experts share tips on replacing spreadsheets with specialized software for budgeting, planning and forecasting.
Many large companies have more than one core financial system, which can inhibit data visibility. Learn how and when to consolidate.
Hyoun Park explains the conditions when dedicated revenue recognition software becomes a 'need to have' rather than a 'nice to have.'
Cloud service outages can put a damper on business capabilities, services and wallets. Learn how to minimize the risks of outages.
AWS CloudTrail is a Web service that keeps track of AWS API calls in your account and stores logs from multiple accounts and multiple regions in the same S3 bucket. Learn to turn on AWS CloudTrail and to find and read log files.
AWS storage services include Simple Storage Service, Elastic Block Storage, Glacier storage and DynamoDB. Here is a breakdown of each service's characteristics and what it provides based on application requirements.
Epicor ERP helped one manufacturer take its operational data from the Stone Age to real time.
In this news roundup, read about the new QAD Enterprise Applications 2014, a Mint Jutras report on SYSPRO and mobile ERP, and a lawsuit against NetSuite.
IoT's impacts on the supply chain can lead to more green, sustainable business practices.
GraphLab releases new analytics platform to take machine learning techniques to enterprise scale.
The Spark Summit recently wrapped and the big data framework continues to grow in prominence. In this edition of Talking Data, Ed Burns and Jack Vaughan recap the conference and answer some key questions.
Cloud storage systems aren't necessarily at the top of every business list for analytic data stores, but one Japanese retailer has experienced success.
Tracking defects can benefit the development team if done for the right reasons. Explore the reasons to track defects in this expert response.
Successful continuous integration requires testable acceptance criteria that help to guide developers.
QA consultant Gerie Owen discusses the use of two post-production metrics: defect removal efficiency and defect detection percentage.
A workflow and componentization analysis needs to be conducted prior to engaging in any cloud-optimized app design project.
Modeling, SOA and BPM shouldn't be thought of as three separate routes to improved processes; rather, they are components that when intertwined, can form a highly functional process fabric.
Researchers and business users alike analyze big data in order to glean insights as to what customers actually want and need.