Social Networks

Business is trying to figure out how to put social networks to best use, but it's a steep learning curve. Social networks - which allow users to find and connect with each other based on interests and shared "connections" - are enormously popular in the consumer space, with sites like Facebook, LinkedIn and MySpace bragging huge market valuations. Enterprises are trying to combine the people-centric aspects of social networks with collaborative content and knowledge management, and social networks are slowly rolling out business applications.


Articles

Network Infrastructure Concerns for Big Data

Big Data initiatives require a rethinking of current data center network infrastructure. Is your network ready to enable business analytics on a large scale? More >

Using Analytics to Measure Mobile App Success

Analytics can help enterprises measure the success of their mobile apps – but only if they use analytics properly. More >

Midsize Companies Plan Big Push into Big Data

Research commissioned by Dell reveals that 41 percent of midsize companies already have at least one Big Data initiative, while 55 percent are planning projects. More >

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Interviews

Pentaho’s Adaptive Big Data Layer Takes Broad View

Creates a native integration to multiple data sources.

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In-Memory Solutions Bolster Real-Time Analytics

ScaleOut Software CEO William Bain says that in-memory computing platforms provide the best solution for real-time analytics.

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Jaspersoft Offers 53-Cent Per Hour Cloud BI Server

Jaspersoft recently made available the commercial edition of its BI suite on Amazon’s Marketplace.

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Resource centers

Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making

SOA

SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data

Editor's Choice

Top Five DevOps and Ops Team Challenges for 2015

Security Staffing

Explore the five challenges teams need to address – from cultural changes and shifting ownership to hybrid environment complications, as well as steps to take now that will help teams overcome future challenges.

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The Right Way to Do the Hybrid Cloud

Tata Communications Launches Global Cloud Network

With Lollipop, Android Tries to Lick Its Security Problems

The ‘Black Box’ Era of IT

 

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