Profile of Doug HenschenExecutive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Member Since: 11/15/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 1717
Doug Henschen is Executive Editor of InformationWeek, where he covers the intersection of enterprise applications with information management, business intelligence, big data and analytics. He previously served as editor in chief of Intelligent Enterprise, editor in chief of Transform Magazine, and Executive Editor at DM News. He has covered IT and data-driven marketing for more than 15 years.
Articles by Doug Henschen
posted in December 2013
Big data equals big opportunity -- and a surplus of hype. Catch up on the big data articles that interested readers most in 2013.
Microsoft SQL Server, NoSQL, and the in-memory database wars are the highlights among this year's headlines.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison predicts database consolidation, a promised in-memory option, and low-end engineered systems will accelerate growth in 2014.
Cloudera says Amazon Web Services partnership will help customers move beyond Hadoop sandboxes to bring high-scale production platforms into the cloud.
IBM unveils its annual "5 in 5" list of technology breakthroughs that promise to change how we work and live within five years. Real promise or PR fantasy?
WibiData challenges IBM, Oracle, and SAS by combining vast customer history as well as real-time behavioral data to generate personalized recommendations.
Avon representative details how sales force reacted to a failed system using SAP on the back end and IBM WebSphere for e-commerce on the front end.
Avon halts its global rollout of an SAP order management system after a Canadian pilot project prompts reps to quit in frustration.
Telco IDT taps Splunk to optimize IT and isolate security threats. The next step is spotting marketing opportunities hidden in big data.
InformationWeek 2014 Analytics and Business Intelligence Survey finds Tableau rising, Actuate, IBM Cognos, and MicroStrategy sliding.
New SAP offering exploits recently acquired KXEN software, which helps business users build and tweak predictive models in automated ways.
Server shipments are slightly up but revenues are down in the third quarter, and Unix server sales continue to slide, says Gartner report.
Paytronix manages only tens of terabytes, but it offers the perfect example of why we need more than relational databases.
Salesforce.com spent $2.5 billion to buy ExactTarget to strengthen its analytics capabilities, so don't expect it to do another pricey acquisition.