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People Platform to Take Center Stage in Unit4 Re-branding

by Robert Anderson  |  April 28, 2015

Unit4’s products fit smack-dab in the ERP domain I cover: services industries. Its products are designed around people-centric businesses like public sector, professional services, education, not for profits, and real...

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Is OpenStack a Success?

by Alan Waite  |  April 27, 2015

Sure it is. Of course one has to define the measurement criteria before declaring something a success, and that is where many organizations fall down with OpenStack. There is no...

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Cloud ERP Showdown to Heat Up With SAP ByDesign on HANA

by Robert Anderson  |  April 22, 2015

I recently met with Dr. Michael Schmidt and Rainer Zinow, both principals from SAP's cloud-based ByDesign ERP team and can only conclude that contrary to much editorial speculation over the...

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A New KISS

by Robert Hetu  |  April 21, 2015

The impact of digital business and the IoT on retail will require advanced analytic capabilities to support real- time decision making that's required to take advantage of momentary business opportunities....

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What if there was a run on resources at AWS and Azure?

by Elias Khnaser  |  April 17, 2015

During a recent inquiry, a client asked me how they could purchase “guaranteed capacity” at AWS in the event of a disaster. Frankly, I had never even considered such a...

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Meet the New Gartner Analyst

by Elias Khnaser  |  April 17, 2015

Are you “stuck” trying to figure out which public cloud service provider to choose? Are you looking at ways to use IaaS? Like relocating on-premises applications, deploying new applications, DR,...

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What's new in Hadoop Security?

by Joerg Fritsch  |  April 17, 2015

2014 was a big year for Hadoop security. After a number of acquisitions, some exciting TIT FOR TAT strategies between vendors and the entry of established DAP ( = Database...

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Gartner Cool Vendors in 3D Printing, 2015

by Pete Basiliere  |  April 17, 2015

Our five Cool Vendors exemplify 3D printing's new dynamic: vibrant startups challenging established players. 3D printing (also known as "additive manufacturing") is 30 years old. For the first 20 years,...

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Perils of Traditional Segmenting - Mobile Banking Example

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  April 16, 2015

A common question I get from providers is which segment to target among banks. In many cases, they have already decided on segmenting by asset size: very large global &...

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Two Main Questions about Big Data

by Svetlana Sicular  |  April 16, 2015

More and more people describe the speed of big data technologies in dog years. In the lightning-fast cadence (“fail fast”), considerations for actual technical professionals who are deploying big data...

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