March 2012

  • New study sees cloud service providers as jobs generators

    Karen Goulart - Features Writer 22 Mar 2012
  • As studies are designed to do, this one caught my attention with its exciting-sounding prognostication: Jobs! Plenty of them! All thanks to the cloud! Hurray!  Actually, the title that SAP America ...

  • A tale of two data quality theories

    Linda Tucci - Editor at Large 21 Mar 2012
  • Data quality is still the bane of the business intelligence (BI) environment. Or so I was told by two consultants I interviewed for an upcoming BI ezine. Even when everyone agrees the data is not ...

  • Equality abounds in science studies, not so in computer science

    Karen Goulart - Features Writer 15 Mar 2012
  • It was lunch break on day two of the Fusion 2012 CEO-CIO Symposium but Judy Caruso was all business. Or I suppose I should say, "all IT." The director of IT policy for the University of Wisconsin ...

  • The love-hate nature of a unified communications strategy

    Linda Tucci - Editor at Large 09 Mar 2012
  • While doing a recent story on the convergence of unified communications and enterprise networking and collaboration, I was reminded again of how disruptive the Internet and mobile-enabled ...

  • Self-service BI: Power to the user

    Christina Torode - Editorial Director 07 Mar 2012
  • Self-service business intelligence (BI) is the latest development in what can only be described as the user empowerment movement. We saw it with the cloud, and again with mobile devices; now we're ...

  • The 2020 vision for ERP

    Karen Goulart - Features Writer 01 Mar 2012
  • I hope I'm not beating a dead horse here, but can I get in another few words about the value of ERP and how it (unlike the aforementioned horse) is not dead? This week, after several chats with ...