There's been buzz about new BI capabilities -- known as the 'Analytics Cloud' -- to be built into Salesforce.com.
Many companies are moving to subscription-based models to deepen customer relationships.
Aviso Insights gives sales teams better forecasting capabilities; Base CRM releases new sales-centric features; Pegasystems partners with Atos.
CPM experts offer strategies for addressing the people, processes and technology issues involved in bringing both sides together.
Users and consultants say the presence of any of these seven indicators probably means your Excel-based budgeting, planning and forecasting are ready for heavy-duty specialty tools.
Business planning often requires identifying the best option among many. Optimization software can be a big help.
With a little work and reformatting, Amazon CloudSearch lets developers easily query unstructured data to find useful nuggets.
Does AWS billing give you a headache? Some customers have turned to third-party software to make sense of cloud costs.
Learn more about the history of Bitnami, our Product of the Month, the services it offers and what sets it apart from the competition.
A director of manufacturing shows how lack of executive buy-in can delay deployment, and shares other ERP upgrade tips.
The CIO of Ferrari shares the best practices that made the Italian automaker's Infor LN ERP upgrade a winner for business and IT.
Infor rolls out Infor Xi and four new cloud applications at Inforum 2014, but users are unsure how -- or whether -- to move off their ERPs.
Social media analytics can give businesses a better idea of what customers think about them, but there are some common challenges to be aware of before getting started on projects.
Sentiment analysis based on social media data can be tricky to pull off, but Capital Market Exchange is using it to provide insights on the corporate bond market to investment managers.
Different facets of the social media analytics process offer different types of information to businesses looking to monitor social networks and analyze their own social media strategies.
How can software testers best combine Agile with other development methodologies? Software QA expert Gerie Owen describes how developers at organizations that don't formally use Agile can still benefit from the methodology.
Can security impact application performance? One expert examines common application security vulnerabilities that might be slowing you down.
Continuous development calls for lots of automated testing and a little manual testing. Form a continuous testing plan based on the right balance between the two.
Comit Developers' BJ Hoffpauir discusses how he and his team chose a Web and mobile integration platform to make their work life easier.
Editor Jan Stafford presents the API handbook with insight on API innovations.
MuleSoft solutions for Microsoft is an Anypoint Platform tool set for connecting Microsoft technologies within the cloud-enabled enterprise.