Gartner MQ For Horizontal Portals: IBM, Microsoft, Oracle Lead + 8 Emerging Trends

Gartner Horizontal Portals 2013

By David Roe. A quick look back at Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals over the past two years compared with this year’s Magic Quadrant seems to point to a stagnant market. However, while IBM,…

Google taps big data for universal translator

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Statistical analysis beats algorithms for language translation, Google says, but which massive volumes of linguistic data will it use? By Serdar Yegulalp | InfoWorld Google Translate is currently best known for being a quick and dirty…

Big Data: The Mega-Trend That Will Impact All Our Lives

Big Data

There are some things that are so big that they have implications for everyone’s life, whether we want it or not. And Big Data is one of those mega trends that will impact everyone…

Software AG named a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for On-Premises Application Integration Suites

Software AG

Leading industry analyst firm Gartner recognises Software AG as a leader in the strategic market of application integration and SOA projects. Software AG’s primary offering in this market is webMethods Suite, which allows organisations to…

The End of Software; The Fall of IBM

Technology Cycles

The computer industry goes through technology cycles. With each cycle, a new crop of companies emerge that dominate the industry. The winners in the previous cycle usually fade into oblivion. Who remembers Burroughs, Digital…

Microsoft And Oracle Will Announce Major Cloud Computing Partnership Next Monday

Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer

Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer, its Azure chief Satya Nadella and Oracle’s president Mark Hurd are holding a joint press conference next week, just two days before Microsoft’s Build developer conference is scheduled to kick…

Atlassian gives Jira bug tracker a new UI and a speed boost

Jira 6 runs faster and provides the user with a cleaner interface and faster navigation. Atlassian has revamped the Jira bug tracking tool with a new user interface, which the company said will offer faster…

SAP Launches Free Online Training for HANA, Other New Technologies

OpenSap Hana course

IDG News Service (Boston Bureau) — SAP is hoping to sow more seeds of interest in its newest technologies, including the HANA in-memory database, through a new online training program available at no charge. Dubbed…

Fraud Prevention in a Big Data Environment

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SAP announced Tuesday a new analytic application to help enterprises detect, investigate, analyze and prevent fraud in Big Data environments. March 19, 2013 by Derek Klobucher Christchurch, New Zealand is rebuilding after a devastating earthquake two…

Does Big Data Spell the End of Business Intelligence As We Know It?

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Traditional BI requires human input to decide what correlated factors to query. As predictive data analytics gets increasingly powerful, the algorithms do the deciding. That spells the end of BI as CIO.com columnist Bernard…