Applications Index

Comparing Big Data Solutions
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on July 21, 2016
Comparing Big Data solutions requires first understanding its role in your organization, then breaking down the specific tasks the Big Data solution will perform.
Analytics Driving Enterprise IoT Deployments
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on July 20, 2016
Organizations are jumping on the Internet of Things bandwagon to help make sense of big data, but sometimes their efforts are falling short.
50 Top Open Source Marketing Applications
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on July 19, 2016
These open source marketing automation, graphic design, CRM, ERP, ecommerce and content management apps offer an alternative to costly proprietary software.
CIOs Are Leading the Business Analytics Charge
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on July 15, 2016
Although there may be some debate about who in the C-suite should lead an organization's data analytics efforts, CIOs are likelier to land in that role.
32-Bit Ubuntu Alternatives
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on July 11, 2016
Not everyone is thrilled about Ubuntu's decision to stop supporting 32-bit systems, but there are options.
Pros and Cons of Artificial Intelligence
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on July 07, 2016
People fear artificial intelligence, but balancing AI pros and cons suggests it's a necessary evil – and even vital in places.
How New York Beat Silicon Valley in Fintech Funding in Q1
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on July 06, 2016
It helps that Wall Street calls New York home, but a concerted effort by the area's financial firms to partner with technology startups is cementing the city's reputation as a fintech hub.
The 6 Drivers of Analytics ROI
By Larry Marion | Applications Article Published on July 05, 2016
A data-driven culture and the tools to support that environment – including self-service – deliver superior results, indicates a trio of recent surveys. There’s a continuing role for IT, too.
The Benefits of Adopting DevOps in Your Enterprise
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on June 30, 2016
The benefits of DevOps are clear – as long as your firm truly adopts the development process.
Analytics Everywhere: Insight in the Digital World
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on June 28, 2016
In a digital world, the winning organizations will be the ones that successfully find new customers, discover new markets, and pursue new revenue streams using digital channels.
9 Best Practices for DevOps
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on June 23, 2016
DevOps best practices don’t just happen – it’s a cultivated strategy. Experts offer these best practices tips for enterprises adopting a DevOps approach.
5 Steps to Manage Risk in a Big Data Environment
By Guest Author | Applications Article Published on June 13, 2016
The rewards for big data analytics can be great, but so are the risks.
Artificial Intelligence Software: 45 AI Projects to Watch
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on June 13, 2016
Artificial intelligence software is on the rise: Many of the devices and services we use every day are powered by artificial intelligence – and AI software is getting smarter all the time.
EMC Releases UniK Software for Cloud and IoT App Deployments
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on May 25, 2016
The open source software tool turns application code into lightweight bootable images called unikernels.
DevOps Tools: 20 Top Tools for Successful DevOps
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on May 23, 2016
DevOps tools go hand in hand with the best practices in software development – along with the necessary discipline.
Enterprises Stumble on Data Management
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on May 18, 2016
Data may be the lifeblood of business, but few organizations have the information governance technologies and policies in place to fully control and exploit it, according to a new report from Veritas.
Mobile App Revenues Buck Slowing Demand for Smartphones
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on May 09, 2016
While the smartphone market may not be expanding as fast as in years past, mobile app sales will continue to grow, predicts IDC.
Apple and SAP Partner for HANA-Powered iOS Apps
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on May 06, 2016
The companies are working on an SDK that will bring the power of SAP's in-memory, big-data-crunching platform to iPhones and iPads in the enterprise.
Virtual Reality for Business: 9 Key Use Cases
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on May 05, 2016
While virtual reality for business is still nascent, a pioneering crew of businesses is investing aggressively in virtual reality.
Augmented Reality: 8 Key Uses
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on May 04, 2016
Augmented reality use is trending upward with virtual reality, yet augmented reality use cases are very different.