Renee Boucher Ferguson

Microsoft Touts Vertical Apps

At Microsofts Worldwide Partner Conference in Boston July 11-13, the company again is hoping to go vertical via its massive Microsoft Business Solutions partner channel to become a bigger...

PeopleSoft Extends Customer Assurance Program

After yet another change in its Customer Assurance Program on Monday, PeopleSoft Inc. said today it would extend the program until Dec. 31.PeopleSoft amended its assurance program on Monday...

WRQ Upgrade Links Enterprise Data

An upgrade to WRQ Inc.s Verastream integration software enables IT departments to reuse applications and business logic when linking new software to existing enterprise data sources.With Verastream 9.0, users...

Oracle Quietly Announces Q1 Profit

Oracle Corp. late Thursday quietly issued a marginally successful earnings report for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2002.In a press release posted on the Oracle Web site,...

Yahoo to Buy Online Analytics Company IndexTools

Yahoo announced on April 9 that it will acquire IndexTools, an online advertising analytics provider, a purchase that should improve Yahoo's position to take on Google and Microsoft in...

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How is Big Data Evolving?

In 2013, Judith Hurwitz and other market experts proclaimed the beginning of the Big Data Era. They perceived that “big data enables organizations to...

SAP’s Irfan Khan on ‘Analytics Everywhere’

I spoke with Irfan Khan, president, HANA Database & Analytics at SAP, about the value of an end-to-end technology platform that incorporates analytics throughout. Among...

Komprise Co-Founder Krishna Subramanian on Data Management-as-a-Service

I spoke with Krishna Subramanian, co-founder and president, Komprise, about using Data Management-as-a-Service to manage data in a multi-cloud environment. What are the big...

Why Apple’s Enterprise Efforts Always Fail

Apple is again making a run at the Enterprise, and Forrester has released a report indicating companies could save around $300 a year in...

Tableau’s Philip Cooper on Data Analytics ‘Available to All’

Philip Cooper, VP of Product, Tableau, discusses the trend toward making data analytics tools available to employees throughout the organization, not merely the C-suite.  Among...