Spaghetti junction: why integration is Big Data's next frontier
The hype around Big Data is huge, but now the focus is moving beyond analytics. Jason Stamper reports.
Published 06 September 2013
Q&A: Why Ingres rebranded as Actian
Back in September 2011 the former open source transactional database firm, Ingres, changed its name to Actian and set out a new strategy. Jason...
Published 29 July 2013
Social enterprise collaboration: Is your company social yet?
While some CIOs are still wondering, perhaps mistakenly, if social media is just another passing trend, there are companies out there that are...
Published 27 November 2012
Get your head in the game: Gamification for business
An emerging business and social trend, gamification is being hailed as the next big thing in marketing, with Gartner predicting it will rival...
Published 01 November 2012
Winning the 'socialympics'
The London 2012 Olympics was one of the biggest events in history for generating social media interaction and engagement. Tineka Smith reveals...
Published 19 October 2012
HP: Here we go again
It may be one of the biggest and most iconic firms in Silicon Valley, but the past few years have been unkind to HP, with boardroom unrest, falling...
Published 28 June 2012
Oracle, Ellison and Hurd - the dream team?
Oracle's stock soared when the firm made former HP CEO, Mark Hurd, its new president. But can he realistically help Larry Ellison's Oracle reinvent...
Published 27 June 2012
SAP HANA: In-memory - in demand?
Imagine being able to crunch through thousands or even millions of data sets in real-time, and the benefits that could have for businesses. That's...
Published 28 November 2011
IBM's Essential CIO study: finding the pioneer spirit
IBM has published its second The Essential CIO study, the result of interviews with more than 3,000 IT chiefs from across the world, and has asked...
Published 29 September 2011
Rack 'em up: New data centre dynamics
Data centres are under more pressure than ever: exploding storage volumes and transaction throughput are pitched against energy, cooling, real...
Published 20 May 2011
Single customer view: dream or reality?
The single customer view has long been the Holy Grail for businesses, but for many it is no more than a dream. Steve Evans looks at why getting a...
Published 14 January 2011
CBR Data Governance Survey, 2010
In the first quarter of last year CBR surveyed just over 300 senior IT decision-makers at organisations of all sizes and verticals, in association...
Published 14 January 2011
Open source BI: New kids on the block
Open source business intelligence is going mainstream. Jason Stamper talks to some of the movers and shakers who are destabilising the market for...
Published 16 December 2010
SAS: It's a family affair
Business intelligence firm SAS Institute is the largest private software firm in the world. Jason Stamper talks to founder and CEO Jim Goodnight...
Published 24 November 2010
Q&A with Troy McAlpin, CEO and chairman of xMatters
Steve Evans talks to Troy McAlpin about relevance engines and what they mean for today’s enterprises