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Educational Testing Services uses Oracle Identity Management to manage access and keep SAT, GRE and Advanced Placement test data safe. PricewaterhouseCoopers recommends Oracle Identity Manager to its big banking clients with complex needs.
In a round-up of recent Oracle news events, Oracle released Oracle Database 12c Release 188.8.131.52, along with Oracle Solaris 11.2 and Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.2. Oracle also acquired TAO Technologies.
The new option for the Oracle Big Data Appliance, Oracle Big Data SQL, can simultaneously query Hadoop, NoSQL and SQL data and extend Oracle's management and security tools to all of them.
Despite finding their way into Gartner Magic Quadrant reports, vendors of NoSQL databases are still in the early-adopter stage with users. Is there a need for NoSQL software in your organization?
Consultant William McKnight talks about the potential uses of in-memory databases and the processing benefits they can provide to organizations.
A Carnegie Mellon University off-shoot applies maturity model techniques to big data. Cross-group communications are a key. The result is the Data Management Maturity Model.
Is customer lifecycle management really just about iterations of contact with customers and prospects?
In the era of multichannel retail, companies are struggling with customer data management, inventory fulfillment and more.
Native advertising is effective when it's up front about selling -- and packaged in good storytelling. But consumers can sense when it's disingenuous.
In this roundup, SAP inks a deal with FC Bayern Munich that includes sports analytics, and an Austrian retailer looks for better inventory control.
Companies looking for one tool to produce sophisticated SAP BI reports against disparate data sources should consider SAP Crystal Reports, writes one consultant.
BI expert Ethan Jewett explains how SAP Data Services works, and how it fits into an ever-changing SAP data management landscape.
Before starting the analytical modeling process for big data analytics applications, organizations need to have the right skills in place -- and figure out how much data needs to be analyzed to produce accurate findings.
Consultant David Loshin explains the business benefits that self-service BI tools can provide to help users circumvent IT challenges in CRM analytics.
The City of Palo Alto Utility has turned to customer behavior analytics to help smooth spikes in demand, helping to keep the city cool.
With DBAs rewarded for server performance and SAN specialists rewarded for server capacity, there can be a tug of war. Mavis Tire goes SANless with SIOS DataKeeper. SIOS Technology releases a survey about high availability and SAN.
Basit Farooq explains how to improve the performance of OLTP applications using SQL Server 2014 In-Memory. He details what makes SQL Server 2014 In-Memory different from other in-memory database engines and how to use that to your advantage.
Don Jones discusses how database developers are taking the easy road for database security and going with the lowest common denominator instead of taking into account the unique security of each database platform.
A successful DAM system is more than just a place to offload rich media. John DeMarco of 3M discusses how to make digital asset management a valuable part of a company's strategy.
Document co-authoring in SharePoint 2013 is somewhat easier than in previous versions, but administrators need to configure the platform correctly.
Creating a social media strategy that engages customers and aligns with company goals is the key to social business.
More companies are using branding, market analysis and targeted messaging to attract and retain top talent.
Vendors are staring at an abyss: SaaS subscriptions siphoning off revenue from huge, upfront licenses. Get ready for new flavors of cloud -- and say goodbye to more legacy systems.
In one of IT's most-saturated markets, organizations need guidance before buying. Here are five tips to help make shopping more fun.